Kids deserve your high expectations! No, no - they thrive following their own paths! The world needs engineers and doctors. The world needs creative thinkers. If you don't get in to the Ivy League your life is over. What’s wrong with a state school? Don’t sacrifice Fine Arts in education! Everyone should learn to code!... Continue Reading →
The Professional Kid – too big to fail?
Q: How many Hong Kong kids does it take to screw in a light bulb? A: Is that with or without a tutor? There’s a sad/funny story going round about the parents at an international school here in Hong Kong. The school in question is considered one of the most well-regarded, expensive and academically rigorous... Continue Reading →
If I Break Up With My Child’s School, Can We Still Be Friends?
Dear Outstanding Institute of Secondary Learning, Hey! I’ve been meaning to write you for a few weeks now. I hope I can speak freely and honestly here. First of all let me say that I absolutely do not want you to feel under-appreciated. I think you’re great! Really. And I know you cost a lot... Continue Reading →