Money would be better spent on reading programmes for children. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong should invest in training local teachers for better English, rather than relying on its outdated native speaker scheme

Kelly Yang says the alarming fall in English standards in Hong Kong means we must rethink rote learning in schools and the out-of-date native-speaking English teacher programme

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Money would be better spent on reading programmes for children. Photo: Nora Tam
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Kelly Yang

Kelly Yang

Kelly Yang is the founder of The Kelly Yang Project, an after-school writing program for children in Hong Kong. At KYP, she teaches creative writing, public speaking and critical reasoning. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and Harvard Law School. Follow Kelly on Twitter: @kellyyanghk