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Hong Kong International School

The international edge

Communications and PR manager, teacher assistants Hong Kong International School

Saturday, 30 June, 2012, 12:00am

Helping expat teachers fit in

Sometime this summer, at least one young English teacher will cram his belongings into cases and head to London's Heathrow airport to catch a flight to Hong Kong. He will arrive, ready to stand in front of a classroom of Hong Kong schoolchildren and solve problems with the present perfect.

2 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

How to become a happy camper this summer

With the school year almost over, Shea Stanley is fast sharpening her summer camp savvy. She's been searching for the ideal camp for her 2 1/2-year-old daughter, Tatum. With a smorgasbord of choices, Stanley is planning on school camp, ballet camp, swim classes and 'perhaps something new; we are looking at gymnastics'.

21 May 2012 - 12:00am

school news

YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College

12 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Loan plan for schools revived

An unused government loan scheme to help international schools expand is to be revived, amid concern that a lack of school places may be keeping foreign talent from the city.

1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

HKIS goes online for hybrid teaching

When the Hong Kong International School (HKIS) was faced with the challenge of operating as a 'virtual' school, it did so with relative ease as teachers and students were already used to working collaboratively online.

28 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Elite school delays meeting on campus renewal plan

aced with criticism on several fronts, an elite school has postponed a meeting set for today with the Town Planning Board to allow more time for discussion about a controversial redevelopment plan.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Anger at transfer by elite school

A plan to move hundreds of pupils at a top international school to temporary premises inside a public housing estate has angered their well-off parents.

The Hong Kong International School proposes to demolish its lower primary school building in Repulse Bay and redevelop it into what it says will be a first-class facility.

11 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

If you had the chance to go back in time for 24 hours, where and when would you go?

Jay Lee Seung-jae, 13, Hong Kong International School

If I could go back 24 hours, I would definitely be in my room at about 12 o'clock in the afternoon. One of the features of being a child is being a professional procrastinator - someone who postpones work because of laziness.

9 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Who's pulling the strings?

At Hong Kong International School, with the most expensive tuition in the city, the head of school serves only at the approval of a church council more than 12,000 kilometres away in the American Midwest.

26 Oct 2011 - 12:00am