The first NESTA GM of the academic year was held virtually on Microsoft Teams last Friday 18 September with a range of issues discussed as well as an election to fill vacant Exec positions. Samuel Barbour was acclaimed to the position of Primary Liaison Officer. Thanks to Sam for stepping up to take up this […]
Every year, NESTA is asked to present at the EDB NET induction to help incoming NETs (Native English Teachers) adjust to their new jobs and the Scheme. This year the induction was held online, and NESTA produced a video introducing our activities and encouraging new NETs to join the association. Enjoy!
On Monday 17 August, 2020, NESTA executive members held an emergency meeting with the HKPTU Vice-President and LEGCO Panel on Education Deputy Chairman, Mr Ip Kin Yuen. A wide range of issues were discussed, including: the practice of principals requiring teachers and students to come to school during COVID retirement and contract extensions after 60 […]
On Friday 14 August, 2020, members of the NESTA Executive Committee had an emergency meeting with the Chairperson of LEGCO Panel on Education, Mrs Regina Ip. A wide range of issues were discussed, including: the practice of principals requiring teachers and students to come to school during COVID retirement and contract extensions after 60 medical insurance […]
It is with great sadness that NESTA’s Staycation Summer Quiz Night will be postponed until the situation in Hong Kong is significantly safer for socialising. In the meantime, enjoy SCMP’s Harry Harrison’s promo for the Quiz Night: Stay safe everyone and hope to see you all soon! Social [email protected] | nesta.hk/blog
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.