You want your children to have the best educational experience that is possible, but it’s your job as the parent to make sure they are on the right track. You already know that studying abroad could be an enriching experience, but that does not mean it is right for your student or your family. Have no worries. No matter what your student says, other parents do have the same concerns as you. Fortunately, it is easy to find the answers to all your questions.
Will my child be safe?
You would be worried about their safety even if they were going to school in the next city. Sending your kids out into the world alone is a difficult thing for a parent to do. Crime is everywhere, but whether they’re at home or abroad, your children can do several things to decrease their chances of being a victim. Most study abroad programs provide an option for students to live with a host family while in school. Knowing another set of parents is keeping an eye on your baby may help you feel more secure. And it can help keep your child safer. [Read more…]