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Nov 30
2016
The Values of Character Education

The Values of Character Education

Teacher Insights

Raymond Chan is Head of PE and Activities at ICHK Although there has been renewed interest in Character Education within recent years, it is certainly nothing new.  Aristotle, a major influence on western education from over 2000 years ago, tells us how forming character can lead to human...

Nov 22
2016
Resilient Students Race for Good Causes

Resilient Students Race for Good Causes

School News

ICHK is celebrating an incredible weekend of sporting success. Our resilient students took part in two of Hong Kong’s biggest youth events – the 24 Hour Race and Team Fear. Secondary students took part in the 24 Hour Race, running continual laps of The Peak for anti-human trafficking...

Nov 21
2016
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The Role of Emotions in Learning

Head of School Blog

The third transversal conclusion drawn by the OECD speaks directly to the wealth of research that confirms that learning results from the dynamic interplay of emotions and cognition. Indeed, to one extent or another, emotions are always either supporting or inhibiting learning, and the job of...

Nov 15
2016
The Key Is Motivation

The Key Is Motivation

Teacher Insights

Ross Parker is Technology Director, and teachs ICT, at ICHK HLY & Secondary. For those of us who received our formal education in the last millennium, we will most likely recall learning that was highly structured and prescribed. Lessons appeared orderly, with everyone moving through the same...

Nov 15
2016
The Benefits of Learning in a Green Space

The Benefits of Learning in a Green Space

Teacher Insights

Susanna Lynam is a teacher of Year 6 at ICHK Hong Lok Yuen. ICHK Hong Lok Yuen has a very rare commodity in this urban landscape that we call Hong Kong. It has ‘Green Space’ that students can explore and learn in. As a teacher, I’ve always loved the green space that is available for

Nov 15
2016
Teaching Via Storytelling

Teaching Via Storytelling

Teacher Insights

Chris Holland is a teacher of Maths at ICHK Secondary. As an engineer, it comes naturally to me to make theory transcend textbooks to real-world connections. Cultivating curiosity can be as simple as crafting an amusing story involving the students themselves. I mean, who wants to read about Joe...

Nov 07
2016
Amazing CAS Week

Amazing CAS Week

School News

Secondary students have experienced an amazing range of CAS Week challenges. Students across the school have stepped out of the classroom, and pushed outside of their comfort zones. They have experienced rock climbing, hiking, community service, first aid training and work experience in Guilin,...

Nov 01
2016
Spirit Week

Spirit Week

School News

Spirit Week has been celebrated at our secondary school with a wonderful range of events led by our creative students. Each day was allocated a theme, with students across all year groups entering into the spirit of the week. These included Dynasty War, Profession Day, Opposite / Twin Day, Pyjama...

Oct 31
2016
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Human Technologies at ICHK

Head of School Blog

The second of the OECD’s “transversal conclusions” resonates so strongly with our approaches to education at ICHK that I would like to continue to explore it here in this second part of this piece. In the first part, I examined to ways in which our 5+1 model directly impacts on...

Oct 30
2016
International Schools Survey

International Schools Survey

School News

We are delighted to report that ICHK has scored exceptionally well in the International Schools Survey 2016. Parents at 53 schools across Hong Kong were asked for their opinions and their overall satisfaction of International Schools. The Survey measured perceptions of primary and secondary...

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