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...]

What Expats Should Know about Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal?

  Answered by Louise Wiles an Expatriate Coach in Portugal   Expats Guide: In which city are you living?   Louise Wiles: I live in Funchal, which is the main city on the small island of Madeira, Portugal.   Expats Guide: What is the spoken language, and how much local language do you need to know for daily living?   Louise Wiles: The local language is Portuguese although because tourism is the main island industry and also because of strong … [Read more...]