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This page contains a small but growing collection of significant recent interviews with Stephen Codrington in the print media, as well as some recent scholarly articles and speeches.


The old “Media Centre” page that also contained video clips and radio interviews had to be replaced because of bandwidth restrictions.  Therefore, if you need a copy of my interview on ABC Radio on 13 June 2002, or the video clip of my interview with CNN in Pyongyang on 16 August 2005, please e-mail me using the link at the foot of this page.  You can download my radio interview on RTHK-3 about the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma (7 September 2009) by right-clicking the RTHK icon to the right.


IMPROVING SCHOOL BOARD EFFECTIVENESS (CSM IDEAS article)

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This 16 page guide, published in May 2014, outlines the importance of school board effectiveness in improving student outcomes.  The importance of separating governance and management is noted as the paper develops a framework of five dimensions to articulate ‘best practice‘ for school boards. 


STUDY VISA SNUB FOR KIM JONG IL’S GRANDSON (SCMP article)

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The web version of the front page article in the South China Morning Post on 6th October 2011 that describes my involvement in the the enrollment of Kim Jong-il’s grandson in a United World College.  My related blog can be read HERE.


SMART PARENTS - LI PO CHUN UNITED WORLD COLLEGE (in Chinese)

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An illustrated article (in Chinese) from the Hong Kong newspaper ‘Sing Tao’ on 10th March 2011 about Li Po Chun United World College, looking at all aspects of the College and focussing on students’ experiences.


RESPONDING TO EDUCATIONAL REFORM IN HONG KONG

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An article and interview (in Chinese) from the Hong Kong newspaper ‘Ming Pao’ on 29th December 2009 about the impact of the Hong Kong Government’s 3-3-4 educational reforms on schools such as Li Po Chun United World College.  Click the following green links for direct access to the photo illustrating the article:

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ARTICLES ON MY WORK WITH LEPERS

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Three articles by South China Morning Morning Post reporter, Steve Cray, who joined the students and me for our work with the lepers in Ma Chan village during November 2006.  The articles appeared in the South China Morning Post as follows:

a. Fear, Loathing and Redemption, 26 November 2006

b. Suffering in Confinement, 25 November 2006

c. The prisoners of ignorance, 25 November 2006


THE UNITED WORLD COLLEGES

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Paper presented to the China Scholarships Council in Beijing, June 2006, on the uniqueness of United World Colleges.


SERVING LEPERS IN CHINA

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An article from ‘United World’ on my group’s work with lepers in south-west China (March 2006 edition).


BEST PRACTICE IN EDUCATION

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Article from the Journal of Research in International Education, Vol.3, No.2.


LEADERSHIP

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Keynote speech to the Annual Conference of the Hong Kong Union of Young Leaders, 26 November 2005.


ARTICLE ON NORTH KOREAN TRIP

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Article from ‘United World’ about the first group of foreign students ever to visit North Korea (in March 2005).


EDUCATION REFORM IN HONG KONG

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Article from ‘South China Morning Post’, 15 January 2005, on the impact of the proposed education reforms on international education in Hong Kong.


WHAT IS TRUTH?

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My Opening Address at the Dialogue Australasia Conference, Adelaide, 15 April 2004.


FUNDING OF SCHOOLS IN AUSTRALIA

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Unless funding to independent schools increases, elitism will flourish - from The Advertiser (Adelaide), 19 Feb 2004.


LEAGUE TABLES

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My article from the Australian Principals’ Newsletter, June 2003, arguing against judging schools purely by their examination results.


THE VALUE OF LEARNING CHINESE

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My opening speech to the Australian Chinese Language Teachers’ Conference, Adelaide, 30 May 2003.

 

Some Recent Articles and Speeches by Stephen Codrington

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