News & blog

  • Getting to know the team

    Our Managing Director, Carrie-Ann interviewed with a Russian reporter from Bigrussia. The Article, translated into English from BigRussia follows. There is a English (EN) option at the top right of the website to read the full article. Hello, Mary Poppins! The Englishwoman Carrie-Ann Pryke helps Russians select highly qualified nannies, governesses and teachers. By:  […]

  • SUMMER 2016 British Football Camps

    At Duke & Duchess International we always promote the learning of the English language and highly recommend and work in partnership with The British Football School (BFS). We have many of our families attending this years summer camp. British Football School will run 7 football training camps in June, July and August, including a new […]

  • Escaping the British education system – The teaching crisis

    As many of our teachers know times are changing in the British educational system. Increased demands, higher expectations, additional assessment and much more is leading to a poor work/life balance for  teachers today. Luckily for our clients we are having many teachers turn to the private world of teaching, with Duke & Duchess International receiving […]

  • Dear Nanny – A parents perspective

    I read this article and could not help shed a tear. As the CEO of Duke & Duchess International who has a background in nanny and governess work and who is now the proud mummy of a gorgeous little boy, it was so nice to hear another mummy’s account of what it feels like to […]

  • Winter wonderland in Moscow

    Moscow parks are getting ready for the big winter freeze. Electrical accessories will supplement traditional scarves, hats, mittens and gloves for the first time this year. Such electrical items will cost from 60 to 150 rubles and will work for 6-12 hours. Park visitors will be able to rent thermo blankets and leg warmers for […]

  • High standards at Duke & Duchess International

    This was a great article from The Sunday Times and a reminder why at Duke & Duchess International our high standards of service are so important to us. It is our passion and commitment to ensure only the best candidates are considered and presented to the families who seek our services.   Read the article…. […]

  • Duke & Duchess International making the news!

    As an Agency we work hard to ensure Candidates placed through Duke & Duchess International are fully supported during their time in Russia or elsewhere in the world. We are happy to put you in contact with any one of our Governesses or Governors if you would like to speak more about their personal experiences […]