Education Features

Articles on topics of interest and relevance within Hong Kong's education landscape


(©Maurizio Pesce via Flickr)

Maurizio Pesce via Flickr)

My feature on the Yidan Prize, the world's largest award scheme for education research and development, and global education report it commissioned the Economist Intelligence Unit to produce. The report highlights the trends and issues in education faced by both developed and developing countries from now until 2030.

(Published in the South China Morning Post on 13 June, 2016)


An early childhood education service in Hong Kong called We Play At Home helps parents design customized activities for young kids at home.

(Published in the South China Morning Post on March 15, 2016)

An interview with author and educational consultant Matt Glover on getting children to develop as readers and writers at home and in school

(Published in the South China Morning Post on March 1, 2016)


A look at early childhood education in Hong Kong and what "school readiness" means to the city's pre-schools and kindergartens

(Published in the South China Morning Post on January 12, 2016)

Expatriate communities in Hong Kong run "mother tongue" classes for their children growing up in Hong Kong

(Published in the South China Morning Post on November 3, 2015)


(Courtesy of ASHK)

(Courtesy of ASHK)

The different faces of continuing education in Hong Kong

(Published in the South China Morning Post on October 2, 2015)

My coverage of a new American international school in Hong Kong opening in September 2016

(Published in the South China Morning Post on January 5, 2016)


(Courtesy of the Childhood Bilingualism Research Centre at the CUHK)

(Courtesy of the Childhood Bilingualism Research Centre at the CUHK)

Childhood bilingualism at home and in school in Hong Kong 

(Published in the South China Morning Post on July 6, 2015)

(Wing1990hk via Creative Commons)

(Wing1990hk via Creative Commons)

A look at a unique secondary school in Hong Kong with a curriculum specializing in the arts and humanities

(Published in the South China Morning Post on June 22, 2015)


A look at a cloud-based gadget that allows parents to read stories to their children even when they are not around

(Published in the South China Morning Post on August 18, 2015)

(Wesley Fryer via Flickr)

(Wesley Fryer via Flickr)

A community engagement program empowers primary school kids in Hong Kong to fix social problems in their communities 

(Published in the South China Morning Post on August 27, 2015)