Date
23 August 2019

Susan Wu

Writer of the Hong Kong Economic Journal
  • Principal Jessica Man Sze-wing of Po Leung Kuk Lam Man Chan English Primary School regards language as the most important learning goal. Photo: HKEJ

    Global school puts emphasis on developing language skills

    - Dec 16, 2016 5:34pm
    Po Leung Kuk Lam Man Chan English Primary School in Kowloon City can be seen as a global village: its current student population consists of as many as 24 different nationalities. Called LMC for short, the...
  • Patrick Lam, headmaster of the primary section, says A-School is one of a few schools in Hong Kong with a truly flexible school-based curriculum. Photo: HKEJ

    Through-train school lives up to its name

    - Oct 28, 2016 5:34pm
    Few schools can match the flexibility of A-School, the first primary and secondary through-train school in Hong Kong. A-School already enjoys greater freedom in writing its curriculum under the direct subsidy scheme. The curriculum enables a broad...
  • Li Wing-leung, principal of the Sir Ellis Kadoorie Secondary School (West Kowloon), says everyone has their own unique talent. Photo: HKEJ

    The measure of success? It’s anything but this

    - Aug 19, 2016 5:28pm
    It’s all about appearances. Whenever Li Wing-leung, principal of the Sir Ellis Kadoorie Secondary School (West Kowloon), is around, he makes it a point to look the part. Today, he is wearing the Nehru tunic — a...
  • St. Paul's College Principal Dennis Yuen Dick-yan often reminds his students that it is not right to see a person's achievements solely through academic light. Photo: HKEJ

    How a school seeks to nurture character among its pupils

    - May 13, 2016 6:35pm
    Founded in 1851, St. Paul’s College is the oldest boys’ school in Hong Kong. Principal Dennis Yuen Dick-yan proudly extols the virtues of his students, outlining five character traits. The boys are free-spirited who are always...
  • Kwong Sau-chee, principal of HKSKH Bishop Hall Secondary School, says she derives immense satisfaction from nurturing the minds of young students. Photos: Google Maps, HKEJ

    How a school chief tries to help immigrant students

    - Jan 9, 2016 8:03am
    Kwong Sau-chee, principal of HKSKH Bishop Hall Secondary School, is quick with her answers when asked about the source of her inspiration in her chosen profession. A firm belief in God and her experience as a...
  • Chan Shuk-ying, principal of Hong Kong and Kowloon Chiu Chow Public Association Secondary School, has become an educator because of the love and support of her caring teachers. Photos: HKEJ, www.chsc.hk

    Why this educator must do her utmost for students

    - Dec 25, 2015 8:06am
    Chan Shuk-ying, principal of Hong Kong and Kowloon Chiu Chow Public Association Secondary School starting this school year, said she had never expected to become a headmistress so soon. Last year she was still a vice-principal...

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