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  1. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hello, We are moving back to Canada (Calgary, AB) in May 2023 after living in Australia for the past 12 years. My husband is a Canadian citizen, I am a permanent resident. Our kids are all dual Canadian/Australian citizens. Looking for advice or things to consider as we sort out schooling...
  2. Life in Australia
    Hello, I am planning to relocate my family from India to Melbourne around April 2023 after my kid's grade 5 exams get over. But as per my child's date of birth he's not eligible for Australian primary Year 6 until July. Basically he'd have to repeat Year 5 which I really hope he doesn't have...
  3. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Dear community, I have recently been offered a job in Paris. I am seriously, considering taking it, but have few questions. Before I ask questions, here is a bit of introduction to my family situation, young kids aged 6 and 4 years old. Please find time to answer the question below. 1. I...
  4. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Dear All We are a family of 4 and have 2 kids ages 2.5 and 4.5 years old. We will be spending next year in France and have an option to stay either in Aix-en-Provence or Annecy. We are US citizens but also hold EU passports. We won't be working in France. I hope you can help me answer the...
  5. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    My husband and I and our 16 year old son (soon to be 17 in May) are applying for our long stay visitor visas for France this month at the French Consulate in Chicago. As part of the application process, there is a requirement that states "Enrollment in a school for the children." Does anyone...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, My daughter is studying in class 7 here in India and is of 11 years of age. We will be moving to Sydney by this September end. Please anyone can help me if she is required to undergo additional English course or test at intensive English centers to get an admission in Grade 7 in Sydney...
  7. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi - We'd love to get in touch with any families out there who have experience of enrolling an expat child in school in France. We're Americans, moving to Arles, and our son will be 3 1/2 when we move in August. A quick glance at the website of the Marie of Arles seems to indicate that we're...
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello Everyone, I am from India and awaiting decision on my Skilled Migration 190 visa. I have a nomination from NSW and have filed my visa application on 19 March 2016. My question is regarding my 10 year old daughter. She is presently in 4th grade here in India. If we are granted the visa...
  9. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    We are looking at emigrating to Fuerteventura around the Caleta Fuste area but I am struggling to find where the nearest primary school is. Our son is 11 months old at the moment but we are hoping to move when he is 3. Thanks
  10. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I've been granted visa for 489 FS and would be travelling soon to Oz. I just wanted to know if this particular provisional visa has lesser advantage compared to 189 and 190(PR). I do know that the validity of this visa is 4 years and I can convert this visa to PR after a duration of two...
  11. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I am in Abu Dhabi for residence visa processing and I expect the process to take about a week or so. Next step is to rent a house in Sharjah & sponsor dependents which may take another month or two. I am wondering if I would be able to get my child enrolled in a school by that time ? My daughter...
  12. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi fellows, My kids have arrived in October and it has been too late for getting admission in running sessions. Now the problem I can't find a single school accommodating my kids in running session for Grade 1 and Grade 4. OR, even admit them for session that starts in Feb/March/April, so that...
  13. Other Asia
    I'm wondering if there's a need for me to attend an executive education program to get a better job in Hong Kong. Let me know please, and let me know about the schools you have in mind. Thank you!
  14. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi. New here. My husband was contacted about a job opportunity and has an interview on 10/30! It came somewhat out of the blue, so we are in a bit of a state of shock. I know it's only an interview, but they reached out to him to apply for the job just last week and stated that he needed to...
  15. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi there, I'm having a huge dilemma with what to do about my son going up to the institute next year. Due to the lack of jobs in. Spain, I am contemplating sending him to an international school so that he gets the qualifications that are accepted worldwide. Does anyone have any...
  16. The Platypus Den
    So my daughter just turned 4 this month. When we went to the kindergarten they told us that our daughter will not be able to join untill next year as the intake cut off is April meaning any child born after April will need to be enrolled in the coming year. I believe this is not right as all my...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all, I have been made an offer to work in London, and I am planning to move in May or June with my wife and son (6 y). I have a couple of questions regarding school for my son. 1 - According to the Portuguese education system my son will start year 1 of primary school in September, but...
  18. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I am looking for information regarding the schooling requirements while visiting France. As you can see I am new to this site. I have been trawlling the forums most of the day and picked up some great info. We plan to travel with our 3 primary school aged children to Europe for 6 months. We...
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