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Competition hots up for international school places

PUBLISHED: November 17, 2012 at 5:37 pm  •  LAST EDITED: November 14, 2012 at 5:41 pm
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Competition hots up for international school places

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EXPATS are facing increasing competition from local parents for places at international schools, research has found.

Local children now account for 80% of international school places, in stark contrast to 30 years ago when the opposite was true.

The higher demand for places has led to a huge increase in fees, according to a study by ISC Research, part of the International School Consultancy Group (ISCG).

The international schools market generates €25.5 billion in fee income, from more than three million students globally.

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