There is a common presumption among ex-pat families, in particular, that if you have a choice between primary school in the home language and in English, the latter is the better choice. This ties in to the common myth "earlier is always better" for acquiring a new language, especially through immersion. Let's take a quick … Continue reading Is early English-language education always the right choice?
I've mentioned before that my three children changed schools this year. They went from the French system to the European system. In a nutshell, the European Schools system exists to support the children of EU employees, who need to maintain a high level of skill in their home-country language throughout foreign postings. The schools prioritize … Continue reading Celebrating multilingualism at school