Page 42

42

Re:locate

: EDUCATION

WINTER 2011/12

www.smartmoverelocate.com

School fees: why doing your homework pays In the current economic climate, how can relocating parents – and those employers who provide support with education costs – get the best value from an independent school? Fiona Leney investigates.

7

KHHFRQRPLFFULVLVLVPDNLQJLWKDUGHUWKDQHYHUEHIRUH IRUSDUHQWVWRDIIRUGLQGHSHQGHQWVFKRROLQJ$QGWR FRPSRXQGWKHSUREOHPMXVWDVLWLVEHFRPLQJKDUGHUWR ILQGWKHPRQH\WKHGHVLUDELOLW\RI DSULYDWHHGXFDWLRQ² SDUWLFXODUO\IRUKLJKDFKLHYLQJSURIHVVLRQDOO\PRELOHIDPLOLHV ²KDVQHYHUVHHPHGVRJUHDW 0DUWLQ+XPSKU\VDQHGXFDWLRQFRQVXOWDQWZLWKPDQ\ \HDUV·H[SHULHQFHRI KHOSLQJUHORFDWLQJSDUHQWVILQGVFKRROV IRUWKHLUFKLOGUHQVD\VWKDWFRPSDQLHVKDYHLQFUHDVLQJO\ EHHQSXWWLQJHPSOR\HHVRQORFDOFRQWUDFWVDQGUHGXFLQJ FRQWULEXWLRQVIRUHGXFDWLRQ ´0DQ\SDUHQWVWKHQZDQWVWDWHHGXFDWLRQEXWILQGLW DOPRVWLPSRVVLEOHWRJHWDSODFHDWDJRRGVFKRROLQWKHDUHD WKH\·YHPRYHGWRµKHVD\V )RUPDQ\ZKRKDYHEHHQRIIHUHGDOXPSVXPWRVSHQGRQ VFKRROLQJWKHQDPHRI WKHJDPHLVILQGLQJWRSYDOXHIRU WKHLUPRQH\

Why private education? 7KHEHQHILWVRI DSULYDWHHGXFDWLRQFRPHDWDKLJKSULFHDQG SDUHQWVZLOOKDYHWRIRUNRXWDJUHDWGHDORI PRQH\WRFRYHUDOO WKHDVVRFLDWHGFRVWV$QGZLWKWKHHFRQRPLFGRZQWXUQWKHUH LVHYLGHQFHWKDWPDQ\DUHVWUXJJOLQJ 7KHGRZQWXUQKDVEURXJKWDIIDLUVWRDKHDGEXWLQIDFW SULYDWHHGXFDWLRQIHHVKDYHULVHQVWHHSO\E\DQ\PHDVXUHRYHU WKHODVWGHFDGHDQGDFHQVXVSXWVW\SLFDOERDUGLQJIHHVDW Â…SHUWHUP (YHQZLWKDIDLUO\FRQVHUYDWLYHHVWLPDWHRI DSHU FHQWULVHLQIHHVHDFK\HDUSDUHQWVFRXOGIDFHDELOORI DOPRVW

…WRVHQGRQHFKLOGWRDQLQGHSHQGHQWGD\VFKRROIURP DJHWR :LWKWKHVHVSLUDOOLQJFRVWVZKDWFDQSDUHQWVGRWRHQVXUH WKDWWKHLUFKLOGUHQJHWWKHHGXFDWLRQWKH\GHVLUH"2QHPHVVDJH VHHPVFOHDU²WKH\QHHGWRVWDUWVDYLQJDVHDUO\DVSRVVLEOH DQGLI WKH\ZDQWSULYDWHHGXFDWLRQDWSULPDU\VFKRROOHYHO VRPHPD\QHHGWREHJLQVDYLQJZHOOEHIRUHWKH\KDYHVWDUWHG WKHLUIDPLOLHV

Scholarships 7KHUHDUHRWKHUZD\VRI OHVVHQLQJWKHILQDQFLDOSDLQ $FFRUGLQJWRWKH,QGHSHQGHQW6FKRROV&RXQFLO ,6& WKHUH DUHFKLOGUHQFXUUHQWO\LQHGXFDWLRQDW,6&VFKRROVLQ %ULWDLQ2I WKRVHSHUFHQWUHFHLYHVRPHIHHVDVVLVWDQFHLQ WKHVKDSHRI DVFKRODUVKLSRUDEXUVDU\ 0DQ\SDUHQWVDUHQ·WTXLWHVXUHZKDWWKHGLIIHUHQFH EHWZHHQWKHWZRLVDQGVRQHYHUFRQVLGHUWU\LQJIRUWKHP $VFKRODUVKLSLVDZDUGHGIRUDFDGHPLFH[FHOOHQFHRU SRWHQWLDOWRDFKLHYHUHJDUGOHVVRI KRZZHOORII WKHFKLOG·V IDPLO\LV,WLVXVXDOO\DZDUGHGRQWKHUHVXOWVRI DVSHFLILF VFKRODUVKLSH[DP VHSDUDWHIURPWKHVFKRRO·VRZQHQWUDQFH SDSHURUWKHVWDQGDUG&RPPRQ(QWUDQFH([DP²ZKLFKHYHU WKHVFKRROXVHV ZKLFKLVXVXDOO\KHOGLQWKHVSULQJRI WKH \HDULQZKLFKWKHFKLOGZLOOEHVWDUWLQJVFKRRO 6FKRODUVKLSV RUDZDUGV DUHDYDLODEOHDWNH\HQWU\SRLQWV² DQG²DQGPD\EHRIIHUHGIRUDKRVWRI UHDVRQV DFDGHPLFDELOLW\ LQFOXGLQJLQVSHFLILFVXEMHFWVOLNHVFLHQFH  VSRUWLQJSURZHVV DQGVSHFLILFVSRUWV²2DNKDP·V-RKQ %OHD]DUG&ULFNHW6FKRODUVKLSIRUH[DPSOH PXVLFDOWDOHQWDQG

Re:locate Magazine, Winter 2011/12 Issue  

Re:locate - For HR, Global Managers & Relocation Professionals - We cover every aspect of the domestic and international relocation scene, f...

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you