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Coaching your child through an overseas move: Parent Workshop (East Campus)

Workshop Overview

Moving countries can be an incredibly challenging and stressful experience for the whole family. Curious about how you can reduce the difficulties within the transition process?

Participants discovered new insights by attending this interactive workshop and learned useful strategies drawn from Dr Sarah Whyte’s original research and work in the field to reduce the emotional friction of transition. 

Workshop outline

  • Deepen your understanding of the stages of transition for TCKs
  • Learn about the Five Elements of Transition and explore how they support the entire family in an overseas move
  • Learn effective coaching strategies to use with your child
  • Try exercises using "A New Adventure: Coaching Cards for Transition”, a practical hands-on resource to support the transition process with your child
  • BONUS All workshop attendees will receive a set of “A New Adventure: Coaching Cards for Transition” to  take home and start using immediately (retail price SGD 40)

About the Instructor

Sarah is the leading expert on Third Culture Kids (TCKs) in Asia and one of only a handful of people to hold a doctorate in this field of study. Her doctoral thesis focused on the application of emotional intelligence to support expatriate children with the challenges of transition. She currently works as a consultant, trainer and ICF Associate Certified Coach. Her work builds seamlessly on her background as an international teacher. While teaching, she also led the comprehensive personal, social and health education curriculum at Tanglin Trust Junior School in Singapore.

Sarah is an experienced and accomplished moderator of training courses and workshops for parents, teachers, students and corporate clients. Her goal is always to make learning meaningful and impactful. She’s a passionate advocate of equipping expatriate families with positive and practical strategies to ease the emotional friction of transition. Thanks to her doctorate in education, Sarah constantly draws upon current and relevant research to inform best practice in her training.  

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Workshop Details

Target audience: All parents of junior, middle and high school going children. Applicable to students and adults as well. This workshop is open to anyone who would like to attend from any schools.

Instructor: Sarah Whyte

When: Thursday, 21 September 2017, 8.30am - 10.30am

Where: UWCSEA East Campus, Conference Room 3





You can also register for Sarah's other workshops at

- Building Emotional Resilience

- Identity and belonging for children growing up internationally.

- Bouncing back from challenges through optimism and resilience.




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