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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Why Studying Abroad Is A Great Choice For Expat Teens

Posted on Thursday March 17, 2016 (13:43:09)
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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 ...


Education Systems Around The World – An Expat Guide

Posted on Tuesday March 08, 2016 (13:46:48)
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Education is of course one of the most important elements of any culture. Countries around the world as well as individuals of all nationalities often invest huge amounts of time and money to ensure that their children get the best possible learning experience. Expats are no different – factors relating to the schools and universities in a country are important considerations for any expat family before they make the decision to move abroad with children.   more ...


Thinking Of Sending Your Expat Child To Boarding School In The UK? Read This First

Posted on Tuesday March 01, 2016 (12:06:44)
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Britain has produced some of the world’s greatest minds in the sciences, literature, politics and the arts. Thinkers and leaders have secured the tiny island’s place as a big player on the world stage; the deeds of men and women have been respected the world over.

Winston Churchill, Rudyard Kipling, George Orwell and MI6 heroine Elizabeth Devereux-Rochester are all products of the same Great British institution: boarding school.   more ...

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