Tag Archives: Education

Working as a Governess for a VIP Family

What do you think of when you hear the word, Governess? Does your mind wander to Thornfield Hall and the straight laced, prim and plain Jane Eyre? Do you think of Mary Poppins flying in with her magical umbrella to bring order to two unruly children? The Governess has become …

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Home Schooling and Private Tutors

Making the right choices for your child’s education can be an overwhelming responsibility and a bewildering process.  Ideas about “what is best” change over time and people are apt to disagree at any rate.  We often get asked about the benefits of Home Schooling, for example.  Many families are now …

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The International Appeal of British Independent Schools

I was recently with some wealthy Russians when the conversation turned to schooling, they proudly described their children’s schools, the good facilities and the English tuition offered. The Russian educational system is slowly modernising but for a westerner it is still obviously megalithic with outdated books and a serious lack …

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