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 Tina is currently studying for her bachelor degree at the City University of Hong Kong, her majors is English for Professional Communication and minor is Chinese for Professional Purposes. She attained a 5* for speaking, 5 overall in HKDSE English and an overall band score of 8 in IELTS.
Tina’s has experience in private tutoring primary and secondary students. She believes that rote-learning hinders rather than benefits children’s learning; hence, she tries to incorporate innovative learning methods when she teaches. Tina is fond of children thus spends a lot of her spare time talking with her students.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking and travelling with friends and family. She is also learning French.
Teacher Maggie is currently studying for her Bachelor of Arts in English at the City University of Hong Kong, majoring in Language and Literature and minoring in Philosophy. She attained 5* for HKDSE Reading and Speaking and 5 overall in English.
Maggie has experience teaching English to students aged 2-18 in both group and individual settings. She believes that the classroom should be a safe space for students to be themselves - secure in learning and delight in progressing.
When she is not teaching, reading novels and spending time with her friends and family are Maggie’s favourite ways to unwind.
Teacher Terence graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a degree in Arts and majored 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 graduated from the University of Hong Kong with the first-class honour degree, majored 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.
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.
Teacher Janice is studying English Language and Education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She attended an English Teaching Enhancement Course in Canada during summer 2019. She also went on an exchange to The USA for one semester to polish her spoken English.
Teacher Janice has a passion for teaching young learners which she spreads through her classroom practices and cheerful relationships with students.
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 Sneha graduated from the City University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Arts in English, majored 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 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.
Teacher Hima graduated from the City University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature. 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.