Children Learning at Home
Offers a review of the historical, legal and theoretical background to home-education in Britain. Using data from interviews with home-educating families and other interested parties, Webb examines the issues of home-based education which in turn illuminates aspects of orthodox educational systems.
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Theoretical and Historical Background
An Introduction to the Research
Choice of Research Method
Reasons for Change
Making the Break
Family Influence on the Choice of What to Learn
The How of Homebased Education
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