Speaking 한국어 to one student helped me to engage with many more

New Zealand Graduating Teacher Standard 6.d Graduating Teachers promote a learning culture which engages diverse learners effectively. I speak Korean. I don't speak the language particularly well, but alongside living in the country for four years I also attended night classes at Seoul National University. As a result of my study I can read and... Continue Reading →

Feeding hungry kids in (Korean) schools

Over the last few days the New Zealand Herald has run an investigation on feeding hungry students in New Zealand schools which prompted me to write about lunchtime in a Korean school. I taught English at a boys' middle school (years 8,9, 10) in the Republic of Korea for a couple of years and always... Continue Reading →

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