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The Future of Education
  • 2021
  • Primary
Patrick DeFazio, Grade 6 Teacher

After two academic years disrupted by a global pandemic which also saw protests erupt across the world for everything from democracy to climate change to racial justice, the role of education has never been more critical on the one hand and on the other, more uncertain.

Principal for Today
Christine Greenberg, Prep-Middle School Principal

People are inherently social creatures and, more often than not, are concerned about what others think of them. Daring to be real and authentic takes courage and confidence.

Building a Culture of Thinking in Our Littlest Learners
  • 2021
  • Primary
Scarlet Lai, Prep Teacher & Floor Mentor

This year, THS is honoured to be one of just three international schools selected in Hong Kong to take part in Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education. So what is Project Zero and how will it benefit THS students?

Creating a Spectrum of Possibilities
  • 2021
  • Community
Daryl Cheung, TCI Supervisor

Across the developed world, the month of April is dedicated to raising awareness for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Despite the rising cases of ASD diagnoses in Hong Kong, it remains poorly understood.  Partly due to misinformation, and partly because ASD is on a spectrum, symptoms vary widely from person to person and are not visible.

What is personalisation, really?
  • 2021
  • High School
  • Leadership
Peter Hawksworth, High School Principal

With a high teacher to student ratio, our High School is intentionally small in order to deliver an individualized program for each one of our students that is tailored to their particular needs, goals and passions which will help them stand out in their applications to universities.

High School
  • 2021
  • High School
  • Leadership
Peter Hawksworth, High School Principal

It’s college acceptance season and we are proud of our High School’s class of 2021 scoring offers from top colleges and universities in the US and UK. In this era of Covid-19, universities are changing the requirements needed for entrance and many have gone test optional.

The Week In Review
  • 2021
  • Community
  • Leadership
Dr. Jadis Blurton, Head of School

Last Wednesday I would never have imagined the hurdles of this week.  Next Wednesday we will be largely past them.  We’ve learned a lot about our friends, colleagues, students and parents in only two weeks. And we know our community has a lot to be proud of.

The “Gold Standard”
  • High School
  • Leadership
Peter Hawksworth, THS High School Principal

So what is best for my child - A levels, IB or American high school? In the first of a three-part series, we tackle this big question by comparing the three systems head to head.