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May 2, 2018
Old Boy (name still used for alumni of British
independent schools) of a well-known school at which I was teaching, recounting that when he left s...
April 24, 2018
There is no doubt that independent schools offer excellent tuition, coaching and facilities. This is particularly the case in full boarding school...
April 17, 2018
The GCSE exams taken by British pupils at age 16 have been reformed by HM Government; this first major overhaul of the exams since their introduct...
April 10, 2018
Homesickness among students at boarding schools is not a new phenomenon. Charles Dickens famously chronicled the plight of homesick children in hi...
April 3, 2018
A family's recent visit to my office reminded me that not all Hong Kong families are looking for boarding schools for their children.
Often they a...
March 27, 2018
When I was teaching I had two massive objections to the idea of students being tutored.
First of all, there was nothing worse than trying to teach...
March 13, 2018
Working in the world of education means that you're constantly surrounded by buzz words and ideas - and not just from the mouths of pupils, bu...
March 6, 2018
Three of the most common things local families ask me about (when considering UK schools for their children) are bullying, school food and homesic...
February 27, 2018
【赴英升學考Ukiset】陶傑評考試設計：不是刁難學生 真正考獨立思維 香港小三BCA是否復考要三月才有定案──當中題型設計過份刁鑽，不是考學童基本能力；然而，全球教育體系下，真的有種公開試題型會令學生覺得有趣，不用操練而測試出不同程度的能力？
Bullying, burgers and the blues
The Cambridge Interview and The Supervision
October 11, 2017
Time for T when London's calling
The Old School Tie?
Sport and co-curricular in independent schools
Out with the new and in with the old
Homesickness can be cured
Learning to embrace tutoring
When the going gets tough
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