Advisory Council Visit

14 March 2019

At the start of the Chinese New Year, HIKSVS welcomed the annual supervision visit from the SVS Advisory Council (Miss Corkran, Mrs Davies, Mr Grindlay and Mrs Swaine). The Advisory Council observed English, Mathematics and Music classes in different year groups in both the domestic and international streams. They then worked with both Chinese and international teaching teams providing constructive feedback.
The children had made outstanding progress in English since the Council’s last visit in the autumn. The use of phonics has helped the children develop their vocabularies and confidence quickly. During their visit, the team was very interested in the style of Mathematics being taught in the school. The British method emphasises the practice of Mathematics while the Chinese system develops calculation speed. When it comes to solving problems, there are similarities as well as differences. This discovery and the discussions it provoked proves the benefits of working internationally as the strengths of each are woven together.

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