Educational Talk with Dr. Anissa Chan Wong Lai Kuen
Issue: RY12-13/141 Edited by: Andy Lui
Highlights of the week:
Next event: 8 Jun (Sat) – RC Tai Po Ball
On 22 May, our honorable guest Dr. Anissa Chan Wong Lai Kuen (principal of the St. Paul’s Co-educational College) visited us for a discussion on the SPCC – its educational philosophy
and its place in the education landscape of Hong Kong. She had given us a macro view on the educational system in Hong Kong and she explained the recent challenges and impact of
lower population rate for secondary school, and the funding challenges for the DSS schools.
I refer to DG Kenneth’s email of 13 May informing you of the very important event for promoting Organ Donation in Hong Kong which will be held at the Central Atrium of Olympian City 2 (奧海城2期地下主題中庭) on 1-2 June 2013.
Poverty Alleviation is one of the major themes of the District this year. As part of the collaboration between Rotary and Hong Kong Council of Social Services in tackling poverty, Rotary Club of the Peak has sponsored Habitat for Humanity for launching its “Under No Roof” project on June 22nd. Habitat for Humanity is an international NGO dedicated to eliminating poverty in housing. Since 1976, Habitat has built and renovated 500,000 homes and provided an estimated 2.5 million people in 100 countries with safe, decent and affordable shelter.
District Officers and Presidents,
The Incoming Australian GSE team are visiting Hong Kong and Macau. Team Leader Terry Brown (RC Lismore) has taken his team to the District Conference, Donguan and this week they visit Macau. You can follow their experiences here: