It seems everyone is talking about staycations 😉, so join NESTA and celebrate our Staycation Summer Quiz Night on Friday 31 July! We have an evening of fun-filled rounds with a staycation theme including prizes for best costumes (think colourful tropical shirts, oversized sunglasses, leis and coconuts), and themed quiz questions! Time: 6.30 pm Venue: […]
The end of the school year is upon us, and as we take a day to celebrate the establishment of our dynamic Hong Kong, I would like to share with you some reflections and hopes. 2019-20 was a complex and eventful year, and this new normal may be with us for the foreseeable future. Disruptions […]
With mixed emotions, we bid farewell to a complex and eventful 2019-20 academic year. Amid this uncertainty, NESTA held its Annual General Meeting at the KPC Business Centre in TST East. During the AGM, the MEO (Motions and Elections Officer) read the tabled motions from members and the nominations for executive members. Full details can […]
Congratulations to the student from Shung Tak Catholic English College for winning NESTA’s 2019-2020 Secondary School Competition. We also want to thank all teachers and students who participated in the competition despite the challenges faced during this school year.
Congratulations to the student from Sir Ellis Kadoorie (S) Primary School for winning NESTA’s Character Design Competition 2019-2020. We also want to thank all teachers and students who participated in the competition despite the challenges faced during this school year.
The date of the first NESTA GM this academic year will be Friday 20 September 2019. It will begin at 7 pm in the Conference Room at the Sai Ying Pun Community Complex, 2 High Street. All members are invited to attend. Log in to the forum to see the agenda and the issues discussed for and […]
School is set to start next week, but let’s extend our summer a little longer! Join fellow Native English Teachers (NETs) for some back to school drinks on Friday 6 September 2019 in a relaxing tropical setting without buying a plane ticket! Honi Honi Tiki Cocktail Lounge 3/F, Somptueux Central 52 Wellington Street Central 6pm […]
Do you have students that don’t like summer reading? Try this alternative… Excerpt: The literacy specialists at Walnut Ridge Elementary wanted to keep their kids excited about reading over the summer. To do that, they’ve started sharing a weekly read aloud on Facebook. One teacher each week will be volunteering to read a book of their […]
The Hong Kong Schools English Band Showcase (HKSEBS) was an event that truly highlighted the unique contribution of the Hong Kong NET scheme to society, and the valuable resources that Native English Teachers in Hong Kong can provide their students. 9 different bands from 8 different schools from all across Hong Kong converged on Lung Cheung […]
NESTA is proud to be a sponsor for the 2019 Hong Kong Schools English Band Showcase (HKSEBS) organized by NET Scheme Native English Teachers. Music and performance are fun and engaging ways to learn English in an authentic, task based, experiential environment, and we know that students from all over Hong Kong will benefit from […]