Special Issue (Nanhai 2015): The importance of embracing innovative teaching approaches

By Mandy Cheng (Year 4, 2014-2015) and Lily Cheng (Year 5, 2014-2015) Ready to take up teaching posts soon, we found it a rewarding journey to Nan Hai visiting primary and secondary schools. The teachers there are enthusiastic and passionate about new teaching methodologies to enhance students’ language abilities. Also, the government have organized different teaching competitions …

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Issue 18: Catering for All Candidates Abilities: ‘Graded Approach’ in English Language of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education

By Lily Cheng (ELED Year 5, 2014-2015)  Introduction In the last two decades, public English Language assessments in Hong Kong have undergone a series of changes within a large-scale educational reform framework introduced by the government. One of the most significant changes is the launch of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) that follows the implementation of the New Senior …

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