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Read education news and all the latest developments in the Hong Kong education industry. Whether you are a parent, student, teacher or are just keen to learn more about Hong Kong's educational landscape, Education Post offers a plethora of education news and feature articles. Notable topics include the decrease of the English language as the medium of instruction, curriculum controversies and the ongoing battle for admissions. 

Why spanking children should also be banned in home setting in Hong Kong
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  • Contributor
January 17, 2017
I am writing in response to Yonden Lhatoo’s column on the debate about spanking as a means of disciplining children (“Should Hong Kong ban spanking of children at home as well as in school?” January 12). Against Child Abuse’s response is a definite “yes”.
Forget children, let’s educate the parents
January 10, 2017
As a Hong Kong parent, I got a kick out of watching Natalie Portman’s The Other Woman on Netflix recently. One scene rather captures the obsession of rich families in contemporary America with getting their children into the most elite of schools, starting with kindergartens.