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Wellbeing programmes in Hong Kong schools (PODCAST)

This episode explores why a school’s wellbeing programme matters. Listen to wellbeing expert and school counsellor Carla Nagel from Hong Kong Academy explain why wellbeing programmes are crucial for students. 

While kids might talk big about hating school, the reality is, the routine of school makes kids feel safe. When that routine is routinely interrupted, the impact can be significant.

In our uncertain school year, the question begs, what initiatives are Hong Kong schools putting in place to help our kids? Carla Nagel, the orchestrator of Hong Kong Academy’s (HKA) wellbeing programme, provides an insight into this important issue.


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For more information about schools in Hong Kong, head to our section exploring education options in the city.

For more information about Hong Kong Academy, head to hkacademy.edu.hk.

About our podcast series

Welcome to Schools in Hong Kong, Expat Living’s podcast series that introduces expat parents to our city’s international schools. If you’re moving to Hong Kong, or living here and starting to look at school options, this is the podcast for you! You can start at the very beginning with our Hong Kong Schools 101 episode.

Our editor has spent years visiting schools and meeting with principals. She knows there are some fantastic education options available to expats. But, as parents, we know the school choices here can be overwhelming. This is why we put together this podcast series, to help parents better understand their options.

Scroll through our feed and you can listen to a range of episodes. We will introduce you to the city’s experts who can help you learn more about schools in our city. The series covers different curriculum choices, popular international schools, the realities and advantages of learning Chinese, what the local system is like, and a whole lot more.

If you have a question or some feedback to share, we’d love to hear from you. You can get in touch with our team by emailing us at editor@expatliving.hk.

Listen to Episode 2: The British Curriculum in Hong Kong

Learn more about education options in the city and moving to Hong Kong in our Living in Hong Kong section:

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