Trey Crawford (second left) displays a school project with other pupils at the high school affiliated to the University of Science Technology Beijing, China. Photo: Handout

The China expat parents choosing public over international schools, and how their kids cope

  • High international school fees and a hope that their kids will become fluent in Mandarin are driving some expat parents in China to opt for public schools
  • But language and cultural barriers can be problems, as well as coping with the inevitable state propaganda their kids face
Topic |   Education

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Trey Crawford (second left) displays a school project with other pupils at the high school affiliated to the University of Science Technology Beijing, China. Photo: Handout
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Cherrie Liu achieved the IB diploma top score of 45 at Hong Kong’s Victoria Shanghai Academy last year.

IB diploma for university, jobs: is perfect exam score worth the stress? Four students with top marks discuss

  • Four Hong Kong IB diploma graduates discuss whether achieving the perfect 45 score benefited them, or if the achievement is overrated
  • They also give tips on balancing study with life and what motivated them to keep going
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Cherrie Liu achieved the IB diploma top score of 45 at Hong Kong’s Victoria Shanghai Academy last year.
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