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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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CDNIS Celebrates Success of its Arts Programmes

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Canadian International School of Hong Kong (CDNIS) has long been recognised amongst international schools as offering one of the top arts programmes. The school’s arts programmes, which consist of both visual and performing arts, represent an exciting opportunity for the 1,800 CDNIS students to grow in their artistic skills and in their artistic appreciation. In particular, the arts programmes develop creative problem solvers who are able to think outside the box, connecting well with the school’s strong International Baccalaureate curricula.     According to Upper School Guidance Counsellor Scott Atherton, one of the key factors behind the school’s success is the strong emphasis that it places on its arts programmes, along with the continued investment that CDNIS has made to keep it a strong and vital option all the way through the IBDP...

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The American School Hong Kong (ASHK) Opening Ceremony

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A very impressive Ceremony took place on Friday 19 May, 2017 the American School Hong Kong (ASHK), celebrated the successful Grand Opening Ceremony for its non-profit, college preparatory international school in Tai Po. The entertainment by the students was extremely impressive. A lot of hard work and talent was exhibited on the day. We were delighted to be part of such an event. More about ASHK: ASHK opened in September 2016 for Kindergarten to Grade 6 students and Middle and High school students are now enrolling for the 2017 and 2018 school years. ASHK will launch the gold standard International Baccalaureate (IB) programme in 2018.   The original old school site granted by the Education Bureau, has been totally redesigned and refurbished to match the 21st century learning that ASHK espouses. Built over six floors, ASHK will accommodate 1000 students from...

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FAIRCHILD KINDERGARTEN – A NATURAL CHOICE FOR LEARNING

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Fairchild Kindergarten has opened in Sai Ying Pun, offering programs for children from age 1 to 5 years (up to K2). K3 will be offered in the 2018 school year. This is Fairchild’s second educational venue, with its very successful early learning centre, Fairchild Junior Academy in Tin Hau, already celebrating its first anniversary. The opening of the EDB licensed kindergarten, is another milestone in Fairchild’s long-term ambition to develop a pre-K to G12 through-train school system in Hong Kong, connected to leading schools and universities in Canada and throughout the world. Fairchild is committed to providing great learning opportunities in natural environments that promote a child’s innate instinct to play, inquire and learn. Having grown up in Canada with a forest for a backyard, the Managing Director, Joseph Fung set the design team the task to bring...

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