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The Francophile’s Guide to Hong Kong

    Did you know that French people make up one of the largest ex-patriate communities in Hong Kong? Chatteris Tutor and Francophile Lamia Farah muses on her relationship with French culture, and shows us how you can connect with it even when 6076 miles away from its origin!     My admiration for the […]

Historical Trails in Hong Kong: a Non-Committal Alternative to Hikes

      History buffs who want to get outdoors, but aren’t looking for a hike, this one’s for you. Chatteris Tutor Emma Smale has some historical trail suggestions in Hong Kong that avoid any huffing and puffing!       Are you an introvert tired of Netflix? Do you like the odd solo adventure? […]

Five Hikes You Should Try in Hong Kong

  Hong Kong is known for its iconic skyscraper-studded skyline, but the towering hills dotted throughout the city are not so well known. Chatteris Tutor Zoé Watson gives a quick overview of some of Hong Kong’s most prominent hiking routes, and how to look after the natural environment while you are treading the trails!   […]

Hong Kong’s Culinary Staple, the Cha Chaan Teng

 Feeling hungry? Chatteris Tutor Billy Hatcher explains the historical development of the classic Hong Kong-style cafe, as well as giving you some mouth-watering lunch ideas, in this quick guide to the cha chaan tengs of Hong Kong!     Famous for their blend of eastern and western cuisines, and characterised by speedy service and affordable […]

Bridging English and Environmental Education

During the summer, Chatteris Tutor Ashleigh Jameson took on the role of Environment and Sustainability Outreach Intern at Chatteris. This new opportunity shines a spotlight on Chatteris’ commitment to delivering quality environmental education, and increasing opportunities for students’ experiential learning. We sat down with Ashleigh to speak about all things sustainability…        What drew you to the role […]

From Law to Lesson Planning: The Career Journey of a Chatteris Tutor

As an educational foundation working with primarily underprivileged students in local Hong Kong schools, Chatteris continues to impact students and their families every day. However, the impact on participants of our Chatteris International Graduate Programme (CIGP) both inside and out of the classroom cannot be understated.  We sat down with Clayton Inglis, a returning Chatteris […]

4 Easy ESL Games

As an ESL teacher, it can be hard to create new games and activities to keep your students engaged. Here are some of Chatteris Tutors’ favourite activities to use inside and outside of the classroom.   1. Spot It – By Jess Similar to the game ‘Dobble’,  there is a deck of cards. Each player […]

Positive Behaviour Management in the Classroom

Hosted by Ashley Jennings and Aurora Jenkins of Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong, this webinar looks at different types of challenging behaviour, explores ways in which positive behaviour management can help teachers and students establish healthy relationships, support students’ attainment, and create motivation in the classroom. To find out more about Chatteris’ collaboration with […]

Refugee Storytelling: Our Impact

Since 2017, Chatteris has collaborated with the Hong Kong Society for Asylum Seekers and Refugees to deliver Refugee Storytelling: a relaxed and interactive session where young learners can engage with English language story books. The initiative’s co-founder Isabella Ng sat down with Chatteris’ Marketing Intern Chris to share her experiences and insights on the impact […]

Maximising Student Talking Time in Lessons

Looking for strategies to increase student talking time in your ESL lessons? In this webinar, Chatteris’ own Margaret Kwan and Mariana Ganusiak share their expertise:      Interested in teaching in Hong Kong? Click here to learn more!