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Studying Abroad in Challenging Times

In this current climate, we do live in challenging times, so the question posed at our recent event “Panel discussion: Studying Abroad Challenging Times” was “Is it more challenging for graduates looking to study abroad with covid restrictions”? The answer was overwhelmingly no. Our panel of experts included Mr. Russell Duncombe, Counsellor, Stamford American International …

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Australian Migration & Education – pathways available to Hong Kong Residents

As I stated at the talk held on Tuesday, the Australian government has allowed for various pathways for Hong Kong residents to enter Australia. These include priority for 858 Distinguished Talent Visa: – 188 Investment visa– 132 Investment visa– 5-year extensions for skilled visas i.e., 482 Temporary Skill Shortage and 457– Temporary Skilled visa– 5-year …

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The importance of bilingual education in Hong Kong

A bilingual school is usually a school which offers a curriculum in two languages, usually bilingual schools in Hong Kong teach in English and Mandarin (Putonghua). Some of the more well know bilingual schools include: Chinese Academy (Primary) Chinese International School (Primary & Secondary) Dalton School Hong Kong (Primary) Han Academy (Primary & Secondary) Independent …

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Hong Kong International Schools and their sister school counterparts

  Amidst the unrest in Hong Kong, residents are seeking options to leave the territory to other destinations in Southeast Asia including Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, and more. Many international schools have sister schools in these countries and some schools have priorities for students transferring between their sister schools, although this is no guarantee of …

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The Benefits of a Hong Kong International School vs a Local School

A recent question was posed on a parent forum “How do we ensure that the recent protests do not affect the quality of a child’s education?” Overwhelmingly, parents all agreed that the recent unrest in Hong Kong has not affected any of the students in Hong Kong international schools and if anything, the students were …

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What is the right school for my child?

  School photo created by pressfoto – www.freepik.com The right school for one child is not necessarily the same for every child. There are a variety of factors that parents consider when choosing a school including: Track record/academic scores of that school Facilities Reputation Proximity to home Support services offered for English language support/Special Education …

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Hong Kong International Schools Admissions are still open!

May 20th 2020 marked the first day back at school for Hong Kong International Schools in nearly 4 and a half months! With this interruption has brought about a few changes for the admissions process for August 2020. Schools are still accepting applications; interviews are being conducted and offer letters being sent out. Some schools …

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