Moving internationally is a major transition for any family. You'll have to adjust to changes in language, housing, food, relationships, and lifestyle. On top of that, you'll need to identify the best way to educate your child in this new setting. That decision can be daunting.
A family’s perspective on education will have a big impact on how they evaluate past experiences and potential options. Many families have not had to consider theories of learning because these underlying philosophies may be deeply ingrained in their home culture or highly controlled by their government.
For a typical family living internationally, there are three main educational options — local schools, international schools, and home education — which are highlighted below. Some families choose a hybrid model, blending two or more of these options to fully meet their child’s needs.