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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Tai Po’s indie star in the making

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:11pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... assistant, kindergarten teacher (and now a babysitter for an Austrian family during the day), Tsui went on to win the Sony-sponsored O.U.R. Works music competition early last year, and later ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Children's sign language programme under threat as funding dries up

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by Hazel Parry

    ... Centre Kindergarten in Ngau Tau Kok, finally establishing a channel to communicate with each other. Remus is one of 40 children, aged between three months and three years, learning sign language ... children thrive in mainstream schools. Under the programme, the first of its kind in Asia, sign language and deaf teachers are placed in mainstream classrooms in select kindergartens, primary ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news briefs

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by Linda Yeung

    ... on July 6 at its Admiralty teaching centre to showcase its courses for Kindergarten One to Secondary Six students and their teaching methodology. Teachers will demonstrate classroom activities ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - REFLECTIONS

    Reflections: nurturing creative talent is key to Hong Kong's future

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Our future depends on fostering home-grown creative talent Much has been written about the onslaught of mainland visitors in Hong Kong: in shopping malls, MTR trains, kindergartens and primary schools, particularly those near the border. For years they have had a large presence at local universities. Many of the mainland's brightest ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - GENDER

    Book review: #Girlboss, by Sophia Amoruso

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:08pm by Tessa Chan

    ... Tessa Chan #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso Portfolio & Putnam 3.5 stars Tessa Chan Sophia Amoruso is labelled a "problem child" from an early age- her first artistic expression is smearing poop on the walls of her kindergarten. As a child she's diagnosed with Tourette's, ADD and depression, and by the time she's a teenager she's prescribed a series ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Scientists have discovered a way to moderate nut allergies

    Posted May 06th 2014, 11:59am by Jeanette Wang

    ... in the emergency room." In kindergarten, she was told to sit in another room to have her lunch. Growing up, she wasn't allowed to go to her friends' homes because her parents were so afraid ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    How to make Hong Kong schools a hub for better health

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by ROBIN CHEUNG

    ... this practice will ultimately extend to all schools and kindergartens in the city. In addition, Hong Kong can also benefit from links with other major health-promoting players both regionally ...




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