The Native English Speaking Teachers' Association (NESTA) is a professional and independent association of teachers in the Hong Kong EDB NET Scheme.

NET Information

Are you new to the NET Scheme? Have a look at our New NET Packet! Something for veteran NETs too.

Social Events

Regular social activities help us relax in this fast-paced city. They are an opportunity to meet new people and catch up with old friends.

Teaching Resources

Looking for a lesson plan, worksheet, or PowerPoint presentation for teaching your Hong Kong students? You’ve come to the right place.


Enter the NESTA competitions for Hong Kong students.

Professional Development

NESTA has regular opportunities for teachers to develop professionally.


Find out what your membership means, and how to join to show your NESTA support.

The NESTA Forum

Our Forum has been running since 2008, and has more than 50,000 posts going back as far as 1998 about living and working as a NET in Hong Kong. It is a true historical document and deserves a visit.

Our Blog

The NESTA Blog highlights our recent events, activities, seminars, and other happenings of interest to our members.