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Anjali Hazari

Anjali Hazari

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Does studying at an Ivy League college really matter?
January 25, 2017
Do Ivy league schools make winners or do they merely select them? As I watch my students nervously await their first choice Ivy League university offers, I am reminded that...
Tips on studying smarter not harder
December 13, 2016
Research in neuroscience and brain-based learning has revealed effective methods for remembering information.
The importance of allowing freedom of speech in schools
November 1, 2016
When I wrote that schools should allow students to discuss and debate the independence movement (SCMP, 1 September 2016) I received several interesting comments from...
Choosing the right curriculum
October 28, 2016
Deciding on a kindergarten can be challenging, so understanding the different curricula available is of utmost importance.
Good teachers, whether fictional or real, all share similar traits
September 6, 2015
Two characters from the Harry Potter series grabbed prominent places in education's 50 favourite fictional teachers in survey. This academic year students will be motivated by...
Hong Kong schools and parents need to emphasise life skills teaching
August 10, 2015
Students who have recently graduated from school are preparing to embark on their college careers made possible by the grades they have received at their secondary school-leaving...
Canadian International School row highlights the role parents can play in school governance
August 5, 2015
Anjali Hazari says conflict over the management of Canadian International School underlines the complexities of adapting to 21st century best practices, where diverse stakeholders are involved. 
How one Hong Kong student won a coveted Princeton Book Award
July 13, 2015
Service excellence a major criterion of prize, underscoring the importance universities attach to serving communities. One of my students, Aaron Lit Tsz-ki, is one of the recipients...
How should teacher performance for the academic year be judged?
June 15, 2015
The exam season is finally over and my students have been evaluated internally by me and externally via different exam boards. My school administrators are now busy...
Why bragging about exam expectations is a good thing
May 18, 2015
The International Baccalaureate and International General Certificate of Secondary Examinations are in progress. The invigilation duty teachers are required to undertake follows...
Does studying at an Ivy League college really matter?
January 25, 2017
Do Ivy league schools make winners or do they merely select them? As I watch my students nervously await their first choice Ivy League university offers, I am reminded that...
Tips on studying smarter not harder
December 13, 2016
Research in neuroscience and brain-based learning has revealed effective methods for remembering information.
The importance of allowing freedom of speech in schools
November 1, 2016
When I wrote that schools should allow students to discuss and debate the independence movement (SCMP, 1 September 2016) I received several interesting comments from...
Choosing the right curriculum
October 28, 2016
Deciding on a kindergarten can be challenging, so understanding the different curricula available is of utmost importance.
Good teachers, whether fictional or real, all share similar traits
September 6, 2015
Two characters from the Harry Potter series grabbed prominent places in education's 50 favourite fictional teachers in survey. This academic year students will be motivated by...
Hong Kong schools and parents need to emphasise life skills teaching
August 10, 2015
Students who have recently graduated from school are preparing to embark on their college careers made possible by the grades they have received at their secondary school-leaving...
Canadian International School row highlights the role parents can play in school governance
August 5, 2015
Anjali Hazari says conflict over the management of Canadian International School underlines the complexities of adapting to 21st century best practices, where diverse stakeholders are involved. 
How one Hong Kong student won a coveted Princeton Book Award
July 13, 2015
Service excellence a major criterion of prize, underscoring the importance universities attach to serving communities. One of my students, Aaron Lit Tsz-ki, is one of the recipients...
How should teacher performance for the academic year be judged?
June 15, 2015
The exam season is finally over and my students have been evaluated internally by me and externally via different exam boards. My school administrators are now busy...
Why bragging about exam expectations is a good thing
May 18, 2015
The International Baccalaureate and International General Certificate of Secondary Examinations are in progress. The invigilation duty teachers are required to undertake follows...

About The Author

Anjali Hazari teaches IB and IGCSE biology at the French International School