Home

The Home Ed Institute is a collaborative project spearheaded by Plumb Learning CIC.

We provide inclusive, engaging, hands on vocational learning opportunities to home educated children and young people.

Plumbing
A five week course teaching children aged 6 to 16 the basics of domestic plumbing. – Kinesthetic learning. Confidence building challenges. Small achievable goals. Lifelong friendships.
Engineering
A hands on exploration of the foundational principles of engineering. Design thinking, problem framing and challenging theories. Experimentation within mechanical, chemical, civil, electrical, management and geo-technical engineering.
Folklore and Funghi
Ancients, folklore, funghi, ID, mycellium and more – Online 6 week course – Including resource box
1-2-1 Tuition
Inclusive sessions designed to incorporate key targets, personal interests and long term aspirations in an accessible, engaging format using hands on (trade based) vocational learning opportunities.

Tiling
A unique approach to teaching tiling over four weeks. Practical learning. Personal satisfaction and pride. Transferable skills. Precision, experimentation and entertainment.
Permaculture
Two online courses jam packed with fun, games and hands on activities. Empower your young person with the knowledge of how they can have a beneficial impact on the world through the principles of earth care, people care and fair share.
Folklore and Herbs
ID, planting, cooking, crafts, history, folklore and fun – Online 12 week course – including resource box
Bespoke Courses
Flexible, open ended sessions across the UK – Group bookings for 6 to 30 children – max ratio adult to student 1:8 – get in touch hayley@homeedinstitute.org