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
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?
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.
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?
The Impact of Relocation on Children
The influence and continued emerging results of globalisation seem endless. People are on the move like never before. If you are reading this helpful publication it is highly likely you are either in the planning stage of relocation or considering options. If you are a parent then the decision does not just rest with your needs and concerns, but your partner’s and children’s. Today there is an enormous span of international school options, particularly if you are moving to a modern and well-developed part of the world.
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.
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.
Supporting Your Children Through Exams
As exam season approaches, tensions rise, stress reaches boiling point and a number of tears are likely to be shed. Exam time is widely recognised as stressful for a household and although some members are more affected than others, everyone is aware of what is happening.
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.