May 2, 2018

Old Boy (name still used for alumni of British independent schools) of a well-known school at which I was teaching, recounting that when he left s...

April 10, 2018

Homesickness among students at boarding schools is not a new phenomenon. Charles Dickens famously chronicled the plight of homesick children in hi...

April 3, 2018

A family's recent visit to my office reminded me that not all Hong Kong families are looking for boarding schools for their children. 

Often they a...

March 13, 2018

Working in the world of education means that you're constantly surrounded by buzz words and ideas - and not just from the mouths of pupils, bu...

March 6, 2018

Three of the most common things local families ask me about (when considering UK schools for their children) are bullying, school food and homesic...

November 3, 2017

For many children, the idea of going to boarding school in Britain is a real-life fairy tale: the world of Harry Potter brought to life inside bea...

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