Creating Opportunities through Communication and Networking

Creating Opportunities through Communication and Networking

Creating Opportunities through Communication and Networking

During our school careers so much emphasis is placed on academic results and demonstrating our technical skills and subject knowledge under exam conditions. It is understandable that we tend to focus on these hard skills and performance metrics as the key to success in our careers and lives. However secondary school students can also start to think about building connections as an important foundation for… Read More

Kongish and English Learning

Kongish and English Learning

Kongish and English Learning

“I need to go to Mong Kok tomorrow but will people mountain, people sea. So hoi sum.” “You add oil la! It not big problem geh. The place always so many people. Just blow water with your fren while you wait.” Can you understand what these sentences mean? If you have lived in Hong Kong for a while, these… Read More

Autism in the Media: Why Children Need to See Themselves

Autism in the Media: Why Children Need to See Themselves

Autism in the Media: Why Children Need to See Themselves

The Centres for Disease Control and prevention define autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as a developmental disability caused by differences in the brain. It can manifest in children in many different ways and as someone who has studied the history of medicine extensively I find it fascinating and uplifting how quickly we as a society have advanced in our treatment of those children and… Read More

How Attachment Theory Affects Young Children’s Development

How Attachment Theory Affects Young Children’s Development

How Attachment Theory Affects Young Children’s Development

Attachment theory is a psychological theory first proposed by the British psychiatrist Mr. John Bowlby in 1969. Attachment theory emphasizes the vital role of early relationships in shaping a child’s development. The theory explores how different attachment styles impact young children’s emotional, social, and cognitive growth. Understanding different attachment styles allows parents, teachers, and caregivers to recognize and respond appropriately to their child’s… Read More