Douglas Kidd is Director of Out of Class and Experiential Education at ICHK.
These ideas are offered as the result of our experience in International College Hong Kong, a private not-for-profit secondary school. Hong Kong was hit early within the global scheme of things with school closure and a shift to online learning.… Read more
Sean McDermott is Deputy Head of School at ICHK and writes for The Future Learning Project
One of the key reasons why The Future Learning Project exists is because of the gap between how rapidly the world is changing when compared with often outdated learning experiences in many schools and education systems.… Read more
Ross Parker is Director of Technology and Assessment at ICHK
In 2011, Marc Andreessen, venture capitalist and co-founder of the venerable Netscape, observed that “software is eating the world”. His observation was intended to reflect the way that computers, and the software they run, were flipping the business world on its head. … Read more
Dave Addis is an Experiential Educator at ICHK
So, what happens when a group of nine Yr8 and 9 boys are given the task of leading themselves around southern China?
During December’s Deep Learning, a team of boys were given a 5-day itinerary to follow taking them from Hong Kong, up to the Longji Rice Terraces and finally to the limestone karsts of Yangshuo.… Read more
Phil Morgan is Director of Creativity, Head of Human Technologies at ICHK
As a serious student of ‘Creative Thinking’, few things interest me more than the mental state that Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi christened ‘Flow’.
If you’re not familiar with the term, you’ll certainly be familiar with the experience.… Read more
Jamie Holden is a Teacher of Mathematics at ICHK
As 2018 started to come to a close, I reflected on the previous year, as most people do, and started to think of the year ahead. Like most years, I was thinking about New Year and setting a New Year’s Resolution.… Read more
Harry Merrett is an ICT Assistant at ICHK
As you go through secondary school, people are going to start telling you about a magical place called university. This applies doubly if you don’t like school very much. They’ll tell you it’s the light at the end of the tunnel, the be-all and end-all, the place you’re Supposed To Go.… Read more
Raymond Chan is Director of Creativity: Deep Learning, Head of PE & Activities at ICHK.
Following on from Ross Parker’s previous post on the Art of Growing Up, I am pleased to report that The Making of Men and the work of Dr Arne Rubinstein continues to influence the development of our programme as demonstrated by the Year 6 expedition for those who will be joining us in Year 7.… Read more
Jamie Holden is a Teacher of Mathematics and Outdoor Pursuits Coordinator at ICHK
I had just completed a PSHE session with my Year 7 form group and the outcome was too powerful not to share.
We had been asked ito share a message with our students and I decided that I wanted to to use ‘Community’ as the main driver, but where the conversation went was much more than that.… Read more
Phil Morgan is Director of Creativity and Head of Human Technologies at ICHK
I used to have a poster on my classroom wall exhorting my students to “Think Outside the Box!”
I’ve taken it down and I’m not putting it back up.… Read more