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Home Education

Sometimes the best option for families living internationally is to educate their child at home. Home education, also known as homeschooling, can range from highly structured to a completely unstructured approach to educating children at home using a curriculum selected to meet the needs and educational philosophy of the family.
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Approaches to Home Education

As you begin to explore home education curriculum, you will find that there are countless options, especially for those based on the North American educational system.
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Getting Started with Home Education

If you’ve decided to educate your child at home while living internationally, you may wonder how to get started. A few steps can help you prepare the educational framework your family needs.

Assessments in Education: A Guide for Parents

Assessment is the process of measuring academic skills and learning, and your child will be assessed at many points during their schooling. Knowing how and why they need to be assessed will help you evaluate the quality of your child’s education.
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Documenting High School for Home Education (USA)

For families educating their children at home, documentation is vital. Records of a student’s academic performance throughout their educational experience will help them transfer to traditional schooling (if desired), apply for universities and other post-high school options, and offer evidence of a quality learning environment.
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Transition from Traditional School to Home Education

Transitioning from traditional school to home education is a major life adjustment and involve several phases of adjustment. Your family will need time to adapt to the new situation, new expectations, and new roles.
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Transition from Home Education to Traditional School

Transitioning from home education to traditional schooling is a major life adjustment and involves several phases of adjustment. Your family will need time to adapt to the new situation, new expectations, and new roles.
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Online Education Options

The rise of digital media and online communication has opened the door to an unprecedented educational opportunity for families who need a unique solution to home education.
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Home Education Community Groups by Location

Finding a supportive community is vital to a good experience living in a new culture. It will provide social opportunities for both parents and children and allow you to exchange ideas and advice.
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FREE Educational Resources Online

Numerous free educational resources are available online, and the list below includes some of the best free sites for those living in another culture.
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Home Education & Legal Issues

The exponential growth of home education around the world is a good sign that more countries are allowing parents the freedom to choose the best educational options for their family.