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Fields of Study

Vietnam is becoming a destination for studying, whether online or on campus

Several years ago I overheard a conversation between two expats and what struck me the most was what one of them said: “Play in the East, study in the West.” And […]

By |September 30th, 2016|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Pet Tech

How the Internet of Things can help take care of our pets

The concept of pet tecH, or the Internet of Things (IoT) for Pets, is all about connecting, interacting and receiving real time information of our dogs and cats through intelligent, […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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What Do You Teach?

“What do you do for a living? ”

“I am a teacher.”

“Oh! What do you teach?”

This is a more complicated question than most people realize. I have provided instruction on many things including, but not limited to, literacy, mathematics, science, geography, […]

By |September 26th, 2016|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Someone Special

Teachers, charities and parents are fighting to improve education for children with disabilities

Three years ago, a deaf-blind toddler who self-harmed was brought out of a psychiatric hospital and into The Kianh Foundation, a charity for children with disabilities in the central […]

By |September 18th, 2016|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Education Evaluation

A look at Vietnam’s growing options of international schools

The local real estate market has been in a sort of “honeymoon” phase when it comes to foreign investors, as the State allowed foreigners to purchase property for the first time in […]

By |September 11th, 2016|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Nanny State

A how-to and a how-not-to guide to the world of nannies

Most parents will tell you that looking after kids is a full-time job. Even without trying to juggle work and an attempt at a social life, taking care of your little […]

By |September 11th, 2016|Family|0 Comments
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Leveraging Languages

Is translanguaging the answer to 21st century multilingual classrooms?

It is hard to argue against the importance of English as a truly world language. Used by almost 942 million people around the world, and in five of the world’s top ten largest […]

By |September 8th, 2016|Education, Family|0 Comments
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School on a Hill

In the world of international schools, the newly opened Anne Hill International School aims to stand out

Anne Hill is owner and principal of Anne Hill International School—a new International School in Ho Chi Minh City, which caters to children from 18 […]

By |September 7th, 2016|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Born in Vietnam

Key cultural issues every foreign woman should know to have a safe and comfortable childbirth experience in Vietnam

Having a baby in Vietnam is becoming an increasingly common occurrence among expats from a variety of countries. However, the decision to give birth here […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Family|0 Comments
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The Golden Years

Handling the problems of old age in your pet

It is not unusual for the behavior and habits of our pets to change—just like people—as they get older. While some of these are consistent with old age, such as declining activity […]

By |August 28th, 2016|Family, Pets|0 Comments