Considering homeschooling in Portugal? Check our frequently asked questions. FAQ by S.Dimitrovska, admin at the informal FB group Homeschooling in Portugal.
If the enforced learning-from-home period has been specially hard on parents, the prospect of school break on the other hand, has never been more appealing. School standards are high here Generally speaking, parents of children who have been to school in other countries will agree that the learning standards, as well as the volume of […]
Homeschooling is any form of learning that takes place at home, in the community, support groups or at alternative schools. Called Ensino Doméstico in Portugal, homeschooling is the legal, flexible learning that happens away from formal Portuguese schools. What is taught, as well as how and when, can be adjusted to a specific child or […]
Our personal experience with childcare in Ericeira, starts with our nursery-hunt whilst still living abroad. Doing our research, we found a handful of childcare for babies from 3 months to 2 years old. But, would we be able to secure a place? And, would this place be good? Childcare in Ericeira: The Nursery-Hunt In the […]
Transferring to a Portuguese school: When to apply? Transferring to a Portuguese school is top priority and a legal requirement, if your child is at school age, from 6 to 18 years old. This is one of the first things you will need to do upon arrival, unless you are moving during the summer holidays, […]
Schools in Ericeria, answers the questions that we once had asked ourselves before moving to Ericeira. When considering a new location for living and raising our children, we want to find out all about the local schools before we make a final decision. I hope this information can be useful to you too. Starting School […]
Find out all about the local childcare, Nursery/kindergarten, including forest schooling and community learning, as well as home schooling. Nursery / Kindergarten: How it Works Nurseries, or kindergarten, are called creche or infantário, whereas preschool is called jardim de infância or pré-escola. Nurseries, often, have their integrated preschool and, in this case, are called creche […]