Ib Primary Years Programme

Narrow patriots or global citizens?

Teachers and families may be on their summer holidays, but seldom, if ever, have they felt so worried and frustrated about their children's education.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:29pm

When problem-solving is at the heart of the matter

After reading one of my columns, our son Akhil asked how we had chosen schools for him and his sister. I had to admit that when my husband and I sought primary schools for them 27 years ago, it never occurred to us to consider whether the school ethos mirrored our own philosophy, nor did we check the environment to ascertain whether the children would be comfortable in it.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

IB catches Wan Chai through-train

Victoria Shanghai Academy is to become the first school to offer through-train International Baccalaureate education when it opens to senior secondary students embarking on the IB Diploma Programme this September.

16 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Knowledge hunters

Chester Szen Pok-yung, 11, and Shine Hsiao Ho-hsiang, 12, hunt animals in a Victoria Shanghai Academy drama about how man is threatening the environment.

The 30-minute performance takes pupils from a mythical time when man and nature were in harmony to the year 2050, when most animals have become extinct.

10 Feb 2007 - 12:00am