Teaching and Learning: The role of Learning Theory

The Oxford Dictionary defines learning as “the acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience, or being taught”. However, before any teacher even begins to engage in this process with students they must consider learning theory and its effect on the teaching approach they choose. Learning theories allow educators to design learning environments and improve … Continue reading Teaching and Learning: The role of Learning Theory

The Deep Think – Taking Hong Kong Education Into The Digital Age

Here is an article in the Comment / Insight and Opinion section of the South China Morning Post.  It talks about secondary education in Hong Kong and the benefits of embracing the digital age in a more serious way.  Speaking about the Diploma of Secondary Education in Hong Kong, Simon Wang says: With the advent … Continue reading The Deep Think – Taking Hong Kong Education Into The Digital Age

The Deep Think – What The Finnish Education System Could Learn From Asia

Here is an insight from a Finnish student who studied in Hong Kong for her a degree.  Hannamiina has first hand experience of the Hong Kong learning system and says there are lessons that the Finnish education system should embrace.  It is an interesting comparison.  What do you think? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXihBgHJelY