HOW TO CHOOSE THE “BEST” SCHOOL IN THE UK FOR YOUR CHILD

As an education  counsellor I get a lot of people approaching myself and colleagues asking what is the "best " school in the UK, and wondering why we can't give them a simple answer. Of course, if the "best" schools were those  which had the highest examination results, then all the international students would want to … Continue reading HOW TO CHOOSE THE “BEST” SCHOOL IN THE UK FOR YOUR CHILD

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Study in Ireland- One of Europe’s Best Kept Secrets!

Most students want quality education at a reasonable price, and as an education counsellor I am always looking for the best packages. However, people can often be very conservative - the USA, UK and Australia are their top 3 choices in the English-speaking world, with Canada now increasing  in popularity, too. To some extent, people's awareness comes from … Continue reading Study in Ireland- One of Europe’s Best Kept Secrets!

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE: The Advantages of the IB in Securing a Place at the Best Universities in the UK and Around the World

QA session with Mark Peters, Chairman, Westbourne School, Penarth, UK. What is the key difference with the International Baccalaureate (IB)? The key difference with the IB is that it is run by educationalists for students. It was originally set up specifically to enable students to prepare for, get into and succeed in the best universities … Continue reading INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE: The Advantages of the IB in Securing a Place at the Best Universities in the UK and Around the World

The “Value-Added” Factors of Studying in Sweden

DON'T JUST PICK A PLACE, PICK A #‎FUTURE‬! Further to my post about visiting Sweden and the University of Jönköping, we have now had a visit from Eric Fried from the International Office of the University, and also a member of the academic staff, to talk to students and parents about the advantages of studying in Sweden. … Continue reading The “Value-Added” Factors of Studying in Sweden