A few non-traditional education choices: Secondary
Mr. Chris Ng (HK) Co-founder, Floating Classroom
After completing degrees in Mathematics and Meteorology in the UK, Chris started his experiential education career in Outward Bound Hong Kong. Then he served in the Life Front-Line Sailing Ministry, a sail training organization in Christian values. As skipper of the training vessel "Spitali", he combines hands-on experience on board with academic knowledge, by teaching the students to apply academic theories in the real world. "Project Voyager" is the first project with a local secondary school, launching in October, 2014. About a new education programme, 'Project Voyager', that is designed around boat making and sailing, launched in conjunction with a local secondary school.
Ms. Ada Wong (HK) Founder, MaD & HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity
Ada is a lawyer, local politician, cultural advocate, educator, social entrepreneur and a staunch advocate of social innovation, creative education and cultural development. She founded Hong Kong Institute of Contemporary Culture (HKICC) and then Hong Kong's only art high school, the HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, Make A Difference (MaD) initiative. Her latest social venture, The Good Lab, aims at promoting the civil society in Hong Kong.
Mr. Chan Cheuk Ho (HK) Founder, Gogetter Residential training programme, St. Stephen's Society
Chan has worked with St. Stephen's Society for nearly 20 years, targeting the well-being of drug-addicted teenagers in Hong Kong. This led to the formation of "Gogetters" Residential Training, a programme for at-risk young people struggling with various life problems. In "Gogetters", teenagers live together and attend the on-campus school in a creative learning environment. The programme helps young people discover their strengths and talents. He also conducts regular workshops for parents of "Gogetters" to exchange ideas and advice about parenting.
Prof. Lui Tai Lok (HK) Chair Professor, Hong Kong Institute of Education
Professor Lui's recent publications include "Hong Kong: Becoming a Chinese Global City", "Hong Kong, China: Learning to belong to a Nation", and "The Story of Hong Kong in the 1970s Re-told".