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Interview With Ruth Benny, Founder of Top Schools HK

Posted by: scar on Monday November 16, 2015 (13:42:50)   (1196 Reads)
Ruth Benny, 'Head Girl' of Top Schools HK
Ruth, what inspired you to set up ?

I saw a need! I saw parents stressing about getting their kids into kindergartens and primary schools and no-one to turn to for help. The system is very complicated and I saw parents getting themselves into a mess and making unnecessary mistakes and thought that I could do something about it.

What services does Top Schools HK offer?

We place children in international and private schools here in ...    more ...
Hong Kong

A Detailed Look at the Education System in Hong Kong

Posted by: Jamie on Thursday April 04, 2013 (13:37:53)   (2090 Reads)
The 'Special Administrative Region' of Hong Kong is special for more than the relative autonomy from mainland China that it enjoys. For one, it is one of the most densely populated territories on the planet. This situation has led to some of the most in-demand upscale residencies in the world (see Causeway Bay for more information on this score), and also to some of the most tightly compressed, labyrinthine low-income residences, like the now-dem ...    more ...
Hong Kong

How to Choose a School in Hong Kong

Posted by: Jamie on Tuesday February 19, 2013 (06:51:26)   (4270 Reads)
For a family considering a move to Hong Kong, finding an appropriate school for your children has to be top of mind. Since most expat children will not arrive with Mandarin or Cantonese language skills, they will likely join the competition for limited spaces in international schools offering their home language.

The limitation is not so much related to the number of international schools, for there are quite a few: about 40 at primary level ...    more ...