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Our school blog keeps the My Online Schooling community in the know. Keep up to date with our regular blog posts which cover interesting topics month to month!

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How to Take Exams as a Homeschooled Pupil

If you are homeschooling in the UK or overseas, you may be wondering if and how your child can take exams. The good news is, they can, and it’s not that difficult either! If your child has been working through the English National Curriculum and wants to take either

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Moving overseas with kids? What you need to know

Are you a family planning on moving overseas with kids? Moving to a new country can often be an overwhelming process, especially if it’s your first time. Factoring in children and their education on top of that, and your list of things to consider almost doubles.

Seeking support from

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A Day in the Life of An Online Teacher

Online schooling is such a new concept, so it’s often difficult to imagine how it all works. That’s why we’ve teamed up with one of our English teachers, Alison Evans, to take you through a day in the life of an online teacher. Read on to see what she has

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Home-educating in Malaysia

Are you thinking about home-educating in Malaysia? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re an expat or a local, in this week’s blog we’ll explore the popularity of home-ed in Malaysia, the law and support available for parents and children.

Home-education in Malaysia

Home-education has become

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Creating a Positive Home Learning Environment

Creating a positive home learning environment for your child is a given when it comes to supporting their home-education. Now though, we have the science to back it up. Thanks to a recent study from The Research Alliance for New York City Schools, we can see how improving children’s

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Supporting a child with anxiety during school

If you have a child with anxiety, you’ll know that getting through the school day can sometimes be a real challenge. Online schooling offers a safe and supportive learning environment free from the usual triggers of a traditional school. However, anxiety can be pretty persistent, and your child may

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Keeping Up with the British Curriculum in Australia

If you’re a British family moving to Australia, your children’s education is likely one of your main concerns. You may be wondering if it’s possible to keep up with the British curriculum in Australia? Or maybe, if it’s even worth it in the first place?

In this blog, we’ll

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Alternative Methods to Mainstream Schooling in the UK
Alternative Options to Mainstream School in the UK

If you are looking for alternative options to mainstream school in the UK, you’re not alone. More and more families like yours are turning away from traditional schooling in favour of different methods of education for their kids. In this blog, we’ll take a brief look at some of the

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Home-educating overseas: your questions answered

For many families, home-educating overseas is a daunting prospect. There’s a whole list of things to consider when making the decision to home-educate your child, no matter where you live. Throw in a whole new country and the list only gets longer!

But fear not. The decision to home

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Mental Well-being in First-time Expat Teens
Mental Well-being in First-Time Expat Teens

Is your teenager struggling to adapt to life overseas? In this blog, we explore the potential barriers to mental well-being in first-time expat teens and give advice on what parents can do to support them.

Expat Child Syndrome – an overview

Expat Child Syndrome, or ECS, is a

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