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 Sneha is currently studying for her Bachelor of Arts in English at the City University of Hong Kong where she is majoring in Language and Literature. She attained a 5** for speaking and 5 overall in English for HKDSE.
Sneha is a multilingual ethnic minority thus she draws inspiration and learning techniques from various cultures to teach her students. She believes this allows students to not just learn English but also more about the world. Language is more than just a subject, it is culture, stories and expression. Her goal as a teacher is to inspire and encourage students to acquire knowledge and skills enthusiastically.
Sneha is a literature enthusiast, she reads novels and writes short stories and poems during her leisure time. She also enjoys learning new languages as they expand her knowledge and understanding.
Teacher Rita is currently studying at the University of Hong Kong, majoring in Language and Communication. She attained a 5* in English for HKDSE.
Rita has experience working as a private tutor for primary school students. She hopes to motivate students and spark their interest in learning by creating a fun, positive and engaging classroom environment. She believes that inspiring young minds and helping them to achieve their full potential can be a challenging yet greatly rewarding experience.
In her spare time, Rita finds joy in reading, drawing and travelling with friends and family; and she would be just as glad to know more about the hobbies and interests of her students!
Teacher Terence is currently studying for his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Hong Kong, majoring in English studies. He attained a 5* in English for his HKDSE, with 5** in speaking, reading and listening.
Terence has had experience teaching primary school students in small classroom settings before working as a private English teacher. He is enthusiastic about creating an encouraging, inclusive and fun classroom for all his students. He aspires to not only be the student’s teacher but their friend as well. He also hopes to learn something new every day!
In his spare time, Terence enjoys playing basketball, spending time with his friends and family, and listening to music.
Teachers in North Point Centre
Teacher Cecilia graduated from the University of New South Wales, Australia with a degree in Commerce. Teaching English at kindergartens, primary school and learning centers in Hong Kong helped her discover her passion for teaching and she went on to complete a certificate in TESOL in 2016.
Cecilia loves to interact with students and strives to make a difference in them through developing their self-confidence and desire to learn; which she does it via a stimulating and encouraging learning environment complimented by cheerfulness and interesting activities. She enjoys travelling and meeting with friends and family in her spare time.
Teacher Honston is currently studying at the University of Hong Kong, majoring in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology and English Studies. He finished his HKDSE English Language exams with a 5** for reading and speaking, and a 5* overall.
Honston has privately tutored secondary school students on a variety of subjects including English, always emphasising understanding as a crucial step for learning. Since childhood, Honston has devoted himself to the different features of English and has since made language development a big part of his personal development.
Honston is a person of sounds. He spends his spare time mostly on music and languages; the creation and purpose of both never cease to fascinate him.
Teacher Kiwi is currently studying for her Bachelor of Arts at the City University of Hong Kong, majoring in English. She attained 7.0 in IELTS and an overall GPA of 3.50 in the 2020/21 academic year.
Kiwi is passionate about English, which she sees as a language rather than a subject, and she loves interacting with young learners. As a private tutor, she has taught phonics to kindergarten students and English Language to Primary and Secondary students. She seeks to motivate them by creating a fun and engaging learning environment.
Kiwi is an artistic person and is fascinated with music. She loves singing and Ballet dancing. She also plays the piano and the guitar in her spare time.
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 Kerry studied Spanish and English at the City University of Hong Kong and then English at the University of Central Lancashire.
Kerry has worked in several tutoring centres and is experienced in teaching children. She has also been a private tutor for primary and secondary students for several years. Passionate about teaching, Kerry hopes to raise students' motivation by building a fun and interactive atmosphere.
Teacher Jonathan graduated from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law. He completed the Cambridge CELTA in 2015 and is currently studying an MA TESOL from the University of Birmingham (U.K).
Jonathan has over 8 years of teaching experience and is a certified RWI instructor. He is a strong proponent of fostering a communicative classroom and believes that an ideal teacher is one who can adapt to varied classroom situations to build students’ communicative success and he finds great satisfaction in witnessing their growth in both language skills and character.
In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys running, physical therapy exercises, basketball and playing the guitar. He strongly believes that a sound body goes hand in hand with a sound mind.
Teachers in Tsuen Wan Centre
Teacher Angela graduated from City University of Hong Kong, majoring in English Studies. 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.
Teacher Hima is currently studying for her Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature at the City University of Hong Kong. She achieved 5** in speaking and 5 overall in the English HKDSE.
Hima has experience in teaching in small groups and individuals. She takes great interest in teaching and learning languages and understands the importance of effective communication in society. She hopes to create a comfortable environment that will encourage students to learn well.
In her spare time, she likes to reading dystopian literature and drawing. She also enjoys learning new languages to improve herself.
Teacher Redha is currently studying English at the City University of Hong Kong. She attained 5 for writing and 5** for speaking in HKDSE.
Redha has experience teaching one on one classes, small groups and private tutoring. She has a great passion for teaching children and hopes to build confidence for them in speaking English. She believes that with the right teacher, anyone can learn English well in a fun manner.
In her spare time, she finds joy in reading, mostly Fantasy novels and blogs about them on her site as well as her book-Instagram.
Teacher Henry is currently studying for his Bachelor of Arts in English at the City University of Hong Kong, majoring in Language and Literature. He achieved 5* for HKDSE Reading, Writing, and Listening.
Henry has experience in teaching individuals and small classes, having taught at several tutorial centres and his alma mater. He believes in fostering interactive lessons to provoke students’ interest in English and boost their passion for lifelong language learning by engaging them with English as a language instead of a mere subject.
Henry writes prose and reads for leisure and stress relief; he is also a big fan of watching comedy films.