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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Kindergarten interviews can be as stressful for parents as for children

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 09:21am by JESSICA OGILVY STUART

    ... Unlike Abu Dhabi, which recently banned kindergarten interviews on the grounds that they increased pressure on parents, the junior interview practice is still thriving in Hong Kong. Interviews can cause an inordinate amount of stress to parents, and it is vital that your concerns are not transmitted to your son. When I speak to schools and kindergartens, they explain ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    How to choose the right kindergarten

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Julie Mcguire

    ... Julie McGuire life@scmp.com How to choose the right kindergarten We are trying to choose a kindergarten for our son. There are so many different types and styles, I'm confused as to which one would be the best for him. Can you please advise? Hong Kong has an impressive range of kindergartens including many international ones from around the world. This gives parents a wide ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Lamma kindergarten heads outdoors to teach children through experience

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Mabel Sieh mabel.sieh@scmp.com Learning through experience, not just books, is one of the goals of a new kindergarten on Lamma Open minds It's a sunny morning in the village of Sok Kwu Wan on Lamma Island and kindergarten principal Orlando Salazar and a teaching assistant are taking preschool children to the park. On the way, they meet a group of volunteers cleaning up ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health

    Weighing up the flu jab

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 05:49pm by RAY NG

    ... years, or attending a kindergarten or child care centre in Hong Kong) and the elderly (aged 65 years or above), who are eligible, can be subsidised for seasonal influenza vaccination from ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PERSPECTIVES

    Students show their moral fibre

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:31pm by Perry Bayer

    ... people right from their earliest kindergarten experiences. The emphasis on social responsibility and people- oriented values can start very early from the individual student's preschool ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Early childhood education: by the same token

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... A voucher scheme to subsidise kindergarten education empowers parents but is driving many preschools out of business, writes Elaine Yau Like many working-class parents, Yim Ka-yin welcomes publicly funded preschools. Her younger daughter, now in K1, gets HK$1,680 each month under the government's voucher scheme to subsidise kindergarten education. That isn't sufficient ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Sustained silent reading can improve literacy

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 10:33am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Why it helps to read in silence My daughter and her kindergarten buddies are adjusting well to Grade One and life in a "big kids' school". They are learning new skills to develop their independence and self-reliance. The most conspicuous changes from kindergarten are that these children no longer have teachers to remind them to wash ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - FROM THE EXPERTS

    How to guard against acute conjunctivitis

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:08pm by JEFF HUI

    ... schoolchildren. Because of its highly contagious nature everyone is susceptible- especially those in crowded places such as kindergartens, indoor amusement parks and swimming pools. With the new school year under way, we need to pay extra attention to our children's personal hygiene, particularly those of kindergarten age. Parents have to be extra cautious if symptoms surface and keep ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Art galleries invite children in to paint

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 10:33am by Cici George

    ... of Olaf, the snowman character from Disney's hit cartoon, Frozen. "I like to draw quite a bit, but I haven't attended an art class since kindergarten." The concept of art ...

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    Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt says he is 'serious about not being serious'

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... as a photographer? "I'd say I'm about to graduate from kindergarten and go to primary school." F11 Photographic Museum, 11 Yuk Sau Street, Happy Valley. Inquiries: 6516 1122, ...




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