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Saturday, May 26, 2018

7 pointers to help you plan for your child’s early education | Education - South China Morning Post

"For the early years, taking a well-considered approach will help you find the best possible fit for your child" inform Ruth Benny, The founder of Top Schools.

Parents should do their own research regardless of the school’s name.
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Raising youngsters is largely about nurturing personal growth – kindergarten is a German word meaning “garden of children” – but not all flora flourishes under the same conditions. When creating an education plan for your child, there’s no point in planning too far ahead. 

The process is daunting enough without the burden of trying to predict what your needs will be in 10 years’ time, or how that little person living in your house will best learn when he or she is a teenager. So here are a few points to help you along the puzzling path of early childhood education.

1. Don’t judge a book by its cover
A school’s reputation counts for plenty in the Hong Kong community, but just because the “kindergarten for the rich and famous” has Oxbridge and Ivy League alumni, or an amazing new campus, it doesn’t mean that it’s right for your child. Keep yourself grounded and do your research regardless of the school’s name.
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Source: South China Morning Post