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China is building an innovation ecosystem ripe for start-ups. Here’s how
Hong Kong universities give master’s law students insight into Chinese legal system
How e-commerce and big data are shaping postgraduate degrees
Robotics competition instils interest in STEM subjects in young people
The Hong Kong Young Writers Awards 2017

An event that inspired young aspiring journalists and authors across the city.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

An event that inspired young aspiring journalists and authors across the city.

The Hong Kong Young Writers Awards 2017
[School Debate Series] Our Lady of the Rosary College: Hard work pays off

Christy Chan, Niki Cheung and Melody Choi readily admitted they felt nervous before May’s Senior Standard Format Grand Final. Not only were they appearing before a large audience, but this was also their last secondary school debate for Our Lady of the Rosary College (OLR).

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Christy Chan, Niki Cheung and Melody Choi readily admitted they felt nervous before May’s Senior Standard Format Grand Final. Not only were they appearing before a large audience, but this was also their last secondary school debate for Our Lady of the Rosary College (OLR).

[School Debate Series] Our Lady of the Rosary College: Hard work pays off
[School Debate Series] English Schools Foundation: Multi-lingual discourse

In today’s world, where careers can span continents, polyglots are valued more highly than ever.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

In today’s world, where careers can span continents, polyglots are valued more highly than ever.

[School Debate Series] English Schools Foundation: Multi-lingual discourse
[School Debate Series] Maryknoll Convent School: The power of persuasion

Joyce Lo, one of the debate team moderators at Maryknoll Convent School, finds it easy to pick out some of the qualities that have made her group of debaters successful.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Joyce Lo, one of the debate team moderators at Maryknoll Convent School, finds it easy to pick out some of the qualities that have made her group of debaters successful.

[School Debate Series] Maryknoll Convent School: The power of persuasion
[School Debate Series] Diocesan Girls’ School: A convincing case

Inclusiveness is an underlying principle of the debating programme at Diocesan Girls’ School (DGS), and this policy has been a spur to competitive success.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Inclusiveness is an underlying principle of the debating programme at Diocesan Girls’ School (DGS), and this policy has been a spur to competitive success.

[School Debate Series] Diocesan Girls’ School: A convincing case
[School Debate Series] German Swiss International School: The value of a good argument

Debate culture is rampant among Hong Kong secondary schools, and universities are starting to take notice.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Debate culture is rampant among Hong Kong secondary schools, and universities are starting to take notice.

[School Debate Series] German Swiss International School: The value of a good argument
An authentic UK primary education at Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong

With Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong set to open next year, a piece of the UK’s education heritage dating back to the 16th century, will be transplanted to 21st century Tseung Kwan O. 

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

With Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong set to open next year, a piece of the UK’s education heritage dating back to the 16th century, will be transplanted to 21st century Tseung Kwan O. 

An authentic UK primary education at Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong
Practical workshops help integrate minorities

Tung Chung is the “base camp” for the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, and the company behind the popular tourist attraction is also making a mark in the local community.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Tung Chung is the “base camp” for the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, and the company behind the popular tourist attraction is also making a mark in the local community.

Practical workshops help integrate minorities
Language learning holds the key to future success

Early intervention can ensure children from ethnic minority families don’t start off at a disadvantage.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Early intervention can ensure children from ethnic minority families don’t start off at a disadvantage.

Language learning holds the key to future success
Digital learning initiatives

Microsoft is partnering with Hong Kong's schools to enhance e-learning in the city.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Microsoft is partnering with Hong Kong's schools to enhance e-learning in the city.

Digital learning initiatives
Literary characters leap to life in KidsFest extravaganza

KidsFest 2017 will be running at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts until February 12.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

KidsFest 2017 will be running at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts until February 12.

Literary characters leap to life in KidsFest extravaganza
Bridging the cultural gap

YCIS blends eastern and western traditions to offer a holistic learning experience.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

YCIS blends eastern and western traditions to offer a holistic learning experience.

Bridging the cultural gap
To strive and thrive

HKIS focuses on producing students who flourish academically and personally. Though founded in 1966 as a private Christian institution, Hong Kong...

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

HKIS focuses on producing students who flourish academically and personally. Though founded in 1966 as a private Christian institution, Hong Kong...

To strive and thrive
Hospitality is inviting

Asia is well-placed to take advantage of the boom in tourism, and industry graduates have good prospects.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Asia is well-placed to take advantage of the boom in tourism, and industry graduates have good prospects.

Hospitality is inviting
Linden Educational Services’ Summer and Boarding School Expo helps parents choose an international boarding school

All parents desire the best education for their children, and want them to have happy and rewarding educational experiences.

28 Oct 2016 - 11:30AM

All parents desire the best education for their children, and want them to have happy and rewarding educational experiences.

Linden Educational Services’ Summer and Boarding School Expo helps parents choose an international boarding school
Lingnan University’s liberal arts education unique to Hong Kong

Lingnan university’s core curriculum requirements help shape well-rounded individuals.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Lingnan university’s core curriculum requirements help shape well-rounded individuals.

Lingnan University’s liberal arts education unique to Hong Kong
CityU’s flexible degrees allow students to make a difference in communities

CityU’s flexible degrees prepare students for different career paths.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

CityU’s flexible degrees prepare students for different career paths.

CityU’s flexible degrees allow students to make a difference in communities
Latest IB curriculum development in HK

The programmes that make up the International Baccalaureate (IB), which was founded in 1968, were originally designed to support educational continuity for students who were moving between countries.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

The programmes that make up the International Baccalaureate (IB), which was founded in 1968, were originally designed to support educational continuity for students who were moving between countries.

Latest IB curriculum development in HK
Ways to avoid piling on the pounds

A few sensible precautions can help you cut down on the calories lurking in some of those mouthwatering morsels.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

A few sensible precautions can help you cut down on the calories lurking in some of those mouthwatering morsels.

Ways to avoid piling on the pounds
Exploration and play are the fun way to learn

A thematic, integrated curriculum that includes both inquiry and fun is the recipe for success at one kindergarten and play school.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

A thematic, integrated curriculum that includes both inquiry and fun is the recipe for success at one kindergarten and play school.

Exploration and play are the fun way to learn
The education system at a glance

International schools in Hong Kong offer non-local curricula and primarily serve non-Chinese-speaking students and foreign nationals...

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

International schools in Hong Kong offer non-local curricula and primarily serve non-Chinese-speaking students and foreign nationals...

The education system at a glance
Sorting out special needs

Many children will need extra help or support at some point during their academic life...

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Many children will need extra help or support at some point during their academic life...

Sorting out special needs
Harvard alumni debate world revolution in innovation

There is probably no topic more appropriate to choose for the first in a new series of cutting-edge symposia than “Innovation Everywhere”...

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

There is probably no topic more appropriate to choose for the first in a new series of cutting-edge symposia than “Innovation Everywhere”...

Harvard alumni debate world revolution in innovation
University of London International Programmes to offer web design MOOC

If you want to learn how to build, test and deploy a complete mobile-ready website then a new MOOC - massive open online course - specialisation programme launched...

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

If you want to learn how to build, test and deploy a complete mobile-ready website then a new MOOC - massive open online course - specialisation programme launched...

University of London International Programmes to offer web design MOOC
Smart Certificate enables online verification of academic qualifications

The path to a top-flight career is usually built on a foundation of years of study, involving plenty of hard work as well as numerous sacrifices when it comes to ones social life and leisure interests.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

The path to a top-flight career is usually built on a foundation of years of study, involving plenty of hard work as well as numerous sacrifices when it comes to ones social life and leisure interests.

Smart Certificate enables online verification of academic qualifications
Joy and beauty colour the message of infographics

Along with an eye-catching visual appeal and an easy-to-grasp presentation of key information, Pablo Galeano and Francesco Maria Furno bring something extra to the infographics they create.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Along with an eye-catching visual appeal and an easy-to-grasp presentation of key information, Pablo Galeano and Francesco Maria Furno bring something extra to the infographics they create.

Joy and beauty colour the message of infographics