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When we asked about the schools in Australia, they said...

"Places can be difficult to obtain without advance planning, however if you are able to secure one, grab it," said one expat in Adelaide with children at Scotch College.

"One of the best international schools in Australia is The International School of the Gold Coast, located in Queensland. It is a co-educational school that provides a world-class, English language-based curriculum in an international environment, designed to equip all students to become responsible world citizens. Its mission is to develop young people who are knowledgeable, confident and autonomous, who have the capacity to explore, discover and shape their own futures. It provides a stimulating and supportive learning environment that engages and challenges each student. Another great international school in Australia is the Melbourne International School, located in Victoria. It offers an international standard of education reflecting the diverse cultural backgrounds of its students, who come from more than 30 countries. The school curriculum is designed to not only promote academic excellence but also to develop life and personal skills that will aid students in the global workplace. The school offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports, music and art, to further supplement the academic program. The International Bilingual School of Provence, located in New South Wales, is a great example of a successful, bilingual school in Australia. IBS Provence is an independent, full-time, and co-educational school offering an immersive French language program, supported by top-of-the-line digital learning tools that provide an international curriculum. Through its tailored and international approach, the school seeks to develop global citizens while helping them strengthen French language skills. The curriculum is linked to the school’s cultural events, excursions and inviting facilities so that students develop the tools and knowledge to excel in their future endeavors," remarked one parent with kids at in .

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