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Meet our Teaching Team

The Department of World Languages & Cultures

Ms. Jennifer HORGOS

Head of English

Mr. Elvin TAO

Teacher of English

Ms. Sunita NAIR

Head of EAL
Teacher of English

Ms. Claire BALDY

Head of Modern Foreign Languages
Teacher of English;French

Dr. Tony MU

Head of Chinese Language and Literature

Mr. Daniel MINA

Teacher of Modern Foreign Language (Spanish)

Ms. On Ki WONG

Teacher of Chinese and Chinese History

Ms. Youwei JI

Teacher of Chinese Language and Chinese History

Mr. Samuel Sen MAO

Teacher of Chinese and Chinese History

Ms. Lauren MULLINEAUX

Teacher of English

The Department of Mathematics

Mr. Alfred YEUNG

Head of Mathematics

Ms. Jessy TING

Teacher of Mathematics

Ms. Ramya SUNDARAM

Teacher of Mathematics

Dr. Srivani BILLA

Teacher of Mathematics

Ms. Grace Yeonkyung CHA

Teacher of Mathematics

Ms. Clarice CHEUNG

Teacher of Mathematics

The Department of Humanities

Ms. Jacqueline CHAN

Head of Humanities

Mr. Joshua ROW

Teacher of Humanities

Ms. Lavender CHIU

Teacher of Humanities

Mr. John LAW

Teacher of Humanities

Ms. Jessy TING

Teacher of Humanities

The Department of Sciences and Innovation

Ms. Ramya SUNDARAM

Head of Sciences

Dr. Srivani BILLA

Teacher of Science

Ms. Jenny LEUNG

Head of 21st century Learning Design

Ms. Bhavana SHYLESH

Teacher of Science

Ms. Prativa SAPKOTA

Teacher of Sciences

Ms. Grace Yeonkyung CHA

Teacher of Information, Communication and Technology

Mr. Rocky WOO

Teacher of Information and Communication Technology

The Department of Arts, Health and Physical Education

Mr. Ken CHINN

Head of Visual Arts


Ms. Elizabeth LEUNG

Teacher of Performing Arts (Music and Drama)

Ms. Rita HANRONNACHAI

Head of Physical Education

Mr.Rocky WOO

Teacher of Visual Art and Design (VA)

Ms. Jenny LEUNG

Teacher of Performing Arts (Drama and Dance)

Dr. Wah Hei NG

Teacher of Performing Arts (Music)

Mr. Luke MOYNAGH

Teacher of Physical Education

Ms. Bhavana SHYLESH

Teacher of English, Spanish and Humanities

Ms. Bhavana Shylesh is from India. She completed her undergraduate degree in Botany and postgraduate degree in Biochemistry from The University of Madras, India. She has been living outside of India for the past 17 years, and this is her second stint in Hong Kong.  She lived in Hong Kong between 2005 and 2009 before moving to Singapore for a period of 6 years. She then moved back to Hong Kong  in 2016. 

Ms. Shylesh worked in another international school before joining TKHC. At TKHC, she works as a Science teacher. 

She loves music, dancing, and enjoys watching thrillers or movies based on mystery.  She also spends time volunteering in her communities.

Ms. Youwei Ji

Teacher of Chinese Language and Chinese History

Ms. Yvette Ji is a registered teacher by the Education Bureau. Ms. Ji obtained her bachelor of education in the Chinese language from the Education University of Hong Kong, and she holds the Level 1 certificate of Putonghua proficiency test.

Currently, Ms. Ji teaches Chinese language and history, also serving as the teacher librarian at TKHC. She believes that helping students grow as lifelong learners play an important role in education. Therefore, she aims to build a joyful study environment and let her students enjoy learning.

In her spare time, Ms. Ji enjoys reading, creative writing, and so on. She always holds a strong interest in trying new things.

Mr. Daniel Mina

Teacher of English, Spanish and Humanities

Mr. Daniel MINA has over 10 years of experience in education, and currently teaches Spanish, English, and Humanities. He originally graduated as a Technologist in Aviation Mechanics from the University of the Armed Forces in Ecuador, South America, but then soon moved into the education field. He is particularly experienced in Spanish teaching, and is an accredited examiner of the DELE Spanish exams. He also holds a Master degree in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language.

Mr. Mina enjoys working with students of diverse backgrounds, and has taught people from aged 2 to 70, and from Iceland to New Zealand. Through teaching languages, he hopes to expand his students’ horizons to different cultures of the world, whilst letting them have fun during the learning process. He believes that it is imperative for his students to be able to communicate using the new language, instead of simply being able to understand words from a textbook.

Learning is a lifelong process, so Mr Mina is now pursuing a second degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. When not teaching or studying, he volunteers through helping in Sunday school at Saddleback Church Hong Kong, and caring for Spanish-speaking inmates through prison ministry. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, football, and good coffee.

Mr. Joshua Row

Teacher of Humanities

Mr Row hails from the New Forest in England’s county of Hampshire. He attended Plymouth University where he studied History BA while spending time researching the economics of Napoleonic era England as well as naval and Russian history. He moved to Hong Kong in 2017.

At Tai Kwong Hilary College, Mr Row teaches Humanities, including History, Geography, Business, Economics and Tourism to grades 7 and 8 while taking an iGCSE Geography class as well.

Mr Row has a few hobbies including cooking, hiking, video games and reading. He also loves exploring Hong Kong looking for structures such as second world war tunnels and new foods to try.

Ms. Emma White

Teacher of English and Humanities

Ms. Emma White is originally from West Sussex, England and has been teaching in Hong Kong for four years, since graduating from her Masters Degree in English Teaching and Linguistics. She previously studied French and Journalism at university and spent a year teaching English in France before coming to Hong Kong.

Ms. White attained her PGCE in Secondary Education with the University of Sunderland teaching English and History. Currently, Ms. White teaches English Language and Literature, IGCSE Second Language English and IGCSE History at Tai Kwong Hilary College.

In her spare time, Ms. White enjoys hiking outdoors, reading classical literature, travelling the world to experience different cultures and learning new languages.

Ms. Jacqueline Chan

Head of Humanities

Head of CAS

Ms. Jacqueline Chan has been teaching in tertiary education, IBDP, IBMYP, IGCSE and BTEC courses for numerous years, after obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree and completing her Master of Social Science.

Previously she has been engaged in study tours for over 10 years, she has experience with first hand practical experience in the business world. This has given her a great perspective on students from around the world and an understanding of how to approach and encourage students in a positive, fun and meaningful manner to prepare them for their studies. She obtained the Outbound Tour Escort Certificate and she is also a Senior Member of Hong Kong Institute of Marketing (SHKIM). Another fun fact is she has visited no less than 100 different cities with primary, secondary and tertiary students!

Acquiring knowledge is essential so she is now pursuing a second master’s degree. In her leisure time, she loves travelling around the world to enjoy coffee everywhere and learn about different cultures.

Dr. Sanjukta Ghosh

Teacher of Mathematics and Sciences

Dr.(Ms.) Sanjukta Ghosh, academically is a Ph. D. in experimental Physics from University of Calcutta, India in 2005. After completing her JSPS (Japanese Society for the promotion of Science) post-doctoral fellowship in the University of Tokyo, Japan she started her teaching career in 2010. She has more than twelve years of teaching experience as a teacher. In Hong Kong, she has experience in teaching IGCSE, IBDP and A-level curriculum for nearly ten years. She is a person with a natural driven passion for teaching, a dynamic & a dedicated educator who is well qualified to provide motivation and direction to the students and help them to become successful in this changing world.

As a scientific researcher Dr. Ghosh has experience working on nanoscience & technology, magnetic materials, low and high energy ion beams, spintronics and spinel ferrite systems. She has 18 international scientific publications in peer reviewed journals and one of them is in ‘Applied Physics Letters’ in 2006. She has participated and presented her research papers in almost 23 conferences, around the world, and in some she has delivered her talks. In Hong Kong, she has spent six months as an ‘Honorary Physicist’ and ‘part time researcher’ in Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). For her continuous academic achievements and contributions to the world of science she has been awarded as ‘Inspiring Achiever in Education’, by Milestone Global Awards in Malaysia, January 2020.

In addition to her academic excellence, she is also a passionate author, editor and publisher of ‘Coherence’ magazine and writes about women empowerment and other women related issues.

Ms. Prativa Sapkota

Teacher of Sciences and Biology

Ms.Prativa Sapkota completed her BSC in Biochemistry from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and obtained her PGDE from the University of Hong Kong (HKU).

After graduation, she has worked in an international learning centre,conducting exam preparations for different international curricula such as IBDP, IGCSE, GCE-AL and AP Biology. During this time, she has also offered mentorship to high school students, offering support and advice on their university applications.

Ms.Sapkota has also worked in a IB-recognised secondary school where she taught Science and Biology for 3 years. Currently, Ms.Sapkota is the Biology and Science teacher at Tai Kwong Hilary College.

Ms.Sapkota is passionate about equipping herself with E-learning tools to make learning an adventure for her students. She has attained Microsoft and Google Educator Certifications and is determined to continue advancing herself in the E-learning field.

In her spare time, Ms.Sapkota enjoys trekking mountains. She takes pride in finishing the Annapurna Base Camp and has kept Mount Everest in her bucket list next.

Ms. Ramya Sundaram

Head of Sciences

Teacher of Sciences, Chemistry and Mathematics

Ms. Ramya Sundaram is from India and has studied Chemical Engineering at the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli, one of India’s reputed institutions. Hong Kong has been her home for around two decades. She worked in the Chemical Industry in India then worked in IT after coming to Hong Kong.

When she realised her passion for education, she studied PGDE at the University of Hong Kong. She has taught IGCSE and IB students for more than 11 years and worked in other international schools. Now she is continuing (MEd) Master of education in international context stream from the University of Hong Kong.

She is passionate about working with young minds to facilitate understanding the connection between the real world and the subject learnt to help students evolve as independent lifelong learners.She loves researching students’ misconceptions and finding a solution using technology. As the head of Sciences, she would like to make students appreciate science around us and make a difference in the community by analysing global issues and challenging themselves by participating in various activities and competitions.

She has conducted a Vedic Mathematics workshop in Maths Colloquy, a forum for international school Maths teachers of Hong Kong. She was a facilitator in the Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival in March 2019.

She enjoys spending time with her kids and doing voluntary services in her communities.

Ms. Jacqueline Chan

Head of Humanities

Head of CAS

Teacher of Chinese Language

Ms. Jacqueline Chan has been teaching in tertiary education, IBDP, IBMYP, IGCSE and BTEC courses for numerous years, after obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree and completing her Master of Social Science.

Previously she has been engaged in study tours for over 10 years, she has experience with first hand practical experience in the business world. This has given her a great perspective on students from around the world and an understanding of how to approach and encourage students in a positive, fun and meaningful manner to prepare them for their studies. She obtained the Outbound Tour Escort Certificate and she is also a Senior Member of Hong Kong Institute of Marketing (SHKIM). Another fun fact is she has visited no less than 100 different cities with primary, secondary and tertiary students!

Acquiring knowledge is essential so she is now pursuing a second master’s degree. In her leisure time, she loves travelling around the world to enjoy coffee everywhere and learn about different cultures.

Ms. On Ki Wong

Teacher of Chinese Language and Chinese History

Ms. Onki Wong graduated from the Chinese language and literature of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and obtained her Master degree in second language teaching from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom. Ms. Wong has been teaching Chinese in different countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom and North Korea. Currently, Ms. Wong teaches Chinese Language and Literature, IGCSE first and foreign Language Chinese at Tai Kwong Hilary College.

Ms. Wong believes that keeping students motivated is essential in Chinese language teaching. Her teaching incorporates enthusiasm, suitable approaches, different cultural features and the relevant technology into the classroom in order to motivate her students. Her contagious smile and open personality help her interact with students effectively when she guides them to learn.

In her spare time, Ms. Wong enjoys reading, writing, running, and planting.

Ms. Claire Baldy

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Teacher of English

Ms Claire Baldy is originally from the South of France near Aix-en-Provence.

After studying languages and linguistics in England and the USA, she decided to follow her dream and become a teacher after obtaining her Master’s Degree. In 2012, she started her career teaching English as a second language in the French National curriculum. Seven years later, she was ready for a new adventure and decided to expand her experience by moving to Hong Kong where she started teaching French as well as English and Humanities. She has taught both English and French to beginner, intermediate and advanced students of various backgrounds and nationalities in the past 10 years.

Teaching languages is her passion and she is very dedicated to her job. She makes sure that her students are nurtured, supported and challenged. She likes to establish a positive environment in the classroom and to encourage every child to be an active participant during lessons.

During her free time, Ms Baldy enjoys spending time with her two young children, cooking French food, yoga, and all outdoor activities.

Dr. Tony Mu

Head of Chinese Language and Literature

Dr. Tony Mu is a registered teacher who is certified by the Education Bureau. He has obtained the level 1 certificate of the Putonghua proficiency test. He graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and obtained a Master of Arts in Chinese language and literature as well as a Doctorate degree in applied language sciences. His main research fields are Chinese linguistics and language education. Dr. Mu has years of experience in international education and Chinese language education. He has worked for Chinese teaching and Chinese language research in different cities, including mainland China and Hong Kong. He is very familiar with Chinese curriculums in Hong Kong, mainland China and international level.

Dr. Mu has worked at international schools for many years. During that time, he was in charge of Chinese teaching and development of the Chinese curriculum. These experiences make him to know more about how to teach and design Chinese curriculum for both native and non-native Chinese learners. He has also worked as a HSK examination paper writer and research staff of the TCFL program in Tianjin Nankai University and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He showed strong insights and in-depth research to international Chinese examinations and language education based on these research experiences.

Moreover, Dr. Mu has served as speaker in international academic conferences and his research projects get praise from other scholars. And his academic papers have been published in renowned international academic journals, such as Chinese Lexical Semantics, etc. In the academic year of 2020-2021, Dr. Mu is awarded as an Excellent Supporting Teacher by The Education University of Hong Kong.

Ms. Ramya Sundaram

Head of Sciences

Teacher of Sciences, Chemistry and Mathematics

Ms. Ramya Sundaram is from India and has studied Chemical Engineering at the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli, one of India’s reputed institutions. Hong Kong has been her home for around two decades. She worked in the Chemical Industry in India then worked in IT after coming to Hong Kong.

When she realised her passion for education, she studied PGDE at the University of Hong Kong. She has taught IGCSE and IB students for more than 11 years and worked in other international schools. Now she is continuing (MEd) Master of education in international context stream from the University of Hong Kong.

She is passionate about working with young minds to facilitate understanding the connection between the real world and the subject learnt to help students evolve as independent lifelong learners.She loves researching students’ misconceptions and finding a solution using technology. As the head of Sciences, she would like to make students appreciate science around us and make a difference in the community by analysing global issues and challenging themselves by participating in various activities and competitions.

She has conducted a Vedic Mathematics workshop in Maths Colloquy, a forum for international school Maths teachers of Hong Kong. She was a facilitator in the Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival in March 2019.

She enjoys spending time with her kids and doing voluntary services in her communities.

Mr. John Hoo

Assistant Principal ( Holistic Student Development )
Teacher of Mathematics

Mr John Hoo has over 12 years of experience working in the education field. Currently, he works as Tai Kwong Hilary College’s Assistant Principal (Holistic Student Development), IBDP Coordinator and Maths Teacher.

Previously, John worked in the IT sector as a System Engineer and Consultant before he finally moved on to becoming a teacher. In the past ten years, Mr Hoo took up the challenge by taking on various academic and leadership roles such as Head of Pastoral Care, Assistant Head of Primary School, Head of Maths, Extended Essay (EE) Coordinator and Theory Of Knowledge (TOK) Teacher. In the past, students under John Hoo’s guidance, achieved between 5 and 7 in IBDP Maths. The most memorable one was being able to witness one of his students getting a level 6 in IBDP Maths SL when she was on the cusp of failing. Such a memory shows that there is always a possibility to make a marvellous difference in a student’s potential.

Mr Hoo is also interested in promoting students’ wellbeing through Social Emotional Learning (SEL). He is a firm believer that students should harness social and emotional competencies to meet the challenge of being a competent learner in the 21st century. Mr Hoo was invited as one of the keynote speakers for Hong Kong’s Teaching and Learning Expo 2020 to deliver a talk on how our school promotes Social-Emotional Learning to cope with the challenges brought about by the pandemic.

Recently, due to the pandemic, he has been exploring the trails in Hong Kong and hiking more frequently than before. Other than that, Mr Hoo is also interested in a variety of sports such as volleyball, table tennis, badminton, squash and swimming.

Mr. Alfred Yeung

Head of Mathematics

Mr Alfred YEUNG obtained his degree and PGDE in mathematics, and master degrees in Mathematics Education and Japanese Studies in various universities in Hong Kong.

Mr YEUNG has been teaching in various secondary schools under different curriculum, including IBDP, A Level and local curriculum for more than 10 years, and he is serving as an elite class tutor for the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education since 2014. Besides teaching, he also works as a IBDP Mathematics Internal Assessment moderator. Currently, Mr. YEUNG teaches Mathematics, Japanese and IGCSE Mathematics (Spec A) at Tai Kwong Hilary College. As the head of Mathematics, he would like to show the beauty of mathematics to all the students at TKHC, and encourage them to challenge themselves by participating in various activities and competitions.

In his spare time, Mr. YEUNG enjoys reading, playing chess and bridge with friends, and he also likes traveling to a lot of places all over the world.

Mr. Daniel Mina

Teacher of Modern Foreign Language (Spanish),  Teaching Associate 

Mr. Daniel MINA has over 10 years of experience in education, and currently teaches Spanish, English, and Humanities. He originally graduated as a Technologist in Aviation Mechanics from the University of the Armed Forces in Ecuador, South America, but then soon moved into the education field. He is particularly experienced in Spanish teaching, and is an accredited examiner of the DELE Spanish exams. He also holds a Master degree in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language.

Mr. Mina enjoys working with students of diverse backgrounds, and has taught people from aged 2 to 70, and from Iceland to New Zealand. Through teaching languages, he hopes to expand his students’ horizons to different cultures of the world, whilst letting them have fun during the learning process. He believes that it is imperative for his students to be able to communicate using the new language, instead of simply being able to understand words from a textbook.

Learning is a lifelong process, so Mr Mina is now pursuing a second degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. When not teaching or studying, he volunteers through helping in Sunday school at Saddleback Church Hong Kong, and caring for Spanish-speaking inmates through prison ministry. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, football, and good coffee.

Ms. Emma White

Teacher of English and Humanities

Ms. Emma White is originally from West Sussex, England and has been teaching in Hong Kong for four years, since graduating from her Masters Degree in English Teaching and Linguistics. She previously studied French and Journalism at university and spent a year teaching English in France before coming to Hong Kong.

Ms. White attained her PGCE in Secondary Education with the University of Sunderland teaching English and History. Currently, Ms. White teaches English Language and Literature, IGCSE Second Language English and IGCSE History at Tai Kwong Hilary College.

In her spare time, Ms. White enjoys hiking outdoors, reading classical literature, travelling the world to experience different cultures and learning new languages.

Ms. Claire Baldy

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Teacher of English and Fench

Ms Claire Baldy is originally from the South of France near Aix-en-Provence.

After studying languages and linguistics in England and the USA, she decided to follow her dream and become a teacher after obtaining her Master’s Degree. In 2012, she started her career teaching English as a second language in the French National curriculum. Seven years later, she was ready for a new adventure and decided to expand her experience by moving to Hong Kong where she started teaching French as well as English and Humanities. She has taught both English and French to beginner, intermediate and advanced students of various backgrounds and nationalities in the past 10 years.

Teaching languages is her passion and she is very dedicated to her job. She makes sure that her students are nurtured, supported and challenged. She likes to establish a positive environment in the classroom and to encourage every child to be an active participant during lessons.

During her free time, Ms Baldy enjoys spending time with her two young children, cooking French food, yoga, and all outdoor activities.

Ms. Sunita Nair

Head of EAL
Teacher of English

Ms Sunita Nair came into the field of education when she realised her passion for teaching English to speakers of other languages, while helping fellow mothers of her son’s classmates, when living in Japan. Prior to that she worked as a software developer and systems analyst at various companies.

Ms Nair was raised in Mumbai, India. She completed her degree in Physics from the University of Mumbai before doing her post-graduation in Computer Science and Applications. She moved to Tokyo, Japan in 1996 and worked as a software developer at Citibank before moving to Hong Kong in 2004.

Ms Nair then completed her ‘Cert. TESOL’ (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Trinity through English for Asia and later did her PGDE (from Hong Kong University) and MEd (from Open University of Hong Kong).

She worked for more than 10 years at Korean International School, where she was the EAL, Science and Social Studies teacher, apart from being the Alumni Relations Officer and part of various committees, such as Literacy Committee and Report Writing Committee.

Ms Nair’s immediate family consists of her husband, who is an IT professional and works for a bank as its Chief Technology Officer, her two sons who are presently in Canada pursuing their degrees and her dog Lola.

During her spare time Ms Nair enjoys reading, singing, dancing, hiking, travelling and cooking. She is currently pursuing Indian Classical music.

Ms Nair currently works as the Head of EAL. She looks forward to working closely with all the brilliant students at this new workplace and the highly professional and dedicated staff.

Mr. Daniel Mina

Teacher of English, Spanish and Humanities

Mr. Daniel MINA has over 10 years of experience in education, and currently teaches Spanish, English, and Humanities. He originally graduated as a Technologist in Aviation Mechanics from the University of the Armed Forces in Ecuador, South America, but then soon moved into the education field. He is particularly experienced in Spanish teaching, and is an accredited examiner of the DELE Spanish exams. He also holds a Master degree in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language.

Mr. Mina enjoys working with students of diverse backgrounds, and has taught people from aged 2 to 70, and from Iceland to New Zealand. Through teaching languages, he hopes to expand his students’ horizons to different cultures of the world, whilst letting them have fun during the learning process. He believes that it is imperative for his students to be able to communicate using the new language, instead of simply being able to understand words from a textbook.

Learning is a lifelong process, so Mr Mina is now pursuing a second degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. When not teaching or studying, he volunteers through helping in Sunday school at Saddleback Church Hong Kong, and caring for Spanish-speaking inmates through prison ministry. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, football, and good coffee.

Mr. Alfred Yeung

Head of Mathematic

Mr Alfred YEUNG obtained his degree and PGDE in mathematics, and master degrees in Mathematics Education and Japanese Studies in various universities in Hong Kong.

Mr YEUNG has been teaching in various secondary schools under different curriculum, including IBDP, A Level and local curriculum for more than 10 years, and he is serving as an elite class tutor for the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education since 2014. Besides teaching, he also works as a IBDP Mathematics Internal Assessment moderator. Currently, Mr. YEUNG teaches Mathematics, Japanese and IGCSE Mathematics (Spec A) at Tai Kwong Hilary College. As the head of Mathematics, he would like to show the beauty of mathematics to all the students at TKHC, and encourage them to challenge themselves by participating in various activities and competitions.

In his spare time, Mr. YEUNG enjoys reading, playing chess and bridge with friends, and he also likes traveling to a lot of places all over the world.

Ms. Clarice CHEUNG

Deputy Head of Pastoral CareHead of Grade 8
Teacher of Mathematics

Ms Clarice Cheung comes from a Mathematics background having graduated from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with a Computer Science Engineering degree. After years of operating in the computer programming field, she realized her attraction to the field of education. In order to equip herself for her next challenge, she obtained her PGDE from Hong Kong Baptist University. To support her lifelong journey in education, she also completed the Master degree in Teaching Mathematics in International Context from The University of Hong Kong.

 Over her 13 years of experience in teaching Mathematics, she has extensive experience in different curricula – IGCSE, IBMYP, IBDP and HKDSE. She likes to engage students in learning Mathematics with games, technology and research. She believes that connecting Mathematics concepts and real-life events can help students develop a fascination with Mathematics. Ms Cheung has never stopped serving students in Pastoral Care matters. She has extensive experience in dealing with student cases across different school settings and has completed Professional Mediator Training in order to equip herself to resolve problems that may arise between students. 

 Outside office hours, Ms Cheung loves to play with her daughter. She also enjoys outdoor sporting activities ranging from cycling to hiking.

Mr. Wah Hei NG

Teacher of Performing Arts (Music)

Dr. Wah Hei Ng grew up in Hong Kong and has played piano and violin since childhood. He received his BA, MMus, and PGDE from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and doctorate in music composition from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. After returning to Hong Kong, he has been teaching  IBDP and HKDSE music courses for 12 years and coaching various types of orchestras and ensembles. In addition to teaching, he is also an IBDP examiner and moderator. 

As a musician and educator, he enjoys the time interacting with students in the classroom, inspiring and challenging them to embrace different types of music, and hoping that his students will continue to see music making as a hobby after graduation.

 Apart from music making and teaching, he also enjoys reading, playing table tennis, learning Japanese and woodworking.

Dr. Srivani BILLA

Teacher of Science and Mathematics

Dr. Srivani Billa was born and brought up in India. After completing her masters degree in physics, she began chasing her dreams in the field of research in aeronomy and space physics. She pursued Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and later Doctor of Philosophy (P.hD) from Andhra University, one of the most prestigious universities in India. During her research, she was awarded with a senior research fellowship from the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). She also has a good number of research publications in international journals along with participation in several national and international science conferences. 

She has more than 5 years of experience in teaching physics for both undergraduate and graduate students. She had worked as a faculty member and also as an assistant professor in the department of physics in various engineering colleges in India. In her free time, she coaches physics to secondary school students and abacus to young children. 

Ms Billa believes that students of the 21st century need more than just knowledge. She prioritises authentic learning situations where students learn through solving real-world problems that improves their critical and creative thinking skills in order to continue the learning journey even after they have left the classroom. She helps students understand the connection between what they are learning and life beyond the four walls of the classroom.

When not teaching or reading, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking and drawing.

Mr. John LAW

Deputy of IBDP Coordinator, Teacher of Humanities

Mr. John Law completed his Bachelor of Education at the University of Hong Kong and started teaching in Hong Kong. He then obtained a Master of Arts in Comparative and Public History at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. 

Mr. Law has taught humanities, Theory of Knowledge, and History over the past 10 years. His roles included being department head, IBMYP Community Project Coordinator, TOK Coordinator, and IBDP Coordinator. He also had experience in leading the Hong Kong Model United Nations team in his previous schools. Mr Law has numerous roles in the IB: he is currently a DP examiner (History and Theory of Knowledge) and also a curriculum review member in DP History. Mr. Law has extensive experience in curriculum development. He once cooperated with local universities to develop a school-based humanities curriculum for other local secondary schools. As a former IB student, Mr. Law loves to share his experience and offer guidance to students if needed.

In his spare time, Mr. Law enjoys cycling, running, and hiking. When not exercising, he enjoys learning new topics in history and philosophy.

Ms. Lavender CHIU

Head of SENCO,Teacher of Humanities

Ms. Lavender Chiu has devoted herself to supporting students with learning needs, with a belief that every student could achieve their optimal development and shine if teachers provide them with differentiated education and care. Hence, she has taken up roles in supporting students with special educational needs for five years, including being as a SEN Coordinator for two years. Prior to her teaching IBMYP Individual & Societies, Chinese History and Chinese,  Ms. Chiu was a research assistant with interests in inclusive education at Hong Kong Baptist University for more than two years.

Ms. Chiu obtained her Bachelor Degree in Psychology with first class honours and her Master Degree in School Guidance and Counselling at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She completed her PGDE majoring in Liberal Studies from Hong Kong Baptist University with Distinction. 

In her spare time, Ms. Chiu enjoys playing guitar, singing, reading and drawing. She also loves exploring how to use art to understand more about oneself and connect with others.

Ms. Jessy TING

Teacher of Mathematics and Humanities

Ms Jessy Ting has a very diverse academic background. Having a Master’s Degree in Education (English Language and Literature) from the National Institute of Education (Singapore), a PGCE from the University of Sunderland, and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, she acts as a bridge between the different subjects and fields. She believes in making the academic subjects relevant to the students by helping them draw links between what they learn in school and the real world. Having a strong background in various subjects, she has successfully helped students with the demanding requirements of academic subjects especially in IGCSE and IBDP – from writing to mathematical skills. 

Originally from Singapore, Ms Ting started out teaching in Singapore for 4 years before further pursuing her ambition of teaching internationally in Hong Kong in 2019. She has worked in very competitive environments and renowned international schools in Hong Kong, and this helps her understand the challenges that students face and what it takes to help the students achieve academic excellence in IGCSE and IBDP Economics.

Ms Ting has also taken a great interest in outdoor activities. She has attained Level 2 sports climbing certificate and has been to countries like Thailand and Malaysia for outdoor climbing. Her love for outdoor activities has also brought her to climb the highest mountain in Taiwan and Malaysia, the highest volcano in Indonesia, and a 30-day trek in Nepal where she reached the peak at 5416m.  

Ms. Grace Yeonkyung CHA

Teacher of Mathematics,  Information, Communication and Technology 

Ms. Grace Cha obtained a Bachelor’s degree of Education (BEd) in Secondary Mathematics from The Education University of Hong Kong. She also has earned an IB teaching certificate through minoring in Teaching and Learning in International Schools. Ms. Cha is an experienced Mathematics teacher who has taught students from diverse backgrounds. 

She was born and raised in South Korea and has education experiences in Thailand and Hong Kong. Her diverse educational experiences have motivated her to work as a teacher. She is confident in helping students to develop their open-mindedness and international-mindedness.

She is interested in developing differentiated teaching methods for students. She hopes her students can enjoy Mathematics learning by discovering the relationship between Mathematics and real-life situations.

Mr. Luke MOYNAGH

Teacher of Physical Education

Mr. Luke Moynagh was born in Cavan, Ireland. He has an undergraduate degree in Community Sports Leadership and is qualified in coaching a variety of sports such as football, rugby, gymnastics and athletics. Mr. Moynagh has more than 8 years of sports coaching experience, including time in Ireland and the USA, where he spent 3 years before moving to Hong Kong.

 Mr. Moynagh attained his PGCE in Secondary Education with the University of Sunderland teaching Physical Education. He has a great passion for teaching and seeing students develop to achieve their full potential.

 Mr. Moynagh loves Gaelic football, an Irish sport which he plays and coaches. He also enjoys watching and playing football, hiking, and socializing with friends.

MS. Elizabeth LEUNG

Teacher of Performing Arts (Music and Drama)

Ms Lizzie Leung studied for her BA in Music Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University following which she obtained her MA in Music Education and MA in Music (Piano Studies) at University of York, UK. Later, she completed her PGCE with The University of Sunderland. Her early teaching career involved individual piano and theory lessons, and group instrumental teaching for music centres and at primary schools both in Hong Kong and in the UK.

Before joining Tai Kwong Hilary College, she has been teaching internationally in the UK, Shanghai and Hong Kong in both private schools and international schools, and has been teaching various curriculums, including IBMYP, IBDP, IGCSE, A-Level and HKDSE. She likes to spread the joy of playing and sharing music to all students as well as staff, and make music accessible for all.

Outside the classroom, Ms Leung enjoys cooking, watching movies, and attending concerts.

Mr. Rocky WOO

Teacher of Visual Art and Design (VA), Information and Communication Technology

Mr. Rocky Woo graduated from Brigham Young University, Hawaii with a bachelor’s degree in fine art and completed a postgraduate certificate in Education from the University of Sunderland. Mr. Woo has years of working experience at an American international school.  He helped develop a visual arts program that is engaging and inspiring, multi-disciplinary, which provides students with the transferable skills and learning disposition that will support their lifelong learning.

Mr. Woo is a passionate artist and enjoys encouraging students in creating art during their free time.  He believes a strong art curriculum can provide an environment where children feel safe to be creative, curious and able to make mistakes.  He also understands that it is important to build relationships with students both inside and outside of the classroom. He has particular strengths in communicating and being empathetic with students and is keen to pursue this further by involvement in the pastoral curriculum. 

In his spare time, Mr. Woo enjoys making art, taking photos, watching movies and spending time with his family.



Ms. Lauren MULLINEAUX

Teacher of English

Ms. Lauren Mullineaux is originally from Manchester in the North of England and studied her undergraduate degree in Journalism and English Literature at the nearby University of Salford. It was there that she found her passion for studying postmodern literature which uses the page in unusual ways and she loves to bring that into the classroom.

 

She has been in Hong Kong for over eight years and completed her PGCE here through the University of Sunderland, where she is currently also pursuing her Masters in Education. She has been teaching I/GCSE and IB English Language and Literature for more than five years and is looking forward to sharing her passion for the great and unusual world of English with the students at Tai Kwong Hilary College.  

 

In her spare time she enjoys writing, both music reviews and fiction; reading anything and everything she can; watching movies; playing board games and trying as many different foods as possible.

Mr. Stephen Davenport

Head of Music

Mr. Stephen Davenport drifted into teaching and has been trying to reach the souls and develop character in students ever since. He has taught for many years and estimates that he has taught about 20,000 students. As an educator/musician, inspiring students to get involved with the Arts has been his mission and counts his success in the number of students who actively embraced music and the Arts in their lives taking it as a positive force in developing their own wellbeing. Of course, he has seen successes with many students involved in performing, composing, promotion/ Arts Administration and becoming professors and teachers, but sometimes it’s the wheelchair-ridden ex-student who plays for her own wellbeing that is the real success.

Mr. Davenport of course has spent some time reflecting and listening to the latest ideas in education achieving some qualifications such as an M.A. from UCL. he has also taught students who have achieved great results at GCSE, A level and IB Diploma. Mr. Davenport has taught students from 2 years old to 18 years old and finds the processes and interactions of teaching stimulating and is always learning. He has taught in four countries around the world.

This is what his ex students wrote: ‘We missed your music class so freaking much’ Dion (RCHK) ‘I have to say, thanks to you, I found music to be fun and intellectually stimulating rather than considering it a chore’ Adam (WIS) ‘Thank you Sir for all your help and support during my school days’ Festus (SPW) Sir, you brought tears to my eyes …You are really one of my positive childhood memories’ Moshaid (SPW) ‘Chester cheetah chewed a chunk’ Nida (DIC)

Mr. Samuel Sen MAO

Teacher of Chinese and Chinese History

Mr. Samuel Mao holds a Master’s Degree with distinction in Chinese from the City University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in Teaching Chinese as A Second Language from Shanghai University. He has many years of teaching experience in both international and local Chinese courses including IGCSE, GCSE, IBMYP, IBDP, and AP. He has taught students from Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Japan. Currently, Mr. Samuel is a teacher of Chinese Language and Chinese History and works as an assistant teacher-librarian at Tai Kwong Hilary College.

Mr. Samuel has always believed that “Positive education brings infinite possibilities” and he holds a serious attitude to inspire the potential of students. Unlike traditional education which just focuses on “knowledge learning”, he emphasizes the cultivation of “beyond knowledge” ability at the same time. From the moment he set foot on the road of education, he has always been dedicated to encouraging students to strengthen relationships, build positive emotions, enhance personal resilience, promote mindfulness and pursue a healthy lifestyle in a happy and active learning atmosphere.

In his spare time, Mr. Samuel loves reading, writing poetry, and watching movies. He has published some of his works in Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Mr. Jennifer HORGOS

Head of English

Ms Jennifer Horgos has spent 30 years working with teenagers, starting as a youth worker in Vancouver and continuing as an English teacher in Taiwan, mainland China and here in Hong Kong for the past 20 years.

Ms Horgos has a Bachelor of Arts (High Honours) degree in History and Women’s Studies from Carleton University, a Master of Education degree from the University of British Columbia as well as a PGDE from the University of Hong Kong for which she earned a Rowell Prize in Education for highest overall combined grades in theoretical and practical aspects. In 2015, she was part of a team of teachers awarded the Chief Executive’s Award (Merit) for Teaching Excellence in the area of English Language Education. Ms Horgos is the Head of English at TKHC. 

Aside from teaching, Ms Horgos is a storyteller, and enjoys writing personal essays and short fiction.

Ms. Jenny Leung

Head of 21st century Learning Design

Teacher of Drama and Dance

Ms. Jenny Leung obtained her PGDE and an MA degree in English Language Teaching from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and an MFA degree in Drama and Theatre Education at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

Ms. Leung’s professional interests include the use of technology and drama in education. She believes that it is important to redesign lessons in the 21st century teaching and learning to activate students’ motivation and ability to become a lifelong learner and make them learn happily.

Ms. Leung is currently the Head of 21st Century Learning Design teaching ICT and Performing Arts (Drama and Dance) in Tai Kwong Hilary College, the secretary of [email protected], Asia Faculty Member of Flipped Learning Global Initiative, Google Innovator, Google Trainer, Co-leader of Google Educator Group (HK-MACAO) and Apple Distinguished Educator (Class of 2017). She is also one of the frontline teacher professional development partners of Centre for Learning Science and Technologies (CLST) of Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has been awarded the International Outstanding e-Learning Awards for three consecutive years, the top 100 innovative teachers in Greater China and the top 100 Flipped Learning Leaders in K-12 education worldwide.

When she is free, she enjoys travelling with her family, watching films, reading, learning languages, skating and dancing.

Ms. Youwei Ji

Teacher of Chinese Language and Chinese History

Ms. Yvette Ji is a registered teacher by the Education Bureau. Ms. Ji obtained her bachelor of education in the Chinese language from the Education University of Hong Kong, and she holds the Level 1 certificate of Putonghua proficiency test.

Currently, Ms. Ji teaches Chinese language and history, also serving as the teacher librarian at TKHC. She believes that helping students grow as lifelong learners play an important role in education. Therefore, she aims to build a joyful study environment and let her students enjoy learning.

In her spare time, Ms. Ji enjoys reading, creative writing, and so on. She always holds a strong interest in trying new things.

Jacqueline CHAN

Head of Humanities ; CAS

Ms. Jacqueline Chan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree and completed her Master of Social Science before starting her teaching career, she has been teaching in Tertiary Education, IBDP, IBMYP, IGCSE and BTEC courses for years.

Previously she has been engaged in study tours for over 10 years, and she has visited not less than 100 different cities with primary, secondary and tertiary students! She obtained the Outbound Tour Escort Certificate and she is also a Senior Member of Hong Kong Institute of Marketing (SHKIM).

She loves travelling around the world to enjoy coffee everywhere and learn about different cultures.

Mr. Ken Chinn

Head of Visual Art

Mr Ken Chinn grew up in Toronto, Canada, and graduated with a diploma in Illustration from Sheridan College (Toronto) and a Bachelor of Graphic Design (Hons) First Class from the University of Huddersfield (United Kingdom), where he was awarded the Best Student Dissertation and the External Examiner’s Prize. Before completing his PGCE at the University of Sunderland (United Kingdom) to become a certified educator, he worked as an Art and Creative Director in the design industry in Toronto, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.

For the past 11 years, Mr Chinn has worked with various age groups of students at international school settings, and has previously taught PYP Visual Arts, MYP Design, IGCSE Fine Arts and STEAM Education in Hong Kong. As the Head of Arts and Design at TKHC, Mr Chinn hopes to bring forth an exciting and dynamic curriculum which would enable our students to become global citizens capable of appreciating the arts from across the globe.

In his spare time, Mr Chinn enjoys making art, playing basketball and tennis, hiking, travelling and spending time with his friends, family and pets.

Ms. Rita Hanronnachai

Head of Physical Education

Miss Hanronnachai or Miss H. obtained her Bachelor Degree in Physical Education in The Education University of Hong Kong. She has also qualified in coaching various types of sports, for example, rock climbing, rugby, Dodegebee, Canoe, football and netball etc.

Her main teaching goal is to be able to deliver fun and joyful lessons to our students. When students enjoy doing exercise in PE lessons, they can gain confidence and knowledge at the same time.

As she is a PE teacher, her favourite hobby is doing sports. Her favourite sports are netball, badminton and football. Apart from doing sports, she loves travelling and trying new food.

Ms. Jenny Leung

Head of 21st century Learning Design

Teacher of Performing Arts (Drama and Dance)

 

Ms. Jenny Leung obtained her PGDE and an MA degree in English Language Teaching from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and an MFA degree in Drama and Theatre Education at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

Ms. Leung’s professional interests include the use of technology and drama in education. She believes that it is important to redesign lessons in the 21st century teaching and learning to activate students’ motivation and ability to become a lifelong learner and make them learn happily.

Ms. Leung is currently the Head of 21st Century Learning Design teaching ICT and Performing Arts (Drama and Dance) in Tai Kwong Hilary College, the secretary of [email protected], Asia Faculty Member of Flipped Learning Global Initiative, Google Innovator, Google Trainer, Co-leader of Google Educator Group (HK-MACAO) and Apple Distinguished Educator (Class of 2017). She is also one of the frontline teacher professional development partners of Centre for Learning Science and Technologies (CLST) of Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has been awarded the International Outstanding e-Learning Awards for three consecutive years, the top 100 innovative teachers in Greater China and the top 100 Flipped Learning Leaders in K-12 education worldwide.

When she is free, she enjoys travelling with her family, watching films, reading, learning languages, skating and dancing.

Mr. Elvin Tao

Assistant Principal (Academic), Teacher of English

Mr Elvin TAO completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Warwick before deciding to venture overseas having previously spent all his life in the UK. After a year of teaching in Qingdao, China, Mr Tao earned both his PGCE (Distinction) and master’s degree in Applied Linguistics at the University of Hong Kong.

Mr Tao has had a long career in education, from NET to Head of English Language and Literature, from Diploma Coordinator to his current role as Assistant Principal at TKHC. Mr Tao is a dedicated and experienced teacher whose students have won multiple awards and done tremendously well in a range of examinations including HKDSE, IGCSE and IBDP.

He has also served the local education community as a member of Curriculum Development Council Committee (CDCC) on English Language Education (2017-19) and the CDC-HKEAA Committee on English Language and Literature in English (2018-19). In 2015, Mr Tao led a team of four teachers to win the Chief Executive’s Award (Merit) for Teaching Excellence (2014-15) which featured in a RTHK television documentary, Outstanding Teachers.

Mr Tao is passionate about sports and he enjoys watching and playing all kinds of sports like cricket, badminton, football and others too many to count. In his younger days, he was fortunate enough to have represented the Hong Kong association hockey team. He has coached title winning rugby teams at school youth level and still coaches mini rugby on weekends.