i‑Learner Education Centre


Ruth Taff

Ruth Taff

Providing students with the space to think, feel and express their ideas freely is the best environment for learning, and a teacher’s role is build the skills and tools to support students through any mistakes and unknowns.

Ruth Taff has a degree in Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies and enjoys reading and writing about different cultures and societal issues. She has creative flare and enjoys floristry as an artistic outlet in her spare time. She moved to Asia in 2015, first living in Cambodia and then Hong Kong. Her passion for education developed on this journey, and she has now been teaching in Hong Kong for almost 5 years.


  • BA (Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies) The University of Worcester


Successful Educational Approaches from around the Globe

Education is often a deciding factor for families seeking a life overseas. We often think of the UK or USA when considering where to move, but there are other excellent education systems well worth considering. Take a look at these examples: Singapore Home to the highest-ranking students in the world, Singapore is considered one of the most desirable cities in Asia to immigrate… Read More

Building Mental Strength and Coping with Change

When facing stress, I take the opportunity to build the mental strength needed to cope with change and uncertainty. Three techniques that have helped me through challenging periods are: Exercising the body and the mind  Physical exercise Building physical and mental strength through exercise can reset our mind and quash anxieties. Exercise is known to improve focus and cognitive function, allowing for clarity and… Read More