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Hello, I am co-producing a short documentary for YouTube on the experiences of expats in Turkey. I am looking to speak to a wide range of people from different backgrounds living all across the country. If you are interested in finding out more or being featured please get in touch. Filming will take place between the 7th and 22nd of October. You can contact me on whatsapp: +90 545 406 12 20.
Hi. I'm new to this forum, and I have some questions. Our family is considering a move to Turkey. I'm American and my husband is Pakistani. We have 6 kids ranging in age from 1 month old to 17 years old. We have homeschooled the kids, had them in both public and private schools in the US, and had them in private schools in Saudi Arabia (Arabic language with no help for second language learners). They are English speaking. We are currently living in Abu Dhabi and found out after we arrived that public schools are for everyone according to policy (which we had thoroughly researched) but in reality they only enroll local citizens. I don't want to be taken by surprise like this again. This would be a longterm (permanent?) stay for us in Turkey, and I would like for my children to enroll in Turkish public schools and learn the language and culture and make friends. Will they in fact be allowed to enroll? And is there any help for children who are new to the Turkish language?