Hong Kong school sector will see ‘major shock’ if complaint against ban on long hair upheld, teachers’ group claims

Hong Kong’s school sector will see a “major shock” if the city’s equality watchdog upholds a complaint from a secondary school student over a ban on long hair, the vice-chief of a pro-Beijing teachers’ group has said. Tang Fei. Photo: Legislative Council, via Flickr. Tang Fei of the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers said … Read more

So Long, Old Church Nursery School

Tickets are available for my tour this weekend and throughout July. Click here to book your ticket for THE GENTLE AUTHOR’S TOUR OF SPITALFIELDS . . Guest Writer Jonathan Moules celebrates the remarkable history of a much-loved Stepney educational institution and the inspirational work of Bridget Cass, with pictures by Contributing Photographer Rachel Ferriman. . … Read more

The Architecture of Joseph Urban: Mar-a-Lago & The New School

Joseph Urban may be a somewhat forgotten figure in America’s annals of culture, but during his lifetime he enjoyed an almost legendary reputation. An all-round creative talent, Urban was a prolific Gilded Age illustrator, set designer, and architect of private dwellings, theaters, and a university building in the city of New York. His Gingerbread Castle … Read more

Meet Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong’s Primary Class of ’22

20 June, 2022 by Expat Living 4 Min Read Graduating primary students from Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong (together with their mums!) Discuss their experiences at the school – and what the future in secondary school might hold. Primary Education Offering a bespoke program of study to students between the ages of three and 11, … Read more

Hong Kong school seeks pupils to undergo week-long quarantine, hinting at July 1 Xi Jinping visit

by Holmes Chan A Hong Kong primary school is looking for pupils to spend a week in a hotel quarantine ahead of next month’s handover anniversary, fuelling speculation a strict “closed-loop” system will allow Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit. Xi Jinping. File photo: China Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The first day of July marks … Read more

Five-Year Milestones for Malvern Hong Kong – An IB World School

13 June, 2022 by Expat Living 3 Min Read Malvern College Pre-School (MCPS) has been celebrating its fifth birthday this year at Coronation Circle; the pretty preschool campus in West Kowloon welcomed its first pupils in August 2017, and was followed by the opening of a second preschool campus, Island West, in Sai Ying Pun … Read more

An insight into Hong Kong’s Green School: Lantau International School

31 May, 2022 by Expat Living 4 Min Read JAMES LAMBERT is not only the Principal of Lantau International School; He’s also a long-time resident of Lantau, where he lives with his wife Suzy and their two teenage children. In this interview, he gives us an insight into LIS and how this green school maintains … Read more

Shanghai students to return to school, as Chinese city slowly emerges from lengthy Covid-19 lockdown

Shanghai schoolchildren will gradually resume some in-person classes in June with daily Covid-19 tests, the local government said Thursday, as the Chinese metropolis gradually emerges from a lengthy lockdown that brought it to a standstill. The country has been fighting its worst coronavirus outbreak since the start of the pandemic, with the epicentre Shanghai banning … Read more

Benefits of Being a School Leader: Leadership Opportunities at Harrow

Learning from books is obviously a crucial component of a child’s success at school, but learning to be a leader can be hugely important too. Leadership is about developing a strong character, being confident in making decisions, encouraging others, setting goals and staying motivated. At Harrow Hong Kong, there’s a huge range of pupil leadership … Read more