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.
Diploma of Secondary Education candidates in Hong Kong will, for the fourth year running, face Covid rules that can only increase the pressure on them.
Despite concerns about the potential for misuse, forward-thinking educational institutions are embracing AI and the changes and opportunities that it brings
Education Bureau says number of pupils taking part in allocation process has dropped to 43,755 from 48,000 from previous intake.
Secretary for the Civil Service Ingrid Yeung reveals new scheme aimed at early recruitment of talent to stem brain drain.
Teachers welcome move, with one saying protection from cuts will boost learning with better ratio of teachers to pupils.
Post checks with 29 stores and finds books about Tiananmen Square crackdown are mostly gone.
Limited lab space, lack of modern equipment, and high rents, putting off academic staff from overseas, foreign scientists say.
Affluent parents who move their children from free schools ‘seek better facilities, teaching quality’.
After some of the world’s toughest and longest-lasting Covid-19 restrictions, Hong Kong schools recognise the need to address students’ mental health
Students will get a chance to tell their stories while reflecting on this year’s theme, ‘Take action to drive positive change’.
English Schools Foundation changes its current residence-based place allocation policy allowing more flexibility.
Chief secretary tells lawmakers course providers asked to submit promotional materials to check they are in line with aims of Continuing Education Fund.
Societal norms and trends in early education have concentrated non-Chinese-speaking students in certain kindergartens or primary schools.
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.
Reports of abdominal pain and diarrhoea from students, aged 11 to 17, after meal on campus on Wednesday.
Access to be granted without need for VPN under agreement with Microsoft, which backs company behind powerful tool.
But one lawmaker says pupils and teachers will feel nervous with security cameras watching lessons.
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
CityU welcomes Professor Freddy Boey who takes over from Way Kuo who resigned after being in charge for 15 years.
Hong Kong beaten only by Singapore, which took top spot, and Ireland in major survey released on Wednesday.
School bodies say cut to cut spare places at popular primaries could help tackle under-enrolment and risk of closure at other schools.
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.
Keyword check of library archives by Post in Chinese and English finds no works related to the military crackdown in Beijing 34 years ago.