All the teachers from our centre received training for RWI and RWC courses.
Teachers in Jordan Centre
(BSc, DipCS, MDiv, CertTESOL)
Teacher Henry graduated from Simon Fraser University, Canada, with a Bachelor of Science degree (Co-Operative Education). While working as a genetics laboratory assistant, he pursued his theological training at Regent College, Vancouver, Canada. He also received his CertTESOL from Trinity College London.
Henry was born and educated in Canada, but he has lived and worked in Hong Kong since 2006. His work experience in Hong Kong includes pastoring English-speaking congregations as well as teaching Religious Education and English Language at a secondary school.
When Henry is at home, he enjoys reading picture books to his son, Caleb, and taking him on long walks in his stroller. Henry is passionate about nurturing a love of reading in his students and wants them to learn that mistakes and setbacks are opportunities for growth and character development.
Teacher Queenie graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a First Class Honours in English Studies and History of Fine Arts. She then completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Education specialising in teaching English as a Second Language.
Queenie has experience in teaching toddlers as well as primary level students in both private tutoring and in-school classroom settings. Her teaching philosophy is that children should learn English as a language for communication rather than purely as an academic subject. She believes that through the language learning experience, students should seek to become expressive individuals who are also socially-aware and caring.
As a lover of the arts, Queenie enjoys reading, painting, and calligraphy in her spare time.
Teacher Janice is studying English Language and Education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She attained 7.0 in IELTS and attended an English Teaching Enhancement Course in Canada during summer 2019.
Teacher Janice has a passion for teaching young learners which she spreads through her classroom practices and cheerful relationships with students.
Teacher Jessica is currently studying at the City University of Hong Kong, majoring in English Studies and minoring in Psychology; she also studied for a semester in Canberra, Australia. She attained 7.5 in IELTS, 5* for listening and 5** for speaking in HKDSE.
Jessica has experience teaching one on one and small groups. She is enthusiastic about teaching children and to show them the delight of English learning. Through classroom interactions, she hopes to encourage them to think creatively and develop their interest in language learning.
For leisure, Jessica enjoys learning foreign languages which she believes further builds up her interest in English and allows her to learn more effectively. She also enjoys listening to music and reading.
Teacher Annie is currently studying at the City University of Hong Kong for a bachelor’s degree in English Studies. She attained level 5* in English for HKDSE.
Annie has a passion for teaching young learners and she has experience working as a private English tutor for primary school students. As a teacher, she aspires to build a harmonious and close relationship with students and to help them develop an interest in learning the language well from a young age.
Teachers in North Point Centre
(BTh, Cert TESOL)
Teacher Jackson graduated from Prairie Bible College in Alberta, Canada; received post graduate training in theology and culture at Regent College in Vancouver, Canada; and a Cert TESOL from Trinity College London. He has 20 years of experience in front line youth work, NGO management and church ministry in Canada and Hong Kong.
When not teaching at Wiseland, Jackson enjoys cooking, improvising on the organ and piano as well as leading the youth group of his church.
Teacher Alexis graduated from The University of New South Wales with a degree in psychological science. She also achieved a 5* in English Language in HKDSE.
Alexis has experience in both private and group tutoring and believes that childhood is a critical period for learning a new language. She hopes to use her knowledge and experience to guide children to learn in an effective and fun way by creating a friendly and caring atmosphere such that students can acquire new knowledge quickly while establishing a strong English foundation.
In her spare time, Alexis enjoys reading fiction and watercolor painting.
Teacher Stephanie is a final year student majoring in English Studies at the University of Hong Kong where she participated in two exchange programmes and had English Language courses at the University of British Columbia and the University of New South Wales. She also attained an 8.0 in IELTS.
Stephanie believes that the role of a teacher is to cultivate and encourage students to become lifelong learners. While cherishing each student’s uniqueness, she hopes to inspire them to think creatively and develop curiosity in learning through interesting and interactive approaches.
Teachers in Whampoa Centre
(MSSc, Cert TEFL)
Teacher Valery graduated from City University of Hong Kong with a Master of Social Sciences degree and majored in English language and culture for her bachelor’s degree. She received her TEFL certificate from TEFL International.
Valery has experience in teaching both small classes and individuals. She likes to interact with students in a fun and nurturing environment. With the belief that passion fuels action, she hopes to use her teaching to develop students’ passion for English and guide them towards their learning goals effectively.
Teacher Margaery graduated from City University of Hong Kong, majoring in English Studies. She is particularly interested in literature and sociolinguistics.
Margaery has experience in tutoring both small classes and individual primary students. She aims to arouse students’ interest in learning English by creating an inclusive and interactive atmosphere as she believes that developing an interest is a prerequisite for mastering a language. She is also experienced in lesson planning and has assisted her university in the production of YouTube courses for essay writing.
In her spare time, Margaery enjoys reading and playing the piano. She loves to apply her musical knowledge to teaching English intonation.
Teacher Johnny graduated from the Education University of Hong Kong, majoring in English Studies with special interest in literature, drama, translation and early childhood education.
Johnny has experience in teaching kindergarten and primary school students. He strongly believes that early childhood is a crucial stage for becoming positive and confident learners. As a teacher, he hopes to support young English learners achieve that while having fun.
In his spare time, Teacher Johnny enjoys reading novels and listening to music.
Teachers in Tsuen Wan Centre
(BA, Cert TESOL)
Teacher Janice is a native from Boston, USA and graduated from Boston University. She received her Cert TESOL from Trinity College London and is currently studying for her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She has extensive teaching experience in small classes, in-school classroom settings, kindergarten, and private tutoring.
Teacher Janice has a passion for teaching young children and believes the classroom is a learner-centered, fun, and interactive place where children can learn and grow.
In her spare time, Teacher Janice enjoys music, singing, reading, jogging, and travelling.
Teacher Brian graduated from the University of Birmingham in the UK with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. Currently he is studying for his Masters in English Studies.
Brian is passionate about learning and enjoys teaching young learners. He strongly believes that learning is a lifelong journey and thus shares his passion through learning together with his students! He counts their development and growth as his great reward.
When he’s not teaching, Brian is an avid reader. He also enjoys playing the piano and basketball.
Teacher Angela is currently studying at City University of Hong Kong for a bachelor’s degree in English. She attained level 5 in English for HKDSE.
Angela has experience working as a part-time English tutor for kindergarten and primary school students. She enjoys being around young kids and believes that all children deserve the right to education. As a teacher, she hopes to guide young minds to have an enthusiastic and positive response towards learning new things, and that she herself will become a better instructor.
Other than spending time with family and friends, Angela finds joy in journaling, taking long walks, and drawing.