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Just as I mentioned on my Facebook Fan Page, I have started my homeschooling journey with my two younger kids this year. My daughter is in Grade 1 and my son is Grade 7. So far, both have enjoyed homeschooling so much even though we are still doing it independently (we have no homeschool provider yet). I blogged about our homeschooling journey at.
Last year when I started considering homeschooling my kids, I have a lot of questions on my mind. I did some research and downloaded every e-book there is until I discovered that there is a homeschooling conference happening in Manila. As much as I wanted to go there, getting a plane ticket on such a short notice proved to be very expensive. So I promised myself, I am going to attend the biggest homeschool conference in the Philippines this year.
When they announced the date earlier this year, I immediately looked for a plane ticket promotion. I was blessed to have found one and booked it immediately without second thoughts!
So yes! I am finally attending the biggest homeschool conference in the Philippines this October 22, 2016, at the SMX Convention Center, SM Aura Premier, Taguig City! Booking the ticket was already exciting for me and it became even more exciting when they announced the program and the keynote speakers they’ll be having!
Philippine Homeschool Conference 2016
The theme for this year’s conference is “From Roots to Wings: Homeschooling through the Stages.” This conference is not only for those who are currently homeschooling their children but also for those who are considering to homeschool their kids.
The local and international keynote speakers are experienced homeschoolers (product of homeschool or is homeschooling their children) and homeschooling advocates. Each of them will be discussing relevant topics on how to provide your children the appropriate “roots” so that they have “wings” to fly high to greater heights.
Philippine Homeschool Conference 2016 Keynote Speakers
TOPIC: “Building a Firm Foundation”
TOPIC: “Motivation: The Art and Science of Helping Children Learn Well”
TOPIC: “Wings to Soar: Leaving a Legacy for Our Children”
Aside from these engaging topics, they also have numerous breakout sessions to choose from such as transitioning from brick and mortar to homeschooling, starting your homeschool journey, homeschooling the high school years, and others. (To know more about the breakout sessions, please click HERE.)
Other Activities to Expect
Simultaneously, there will be activities for children where they can participate. There will be booths from existing homeschool providers where you can visit and inquire. And of course, there will be prizes to be raffled off during the conference.
How to Register
Avail of the early rate promo at 1000 pesos or a group rate of 4500 pesos for 5 participants until October 15, 2016. The regular and/or walk-in rate is at 1200 pesos. To REGISTER, please click HERE.
I am so excited! See you this October 22nd at the SMX Convention Center, SMX Aura Premier in Taguig City! Registration starts at 7AM.
About the Organizers
The Homeschool Association of the Philippine Islands (HAPI), is a non-stock, non-profit organization that aims to equip homeschooling groups and organizations in growing the national homeschooling movement. HAPI has partnered with Educating For Life (EFL) to mount the Philippine Homeschool Conference 2016. EFL was founded by homeschooling parents to support families who have courageously decided to take the path less taken in educating their children.
Don’t forget to follow their social media accounts to get the latest updates about PHC 2016:
- Philippine Homeschool Conference on
- Philippine Homeschool Conference 2016 Event Page on Facebook
- Homeschool Association of the Philippine Islands on
Or look for the hashtags #PHC2016 and/or #fromrootstowingsphc
For more details of the Philippine Homeschool Conference 2016 registration process, program, speakers’ profiles, and other details, please visit the PHC 2016 event organizer’s website www.educatingforlife.co.