3 Parenting Tips to help families achieve a fuller, more satisfying family life

Yew Chung International School of Beijing counselors Marianne Thomas and Ron Drisner recently brought the famed Active Parenting Workshops series to Beijing in order to provide parents with the opportunity to learn more in-depth information on many facets of their children’s physical and psychological development. Topics covered during the workshop series include, “Parenting Styles”, “The…

How to choose your university admission expert?

Beware! Private university admission counselling companies can now be found everywhere. Unfortunately, many of these supposed “experts” aren’t really experts at all. Bad advice can hurt a student’s chances of admission and their future.University Counsellor of The British International School, Phuket (BISP) explains us what it takes to choose, apply and secure a place at…

5 Tips To Help Your Child Prepare For A School Trip

Knowing that schools trips have multi-layered benefits that extend from social to scholarly, parents can help children prepare in advance, ensuring the best possible overnight.The American International School · Vienna share with us their best tips to help students (and parents!) prepare for overnight school trips. Parents know: overnight school trips can be an exciting…

Preparing for Primary: 8 Tips to Ease Your Child’s Transition

One of the biggest transitions for a child is the move from kindergarten to Primary School. For the first time, students are presented with more expectations, from completing daily diaries to reading books to being self-sufficient when eating and dressing. While YCIS Beijing takes great effort to ensure a smooth transition to Primary School, responsible…

How to optimize your child “screen time”?

By Doctor Nancy Le Nezet Director of Studies at the Swiss International School of Qatar “I think my daughter is getting too much screen time”, a friend of mine declared a few days ago, as we were settling down for a meal at the restaurant with our families. As she said this, she simultaneously proceeded…

Best Schools at Sea

Schools at sea are more and more popular worldwide. Discover The Best Schools at sea and the benefits to study in a school at sea. Benefits of studying in a school at sea Every student is different. Some look for traditional schools in traditional settings. Others search for alternatives where they can fulfil their potential…

The Ultimate Packing Guide for University Freshmen

For Year 13 students around the world, anxious anticipation has turned to glee as university acceptances have poured in. Once students have made the difficult choice of which university they will be attending in the fall, students are faced with yet another daunting task: packing. For students studying abroad, it can be especially challenging to…

How to help your child settle into school

The first term of the new school year is an exciting time for children, as they make friends, learn new things and widen their horizons. But it can also be a challenging time for all the family. Leanne Galloway, Head of the Early Years Centre at Harrow Bangkok, answers parents’ common questions to help ensure…