Alex, a British teacher teaching in an international school in Hong Kong
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UK teacher: 'Working in Hong Kong has its perks’

Thousands of teachers are being lured abroad with lucrative pay packages as England's schools grapple with a recruitment crisis, Ofsted warns.

Chief Inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw says elite public schools have been opening up branches abroad, leading to a boom in international schools.

Alex, a teacher who has worked for an international school in Hong Kong for the past three years, outlined the lure of teaching abroad.

  • 26 Feb 2016
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