Category Archives: Seminars, Conference Dialogues & Talks

BIRDS FLY, FISH SWIM, CHILDREN LEARN

Fancy going to LONDON?   You might like to join the 1st ever  ANNUAL  LONDON  UNSCHOOLING CONFERENCE   Where – The Music Room, just off Oxford Street. When – 25th July 2009 (9 am to 6 pm with keynote @ 10:15) Why – … Continue reading

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Can anyone homeschool?

We were asked this question during our interview on BFM last week and our response was “no”. At this point in time, it takes a lot to have different mind-set on learning and education. Homeschooling not so much as to … Continue reading

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HOME’S KOOL 2009: What a Night!

First and foremost, we would like to thank all of you who attended Saturday night’s HOME’S KOOL 2009. We were overwhelmed by your fantastic response and mesmerized by the children’s (and a Dad!) very talented performances which consisted of a … Continue reading

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Homeschooling, Self-Directed Learning & the Autonomous Learner (Report by Sloane Mak)

  Written by Sloane Mak.                 On  Dec. 8th  FamilyPlace organized a talk by Professor Emeritus Gary Confessore, (Ed.D) of the Higher Education Administration of George Washington University who was kind enough to take … Continue reading

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Homeschoolers Dinner Get-Together (Jan 10, 2009)

Registration CLOSED!  =========================================== HOMESCHOOLERS DINNER GET-TOGETHER January 10, 2009 is the day you won’t want to miss. The time has come for homeschoolers around the country to reaffirm homeschooling as a legitimate lifestyle choice for living and learning. Let’s come … Continue reading

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Talk on Self-Directed Learning by Prof Gary Confessore

This was probably our first talk by an invited guest, and Prof Gary Confessore was no ordinary speaker, judging from his luminous career in the academics, especially in the areas of self-directed learning and life-long learning. Judging from the good … Continue reading

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Talk on Self-directed Learning

We are glad to announce that we will organizing a talk on Self Directed Learning by Prof Gary Confessore. Prof Confessore is in Malaysia for a couple weeks giving a series of Talks and Conferences for the higher education ministry … Continue reading

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“Home = Education” Conference Aug 2001

This conference for home educators, one of the biggest in the US, was an eye-opener for us. With about 1,000 participants from all over America, our family attracted much attention from the speakers who were fascinated by the fact that … Continue reading

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Home Education Dialogue (May 12, 2001)

This was one of our early dialogue sessions that kicked off the interest in homeschooling held back in MAY 12, 2001 at our tiny apartment in Subang Jaya. Will be interested for those who might want some simple questions answered … Continue reading

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Questions on Homeschooling from a Working Dad

Wai Leng responds to questions from a working dad on home schooling. This is an edited version of personal email exchanges with this father in 2003

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