ISTA presents...

Hong Kong TaPS

November 29 - December 1, 2019

Type

Students


Masterclasses

Students will take part in 2 master classes, each lasting 90 minutes.
Masterclasses for this event will be announced by May 2019.


Professional development and learning (PD&L)

We invite all teachers/chaperones not taking part in IB training to take part in two PD&L workshops at no additional cost.
Content for PD&L will be announced by May 2019.


Theatre

All participants will attend two professional theatre performances. Details will be confirmed by May 2019.


Host

Discovery College Hong Kong


 

ISTA Event Coordinator

Tom Scott


Important Information

Booking is now open.

The registration window will open on Friday 4th October 2019.
The registration window will close on Friday 18th October 2019.

Travel forms from artists are due on Friday 18th October 2019.

All final information will be available for participants 2-3 weeks prior to the event.


Travel

Participants are advised to arrive into Hong Kong by evening on Thursday 28th November 2019 and should not plan to leave Discovery College before 3:00pm on Sunday 1st December 2019.

Schools attending from Hong Kong will attend from Friday morning through to Sunday afternoon.

Please note:
All international travel should be planned accordingly.
It is the responsibility of the schools/participants/artists to ensure they have the appropriate visas, as required.


Accommodation

Participants from Hong Kong will travel daily.
For overseas schools ISTA will book a hotel close to Discovery College. Single rooms for teachers and shared rooms for students. We will invoice schools for accommodation at the time of registration.

ISTA will book accommodation for ISTA artists for the nights of 28th, 29th and 30th November 2019.


Finances

Fees

Students

Registration fee

Students from member schools – GBP £300.
Students from non member schools – GBP £335.
Students from host school – GBP £225 for the first 20, thereafter GBP £300.

Surcharges
ISTA t-shirt – GBP £12.
Airport transfers – GBP £10.
Non local participants daily travel – GBP £20. This will be for daily travel from the hotel to the school and from the school to the theatre.
Local participants – two one way theatre transfers – GBP £10.

Accommodation costs
GBP £TBC per student per night based on shared accommodation; GBP £TBC for three nights.

Total cost per student
Local member schools – GBP £322.
Non local member schools – GBP £342 plus accommodation.
Local non member schools – GBP £357.
Non local non member schools – GBP £377 plus accommodation.
Host school – GBP £247.

Teachers

Registration fee
GBP £130 (2 x theatre tickets plus meals at school).

Surcharges
ISTA t-shirt – GBP £12.
Airport transfers – GBP £10.
Non local participants daily travel – GBP £20. This will be for daily travel from the hotel to the school and from the school to the theatre.
Local participants – two one way theatre transfers – GBP £10.

Accommodation costs
GBP £TBC per teacher per night based on single room accommodation; GBP £TBC for three nights.

Total cost per teacher
Local – GBP £152.
Non local – GBP £172 plus accommodation.

Please note:
All registration fees and surcharges will be invoiced once the registration window has closed.
A GBP£500 – non refundable, non-transferable deposit will be sent with the booking confirmation; this amount will be deducted from your final invoice.


Meals

Lunches and dinners are provided on the days of the workshop as well as tea/coffee breaks daily. Breakfast will be taken at the hotel for overseas schools and at home for Hong Kong participants.


Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:

Dates

Starts on Friday 29 November at 09:00
Finishes on Sunday 01 December at 15:00 .

Venue

Discovery College, 38 Siena Ave, Discovery Bay, Hong Kong

Participants

• Discovery College
• Yew Chung International School, Hong Kong