Quotes about education

Quotes to inspire learning and to motivate students. Although these quotes relate to education and learning, I think we can all draw inspiration and motivation from them. You

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English as a foreign language?

“We don’t speak English, we speak American” Once upon a time I was in Costa Rica trying to buy an ice cream. A simple enough task, surely? However,

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Time differences

How time is told in different parts of the world No, this article isn’t about time zones this time. This subject came up during a Facebook discussion on

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Separated by a common language

A humorous look at language differences “My pants are too big!” At the weekend, my daughter had her American friend over to stay. While running up the stairs,

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To board or not to board?

Boarding school in the UK This is a difficult decision for most parents. Harry Potter has inspired children and after reading the books many are excited and keen

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International school or local school?

International school or local school: A complex decision Now that the economy has begun recovery, families who selected local schools abroad because of financial constraints – either imposed

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Raising multilingual children

Multilingual children When we moved from London to Geneva four years ago, Eldest Son was 3 years-old. Although I’d been speaking to him in Italian since he was

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25 words that simply don’t exist in English

Wonderfully descriptive words from other languages This has been doing the rounds for a while and I thought it a great fit for this site as it demonstrates

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Moving abroad with children with disabilities

Strategies to help children with disabilities make the transition to a new country Change is difficult for any child but for those with disabilities it can be even

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Raising global nomads

Victoria Beckham I was panting away on an exercise bike the other day reading an article in Glamour with Victoria Beckham . No, I don’t mean Vicky was

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