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05 Apr 2022 4 min read

Student Profiling: What is it and how does it work?

There are always many decisions to make as part of a child’s education journey and our Carfax consultants are firm believers that to make clear and confident choices you need information. In order for us to be able to give our clients the best possible advice, we use a suite of online profiling tools which help us to ascertain a student’s interests, academic ability and motivations. Armed with this information making decisions about university choices, school placement options and careers planning all become much easier.



09 May 2022

UK Student Visa Guide

A UK Student Visa is designed for those who want to study in the UK, studying a course for more than 6 months, at a licensed educational institute. Our UK education consultants have many years of experience in student immigration and and visa applications, are familiar with the related laws and regulations and currently registered with the Office of Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) So you know you’re in good hands! Continue reading to learn more about the Application process...



05 Apr 2022 3 min read

Carfax Education launches global private schools index in partnership with Spear’s Magazine

Carfax Education, the leading global education group, announced the launch of the first international ranking of top private schools, the Spear's Schools Index. In partnership with Spear’s, the award-winning magazine for high-net-worth individuals, Carfax Education has released the first global index, which lists the 100 very best private schools around the globe.



25 May 2022

Learning through Summer Fun

We are thrilled to be featured in Yalla Abu Dhabi this month. Clare Preston, our Head of Carfax Tutors UAE, reveals how a fun and relaxing summer can also be a time to introduce your children to education activities to set them up for the school year ahead.



06 Jun 2022

Everything you need to know about Homeschooling

Home-schooling has often been seen as an exception and a slightly quirky choice to make for educating your child. However, this perception is rapidly changing as families across the world embrace this style of education.



06 Apr 2022

Why International Families choose British Boarding Schools

Boarding school has always been seen as a peculiarly British phenomenon but it also holds a strong appeal for international families looking for a top quality education.



05 Apr 2022 3 min read

Extra Curricular Activities Making the best choices

Many schools pride themselves on the number of ECA’s they have on offer, I have visited schools where the choices are literally in the 100’s! Striking the balance between giving your child the opportunity to extend themselves in some way versus having some down time and enjoying their childhood is always a challenge. To help you and your child make good choices we look at the benefits of some of the different extra curricular activities on offer.



06 Apr 2022

The Benefits of One-to-One Online Tuition:

Parents and students turn to one-to-one online tuition for a multitude of reasons, but for some, until recently, it has been an unfamiliar concept. Will it work? Will my child be engaged? Are the tutors as good online? Here, Carfax Education shares some of the benefits based on their long experience of delivering online one-to-one tuition and highlights why online tuition can be a great option.



27 Apr 2022

Are you prepared for A Level Results

If you are eager to find out what happens on A-level results day, put your mind at ease with our top preparation tips:



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