Hong Kong School News

Holidays

Official Hong Kong Holidays for 2017 and 2018

Official Public Hong Kong holidays are set by the Government and usually include 17 da…

School Performance

45% Expected To Get Wrong GCSE Results

Experts warn thousands of GCSE students are set to receive the wrong GCSE results, on…

School Performance

A Level Grade Appeals Expected To Increase In 2017

A Level results appeals are expected to rise this year with the news that the Edexcel exa…

Society

New, Untested A Level Exams Stressing Students

The 2017 changes to thirteen A Level examinations are causing students awaiting this year…

New Schools

New Schools Opening in Hong Kong

A small wave of international schools will open from 2017, helping to meet the overwhelmi…

University

More UK University Choice Than Ever

While students around the world nervously await their A Level results, spare a thought fo…

School Performance

IB Results Roundup: How did YOUR school do?

Hong Kong’s international schools have achieved some of the highest average IB scor…

School Fees

Fee increases at ESF schools

Fees at 17 ESF schools will increase between 5.4 and 27.5%. This hefty fee increase, whic…

University

GEMS Seeks University Deals for its Students

Global education provider GEMS Education is seeking to use the sheer volume of students t…

School Fees

Which Countries Pay Most for Schooling...

The UAE is pipped, just, by Hong Kong as the country/territory where parents spend most o…

Society

The US 1 Million Dollar Teacher, Maggie McDonnell

Maggie McDonnell has been announced as the winner of the US$1 million Varkey Foundation G…

Society

Study FREE With Oxford & Harvard Universities

Oxford University has just announced it will join with a whole host of other top name uni…

Society

UK Curriculum Exam Stress Is 'Excessive' Say Teachers

A new poll by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) (UK) has shed light on the …

Society

Classroom Sexism Still Prevalent In UK Says Leader

Sexism in schools is as bad as it's ever been said a UK senior teachers’ leader thi…

Appointments

UK Teacher Exodus To Middle, Far East

Britain is warning that a teacher 'brain-drain' is underway as newly qualified UK teache…

Courses & Curricula

A New GCSE Equivalent Is Born?

In the fortnight since WhichSchoolAdvisor.com published the 2015 UAE schools exam resu…

Society

UK Considers Banning Smartphones in Classroom

The Department of Education in the UK is carrying out a study to determine whether pupils…

Society

Top UK School Considers A Ban on Homework

One of the UK’s most prestigious independent schools is considering abolishing home…

Society

Classrooms Of The Future

What will the educational experience be like in five years’ time? This is the qu…

Society

Girls And Science, Confidence Is Key

A recent study by the OECD has found that female students lack confidence in science, tec…

School Performance

The Fast Track To Success: The Slow Education Movement

The slow education movement co-founded by Eton College English teacher, Mike Grenier has…

Society

The (Hand) Writing's On The Wall

Finland has announced that it will remove cursive handwriting from its curriculum by 2016…

School Performance

New UK Influential List: 40% Privately Educated

If, like many, you struggle with costly school fees, the newly released Debrett's list sh…

University

More Firsts- Less Confidence In UK Universities

Figures released recently show that more UK university students than ever are receiving f…

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Parenting

Back To School: How to Get Organised

As the saying goes, 'all good things must come to an end,' and that's going to be the sum…

Parenting

Top Tips to a 'Happy' First Day at Nursery

You’ve done your homework, toured squillions of nurseries across the country and ch…

Parenting

Recommended Reads For Starting School

Canadian International School of Hong Kong (CDNIS)The first day of school brings mixed em…

New Schools

'A Rich Curriculum For The Ambitious' - Wycombe

There’s growing number of international schools offering a very 'British' education…

Choosing A School

Hong Kong's Low-Cost International Schools

While every parent understands the importance of investing in their child’s educati…

School Performance

IB Results 2019: Meet HK’s Top Achievers

Two years’ hard work in the IBDP programme has certainly paid off for 34 students…

Appointments

Kellett School: It's Time For Change

Kellett School marked the end of an era last month as principal Ann McDonald retired af…

School Performance

2019 IB Results: Hong Kong Students Celebrate

More than 2,000 students from across Hong Kong received their  International Baccal…

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