Stories of our students
To some, it’s rubbish; to Angela, it’s flowers and dresses – a Novakid student’s fascinating story
For nine-year-old Angela Josephine, 'protecting the environment' is not just an empty phrase. She turns thrown-away plastic items into beautiful dresses, bags and hats. How is this young eco-activist from Indonesia changing the world around her? Find out in this Novakid blog article!
5 Novakid success stories: from studying English to the worlds of film, sport and business
We've collected stories from children around the world who have proved that being able to speak English has helped them to achieve their dream. Share your inspiring story in the comments section below and stand a chance to win a year’s worth of English lessons!
A Novakid third-grade student gives tours in English in Hiroshima
Shun Sasaki, a third grader from Hiroshima City who is learning English at Novakid, serves as an English-speaking guide for foreigners at the Atomic Bomb Dome in the Peace Memorial Park. Read his story in the article.
Novakid supports a young Japanese entrepreneur to promote her sustainability project across the globe
Ema Hosoi is probably one of the youngest Japanese entrepreneurs. She is only 11 years old and is a student at an elementary school in Tokyo. When she was 10, she was impressed to see a bag that had been made out of snack packets which people would usually throw away. This got her interested in upcycling – giving “a second chance” to old things or rubbish which seem absolutely from the first sight.
A Novakid success story: an aircraft captain and a flight attendant talk about English ‘in the sky’
English is the language of professional communication in all kinds of fields, and one of them is aviation. Turgay and Naz have been flying for more than ten years, and happily talked to the Novakid Online English School editorial team about English ‘in the sky‘.