Anchor Education Anchor Education, a British organization, offers educational counseling, workshops, conferences, and testing in Africa. They also provide booklets on gaining admission to UK universities while living overseas.
Asia Education Resource Consortium “Meeting the educational needs of expat families serving in Asia is crucial to their well‐being and longevity overseas. AERC was specifically created to provide critically needed services and support to these families who are using nontraditional educational methods such as home schooling, national schools, or online schooling to educate their children. AERC was established in May 2001 and is a partnership of agencies working in Asia. The Board is composed of member agency representatives
Baker’s Guide to Christian Distance Education “The Christian Online Degree Directory features over 1000 online undergraduate and graduate degrees offered by Christian colleges and universities, Bible colleges, and theological seminaries.”
For Missionary Moms The blog For Missionary Moms has a series of posts about the different educational options for missionaries under the ‘Education’ heading. The first couple of blog posts are on other educational topics, so a bit of scrolling is necessary to get to the posts on education choices.
Interaction International Interaction International offers an educational planning seminar in Wheaton, Illinois, to help guide parents through decisions about educational options for expats. The seminar covers many topics including educational options, second language issues, creating an educational plan, choosing homeschool curriculum, and preparing your children for transitions.
Jubilee Academy Online Home Schooling Program “The Jubilee Academy PreK-12 home school program provides a state-of-the-art Christian world view curriculum for home schooling students in preschool through twelfth grade. We provide the resources and support that home school parents need in order to teach their children.”
Network of International Christian Schools “The mission of NICS is to establish a worldwide network of international Christian schools staffed by qualified Christian educators, instilling in each student a Biblical worldview in an environment of academic excellence and respect for people of all cultures and religions.”
Northstar Academy “(NSA) is an online private Christian school that currently offers students in grades 4-12 a complete academic and diploma-granting program. The Academy was founded to provide quality online education facilitated by godly teachers who are inspired by their faith—integrating faith and learning through sound curriculum, while in partnership with students, families, and schools worldwide. Academic and spiritual readiness is achieved through faith-based, student-centered courses led by credentialed teachers who challenge students through engaging, standards-based content.” (Joey Beeson: firstname.lastname@example.org or Stephanie Shafer: email@example.com)
PACE The Professional Association of Cross-Cultural Consultants in Education, offers an online course, Education Planning for Families in Transition, to prepare parents to deal with issues involved in educating their children overseas. They also have a blog with many helpful and informative posts.
Potter’s School “TPS provides live on-line core academic courses for grades 4 through early college. Our hallmarks are high academic standards, a thoroughly integrated biblical worldview, and plenty of timely effective feedback. We also offer trips, camps, and other opportunities for community and service.” (Jeff and Janna Gilbert: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sevenstar Academy “Sevenstar Academy is an accredited Christian school for middle and high school students seeking a diploma. Families around the world who seek academic excellence with a Christian worldview will also discover a flexible learning environment where nurturing teachers provide wonderful living models for young hearts and minds. Students receive a well-rounded and personalized educational experience, becoming independent thinkers well prepared for college and beyond.” (Mark Beadle: email@example.com)
SHARE Education Services ” helps expatriate families living in Europe, Russia, and Central Asia with their children’s education needs. With a caring, compassionate staff of educators and years of international experience, we understand the joys and challenges of raising a family in a cross-cultural environment. We offer help in a variety of areas, including:
- Choosing a schooling option
- Deciding what curriculum to use
- Support through transitions
- Determining learning issues and challenges
- Resource help
And so much more! Whatever your concern is regarding your child’s education, SHARE Education Services is here for you.”
SIL CHED The International Children’s Education Department of SIL has a wealth of information about educating children on the mission field including a series of articles and links to other websites with information about choosing the right educational option for your child.
Blomberg, Janet R. & Brooks, David F. (2001). Fitted Pieces: A Guide for Parents Educating Children Overseas. Share Education Services, Wheaton IL (ISBN not available) $22.50. 8 Chapters, 667 pages.
Home school curriculum that offer discounts for missionaries:
- Tapestry of Grace – 40% discount
- Math U See – 50% discount (Phone office or email Steve Demme)
- Easy Grammar – Free up to $100
- Letter of the Week (Preschool Curriculum) – Free Download – The author states in the sidebar of this link “If you are a missionary, please contact me before buying the LOTW!”
- Sonlight – 25% discount
- Abeka – We do offer a 10% discount for all of our child and parent kits for K4-6th grade. This is already factored in the price for you because you purchase the books as a unit and not individually. We also offer a 5% discount on subject kits for grades 1-6.
- Rainbow Resource – 15% Discount – Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Heart of Dakota – We are pleased to offer a discount for active military families and for missionary families who raise their own support. Simply contact us by email at email@example.com or by telephone at 605-428-4068 to receive your discount.
- Institute for Excellence in Writing – 10% discount
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