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Of all the clients that software developer Erwan Mace has worked with, the toughest customer might just be his own daughter.

22 Jul 2014 - 10:39am

Migration to developed countries is a hot political topic these days. The US and European economies have suffered badly in the recession, which has led to a tightening of controls.

22 Jul 2014 - 10:39am

22 Jul 2014 - 10:39am

On the surface, ethnic minority children in Hong Kong have been given more attention in recent years. A Chinese-language curriculum targeting them is rolling out in September and last year the "...

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

The Chinese proficiency level of 60 per cent of ethnic minority students in Hong Kong aged between 12 and 23 is roughly the same as that of the average primary school student, according to a study...

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

The age-old debate between the merits of single-sex schools versus co-educational is pertinent in Hong Kong, where there are many prestigious single-sex institutions. The paired Diocesan Boys' and...

21 Jul 2014 - 12:49pm

Three-year-old Maddy squeals with joy on seeing her baby sister being carried into the room. "Can I hold baby, please?" she says.

She wiggles up onto the sofa, sits down and holds out her...

15 Jul 2014 - 10:03am


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There will be no shortage of study options for students who receive their Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) results today.

14 Jul 2014 - 6:36am

Hong Kong Blind Union has launched an e-learning resources portal as part of the Jockey Club e-Learning For All (Elfa) service.

14 Jul 2014 - 6:36am

Like many teenagers, Ryan Lee Ging-dat enjoys hip hop and playing computer games. The 15-year-old Sha Tin College student also has a reputation for being something of a wunderkind for his...

11 Jul 2014 - 8:56pm

Whether or not they dazzle in final exams, students are expected to be numerate and literate, preferably at least in two languages. But they may soon have to add a third language: code.

11 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

You know you need a little extra help when your daughter suggests "Facetiming" grandma in Sydney for advice on her Chinese homework.

7 Jul 2014 - 7:18pm

At the 20th anniversary celebrations of my son's soccer club, the head coach delivered a touching farewell to two players he had trained. It was obviously difficult for him to say goodbye to the...

7 Jul 2014 - 7:17pm

American historian and writer Leonard Marcus is widely considered an authority on children's literature yet he struggled to learn to read as a child. "I was very verbal, but I just couldn't figure...

7 Jul 2014 - 7:14pm

7 Jul 2014 - 6:03pm

With a statue of St Mary at the centre of its beautiful courtyard, the Pui Ling School of the Precious Blood in Fanling is abuzz with activity. For 50 minutes every week, students at the Catholic...

7 Jul 2014 - 6:00pm

Bridget Brewster's eyes well up as she recalls the heartbreaking tale of Rotha, a young Cambodian rescued in 2006 from a brothel that her mother had sold her to when she was eight years old.

1 Jul 2014 - 9:41am

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?

1 Jul 2014 - 9:41am

I am an advocate for parent-child reading, so my children are in the habit of bringing books to grown-ups for them to read out loud.

1 Jul 2014 - 9:41am

Families with preschoolers will likely be familiar with Dora the Explorer, the long-running educational cartoon from US cable network Nickelodeon.

1 Jul 2014 - 9:41am

Hong Kong's 57 indigenous species of snake, plus two species introduced from elsewhere, are surprising survivors in our built up territory, but residents need not be afraid of them, experts say....

30 Jun 2014 - 3:41pm

Victor Lam Ho-tat says he is not a genius. Yet even Albert Einstein, a scientist he admires, might be impressed with the young man.

30 Jun 2014 - 2:42pm

The international school population in Hong Kong will continue to rise, according to a report by ISC Research, which is part of an international consultancy group that delivers independent market...

30 Jun 2014 - 10:01am

Ng Gim Choo, thefounder of EtonHouse International, is often asked how she sets up her schools.

30 Jun 2014 - 10:01am

It is a rare university president who is amenable to students greeting him by his first name. Joseph Sung Jao-yiu, the vice-chancellor of Chinese University, is one such individual.

24 Jun 2014 - 10:52am

As far as parents' nightmares go, it has to be among the worst: your teenager takes a provocative selfie and texts it to his or her "partner", assuming the photo will be their own little secret....

24 Jun 2014 - 10:49am

The animated films of Studio Ghibli have legions of fans in Hong Kong, so it's no wonder that the exhibition of layout designs by Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki, the studio's founding directors...

24 Jun 2014 - 10:49am


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