Why are we leaving Distance Education?

The time has come for us to move on from Distance Education and try another system to educate our children. It’s been 3 years since we started our journey with Distance Education. Our first year we completed ekindy and then moved over to a Distance Education primary school in NSW. But lately, I have been…

What to ask a Distance Education school before registering

Being able to take your family on the road and explore our amazing country is such a fantastic experience. We are lucky to be able to have so many choices when it comes to schooling our kids on the road – Distance Education, Homeschooling or Unschooling. 3 years ago when I was in the position of…

Why we chose Distance Education over Homeschooling

We are so lucky in Australia to have freedom of choice when it comes to schooling and travelling. Your options are Distance Education, Homeschooling or Unschooling. When we first started our adventure back in 2013, I loved travelling and being carefree with the girls every day. Being able to go to the beach all day…

Has our first year with Distance Education been nightmare?

Pass me a glass of wine because I have survived 2 Terms of schooling on the road!! Phew, seriously there were times I didn’t think we would make it. We are now officially in Term 3 of Distance Education and travelling full time and now found our rhythm. The first term was definitely a learning curve for…

Schooling: What is ekindy?

ekindy is a Queensland government funded Distance Ed kindy program run through BrisbaneSDE (Brisbane school of Distance Education). It is an ‘at home’ program that helps your child the year before Prep. It’s designed to help remote, sick or travelling children that cannot access a kindy program. The first time I had heard about ekindy…