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Admissions are now open for “Future Ready” Kindergarten

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HONG KONG, 7 November 2017) – Avendale International Kindergarten (雋延國際幼稚園) will open itsflagship 11,000 square feet campus at The Parkside, Tseung Kwan O in early 2018 offering a child centredcurriculum that promotes innovative thinking to children aged 2-5. This learning environment is Reggio Emilia inspired and will feature a common area equipped with balancingand climbing facilities, an interactive wall, and open play area. There will be a total of nine classrooms includingone with cooking and baking facilities. An abundance of natural light will be available throughout the space. Theunique design of the area creates an enabling environment to inspire children and encourage creativeexploration. Avendale is a “future ready” kindergarten that help children develop critical thinking skills and adapt to changeswhen learning to solve problems....

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Fairchild - Where ‘Work’ is all Play

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The Reggio Emilia approach at Fairchild is child-centric and believes that children are capable of building their own learning through exploration in a sensory rich environment, rather than simply empty vessels to be filled with facts. This approach relies heavily on facilitation by the educators and at the heart of Fairchild are early year educators who are 100% committed to providing every opportunity to help a child unearth and evolve his or her own interests through play and inquiry. This commitment is fuelled by a profound belief in the philosophy of Reggio Emilia inspired learning. The Fairchild educators understand the trust that parents place in their judgement and creativity and to ensure they are always learning and growing as educators, they regularly participate in professional development to ensure their practice is such, to impact each individual child in an...

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ESF showcases students’ artwork to mark the ESF 50th Anniversary

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For the English Schools Foundation (ESF), 2017 marks fifty years’ service to Hong Kong.  A series of events are organised throughout the year to celebrate ESF’s world-class education, highlighting the incredible achievements of students, staff and alumni. Two events, the ESF Secondary Concert and ESF Primary Choral Concert, were successfully performed earlier this year. From June to July, a Visual Arts Exhibition will be held for the public. Themed ‘Views of Inspiration’, the one-month exhibition features outstanding artwork from ESF students in Years 10 to 13 who have completed coursework as part of their iGCSE, BTEC* or International Baccalaureate (IB) studies. Three talks from educationalists and local artists will be held for the public. The exhibition is part of the ESF Art & Music Festival, which is a public community launch for the ESF 50th...

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Ingredient X

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After eight years in rented commercial spaces in Kennedy Town, The HarbourSchool scored quite a coup by being awarded the last school site on Hong Kongisland by the EDB in 2015. In the last 18 months, I’ve spent many hours thinking,researching, planning the tangibles that make up a school - how can we optimisethese new spaces for learning, what can we design into the space to make learningmore engaging? The happy result is we now have three campus environments designed to empowerteaching and learning at THS. A 21st century school Technology is one of the key enablers of the unique learning experience we havecrafted for THS students. Our youngest students hone their senses and reflexes on amulti-sensory augmented reality wall at the Harbour Village. THS secondary schoolcampus, the Garden, features a state of the art science lab kitted with digitalmicroscopes. The Grove has...

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The importance of wellbeing at Kellett School

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Wellbeing. This word is the latest buzz-word in professional development in corporate circles although it has long existed for students, with schools recognising that a holistic approach to academic success also included the promotion of the social and emotional development and wellbeing of students. Wellbeing is difficult to define. It includes cognitive, emotional, social and physical aspects and is often referred to as the balance point between a student’s resource pool and the challenges they face. The characteristics of wellbeing may be summed up as: a positive mind-set, resilience, satisfaction with relationships and other areas of one’s life, effective functioning for age and the maximising of potential.   Kellett School, The British International School in Hong Kong, actively promotes student wellbeing from Reception to Year 13, in the provision of...

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