Schools & Education

Your guide to pre-schools, international schools and further education in Shanghai

Shanghai teens on the ups and downs of university applications
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Shanghai teens on the ups and downs of university applications

What do teens going through the university application process wish teachers – and more importantly, parents – knew about the experience?

In photos: Shanghai No 3 girls' high school in 1892 and 2018
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In photos: Shanghai No 3 girls' high school in 1892 and 2018

Historic Shanghai walks us through a school that's more than a century old

Things you'll only know if you're a PE teacher
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Things you'll only know if you're a PE teacher

... according to Mr Josh at EtonHouse International School

Watch this adorable but powerful video about gender stereotypes
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Watch this adorable but powerful video about gender stereotypes

'Here's to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.'

Choosing a school in Shanghai

Choosing a new school? Here's how to make the most out of campus visits
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Choosing a new school? Here's how to make the most out of campus visits

Dig in beyond the websites and brochures and ask the hard questions

5 things to consider when picking a school for your kids in Shanghai
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5 things to consider when picking a school for your kids in Shanghai

It’s a wild world of primary and secondary education out there

Resources for children with special needs in Shanghai
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Resources for children with special needs in Shanghai

Discover the options to help your child reach their full potential

High school and beyond

Is taking a gap year before university a good idea?
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Is taking a gap year before university a good idea?

While in Shanghai a year out is not so common, in other parts of the world it is. Here's why you should consider a gap year

How to plan a university visit for prospective students and parents
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How to plan a university visit for prospective students and parents

Shanghai educators advise on what to do and what questions to ask when touring college campuses

The best gap year programmes for graduates and leavers in Shanghai
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The best gap year programmes for graduates and leavers in Shanghai

No idea what to do? Everyone's like that at first

The school blog

More universities in the USA are now accepting gaokao scores
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More universities in the USA are now accepting gaokao scores

High marks on the infamously intense college entrance exam may now be the ticket to an education abroad

Shanghai international schools ranked the world's most expensive...again
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Shanghai international schools ranked the world's most expensive...again

Turns out giving your six-year-old an international education here might cost more than you pay in rent

In photos: Shanghai International and Bilingual School Fair 2018
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In photos: Shanghai International and Bilingual School Fair 2018

On Saturday 24 March we invited families to explore the educational options Shanghai has to offer, here's how it went down in pictures

Students at BISS Puxi try their hands at writing art reviews
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Students at BISS Puxi try their hands at writing art reviews

Year 12 students try their hand at writing art reviews, critiquing the shows of Math Bass and Qin Yifeng

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The best Chinese language classes in Shanghai
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The best Chinese language classes in Shanghai

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8 must-read books for expecting parents
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8 must-read books for expecting parents

First baby on the way? Nab these books for everything you need to know.

Listen up: 8 brilliant podcasts about China
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Listen up: 8 brilliant podcasts about China

Get to know China better with our pick of the pods

6 great parenting podcasts to tune into this summer
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6 great parenting podcasts to tune into this summer

These shows for mums and dads offer guidance, tell relatable stories, and will make you laugh so hard you'll cry