With the possibility that communities will have to lock down again in the future, parents need the reassurance of knowing that the school they choose is well-prepared to meet their children’s learning needs – whether campus is open or closed. Good schools will arrange time for parents to speak with senior teachers on Zoom, Skype or another platform, so that they can explain the virtual or blended learning which is available to students unable to access campus.
Take the time to understand the eye-watering tuition fee discounts
With the global pandemic having an impact on most people’s spending power, it’s not surprising that some international schools are slashing their fees and offering so-called ‘scholarships’ to coax new families to join – but what impact will a cut-price education have on your child’s learning journey? Will you still get the personalised and holistic education you were promised? Our advice is to start your research into schools as early as possible and ask lots of questions about how the school will provide your child with high quality teaching and learning with such a reduced revenue from school fees.
BIS Hanoi is offering all families the opportunity to join a personalised introduction to the school – what we call a Virtual Discovery Meeting. A member of our admissions team will guide your family through life at the school, introduce you to the campus and facilities through a combination of videos and photographs, and introduce you to a senior teacher who will be able to answer your questions about academics and pastoral care. To book your family on a Virtual Discovery Meeting today, click here.