Governesses are educated with a university education and often hold additional childcare and or governess training qualifications. Governesses enjoy both aspects of childcare and tutoring. A Governess usually works with children aged 7 upwards.
Assist parents with the upbringing of their children
Promote cognitive development in children
Accompany children to their extra-curricular activities
Promote and develop a child's unique talents and skills
Implement and teach good manners and etiquette
Accompany children on family holidays
In the UK
Types of childcare specialists
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