Online Groups for Travelling Home Educators
Some of these groups have been created by home educators, others are general groups for families travelling and their children may be enrolled in distance education schools. Some are Australian based groups, others are for world travellers! Most are Facebook groups - if you know of any that aren't FB groups, please email so they can be added to this list.
Please also see our list of articles about learning and travelling.
Families on the Road - Travelling Australia
Caravanning With Kids Australia
- A group of Aussies who share the enjoyment of travelling Australia! Chat and share ideas, stories and have a little banter amongst other travelling families.
- Helpful tips, experiences and fun for families who caravan with kids, from the type of cars you drive, caravans, campers, tents you have or want, to anything you want to share about your holiday.
- "The whole world is our school: school isn't our whole world!" This group is for anyone who learns from the whole world around them!
- A closed group for unschooling families across the world to open up their homes to other unschooling travelling families, and for the travelling families to have a list of unschooling families that they can go and stay with.
Road Scholars: Travel-Loving Homeschoolers
Love to travel and homeschool? Love to homeschool so you can travel? Share your travel adventures and ask your travelling questions here.
- For families to connect and meet while traveling and learning. Maybe you have an amazing trip idea and want to share it or want more people for the experience? Or maybe you live in a place that is neat and you want to offer a space to stay, learning experience, or even a 'student exchange'? Let's share ideas and make connections all over the world or even in your backyard
- This group is set up as a platform to share travelling tips and information with each other. As home educators we tend to see a lot of situations through our home edding eyes, which means even while we are travelling we are seizing up learning opportunities. And for some of us here, we are travelling due to commitment and some make travelling as part of the home edding syllabus.
Travelling Home Education Group
- This a group designed to share information about traveling groups and communities for home educating parents. Feel free to ask or post about adventures .
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