HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, MetLife Hong Kong* unveiled the launch of its MetLife EduCare
Program exclusive for customers of MetLife Hong Kong that enables
parents to support their children’s educational pursuits from birth
through university graduation.
Stepping up its effort to engage families in the local community,
MetLife Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MetLife, Inc., the #1 U.S.
life insurer^, has partnered with Kindermusik and Kaplan Test Prep to
launch the MetLife EduCare Program. Starting January 12, 2016, all new
and existing customers of MetLife Hong Kong will receive discounts on a
wide variety of first-rate courses and services from the two world-class
A leading international provider of musical learning that focuses on
early childhood development since 1978, Kindermusik offers classes that
are carefully designed, using music-and-movement curricula underpinned
by research to help children from newborn to age seven develop language,
cognitive, physical and social-emotional skills#. With the
MetLife EduCare Program, customers of MetLife Hong Kong will receive
exclusive invitations to Kindermusik child development seminars and 10%
discount on Kindermusik classes for the first semester, while enjoying
free usage of Kindermusik online resources, including songs and other
activities that help to enhance child development at home.
In addition, after joining the MetLife EduCare Program, customers of
MetLife Hong Kong will be entitled to a complimentary consultation
session with Kaplan Test Prep and introductory materials on overseas
university applications, up to 20% discount on in-person English
training and prep courses for tests such as SAT ®, TOEFL
® and IELTS ®, as well as another 20% discount on
admission consulting packages at Kaplan. Founded over 76 years ago and
established in Hong Kong since 1989, Kaplan has served students
worldwide and helped many students in Hong Kong gain acceptance to top
universities with its personalized approach to learning.
“MetLife Hong Kong greatly empathizes with parents and their unyielding
aspiration to provide the best possible future for their children,” said
Ms. Sunshine Farzan, Vice President, Head of Marketing and
Communications, MetLife Hong Kong. “With the new MetLife EduCare
Program, we hope to enable parents to support their children’s
educational pursuits from birth through university graduation. Through
unique partnerships and innovative campaigns, we will continue to
refresh the way insurance is offered as we strive to fulfill our brand
promise to help people pursue more from life.”
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates
(“MetLife”), is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world##.
Founded in 1868, MetLife is a global provider of life insurance,
annuities, employee benefits and asset management. Serving approximately
100 million customers, MetLife has operations in nearly 50 countries and
holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin
America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information about
MetLife Hong Kong, visit www.metlife.com.hk.
*MetLife Limited and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of Hong Kong
Limited (collectively “MetLife Hong Kong”) are wholly-owned subsidiaries
of MetLife, Inc. in Hong Kong and private companies limited by shares
incorporated and registered under the applicable laws in Hong Kong. Both
MetLife Limited and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of Hong Kong
Limited are authorized insurers carrying long term business in Hong Kong.
^Axco Global Statistics 2014
#Research shows that children who participated in Kindermusik
classes achieved a 32% greater early language and literacy gain.
(Source: SEG Measurement 2012-2013, https://www.kindermusik.com/why-kindermusik/research/)
##Based on non-banking assets according to A.M. Best research
2012 data, Best’s Review July 2014