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Parents' Guide

Education Post provides a comprehensive education guide to Hong Kong for parents and teachers with a specific interest in the industry. Choosing the right educational path for your child or your career is one of the most important decisions we make in our lives. Our education guide was designed with this in mind, to help inform you to make the best decision possible for your child. Topics include pre-school education, informal education programme, multi-intelligence, and social and cognitive capabilities.

UK boarding school: When and where to start
May 22, 2017
Hong Kong has long had connections with UK boarding schools, with generations of students attending top institutions. Figures from The Independent Schools Council show that of all the overseas students at 1,200 of the UK’s leading private schools, 17.6 per cent come from our city. Despite these...
Playing for keeps
May 22, 2017
Is "playgroup" a dirty word for parents in Hong Kong? Playgroups have been criticised in the mainstream media, and on social media, for putting too much pressure on young children.
Inclusion education – Why is it important?
May 19, 2017
It is nine years since the Education Bureau published “Catering for Student Differences: Indicators for Inclusion”. The report was based on the “Index for Inclusion: Developing Learning and Participation in Schools” devised by the Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education in Britain. We must ask,...
NBA player in Rosebud Primary School
May 18, 2017
National Basketball Association (NBA) star Enes Kanter was in Hong Kong on May 12 as part of a goodwill tour of Asia, and he drove the young students of Rosebud Primary School into a high-spirited frenzy. It was a first visit for the 6 ft 11 in (211cm) centre who plays for Oklahoma City Thunder and...
Why do we ask students to take tests?
May 17, 2017
Taking tests, as assessments, is part of our everyday lives and something we have grown to expect. A test result is often regarded as constituting a proof. That proof may be a competency milestone. However, the question of the value of that proof should not be over-estimated. How can we...