Category: Expert Corner

Interviews with experts in the field of education

Interview with Carolina, English Specialist Kindergarten Teacher

英语专业幼儿园老师, 来自厄瓜多尔的丽娜,让我采访她。很有意思的小故事! 她跟我分享: - 父亲对他的未来预测 - 决定在早期教育工作的原因 - 在厄瓜多尔与中国教育之间的差别 - 打算打开年轻与动员网上学校   In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Carolina, an Ecuadorian native and happy, English Specialist kindergarten teacher. Listen to the audio to learn more about Carolina’s: – father’s prediction about her future – decision to teach in early education – Read More …

Interview with Jehanne Fima, Free Spirit

Une courte promenade dans la vie de Jehanne Fima. Dans cet entretien, nous discutons l’apprentissage et l’enseignement avec Jehanne Fima, professeur de Francais, du théâtre et d’yoga. En bref, une grande source d’inspiration. Écouter l’enregistrement audio pour en savoir plus sur: son expérience comme jeune étudiante en France sa professeur préférée ses plans pour l’avenir Read More …

Interview with Maria Pang @ May Link

美龄女性国际教育的创始人, 来自杭州的庞博,让我采访她。我学到很多新知识。 她跟我分享: - 小学/中学/大学的快乐经验 - 两个最喜欢的老师 - 中国考试将来的想法 In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Maria Pang, a Hangzhou native and founder of May Link, an organisation which advises female students in China on educational practices abroad. Listen to the audio (in Chinese) to learn more about Maria’s: – learning experience Read More …

外国汉语教师来华研修班 – 2015年7月-采访6

三个月前我参加了孔子和北京国际汉语学院安排的外国汉语教师来华研修班。 我采访了这个活动的参与人。我们讨论的话题是学习和教语言。 采访6:来自印尼的罗慰珉(我的同学)。 Threemonths ago, I participated in a workshop for foreign Chinese teachers, organised by the Confucius Institute and Beijing International Chinese College. During my time, I interviewed some of the participants about their interest in studying and teaching langauges. The sixth interviewee was my class-mate from Indonesia, Robin. Friends outside of China are Read More …

Interview with Linda Bennett, Australia-based Chinese Teacher

Interview with Austraila-based Chinese Teacher, Linda Bennett. From China to Australia and back to China again, Linda’s story is one of triumph over adversity, where a disadvantaged childhood propels her towards becoming an inspirational mother and teacher. With her ambitions now firmly fixed on obtaining an Australian teaching degree, it is clear her passion, patience Read More …

Adult Learners Week 13-19 June 2015 (England)

A video clip of my mother giving a short speech at an Awards Dinner for inspiring Adult Learners in the south east region of England. She was nominated herself, back in 1992, and has been a dedicated learner ever since. I guess that explains my lifelong learning bug … Adult Learners Week Me and Teacher Read More …

Interview with Q @ Mike’s Reading House (Shenzhen)

In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Q, a Shenzhen-based New Oriental teacher who wants to inspire us to read more. Watch the video to learn more about Q’s: – learning and teaching background – take on what makes a good and bad teacher – involvement with Mike’s Reading House – passion Read More …

Interview with Doug Marbach, Academic Writing Teacher

In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Doug Marbach, a Beijing-based EFL Coach with a specialism in Academic Writing. Listen to the audio to learn more about Doug’s: – learning and teaching background – passion for coaching rather than teaching – dealings with technology in the classroom & iBT TOEFL preparation – experience Read More …

Interview with Brendan Ternus @ Armada Education

In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Brendan Ternus, awesome team member of Beijing-based experimental learning centre Armada Education. Listen to the audio to know more about Brendan’s: – learning and teaching background – participation in an alternative learning camp for public schoolers – experience of volunteering as a Teaching Artist – Read More …

Interview with Piero Costa @ Linguese

In this interview I chat about learning and teaching Chinese with Piero Costa, co-founder of online Chinese learning platform Linguese (by Orientalmente). Check out the video to know more about Piero’s: – learning and teaching background – experience doing a Masters in TCSOL (Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages) – decision to launch an Read More …