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Germany’s educational reputation is perhaps the best in the world after the US and UK. The snag is that all international students must past stringent German language tests to study at most good universities in Germany. This has lead to the bizarre contradiction that the country is among the most popular more..
If you’re looking for something new and off the beaten track, or even if you aren’t, you should take a look at the European College of Liberal Arts (abbreviated ECLA, pronounced Eck-Lah), a relatively new (and tiny) but extraordinary institution in the suburbs of Berlin that recently became a part... more..
You don’t count Albert Einstein and Karl Marx among your alumni if you don’t pull your weight in the smarty-pants department. There are a wide variety of academic experiences to be had at Humboldt, as each department seems to do things its own way more..
Heidelberg (not to be confused with the town/university of the same name in Ohio) is considered by some to be the best university in Germany. Set in one of the country’s most enchanting medieval towns, Heidelberg is the oldest university in Germany, and is almost as attractive to tourists as it... more..
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Identifying and locating grammar schools. Grammar schools are located in 36 English local authorities. Almost half of these are considered 'selective authorities' (eg Kent and Buckinghamshire), where around one in five local children are selected for grammar school entry based on ability. The others are areas such as Barnet or Kingston, with only a few grammar schools.
As proud parents, we all know our children are unique. They're smarter than anyone else's, funnier, certainly more attractive, better behaved and above all bursting with the kind of talent that would leave Daniel Radcliffe, Jamie Bell and Charlotte Church standing. And for some extraordinary - though totally understandable - reason, everyone but us seems blind to our offspring's God-given artistic gifts.
If you think your child would benefit from a boarding school education, but are put off by the high fees and consequent limited social mix of a typical independent boarding school, you may find that a state boarding school is the answer