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Nursery School

Tale of how Little Oak grew tall

When Wang Gan returned to Beijing in 1999 with a PhD in anthropology from Yale, she never imagined that she would go on to launch a successful private kindergarten.

Sunday, 13 May, 2012, 12:00am

Making purple the colour of kindness

Inspired by a child's tragic wish for two purple birthday cakes, Hong Kong children are joining a global campaign to provide education for the underprivileged.

4 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Call for groom service

Dorothy Lo Yuen-ki is still shy and mumbles a little as she describes her daily routine of nursery school and piano practice.

The four-year-old slouches in her seat, scanning the room while she is quizzed by her coach, Charles Wong Chor-fai.

21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

The joy of working with little ones

In the first few years of their lives, toddlers will learn to say their first words, take their first steps and make their first friends.

Playgroup teachers play a crucial role in their development. With music and games, they help maximise toddlers' learning capability, introduce them to new experiences and help them build up social skills.

12 May 2011 - 12:00am

Children's charities thankful for help during their fledgling years

Lai Hei-tung and Mak Ka-kiu, both 14, could not contain their excitement on seeing a copy of the South China Morning Post dated December 7, 1996, yellowed by age.

'This is us and our classmates, all aged three,' they said, pointing at the picture featuring a group of children in uniforms gathered in the classroom of the Operation Santa Claus Fanling Nursery School.

31 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Raising Babies: Should under 3s go to nursery?

Raising Babies: Should under 3s go to nursery?

Steve Biddulph

(Harper Thorsons, $128)

This is probably not a book most busy working parents will want to read. Even the author Steve Biddulph, a psychologist and parenting advocate for 30 years, acknowledges in his introduction that it's likely to anger some readers and unsettle others.

15 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Cutbacks would harm special needs children

I refer to the report headlined, 'Funds plea for special schools' (South China Morning Post, December 14), which concerns parents of children with disabilities.

27 Dec 1999 - 12:00am