Regional Groups

Swiss Families present home education (mostly in German)

  • Homeschool is cool!  A family from the Swiss, Aaretal in Bern presents their experiences with learning at home and out of doors.  An excellent resource with videos, reports and learning aids in all subjects.
  • elki-schule.ch - Familie in Zürich
  • Zurich - erdschule.ch - (German) Entwicklung, Lernen, Home Education, Pädagogik, Unschooling.
  • Pro-Lernen.ch a group of families following an natural learning / unschooing philosophy offers a view into their schooling, resources and ideas as well as a nice Blog.


English articles


German sites


Legal in all 9 provinces.

One of the requirements in some regions is that children follow the state curriculum and take an exam at a school each year. A newspaper article steiermark.orf.at/stories/171356/ stated that in Steiermark alone there are a few hundred home educated children. Austria is a country with about 9 million people so there may be a few 1000 children who are home educated.



http://www.nvvto.nl/links/  - in French, Flemish and Dutch (Holland).

http://www.thuisonderwijs.be/ - general page under construction.

Information in French: En Belgique, il y a plusieurs niveaux de pouvoir en ce qui concerne l'instruction. Effectivement, notre constitution protège la liberté d'instruction : l'école n'est pas obligatoire ... et l'instruction peut se réaliser où les parents le souhaitent. Les "détails" sont gérés par les 3 communautés linguistiques (les autres niveaux de pouvoir gèrent principalement l'organisation des écoles. J'y reviens tout de suite.) Il n'y a pas vraiment de différences fondamentales entre les trois communautés.



  • Education Outside School - EOS is a community interest company which publishes the kind of magazine that any mother would love to read when they first started home educating. It was founded by Lorena and Jane, two home educating mothers from the East of England.
    Click here for the Spring 2014 issue.

Other countries

  • HSLDA, Homeschool Vereinigung in den USA



ASILO NEL BOSCO - Non è vietato essere felici


Ostia Anticca, Roma


(See English page).

Other Countries

  • HSLDA, Homeschool Association in USA