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  • Back to School

    Both students and teachers alike look forward to the summer break. The holidays bring time to sleep in, hang out with friends and just unwind. There is no homework or uni

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  • Unplug from the Digital World at Home

    Every other week we hear stories about teenagers developing depression due to an addiction to technology and social media. What we don’t hear are the stories of teenagers and children developing depression because their PARENTS are addicted to technology. How does this show itself?

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  • Saying Goodbye at the End of a School Year

    The countdown to the end of the school year has begun. The end is in sight! After a busy year of assignments and exams, with sport and music commitments drizzled amongst the assessments, YCIS students are feeling ready for the holidays.

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  • The Multiple Benefits of Music

    For many young people, fitting in at school can feel like the hardest thing in the world. Not everyone is blessed with the ability to walk into any social situation without a care. The more “different” a young person feels, the more isolated they become…so how can we curb this downward spiral?

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  • The Importance of Celebrating ‘Who We Are’

    Every child is different, just as we are all different. It is the magic of our diversity that makes the world what it is – full of new ideas, innovations, and ways of being.

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  • Moving from the Local System to an International School

    An age-old question for parents in Hong Kong is whether they should send their child to an international or local school. Whilst the majority of expats choose an international education for their children, this has become an increasingly popular choice for members of the local population too.

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  • Bilingual Learning for Multiple Benefits

    Universally it must be noted that child development is an infinite and fascinating topic. As our global society evolves and reshapes, handling more than one language and dealing with cross-cultures can become an everyday part of a child’s life. Years of compiled technical research and endless discoveries have contributed in the way adults look upon raising and teaching a child.

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  • Deciding Between the IB Diploma or A Levels

    Despite the learning journey and child development holding an overweighing importance over the aim of tertiary education, a University is often the goal held in the distance. But, several strategic steps need to be taken in order to reach the right place, offering the right course.

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  • Tackling Cyber Bullying Head On

    The rise of social media over the last decade has resulted in our ability to send messages, photos, and videos across the globe with a click of a button. Despite the many perks of the instantaneous nature of our social networks, there is a downside.

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