Local schools for expat children in Hong Kong – why you should go for it!

After reading my blog about schooling, you might think that the only option for expat children is an international school. I must admit that that was my initial thought when moving to Hong Kong as a non Chinese speaker. But after some interesting conversations with expat parents who made the choice of sending their kids to a local school, I do believe both type of schools have their pro’s and con’s and it depends on what you think is best for your child and situation. Continue reading “Local schools for expat children in Hong Kong – why you should go for it!”

All you need to know about tutoring in Hong Kong

Everyone who has read my blogs on schooling, knows that education and being the best student in class is very important to Hong Kong parents. Not surprisingly many kids have a tutor to help them throughout their school career. I found out that it is quite a big business in Hong Kong. So let me give you some insights. Continue reading “All you need to know about tutoring in Hong Kong”

What I wish I would have known before moving with kids to Hong Kong

With over 300.000 expats in the city, you are certainly not the first mother that arrives with a young baby, toddler, kid, or teen… so don’t be scared (as I felt!) and let me help you to be prepared! Because actually,  I believe it will be an awesome experience.  Also read Life of an expat in Hong Kong – what to expect? Continue reading “What I wish I would have known before moving with kids to Hong Kong”

What you should know about schooling before moving to Hong Kong

When moving abroad one of the top priorities for families is to find the right school for their kids. In Hong Kong this can be quite tricky, so plan ahead and read my observations after a year in the schooling system. Continue reading “What you should know about schooling before moving to Hong Kong”