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Going back to school doesn’t need to be a headache

Going back to school expat child

Expat kids go back to school For expat parents and their children, the start of September and a new year of schooling can be even more daunting than it is in the UK. The start of September can bring some ... Read More »

What kind of school is best for an expat child?

Choosing a school for your expat child. Expat education. Group of school children.

School options for expat kids Suzi Dixon of the Telegraph breaks down the different educational options available for children brought up outside the UK. A school with a British curriculum According to the Council of International Schools (CIS), an estimated ... Read More »

Local schooling overseas

Boy doing his homework

Education and Immersion. In July 2007 Kate moved to Switzerland with her husband and two boys who were eight and six at the time. The story continues... Read More »

Local school for language excellence

The word school spelled out in blocks

Kate moved from the UK to Switzerland in July 2007. The boys were eight and six and had just finished years 3 and 1 respectively in the UK. They went into an international school for the first year, until July 2008. Then they transferred into local school at ages nine and seven. They are now in their 6th year here, and their 5th year of local schooling. Read More »

Foreign language learning for children

Picture of a language teacher. Foreign language learning for children

Learning a foreign language as a child Younger children pick up a new language so much quicker than older kids and adults. Learning a foreign language as a child is much easier than learning it as an adult. If you ... Read More »