ABC Group Director of Studies


I Believe

A child that is engaged in what they are doing, and enjoying themselves, will learn. More importantly, they will want to learn and will seek out further learning opportunities. This is the simple but powerful formula for early childhood education, and it is a formula that I’ve seen succeed during my career with the ABC Group.

To engage a child, you must take an individual approach to learning. Children learn in different ways and at different paces. The one similarity for all children is that this is that early childhood is the most important time for building and growing as an individual. A child that is given a challenging but reachable learning goal, with the right support, will achieve this goal.

It is equally important that a child is enjoying themselves. From an early age children can love school, and this passion can continue through their academic career. Learning through fun topics, activities, and interactions are crucial for gaining knowledge and experiencing a happy childhood.

As an educator, I feel privileged to be part of this process, and I look forward to the experience and opportunities of working with our parents, teachers and young learners in the ABC Pathways International Kindergarten!

 

Laura Bradley

ABC Group Director of Studies

 

Profile

  • Ms. Bradley has been in the English Education field for nearly 15 years, working with both native and ESL learners. After spending the beginning of her career teaching college prep and college level writing to gifted and university students, she made the transition to Early Childhood Education when she moved to Hong Kong in 2010. She is currently pursuing her Master’s of Education degree in Early Childhood Education from Hong Kong Baptist University.

 

  • During her career at ABC Group Ms. Bradley has been working with early learners and Kindergartens around Hong Kong. She helped contribute to the creation and maintenance of several ABC Group programmes including ABC Playgroup, ABC School Services (working with Kindergartens, Primary and Secondary schools around Hong Kong), ABC Read4Fun synthetic phonics programme, and ABC Pathway’s signature programme, iLearn Academy.

 

Education Background

  • Master’s of Education, Early Childhood Education, Hong Kong Baptist University (current)
  • Bachelor’s of Arts, Sociology with English and Spanish, Purdue University
  • Linguistic background in both English and foreign language studies
  • Educational Management experience: Undergradute TA Coorinator of the Award-winning Purdue University Writing Lab, TOEFL Programme Manager in top preparation academy in Busan, South Korea

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