When your child enrols with SIDE they are not being home-schooled.
Home-schooling is entirely different to enrolling with SIDE.
SIDE is a WA Government school. Children enrolled at SIDE are learning at a distance.
|WA Government school||Students need to meet eligibility criteria to enrol||Choice by parent. Need to register with the local Education District Office|
|Supported by a WA Government school teacher||Students are allocated to a teacher or teachers||Teaching is undertaken by a parent or person chosen by the parent|
|Reports as per a WA Government school||Student progress is reported on as per WA Government schools||A home-school moderator visits|
|School resources developed for learning at a distance||Resources are developed to meet the needs of the student and adhere to the Australian Curriculum standards||The home educator is fully responsible for planning the program, obtaining materials, delivering and monitoring the program|
|Students can travel||The program is designed to be accessed anywhere in the world (with internet access)||To register for home-schooling the student needs to reside in one place|
|Who can enrol||Students need to meet eligibility criteria to enrol||Choice by parent|