Over the years, Bennett International Education Consultancy has worked with hundreds of corporations, many of them Fortune 500 companies, providing school advisement services—preschool through university—to the dependents of relocating employees. In addition to education placement, our Education Research and Analysis team provides customized consulting for corporations in need of assistance with a range of education issues: education policy writing and benchmarking, tuition studies, group move advisement and planning, education “site assessments,” and the creation of remote or difficult-location education solutions. Whatever a company’s education issue, wherever it is, Bennett has the experience and the expertise to help.
WHATEVER A COMPANY’S EDUCATION ISSUE, WHEREVER IT IS,
WE HAVE THE EXPERIENCE AND THE EXPERTISE TO HELP.
PRE-K THROUGH UNIVERSITY PLACEMENT
Whether families are relocating country-to-country, state-to-state, or pursuing the best educational match for their children in private or public schools in their home town, they can rely on the collective knowledge and experience of Bennett consultants to help them identify the most appropriate education environment for their children. Our consultants work directly with families to find the “best-fit” school for each child they serve, anywhere on the globe.
SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS
Special Education Needs (SEN) students are students with learning or physical challenges, as well as those who may be gifted and talented. The Bennett consultant network includes professionals with Special Education degrees and experience who provide personalized education counseling to SEN students and their families. They are qualified to review testing materials, evaluations and diagnosis information to make informed recommendations about appropriate placement for the students they serve. Furthermore, Bennett consultants serve as advocates for each student’s unique needs..
EDUCATION RESEARCH & ANALYSIS
GROUP MOVE ADVISEMENT
For companies considering group moves to a new location, Bennett designs services accordingly.
SERVICES MAY INCLUDE:
On-site assessments of education options appropriate for families considering relocation
Presence at group meetings or “fairs” to provide information to families on schooling options
Individual or group education consulting sessions for immediate and long-range academic planning; provided in person or via webinar
Group counseling in person or via webinar
Written handbooks detailing education options in the destination location
Strategic planning with HR regarding education issues and costs associated with the relocation and eventual repatriation of assignees
For companies engaged in long-range planning or considering group moves to a new location, Bennett provides expertise in Education Landscape Assessments. Either remotely or in person, Bennett consultants identify and investigate “target” schools for assignees, to meet with Heads of School and Admissions personnel and evaluate the education options available in the new location. Such assessments typically result in a written report designed for corporate HR/ Global Mobility personnel and/or company families considering relocating. This is a customized service designed according to the needs and requirements of the client company
For companies seeking tuition data for a particular geographical area, Bennett researches and compiles information into a usable format. Reports and presentations are designed according to the needs of the client and the eventual use for the desired information.
For companies designing or reworking their education assistance policy, Bennett provides expertise in both benchmarking and policy development related to all aspects of education.
For companies moving a family or families to a location where appropriate schools for the dependents of assignees are non-existent, Bennett designs “outside the schoolhouse” options. This is a highly customized service, designed according to the number, nationalities, and ages of students involved, as well as many other factors. Solutions may include distance learning, partnership with local schools, boarding school recommendations, etc., depending on company policy and profiles of students.