Kristel Solomon-Saleem is the director of Learner Support at Hong Kong Academy. Her dedication and passion in the field of education has led her to work with schools and organisations that ensure children have access to quality education so that they may find their individual pathway to excellence. Her personal commitment to leading has allowed her to work closely with the Next Frontier Inclusion as their Asia-Pacific regional coordinator and as a workshop leader. Additionally, she has had the opportunity to lead workshops for Inclusion and English Language support across a range of organisations including but not limited to: The Special Education Needs In Asia Conference (SENIA), the Eastern Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS), the Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and to contribute to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Guidelines for Inclusive Education.
Ms Soloman-Saleem is a graduate of Temple University with degrees in Elementary and Special Education and a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology. She is currently pursuing an additional graduate certificate in Mind, Brain and Teaching from Johns Hopkins University.
South China Morning Post is a leading global news company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record, with a growing correspondent staff across Asia and the United States. SCMP's vision is to “Elevate Thought” and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”. Additionally, SCMP publishes a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles in Hong Kong including Cosmopolitan,ELLE, Esquire and, Harper’s BAZAAR. SCMP is also home to Abacus, a digital news brand focused on China's tech industry; Inkstone, a daily news brief for those curious about China's growing impact around the world; and Goldthread, a content platform with a focus on food, travel and culture in China.