United World Colleges

My teaching evolution (2012-15)

Posted on Oct 4, 2015

My teaching evolved every year in the past three years, hopefully for the better.  Here I want to share some of my experiences, which may be interesting for both other teachers and also my students, current and past. 2012-13 In 2012-13 I spent much energy in discovering what works for good teaching.  The first part of the survey was fruitless and confounding.  Many things work to improve learning, indeed, everything works to improve learning.  Giving detailed notes help to improve learning...

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LPCUWC timetables: past, present, future

Posted on May 8, 2014

LPCUWC timetables: past, present, future

Comparison of academic timetable at LPCUWC from the past (2001/2008) to present (13-14) and the immediate future (14-15).

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Esther’s Speech

Posted on May 6, 2014

Esther, our well-loved economics teacher, is as “UWC” as one could get.  Growing up in Hong Kong, Esther attended Atlantic College in its early years, and have been teaching at LPCUWC since 1993.  Esther also organizes the UWC Graduate Organization in Hong Kong, and is also a UWC-parent: her daughter Sum has just graduated last year.  The class of 2014 invited her to speak at their graduation, and her talk has so much life and meaning, not only for the graduating class but also for...

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UWC: Schedules and Timelines (in progress)

Posted on Nov 7, 2012

UWC: Schedules and Timelines (in progress)

Comparing the day-to-day life, academic cycle, and year-cycles of UWCs.

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