The 2023 award winning shortlist of courses that boost academic performance
As a parent, you want to ensure that your child is getting the best academic performance possible. After-school activities can be an important part of helping them reach their full potential. Academic extracurricular support such as exam preparation classes, homework support, maths tutoring classes and English tutoring classes are available to help your child excel in their studies and prepare for upcoming exams like the HKDSE/IB/IGCSE.
Exam preparation courses available on Bizibuz provide students with guidance on how to approach each subject they’re studying so that they can maximize their results on tests or exams. They will also learn valuable study techniques so that they can better retain information when it comes time for test day. You can also find subject-specialist tutoring classes on the Bizibuz platform which are great at helping children understand complex concepts more easily while reinforcing what has already been taught in class settings. On the Bizibuz platform, all tutors are experienced professionals, associated with a properly licensed education institution.
Having access to academic after-school activities gives children the opportunity to further develop skills needed for success both inside and outside of the classroom environment like problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, collaboration etc., all while receiving individualized attention from experienced tutors who have expertise in specific areas related directly towards improving learning outcomes within particular subjects or topics . By taking advantage of these extra educational opportunities, parents should see positive changes over time not only academically but socially & emotionally too since there will be increased confidence levels due being proficient at certain tasks as well as having a greater understanding about various topics covered during sessions held by professional tutors .
Read on to explore the top academic courses available on Bizibuz! Please note as the classes get full, the links below will no longer be active.
- Exam preparation
- English studies
- Chinese studies
- Math studies
- Science studies
Exam Preparation Tutoring Courses
Exam Preparation Classes | All Round Education Academy | 14-18 yrs | 2 locations across Central & TST
All Round Education Academy is one of Hong Kong's leading tuition centre. With a team of over 70 international highly qualified tutors, All Round Ed Academy has helped thousands of students achieve excellent results across a variety of international curriculums such as the IBDP, IBMYP, IBPYP, IGCSE, A Level, HSC, AP, SAT, ACT, common entrance and more. The Academy focuses on making sure students build a solid foundation of understanding for the concepts, make effective use of past paper drills and share strategies to get them well prepared.
Exam Tutorial Classes | Ampla Education | 8-18 years | Causeway Bay
Ampla Education specializes in local and overseas school admissions and after-school tutorial services, Ampla Education aims to help students achieve their academic goals by delivering high quality teaching with courses designed and delivered by Ampla's team of graduates from top schools and universities. By combining the leading teaching methods from around the world and tailoring each class to the specific needs of the child, Ampla is able to optimise their performance inside and outside school. Courses are taught in English.
Examination Skills Class P1-2 | Steamlabo Education | 6-8 yrs | Tseung Kwan O
Steamlabo Education provides tutoring sessions to improve students' school performance by reviewing and practicing test papers according to the scope of the test, and helping the student prepare for the test in advance. Steamlabo is expert at local & international school curriculum, and arranging supplementary exercises according to each student’s needs, so that students can master each topic irrespective of the student’s school. This course will be taught in Cantonese and English.
Primary School Exam Prep Class | Blue Bean Education | 6-12 yrs | Hung Hom
Blue Bean Education has deep experience with past exam questions of local & international schools across Hong Kong. Their primary school exam prep class ensures that independent test paper practice is more targeted based on the test/examination scope of the particular school and so are more effective at improving the academic performance of the child. The class covers question types, answer points, time management and other coping skills. Students will be expected to solve problems and make corrections on the spot, developed an organized study plan and practice test-taking skills such as time allocation. This course will be taught in Cantonese and English.
Academic Tutoring Classes | Hugeheart Education | 6-18 yrs | North Point
Since it first opened in 2007, HugeHeart Education’s mission has been to nurture students so they achieve the best possible results. HugeHeart’s focus is on 1-1 tutorials and small group classes so that mastery and deep learning are achieved. HugeHeart believes that “there are no unteachable students in the world” and this ethos is core to their continual improvement of teaching methodologies. HugeHeart Education also pays attention to the elite all-round development of students. In addition to academic achievements, our students are also taught personal skills that allow them to actively participate in public affairs and charitable activities and be able to contribute to the community. The students are trained to develop good character, elegant sentiment, personal confidence and correct outlook on life. These skills are taught and learnt as a natural part of their tutorials. The Hugeheart team is comprised of experienced and reputable teachers. Classes are taught in Chinese or English.
Academic Tuition | Marktops Education | 4-18 yrs | 2 locations across Causeway Bay & Tsuen Wan
Marktops Education Group was founded by Jofee & Marcus Santos, and consist of a group of overseas educational experts. Marktops is focused on providing academic tuition across a range of subjects such as art, science, education, mathematics and literature etc., in order to improve a student’s current academic performance and path to overseas study. Courses are taught in Chinese or English.
Homework assistance | Bright Minds Academy | 6-15 yrs | Sha Tin
Bright Minds Academy has an extensive range of teaching materials and resources in order to provide the most complete tutoring support. Regardless of the level of the child or school origin, Bright Minds is guaranteed to provide the most effective teaching. Bright Minds also uses vivid, interesting multimedia teaching materials and instructor lectures to inspire children and build engagement. Homework assistance includes focused review, small class teaching, targeted supplementary exercises and exam preparation. Classes are taught in Chinese or English.
Secondary school homework tuition | Vision Wise Education | 12-18 yrs | Sai Wan Ho
Vision Wise offers primary and secondary school homework guidance and review classes. Vision Wise employs teachers with deep experience in a range of primary and secondary school specialties in order to provide comprehensive support for a diverse range of courses. Instructors also have a college degree or above. Current students comprise primary and secondary students from schools including: Kei Wan Primary School (Old Kei Wan), Yau Cho Wing Primary School, Kei Wan Primary School Aldie Wan, Buddhist Chinese Kangshan Primary School, North Point Methodist Primary School, Salesian School, Aldrich Bay Government Primary School, Wylie Lady Elementary and other schools. Subjects covered: Chinese, English, Mathematics, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics, BAFS, Liberal Arts. Vision Wise uses group-style teaching, sets a pace to optimize each student’s progress and tailors the course according to the level of the student. Homework tuition includes the preparation of practice questions and a detailed review of curriculum content. Courses are taught in Chinese or English.
P6. Exam Preparation | Kindle Learning Centre | 10-12 yrs | Shek Mun
Kindle Learning offers exam preparation classes for P6 at two levels covering a broad range of material for English, Maths & Chinese.
Chinese content consists of reading comprehension upgrade skills, word & sentence patterns, punctuation, rhetoric, lyric, argumentative, & descriptive poems.
English content consists of reading upgrade training, mixed tenses, infinitives, Gerunds, bare infinitives, passive voice, 'ed', 'ing', adjectives, similes (as...as, like...), writing tips (simile / descriptive / narrative).
Maths content will include percentage application, discounts, capacity and volume, circles, circumference, area of figures. The classes will reinforce existing knowledge, test different question types and include exam skill training.
This course will be conducted in Chinese or English.
Trinity & Cambridge English Exams | Native Nurture | 3-15 yrs | Central
Native Nurture offers courses to help prepare young learners for Trinity & Cambridge English exams. The Trinity exam preparation course provides listening and speaking practice, grammar and vocabulary support, and examination advice for the English Trinity GESE exams (through Trinity College London). Kid Box is a six-level course for young learners that covers the full syllabus of the Cambridge Young Learners Test. The Open World course covers all the topics and skills needed for A2 Key, B1 Preliminary, and B2 First Cambridge English Qualifications. These courses cover many different topics, building a student’s confidence to use English in everyday life as well as for exams. There are real-world sections that open up the language through listening, videos, and text, enabling students to learn grammar on the move. At Native Nurture, these exam preparation courses cover tips, and tricks, giving the students the confidence they need to perform well. The centre also uses amusing stories, interactive songs and activities with a focus on having fun in a relaxed environment.
English Creative Writing | See Write Education | 4-11 yrs | Happy Valley
See Write provides activities such as Creative Writing, STEAM Education, special events, English listening & speaking. Uniquely developed curriculum based on years of proven experience. Helping children write in a detailed, structured manner. A step-by-step process tailored to the individual child's ability and needs. A powerful and enjoyable learning process using activity based tools to promote discovery, innovation and exploration for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics.
IELTS Exam Preparation Classes | Lingua Learn | 15-18 yrs | Online
This IELTS exam preparation class from Lingua Learn is designed for students who are new to the IELTS curriculum or seeking to hone their skills. The pace of learning is set by the student and the classes can be tailored to have a specific focus on components across listening, reading, writing, or speaking. The Lingua Learn team will provide tips, techniques, and strategies to ensure higher band scores in addition to focusing on skill development. The team will also share practice tests and materials, marked by IELTS-experienced teachers. There will be a full outline of the IELTS examination and a breakdown of all four components (listening, reading, writing, and speaking). Band scores and assessment/marking criteria will be explained. The course content includes teaching and practice of writing Task 1 and 2, including time management (with feedback), reading question types explained and practiced, listening samples reviewed and practiced, and speaking questions reviewed and strategies shared to achieve the best possible band score.
English Enrichment | Education Ladder | 12-18 yrs | Quarry Bay
Education Ladder provides full training in listening, reading, writing & speaking on an enrichment basis for younger students or in preparation for the IELTS examination for older students. Education Ladder has carefully prepared teaching materials and training methods suitable for each individual child according to their strengths and weaknesses, and will develop independent tutorials for your child to help them achieve certain learning goals. Flexible class time, no comparison between classmates, and communicating with native speaker teachers in every class will naturally increase self-confidence.
ETL English-Time | Success Wings | 6-12 yrs | Tuen Mun
Established in 2008, Success Wing’s Education is a licensed education center registered by the Hong Kong Education Bureau (registration number: 572 675). Success Wings provides high-quality group tutoring to enhance students' interest in learning and self-confidence, in addition to improving exam results. Each tutoring session will involve the tutor patiently explaining relevant concepts, and highlighting key points of the course. The tutor will also guide students on answering skills and share notes, lectures, discussions, homework and tests. Tests will be marked by the tutors and homework will be reviewed. The ETL English-Time class is focused specifically on language structure, vocabulary, spelling, short questions & composition. Students are required to be conscientious, punctual, polite and able to cope with teaching materials written in English.
Expert Phonics Tuition | Books & Brains | 3-6 yrs | Quarry Bay
Books and Brains helps children with reading difficulties catch up developmentally so that they can focus on reading to learn rather than learning to read. Children at risk are those who are 5-10 years of age who haven’t acquired fluent reading and spelling skills. Academic success relies on acquiring these literacy skills. Books and Brains Literacy Services is headed by Literacy Specialist Beverly Sace, providing exceptional services and products to families and schools.
English Time Courses | Tesco Education Group | 3-12 yrs | Tuen Mun
Tesco Education believes that self-directed learning is a new trend in the future development of education and its tutoring style is to guide students to learn independently. Tesco was founded by Dr. Hugo Wong who has worked as a secondary school and special school teacher, a junior college lecturer, a senior university lecturer, a university teaching consultant and a university education project manager. Tesco’s English Time courses offer a fun and complete interactive multi-media program to help your child learn English. The kindergarten course for 3-6 year olds focuses on phonics and vocabulary. The course The primary course for 6-12 year olds focuses on teaching students common English grammar structure and vocabulary through a variety of exercises involving spelling, short question and composition format.
English tutoring | Starkid Courses | 6-12 yrs | Online
Starkid is a Hong Kong-based edtech company focused on providing students with the best English learning environment through innovative teaching models. Starkid makes full use of data obtained in the online classroom to provide each student with the most suitable personalized learning materials, ensuring that learning is more effective. The Starkid team consists of native English teachers that need to pass a strict screening system. All teachers must be fluent in spoken English, have a bachelor's degree or above, and have 1 year or more of teaching or educational guidance experience. The native English class is taught by Teacher Jonathan who is an experienced ESL Teacher from UK with 4 years online teaching experience of over 10,000 classes. Prior to joining Starkid, he was a home room school teacher and has deep experience teaching phonics, grammar, writing, vocabulary and reading comprehension.
English Tutorials | Blue Bean Education | 4-16 yrs | Hung Hom
Blue Bean Education offers primary & secondary English tutorial classes designed to cultivate the ability to use English and improve communication skills in the four aspects of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students can learn in an all-English environment, with small class teaching that offers a lot of interaction and communication with the tutors.
Classes focus on enhancing a student’s ability to read and comprehend articles, to cultivate critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and also inspire thinking, research and a student’s exploration of the meaning behind sentences. Primary class content will build a strong foundation of English grammar, sentence structure, paragraphing, sentence and word usage, and improve writing ability. This course will be taught in Cantonese and English. Secondary class content will strengthen the foundation of grammar and commonly used vocabulary, and comprehensively improve listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. With a four-volume teaching manual of unique exam skills, your child will increase their English grade quickly. This course will be taught in English.
English Studies | Seed Learning | 4-7 yrs | Online
Seed Learning understands that each child has a different personality, level of knowledge, passion for learning, discipline to focus, ability to absorb information, and most importantly, method of learning. General English is a tailored lesson plan each month that grows as your child grows. Whether you wish for a discipline lesson or play-based one, a textbook lesson, or a creative lesson with art and crafts, Seed Learning will make it work for you and your child. Alternatively, you can help your child get ready for P1 admissions with Trinity GESE Grade 1 and 2 exams. Lessons are conducted with an experienced native English teacher. Seed Learning has helped over 20 students get a distinction on their exam results while boasting a 100% strike rate to date.
English Academic Tutoring | Diligence Academy | 6-12 yrs | Sha Tin
Diligence Academy runs English academic tutoring classes at two different levels. The goal of these classes is to enhance students' reading comprehension ability, cultivate critical thinking and problem-solving skills, consolidate the foundation of English grammar, learn stylistic sentence structure involving paragraphs & sentences, and more effectively use words to improve writing ability. The small class format means that the Academy is able to deliver comprehensive training to rapidly improve students' language level. Content will focus on writing expression, tenses, prepositions, pronouns, gerunds, infinitives and connective modals.
P5. English Exam Tutorials | Kindle Learning Centre | 10-12 yrs | Shek Mun
Kindle Learning Centre offers P5 English exam tutoring in order to lay a solid linguistic foundation and prepare for the examination. The Centre will use topic-based exercises and tailor learning as needed. The tutorials will cover key review areas, answering skills training and long and short answer drills to improve answering speed. According to the content of test papers, the Centre will also review word meaning, grammar, sentence structure, and reading comprehension. This course will be conducted in Chinese or English.
Chinese Homework Support| MandarinTeacher.HK | 2-12 yrs | At Parent Home
Mandarinteacher.hk is proud to provide a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming learning environment for all children. Their unique programs incorporate a variety of educational theories & innovative methods, while always keeping the child’s best interests in mind and allowing for hands-on, experiential learning. The MandarinTeacher.hk team consists of Mandarin teachers with multiple decades of experience teaching in local & international schools across HK so there is deep familiarity with the curriculum, homework expectations & linguistic teaching method employed.
Chinese Homework Support| Linguabox | 3-12 yrs | Online
Linguabox is the fastest and most effective way to learn Mandarin online. The web-based training system utilizes live interactive sessions with Mandarin teachers with many years of experience in order to provide necessary homework support while utilizing effective language acquisition techniques.
HK Academy of Languages | Academic tutoring | 3-18 yrs | Online
HK Academy of Languages was founded by a professional Cantonese and Chinese teacher offering effective lessons for fluent and natural Cantonese and Mandarin communication. The Academy is run by a native Cantonese speaker who studied Chinese Language and Phonology in the University of Hong Kong. He lectured on Chinese Language and Cantonese Phonics at a community college for three years. Since 2010, he has taught Chinese Language classes to local & foreign students and offered private tutoring services. From 2016 onward he has been delivering a number of Cantonese seminars and short courses at American Women’s Association of Hong Kong. He enjoys conducting classes as fun exercises with daily examples, which gives interesting and fruitful learning experiences to students.
Chinese Academic Tutorials | E M Culture | 8-18 yrs | Kowloon
EM Cultural Education Center was established in 2002 to provide professional Chinese language courses for primary and secondary schools. The founder promotes Chinese education out of the classroom as well, hosting Chinese writing lectures and workshops for many schools such as St. Paul's College and Beliros Secondary School. He has also hosted a Chinese writing exchange camp, and conducted writing exchanges and academic studies with Sun Yat-sen University, University of Macau, and Shanghai Normal University. EM Culture’s Chinese Language Jintang Professor used to teach Chinese in middle schools, and Dr. He Tian, a famous Chinese teacher, is an assistant teacher with a Bachelor of Arts from New Asia College, Master of Education from East China Normal University, and a senior editor of Chinese language textbooks.
Chinese Academic Tutoring| Ting Er Education | 3-18 yrs | Sai Kung
The Ting Er Education teaching team consists of teachers with professional qualifications (Chinese professional master's degree or Putonghua first-class B certificate) and with rich teaching experience in the field of Chinese and Mandarin teaching. Ting Er teachers quickly grasp the characteristics and needs of students of different ages, and flexibly use a variety of teaching methods. By paying attention to the development and changes of each student, the teaching team ensures that students' ability to understand and use Chinese is gradually improved in different levels and stages. The Centre invites experts to supervise and guide teaching, and lesson preparation is often a collective exercise which helps to form a strong learning and research atmosphere. Teaching standards are unified, and teaching content is continuously improved. Depending on the teaching and examination conditions of each school, exclusive and refined teaching materials are complied. Courses are taught in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Chinese Tutorials | Blue Bean Education | 6-12 yrs | Hung Hom
Blue Bean Education offers Chinese tutorial classes for 6-12 year olds. Blue Bean classes use lively teaching methods to improve students' interest in learning Chinese and enhance their confidence. Teachers focus on stylistic techniques such as narrative, lyrical, and expository essays, as well as writing techniques and skills, writing structure, the use of starting and ending transitions, and closing techniques. The study of ancient poetry and idioms are used to comprehensively improve the level of academic writing. This course will be taught in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Chinese Academic Tutoring | Diligence Academy | 6-12 yrs | Sha Tin
Diligence Academy runs Chinese academic tutoring classes at two different levels. The goal of these classes is to develop a child’s grammatical foundation and language application, including sentence structure, reading comprehension, rhetorical techniques, and writing skills. The small class format means that the Academy is able to deliver comprehensive training to rapidly improve students' language level. Course content and focus includes reading comprehension, sentence continuation, writing structure.
Mandarin Private & Group Tuition | Lingua Learn | 17-18 yrs | Online
Lingua Learn is an established provider of language solutions and their management team has experience that spans over 50 years in the education sector. Lingua Learn trainers and assessors have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the field and language teachers have a minimum degree qualification with an accredited teaching qualification. Lingua Learn language classes prepare students for CEFR Level Certification.
P5. Exam Tutoring Chinese | Kindle Learning Centre | 10-12 yrs | Shek Mun
Kindle Learning Centre offers P5 Chinese exam tutoring in order to lay a solid linguistic foundation and prepare for the examination. The Centre will use topic-based exercises and tailor learning as needed. The tutorials will cover key review areas, answering skills training and long and short answer drills to improve answering speed. According to the content of test papers, the Centre will also review word meaning, grammar, sentence structure, and reading comprehension. This course will be conducted in Chinese or English.
Specialist Maths Training | Happy Kids Learnscape | 5-18 yrs | Quarry Bay
Happy Kids Learnscape was founded in 2015 in order to educate children through novel and interesting courses, thereby fostering a more comprehensive development. Happy Kids courses cover a broad range of maths classes including pre-primary & primary Olympiad, Indian maths quick calculation, Abacus mental arithmetic. There is a strict teaching employment standard and teaches are required to pass interviews and written tests, in addition to holding relevant qualifications. All classes are run in English and/or Cantonese.
Maths Academic Tutoring | Diligence Academy | 6-12 yrs | Sha Tin
Diligence Academy runs Maths academic tutoring classes at two different levels. The goal of these classes is to focus on understanding numerical and arithmetic concepts, teach mathematics vocabulary, practice the appropriate test questions, and train and strengthening logical thought. The small class format means that the Academy is able to deliver comprehensive training to rapidly improve students' language level. Course content and focus covers arithmetic operations, fractions, percentages, decimals, perimeter, area, volume, 3-dimensional graphs.
Maths Kindergarteners | Tesco Education Group | 3-6 yrs | Tuen Mun
Tesco Education believes that self-directed learning is a new trend in the future development of education and its tutoring style is to guide students to learn independently. Tesco was founded by Dr. Hugo Wong who has worked as a secondary school and special school teacher, a junior college lecturer, a senior university lecturer, a university teaching consultant and a university education project manager. Tesco’s Maths course for kindergarten focuses on comparative concepts, numerical data and arithmetic processes in order for young learners to develop a strong foundation in maths and also enhance problem-solving, logical thinking and reasoning abilities. The class is taught in Chinese or English.
P5. Exam Tutoring Maths | Kindle Learning Centre | 10-12 yrs | Shek Mun
Kindle Learning Centre offers P5 Maths exam tutoring in order to lay a solid quantitative foundation and prepare for the examination. The Centre will use topic-based exercises and tailor learning as needed. The tutorials will cover key review areas, answering skills training and long and short answer drills to improve answering speed. Maths content will include percentage application, discounts, capacity and volume, circles, circumference, area of figures. The classes will reinforce existing knowledge, test different question types and include exam skill training. This course will be conducted in Chinese or English.
Little Scientist | Steamlabo Education | 4-9 yrs | Tseung Kwan O
Steamlabo Education offers a series of innovative science classes that will spark the curiosity of your 4-9 year old. Classes employ interesting scientific experiments which cultivate a child’s ability to learn spontaneously. In addition to learning scientific knowledge through different topics, children will also develop favourable learning habits. This course will be taught in Cantonese.
Biology & Chemistry Tutorials | Marktops Education | 15-18 yrs | 2 locations across Causeway Bay & Tsuen Wan
The Marktops Education team has a rich experience in biology & chemistry exam preparation covering DSE content, test-taking skills, and helping to prepare crib notes for students. Courses are taught in Chinese or English.