Interactive Map Helps British Expats Choose The Right School

Parents planning on moving their family overseas face a number of initial obstacles, from finding a house, setting up a bank account, to buying a car. All are stressful hurdles which deserve extensive research and deliberation, but there is perhaps nothing quite as problematic as setting your children up in a new school. Emigrating with children often stirs up a variety of feelings within the family. On the one hand there is the excitement of a new climate, a new culture and a whole new land … [Read more...]

17 Year old with ADD and Studying at the International School in Warsaw

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by April in Warsaw, Poland   I have just started international assignment in Poland.   My family and I are here and we had began the application process for the American School prior to assignment.   We were told this week that the school would not admit my 17 year old because they did not feel she could do the IB classes.   She has ADD and her impairment is very mild. She mainly needs help with … [Read more...]

Admission Query for my 8 Years Old Special Needs Child in International Schools

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Paramjeet Singh, New Delhi/India   I am an Indian diplomat. I have an 8 years old son, who suffers from Autism and needs special attention in school and 6 yrs old normal daughter studying in Gr. 1.   I will soon be given a foreign posting.   Shall be grateful if you could suggest in which cities/countries good special education facilities are available in English language, particularly in international … [Read more...]

How are Private Schools in Madeira, Portugal?

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Paula, Lisbon   We might move to Madeira with our 2 children and I´m wondering what schools are like for a 9 and an 11 year old.   They could go to Portuguese school since I am Portuguese and they speak a tiny bit of Portuguese, but they were born in the US and have lived there all of their lives. But they would probably go to an international school.   What are the average prices for those schools? Just a … [Read more...]

Special Educational Resources in International Schools

Interview with Rebecca Grappo, M.Ed. - An International Educational Consultant   Rebecca's background is in education. She taught in American international schools as well as Virginia public schools for many years. Rebecca also served as the Education and Youth officer at the U.S. Department of State, where she helped families of American diplomats figure out multiple education issues as they moved around the world. As she worked with these families, she became acutely aware of the … [Read more...]