Category Archives: TCKs

An expat child has many layers of influence – Your Expat Child


Bronfenbrenner’s ecological systems theory This was mentioned in Rianne Cornelisse’s paper about how expat children adapt when returning home. What is the theory of Bronfenbrenner all about? In this model the child is the centre of its own system. The … Continue reading

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Are “Transnationals” The New Global Executives ?


I just read this interesting article about the impact of globalization on education and job market and the rise of the ‘transnationals”.  With globalization, doing business across multiple countries simultaneously is the new normal for global executives who must have international experience … Continue reading

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Living Abroad: In What Language Do You Feel Emotions ?


I came across this interesting article about some studies on languages used by multilingual third culture kids (TCKs) to express various emotions in different situations. Language is strongly tied to identity and when we speak more than one language the one we chose to … Continue reading

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