Education in Hong Kongi

A look at the news and issues arising from kindergarten to secondary-level education around Hong Kong.


Concerns have been raised over the attrition rate of native English-speaking teachers in local schools. With English language among the younger generation pivotal to the city’s future competitiveness, the Education Bureau and schools would do well to address any systemic issues inconducive to the retention of overseas teachers.

  • Representatives from international bodies will make separate trips to Hong Kong to undertake final assessment of City University vet school
  • First batch of 11 students expected to graduate this year

Despite concerns about the potential for misuse, forward-thinking educational institutions are embracing AI and the changes and opportunities that it brings


After some of the world’s toughest and longest-lasting Covid-19 restrictions, Hong Kong schools recognise the need to address students’ mental health

Former pupils of Po Yan Oblate Primary School in Wong Tai Sin say they are poised to start raising cash to save school, but plan blocked by education chiefs.

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is encouraging professors to include Chat GPT and other generative artificial intelligence (AI) models in their lesson plans.

Secretary for Education Christine Choi opted not to meet group of parents and pupils asking her to refrain from axing local school’s Primary One classes.

Artist Tozer Pak tells Kate Whitehead how growing up with an absent father led him to God, and how he has helped transform art classes for children in Hong Kong with autism and ADHD.

Readers discuss Hong Kong Disneyland’s losses over the years, how to tackle the rise of mental health problems among students, and the impact of the Biden laptop controversy.

Whatever the educational tradition they follow, kindergartens and primaries in Hong Kong agree that play brings physical, emotional and social benefits that set the tone for how effectively a child will learn later

Readers discuss the reality of English teaching in a globalised world, the validity of the argument against using the golf course for housing, the daily annoyance of junk calls, and what Turkish voters should demand of their new government.