Stories from our international boarding schools


17 articles
How studying abroad in high school gives your student a head start

Living in another country is an eye-opening experience. When moving to a new place, there are infini... Read more

Five parent-approved tips on how to manage your child’s homesickness

At any age, moving across the country (or across the world) is both a hectic and exciting experience... Read more

5 reasons to send your child to study high school in the US or the UK

Everyone wants the best for their child, but when the best education is abroad, that can result in a... Read more

How students benefit from positive adult influence

Moving to a boarding school - one that is often halfway around the world - is a big change for stude... Read more

7 valuable ways to encourage your child to learn another language

In a globalized world, being able to speak a second or third language is something that offers peopl... Read more

Is your child university ready?

Attending university is a huge milestone. It’s an exciting time for students and families alike, exp... Read more

How to build English foundations

"...remember that knowledge is one of the few things that no one can ever take from you. The more yo... Read more

The top 5 qualities that universities look for in applicants

Every year the competition for university places begins again with top students from all over the wo... Read more

4 benefits of your child being fluent in a foreign language

Today, we live in a globalized world. One where more students study abroad, travel is increasingly a... Read more

3 ways to create a differentiated learning environment

Education should anticipate diversity and seek to provide the best experience for as many students a... Read more

The case against a one-size-fits-all education

The journey that each child takes through education is different. In the past this journey was defin... Read more

10 benefits of small class sizes

At EF Academy, a majority of our classes have an impressively low student-teacher ratio of 15:1. Sma... Read more