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Teacher Insights

Dec 01
2021
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It's the taking part that counts

Raymond Chan is Director of Creativity: Deep Learning, Head of PE During the recent winter consultations, I had quite a few conversations about the Dynasty Touch Tournament that was coming up at Kings Park.  In some, I was congratulating students on displaying the traits for a growth mindset or...

Nov 18
2021
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The Social Dilemma

Jon Rees is Head of Year 12 / 13 and a Teacher of English In Y12, Theory of Knowledge students have been investigating the core theme: Knowledge and the Knower in connection with Knowledge and Technology. Plato’s Cave Allegory pointed out that the world as we know it is essentially like the...

May 03
2021
Human Technologies - Metacognition in Action

Human Technologies - Metacognition in Action

Phil Morgan is Director of Creativity: Innovation and Teacher of Human Technologies at ICHK “I used to think the brain was the most fascinating part of the human body, then I realised…Hey! Look what’s telling me that”! Emo Phillips (Comedian) Here’s a question: Would you be a passenger in an...

Feb 24
2021
A Barefoot Hiker’s Guide to the MacLehose Trail

A Barefoot Hiker’s Guide to the MacLehose Trail

Saie Ryu Lee is a Learning Support Assistant at ICHK Inspiration: I was heavily inspired by British barefoot running enthusiast, Tony Riddle’s personal challenge of running the length of the UK completely barefoot in 30 days. His life story and message really resonated with me, and sowed the...

Jan 27
2021
High-Stakes Mistakes: Adventures in CrowdFunding

High-Stakes Mistakes: Adventures in CrowdFunding

Phil Morgan is Director of Creativity: Innovation and Teacher of Human Technologies at ICHK While most sensible people welcomed the Christmas Holiday as a chance to relax and unwind, I did the exact opposite and launched a Kickstarter campaign timed to finish just before our return to school....

Oct 07
2020
Re-framing grief and growing through loss

Re-framing grief and growing through loss

Phil Morgan is Director of Creativity and Human Technologies Teacher at ICHK School counsellor Christy Tsui and I recently had the opportunity to work with the London-based, co-creative collective weglimpse.co. a voluntary group of media and marketing professionals who donate their expertise to...

Apr 22
2020
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Top Ten Tips for Teaching in a Crisis

Douglas Kidd is Director of Out of Class and Experiential Education at ICHK. Introduction 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...

Feb 17
2020
The workplace is changing fast - this is how and why

The workplace is changing fast - this is how and why

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...

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