Mulberry House 2018 Winter Concert (Dec 15, 2018)

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Let's celebrate the second half of 2018 and have a blast watching the little ones perform! We will be performing songs, dances, poems, preschoolers' project presentation on the last four months learning units.

We welcome all children from 1 yrs old and above to perform! Babies will perform together with 1 parent! Please confirm your child's and parents' attendance!

If there are any questions or changes, please email us at ois@mulberryhouseasia.com as soon as possible as we are preparing costumes and performing roles. We can't wait for an awesome summer concert!

Click to RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/mulberry-house-2018-winter-concert-dec-15-2018-tickets-51537999544

Watch our children's wonderful performances during the 2018 summer concert.

Fire Station Visit (Mar 17, 24, 2018)

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Our March learning unit is all about "My community". What better way to learn about one of the most interesting careers out there: fireman! We encourage all parents with preschool children (2.5 + Yrs) to participate and join our trip to the fire station. The firemen will give us a tour (in English), while accompanied by Mulberry House teachers (in Mandarin).

Space is limited, we encourage 1 parent to accompany 1 child (for MH parents only)

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Water in the Balance Exhibition at the Maritime Museum (May 5, 12, 2018)

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One of our most important learning unit NATURE is coming up in May. We have organized a field trip with the Maritime museum for children to learn about water and the ocean. The "Water in the balance" exhibition is a well developed and interactive educational curriculum focusing on water systems, from mountains to the sea. We encourage all children above 2.5 + Yrs old to attend.

This is a MANDARIN guided tour by Maritime Museum, limited to 30 people per tour (parents and children included), and also accompanied by 2 Mulberry House teachers.

If you can't make it to the field trip, you can also go independently, English tours are available to the public, which ends on April 30th.

Please read the exhibition details here

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Parent Seminar: Strategies on how to choose the best schools (Mar 27, 2018)

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Choosing the right schools (preschools, primary schools...) for your child is super important. But what types of school and which school is the most suitable for your child?

We are inviting the Director of ITS Education Asia Anne Murphy to demystify the schooling process in Hong Kong and answer any questions you may have. Anne has led the school placement services for 10 years and has a wealth of knowledge in the whole schooling process in Hong Kong. Together Mulberry House's founder-director Jessica Ye Trainor will share her insight with parents on bilingual schools focusing on Mandarin education.

Bio of Anne Murphy: Anne was born and educated in Ireland and Hong Kong in Teaching English. In 2007, she founded the first independent school search services in Hong Kong, as part of ITS Education Asia. “Our mission is very simple. We aim to simplify the relationships between parents and schools. We strive to know and understand the educational and financial background of students to provide them with only the highest quality advice and information in reaching their goals."

Bio of Jessica Ye Trainor: Jessica was born in Beijing and grew up in the United States before moving to Hong Kong in 2007. She has a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from New York University and the NAMC Montessori Teaching Diploma for Early Childhood Education. She has done extensive research into Mandarin strong schools and the best way to educate multilingual children.

RSVP LINK: HERE

Parent Training Course: PET By Catherine Banson

Parent Effectiveness Training By Catherine Banson (2018 ongoing)

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"I just need someone to listen."

"Why won't my child listen to me?"

Parenting is HARD! We all know that by now, and it is important to keep getting support, working on improving ourselves, and learning new techniques to improve our communication and relationships with our children. 

P.E.T is one of the most researched based, well thought out and practical framework by American Psychologist Thomas Gordon, teaching parents practical and hands-on techniques to be used immediately to build strong bonds and healthy relationships with your children, which is essential as they get older and older.

Teacher Bio: Catherine Khang Banson, Brown University Class of 1992, is a certified instructor of Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T) and Youth Effectiveness Training (Y.E.T). Catherine is mother to three teens. She has taught over 20 P.E.T courses and runs 3 Y.E.T courses with students from CIS, GSIS, HKIS and CDNIS. You can read more about her and what parents say about this course: http://www.theacornwithin.com/testimonial/

Workshop Dates: 

  • Workshop Date: 2018 Feb 8

  • Spring Dates: 12-2 pm on Mondays (March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 9, 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4). Working parents - this is for you if you can take a long lunch break.

  • Fall Dates: One Wednesday and twelve Thursdays from 12-2 on the following dates (Aug 29, Aug 30, Sep 6, Sep 13, Sep 20, Sep 27, Oct 4, Oct 11, Oct 25, Nov 1, Nov 8, Nov 15, Nov 22)

Location: Mulberry House Central Campus

Please email Catherine directly at catherine@theacornwithin.com or text her at 9440 0758

Parent Seminar: Chinese-English Bilingual Education (Oct 11, 2017)

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Parent Seminar on Chinese-English Bilingual Education

We have invited Prof. Zhou Yanling from the Education University of HK to speak about bilingual and bi-literacy development for young children. She is also a native Mandarin speaker, raising two tri-lingual children in Mandarin, English and German. This event is free for all MH parents. 

Please email hello@mulberryhouseasia.com to sign up

我們很榮幸邀請到香港教育大學中英文雙語早教心理學家周教授與桐華教育的家長朋友分享雙語啟蒙教育。普通話為母語的周教授是兩個三語(中英德)孩子的媽媽,也有豐富的幼師執教經驗。
歡迎致函 hello@mulberryhouseasia.com (鄭老師) 報名參加講座