International students

Carole Hallett MobbsEducation, News & Articles, UniversityLeave a Comment

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Expat students Let’s catch up shall we? So we’ve got a quarter billion living abroad and it’s comprised of the most diverse population imaginable. Most recently we’ve sussed that, on the whole, ‘the kids are alright’, but we could do with raising awareness about unaccompanied young immigrants, as shown in … Read More

A New Expat Directory

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Rebuilt and redesigned After launching the expat business listings a few months ago, it quickly became obvious that the layout afforded by this site wasn’t going to work for an expat directory. So, I have created a brand new website for the directory listings! It is still part of ExpatChild, … Read More

Photo competition! What is home?

Carole Hallett MobbsNews & Articles2 Comments

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What is home? ExpatChild is excited to announce its first photo competition! Share your pictures of ‘home’ and be in with the chance of winning a beautiful, personalised illustration and a Trunki™ suitcase for your child. #HomeToUs What is ‘home’ to you? We know that it is an emotive and, … Read More

Displaced expatriate children

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Difficulties and crises in child migration The boundless new opportunities awaiting an expatriate family are well advertised, but the psychological problems and social issues experienced by migrating children is perhaps less known. The initial part of this investigation was spent exhausting the potential of Expatria’s children, of Third Culture Kids … Read More

Third Culture Kids: our global future?

Carole Hallett MobbsExpat Kids, News & Articles1 Comment

Girl drawing the world, cities and air travel

Who are Third Culture Kids? In the first exploration into the ‘imagined community’ of Expatria we established some of its key statistical contours, a rudimental mapping of a made-up nation. Its 232 million inhabitants make it the world’s fifth most populous ‘nation’, a population that has quadrupled in the last … Read More