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Choosing An International School For A Child With Special Needs: Five Things To Consider

Posted on Wednesday August 29, 2018 (18:27:55)

Packing up and moving to another country is an exciting yet stressful proposition. Finding schooling for your children abroad can be another mammoth task to tick off your growing to do list. If your child has a diagnosed learning difficulty or particular special educational needs, it can be even more important to get it right.   more ...

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Expat Education In Europe

Posted on Tuesday March 13, 2018 (08:48:28)

Following last months first in the series of insights on expat life for China, by expert Stephen Spriggs of William Clarence Education, we look at European expat opportunities, what lifestyle changes to expect, and how you can ensure your children get the best education possible from the transition.   more ...

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Interview With Stephen Spriggs, Founder, William Clarence Education

Posted on Friday January 26, 2018 (17:20:20)
Stephen Spriggs

Stephen, you founded William Clarence Education. What was it that prompted you to do so?

I had worked in the City of London for a small hedge fund for five years, and after leaving there I started to tutor maths and economics, as that was my background both educationally and professionally with work, as a way to keep active while I was considering my future. That opened a door into a world that I never knew existed – education.   more ...

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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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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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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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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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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)
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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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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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