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Hong Kong vocational students reap rewards of WorldSkills Competition as platform to showcase talents, win medals

Li Kam-hung never imagined that his childhood fascination with cars would one day lead him to a job and first prize in a global competition. The 20-year-old came out on top in the Sustainable Practice Award for c . . .

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Hong Kong schools struggling to teach Chinese to ethnic minority students, sparking calls for more government funding to tackle problem

SCMP recently published an article about how Hong Kong is struggling to teach Chinese to minority students. It is unfortunate to hear that only about 38 per cent of teachers say they are confident in teaching the . . .

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Bringing computer education up to code

Hong Kong is not the only place where computer education is falling behind in regards to coding. It is not that computer science teachers are un-qualified; it is a matter of computer science teachers keeping up to . . .

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5 resume tips for teachers moving from the classroom to corporate

Here is a very interesting and informative article from Forbes magazine giving some advice for teachers seeking to make a switch from education to corporate.  In the UK, according to The Guardian, aroun . . .

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Hong Kong educators want students to act independently, take responsibility and reconcile tensions, survey finds

A recent survey carried out by Chinese University and the Hong Kong Association of the Heads of Secondary Schools had some interesting findings including: Most Hong Kong teachers and principals want students to . . .

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This teacher raised money for 1,000 books so her students would learn to love reading

ChalkFace loves to share exceptional actions by educators from around the Globe, therefore Corrina Reamer deserves our praise. Multiple studies have shown if children are introduced to the pleasures of r . . .

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One in three poorest girls across the world has never been to school

ChalkFace has been reporting on a range of programs and efforts to try to improve female education around the Globe, and  this article from The Independent shows the poor state of access that girls have to ed . . .

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British schools rush to open new campuses in Greater Bay Area, betting on need for international schooling amid area's growth

The desire for a British based education seems to be continuing to grow in the Greater Bay Area. Ten British schools are expected to open in the GBA by 2022, most of them located in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, bringin . . .

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