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Kids | Survivor's Guide to India - Part 2


charankanya on September 11th, 2008

Most, if not all, want to send their children to the “best” school possible.  If you are new in a place it is very difficult to find out what is the “best” school.  Also, with all the different education boards the choices are many.  Here I list two schools that I consider to be the […]

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charankanya on August 13th, 2008

Any school is only as good as it’s teachers. With “international” schools mushrooming, it is difficult to find good teachers that have the right training for teaching in an international school. Many schools state that they provide their own teacher-training. I would research and ask questions to the school about how many teachers have been […]

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charankanya on August 12th, 2008

If your child is in the 9th grade when you move to India, definitely consider an International school for him/her.   Traditional schools are certainly not the way to go.  International schools are either affiliated with IB or IGCSE.  International schools are the latest fad.  With IB schools also being very expensive (an average of  Rs.2 […]

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charankanya on July 21st, 2008

I relocated to India about 2 years ago. I had three requirements that needed to be met, in order for me to move to India. One of these was an excellent school, that matched up with my philosophy of what I want for my children. For me the choice was quite simple, since I was […]

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charankanya on July 21st, 2008

When I moved to India, I shopped quite a bit. But there were many things that I did not get, because I thought they would be available here. Here’s a list of things I would definitely consider getting if you have kids: Craft Supplies:  Supplies such as construction paper, chenille stems, foam cut-outs, stamps, stencils, […]

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