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  1. Expats in Australia and New Zealand love their lifestyle but find childcare expensive

    Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    Australia and New Zealand are two of the most popular countries in the world for expats who rate the quality of life highly along with healthcare and education but find childcare expensive. A quarter of expats move to the region for a better quality of life and many settle there with 72%...
  2. Childcare in Paris?

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi, I'm moving to Paris early next year with my wife and young daughter (2 years old). Since we both need to be working full time, we will need to find a nursery/creche for our little girl. Can anyone give me any advice on the following? * How easy is it likely to be to find a nursery with...
  3. Find a babysitter in The Greens?

    Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    My wife and I are looking for native speakers to interact/play with our newborn daughter in: -Mandarin -German -Arabic Ideally a student (13 years old+) for a few times a week; my wife will be present. Suggestions to find someone in The Greens welcome... Cheers, Francis
  4. After school childcare

    Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi there I'm sure this has been asked many times already so please do send me in the direction of an existing thread if that's the case (I've just joined this forum!). Other half and I are shortly moving to Dubai from the UK and have 2 children - 2 and nearly 4. I'm due to work long days...
  5. Childcare jobs - Dubai

    Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi everyone. Im new to this website and this will be my first time abroad working. Ive just fininshed studying my SVQ level 2 in childcare back in Scotland and want to find a job in Dubai. I worked in an after school care but ive noticed when looking for a job they want people who will live in...
  6. 6 months in Madrid: Childcare, housing

    Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi there, We are planning on spending January-July in Madrid as a way of testing whether we want to live in the city full time. My husband and I speak intermediate Spanish already but would like to get to advanced stage by the end of the stay. We visited in November and stayed in the...
  7. Query on Centrelink application

    The Platypus Den
    Hi All, Looking forward to get your advice on the application process for Centrelink. Recently got the PR onshore, and have a family here (Spouse & Kid). I want to do a bit of a homework before visiting the Centrelink Branch. I could not find much clarity on the application process online...
  8. Trento - Playgroups/Creches

    Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    We will be moving to Trento at the end of the year with our 17 month boy, and so I was wondering if there are any playgroups/creche's that cater for English speaking kids. Obviously he's learning to talk at the moment and so I don't want him to be too confused if 100pc Italian speaking. Any...
  9. Childcare Nursery

    Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Fellow group members, I am eager to know if you are missing a good childcare nursery centre in your neighborhood in Dubai. Please share your thoughts and location.
  10. Oz Childcare to NZ Childcare?

    New Zealand Expat Forum for Expats Living in NZ
    Hi I am from New Zealand although I reside in Perth, Australia while I have lived here I have studied and received my Cert 3 in Childcare. I want to move back to New Zealand. Will my Cert 3 equate to anything in New Zealand? If I paid to change it over? Really need answers. need to go home.
  11. Childcare

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    We are currently about to get married and then start our applications for the highly skilled migrant worker programme for Vancouver. We're also thinking about starting a family - it's likely (fingers crossed!) we'd be moving to Canada with at least one small person in tow. Whilst I've been able...
  12. Moving and Pregnancy

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi All, First off, thanks so much for the useful information posted here. I've already been learning a lot from the helpful posts. You guys are great! My wife and I are currently in Cairo for two weeks on business/planning for our move to Cairo in early January 2013. We will be living in the...
  13. Looking for information on nanny pay rates

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello everyone. There is a good chance we will be relocating to the greater London area from the US sometime in the next couple months. I have enjoyed reading these discussions, and want to throw out my first question: We have 3 children, all under 3 years. We will be looking for a nanny...
  14. New Business

    Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, I'm looking for some info on registering a childcare business in Ibiza (i.e. Registering the name, tax. insurance etc). I currently live in San An bay. Any help would be much appreciated. Also if anyone knows if i need a gestor and if their are any start up grants available? Thanks
  15. Is my qualification recognised in Canada?

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi there! I have an Australian Diploma in Children's Services and have been in the Child Care industry for four years now. I am looking at working in/moving to Canada in the not too distant future and was wondering if my qualification is recognised over there. Also, if it is where/what will it...
  16. Visa for my Fiancee

    Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I have just accepted a position in Dubai, the company will sponser my Visa. I will naturally be looking to take my fiancee out with me but the childcare positions she is looking at / being offered aren't prepared to sponsor her Visa. How do we go about getting past this apart from the obvious...
  17. Childcare prices set to rise under regulations

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Another price rise in Australia :( Parents face childcare crisis as fees set to soar | News.com.au
  18. cost of living in rome

    Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    Hello, I have been offered a job in Rome but need to do some quick calculations before committing. The annual salary is 35k Euros and with bonuses could rise to 40k Euros. Can anybody out there advise what the approximate monthly take home salary would be for 35K and 40K and what is the...
  19. Moving to London - childcare

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, guys! I'm considering all aspects of relocating in London, and have some doubts, maybe someone can help me! 1. I have a daughter, 12 year old, and sooner or later I need to know what the cost of an after-school care is. I imagine these numbers will vary, but even so, I would appreciate if...
  20. Queretaro with a 2yr old

    Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Salud Queretarians! I've found a few older posts from expats in Queretaro, and I'm hoping you could help me out! My husband and I want to move to Queretaro for a few months with our 2yr old daughter. We don't want to live in the suburbs and don't really want to have a car, but I'm nervous...