Udacity (computer science, mathematics, physics, business) https://www.udacity.com/
LifeHacker– a guide to free online uni courses http://lifehacker.com/5974371/plan-your-free-online-education-at-lifehacker-u-spring-semester-2013
Education Portal - list of online courses http://www.ocwconsortium.org/en/courses/browselanguage/browse/language/English
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UNE are advertising free online courses commencing in July this year.
More information at http://www.une.edu.au/for/uneopen/uneopen.php
“Australia’s first open online courses that give you credit towards a university degree.”
Many other online university options exist (Open Universities Australia offer hundreds of online units by fee (FEE-HELP is available), completed units count towards a degree) and there are other Australian free online [...]
From the Distance Education Victoria 2013 enrolment forms at http://www.distance.vic.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/10-12-Enrolment-Handbook-2013.pdf
“In 2013 Home schooling families will be able to enrol their children directly into a VCE or VCAL program with the DECV.
Home Schooling families wanting to enrol their child into a VCE program with the Distance Education Centre, Victoria will need to satisfy the following enrolment [...]
ANIBT and Holmesglen are working closely to give students an alternative pathway for employability: two colleges working closely on the needs of home education students. For those eligible for Victorian government funding, it is available for these vocational courses.
Why have we chosen these courses for home educators?
After spending time and money on education, parents and [...]
The following site explains the American College Board site and looks at sections useful to home ed kids bound for uni. Much of the info is specific to America and the SAT test but there is some useful info (both if you intend to sit the SAT) and also general preparation for uni. Note that [...]Read the rest of this entry »
Home ed students have been accepted into every major Australian university.
Home ed students and their families need to be pro-active in terms of investigating the options and deciding on the best route for each student. We provide the following information to get you started.
Some home ed students who wish to go on to university undertake [...]
VCE is not essential for university entrance. It is the main university-entrance route but there are other pathways. Basically, universities use VCE scores to compare students’ results and offer positions to those with the highest results. With alternative pathways, what you need to do is prove yourself in some other way and, from the university’s [...]Read the rest of this entry »
The Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology is interested in recruiting home ed students. They have diploma courses in Commerce, Computing, Health Sciences, Management and Media and Communication available at the Burwood campus and Engineering and Science available at the Waurn Ponds campus. Students who successfully complete a MIBT diploma can gain entry to the [...]Read the rest of this entry »
A good place to start for introductory information on nearly every career on offer is the Melbourne Career Information Centre. Their representatives are happy to discuss all available options and they will send out an information package based on your field of interest.
Melbourne Career Information Centre.
Locked Bag 2005, Box Hill 3128
Phone; Freecall 1800 048 [...]
There are various alternatives to VCE. Read on to find out more…
This program was set up by Yea High School many years ago and has now spread to many centres around the state. Through it you can do your entire secondary education including VCE. You are required to meet once a week at your [...]