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Why You Should Consider Sending Your Child To A Local School Abroad

Posted on Monday May 22, 2017 (12:39:40)
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When parents meet up with one another in parks, restaurants or malls, the conversation inevitably turns to the most critical topic: schooling. Education plays one of the most important roles in a child’s life! It is therefore essential that you choose the right school for your young ones, whether you reside in your home country or a foreign location.

Of course, there are several advantages to being a global citizen, such as exposure to an unfamiliar lifestyle, meeting new people and getting to know about a different culture. At the same time, a well-developed system of academics will help enhance the whole learning experience for your child to a great extent.   more ...

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The World's Best International Schools

Posted on Friday May 19, 2017 (17:59:36)
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One of the main concerns of the expat community is finding the right school for their children.

While parents look for a safe and nurturing environment that is academically sound, children simply want kind teachers, good friends and interesting activities.

To help you make a decision about which school is right for your child, here’s a list of some of the world’s best international schools.   more ...

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Education

Where Are The Most Expensive International Schools?

Posted on Monday September 12, 2016 (15:09:48)
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Education is a basic requirement for all children, regardless of their nationality. Several countries have therefore made it compulsory for kids to attend school up until a certain age. Public schooling is therefore free for local students in most nations today. Children studying in state-run schools do not have to pay a tuition fee; however they are responsible for the cost of school supplies, books, uniforms, and other expenses.   more ...

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Education

Should Your Child Study The International Baccalaureate?

Posted on Monday September 05, 2016 (13:33:49)
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A solo expat jetting off to a new life can face a multitude of problems they will have to overcome. For family groups, these issues just multiply.

Families have more people to move, more luggage to ship and more visas to wrangle from unhelpful immigration officials - and that’s just to get into the country.   more ...

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Education

What Are The Most Prestigious Universities In The World?

Posted on Monday August 22, 2016 (17:47:28)
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Studying abroad is a great way to really come to grips with another country and its culture. Universities provide a ready-made community for you ease into, and studying away from your home country can improve your career prospects and language skills. And, of course, studying overseas provides you with an opportunity to see the world, make new friends, and find new interests you never knew existed.   more ...

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Education

Expats In The UK - Here's How To Make Sure Your Child Gets Into A Top School - Part 2

Posted on Thursday August 11, 2016 (13:41:18)
(c) Philip Pankhurst

Britain has some famous exports, from Rolls Royce cars to mashed potato, Harry Potter to Doctor Who. But one of the country’s fastest growing industries is a little less tangible.

Education is rapidly becoming a lucrative business in the UK, with students jetting in from around the world to study at famous British universities.   more ...

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Education

Expats In The UK - Here's How To Make Sure Your Child Gets Into A Top School - Part One

Posted on Wednesday August 10, 2016 (13:59:13)
(c) Philip Pankhurst

Britain has a lot to offer expat visitors. Her history extends back thousands of years, but can be seen on the streets of towns and cities as Roman roads are flanked by medieval churches, Tudor houses and Victorian engineering.

The country also boasts a proud cultural heritage, with literature, art, theatre and musical works that have been studied and celebrated the world over. This sits alongside a booming creative sector, churning out today’s coolest fashions, most popular musicians and favourite films.   more ...

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Education

Interview With Bruce Ashton, Head of School, International Preparatory School, Mauritius

Posted on Friday June 24, 2016 (10:23:47)
Bruce Ashton

What were your first impressions of Mauritius?

I was really surprised by what I saw when I first arrived. Mauritius is modern and progressive in so many ways, but there are also many reminders of the past. There are lots of museums which tell the stories of how indentured workers first came to work here on the sugar cane plantations. You can still see the buildings where the sugar cane was processed.   more ...

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Education

Interview With Elaine Stallard, Founder, Winter’s International School Finder

Posted on Tuesday April 05, 2016 (12:01:48)
Elaine Stallard

Elaine, you're the Founder of Winter's International School Finder. What services does the site provide, and what drove you to set it up?

Winter’s matches students with English speaking International schools. When setting up the Sherborne School in Doha, Qatar I held focus groups with expat parents who shared their frustration with the process of finding school places for their children. The web seemed to be an obvious answer to their needs.   more ...

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Education

Why Studying Abroad Is A Great Choice For Expat Teens

Posted on Thursday March 17, 2016 (12:43:09)
© Mark Doliner

Most expat articles focus on those travelling the world in order to work. Hitting the office might not be the prime reason to up sticks and trot around the globe, but for many expats the job is enables them to have a taste of adventure.

Of course, there are people living overseas who aren’t beholden to a boss or devoted to a desk. A whole tribe of students live overseas, studying away from their home country alongside others of all nationalities.   more ...



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