Guide to International Education & Schools

International Guide Out Now
Relocate's International Education & Schools Guide 2019/20 edition is out now!

Relocate Global's Guide to International Education & Schools is packed with information on education around the world with expert tips for those relocating and the professionals supporting them.

Exploring international education

This section helps you to explore the international education options that are available and demystifies some of the complexities.

Choosing and applying for a school place

Looking for a school in a new location can be challenging and stressful. This section offers tips and advice to help you make informed decisions.

Education in Asia Pacific

APAC is seeing rapid growth in international schools. We look at the established relocation hotspots as well as the countries attracting increasing numbers of international assignees and their families.

Education in Europe

Europe offers a wide array of education opportunities but the volatile environment has meant that many countries have lost their position as relocation hotspots. We explore the international education options.

Education in the United Kingdom

Great Britain's education system has a strong reputation but finding a school place can be a complex process. This section is designed to help parents make the right choice for their child.
Box Hill School

The education system in England

England’s education system is world-renowned and as a result it is the most popular curriculum in English-medium international schools around the world. Competition for places at the best schools in the country is fierce. We take a look at the options available to relocating families.
Relocate Global Guide to Education and Schools in the UK 2019/20

British education: delivering skills for the future

The UK’s reputation for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) excellence attracts students from around the world. What makes Britain a magnet for those looking to future-proof their careers?

Education reform in England

An overview of changes to education in England’s state schools, to help families on a UK relocation to understand their options.

Education in the Middle East

The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar are the most popular relocation destinations but finding international school places in the Middle East can be highly competitive. We provide guidance on securing school places well ahead of your move.
Middle East

Choosing a school in the Middle East

Fierce competition for places at Middle Eastern international schools means that expatriate families preparing for a move need to act well in advance of relocation if they are to secure a place at the school of their choice. We examine the current state of provision in the region, and offer tips for parents seeking a school place for their child.

Education in Africa

Africa is a fast-growing market for international schools. We look at the availability of international schooling in the region and offer advice to help parents choose a school.

Challenges of an African education

Assignees moving to Africa often find the process uniquely challenging, owing to immigration complexities, security issues and cultural considerations. Those with school-age children face the added challenge of choosing a suitable education pathway. We look at the availability of international schooling in the region, and offer advice to help parents choose a school.

Education in North America

The American education system is a popular choice for expatriates as it can be found in many international schools around the world. Canada offers quality education, with students ranking highly in international tables. We examine the options available.
The Newman School Boston

The US education system explained

For families moving to the US, the education system can appear bewildering. We take a look at everything from the K-12 programme to SATs, ACTs and Advanced Placement.

Higher Education

With the help of international league tables, families can navigate a higher education path in popular regions across the globe, including the UK, the US and Europe. We take a look at the options.
British School of Brussels

The rise of global student mobility

In recent years, the number of students enrolled in universities and higher-education institutions outside their countries of citizenship has risen dramatically. Gaining international experience has become a top priority for school-leavers. We explore this growing global trend, and look at the ramifications of Brexit.
Merchiston Castle School

The advantages of a boarding environment for senior pupils

There are many advantages of a boarding environment, but for senior pupils facing pressurised exam periods the educational and emotional support on offer are particularly advantageous. Tracey Gray from Merchiston Castle School in Edinburgh explains.
Educating global citizens: exploring uk universities

Educating Global Citizens: Exploring UK Universities

How can mobility professionals best advise assignees with late-teenage children on higher education? London Metropolitan’s Dr Sue Shortland provides some tips for UK university visits.
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