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01 Interview| Nansha Minxin School re-enrolls Leung Chun-ying with "Must-Entry" tips


Guangzhou Nansha Minxin School for Hong Kong Children, led by Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, is enrolling 500 students globally for the new school year. The first online enrollment briefing held in the middle of this month was attended by 9,000 people.

Guangzhou Nansha Minxin School for Hong Kong Children led by Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, is now enrolling 500 students globally for the new school year. The first online enrollment briefing held in the middle of this month attracted 9,000 participants, of whom more than 300 Participate through the English platform.

In an exclusive interview with "Hong Kong 01", Leung Chun-ying said that in the new school year starting in September, there will be two or three international students in each class, so as to achieve the goal of cultivating students with "world outlook and big picture" thinking in the purpose of running the school.

He also revealed that with the increase of young Hong Kong families going through customs and developing in Nansha, Minxin School plans to apply to the Hong Kong government to open a kindergarten in order to meet the educational needs of the young children of young families.

The initial plan is to vacate part of the current campus and convert it into a kindergarten. In the long run, an independent kindergarten will be opened near the campus to provide one-stop education for students from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and foreign countries that is connected to the Hong Kong school system.

Guangzhou Nansha Minxin School for Hong Kong Children is a non-profit public welfare organization registered in Hong Kong and granted tax-exempt status by the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department. The school provides courses from grade one to grade twelve, mainly recruiting non-mainland students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. The class officially started in September last year , first grades one to ten.

The school enrolls more than 500 students in its first year, and aims to enroll another 500 students in the new school year starting in September this year.

Since the first briefing session attracted 9,000 participants, it can be expected that there will be fierce competition for places.

Tips for Successful Admissions: Students Be Active and Enterprising

Although admission matters are fully decided by the school, Leung Chun-ying, as the chairman of the school council, still has some tips for parents and students who are interested in enrolling.

In an interview with "Hong Kong 01", he pointed out that every student who applies for the program has good potential, but due to the fixed number of places, when the school screens, the primary focus is on the students' academic performance and language ability, as well as the students themselves. Whether active, enterprising teenagers.

The school's mission is "Hong Kong Roots, China Heart, World View, and Big Picture." Leung Chun-ying described the school's philosophy as brand-new, and he also pays attention to whether students hold the same philosophy when admitting students.

He emphasized that the school admits students regardless of background, and also provides scholarships and grants to students in need.

The idea of ​​running a school is quite new, and it can be said boldly. It is a relatively grand idea. We choose students to see what kind of person this student is?

If he still wants to hide in Hong Kong and be a neighborhood kid, it is not in line with our school-running philosophy Leung Chun-ying, vice chairman of the CPPCC

It has been more than four months since the school started. Leung Chun-ying believes that he has cultivated "Hong Kong roots and Chinese heart" and will focus on cultivating "worldview and big pattern" in the future. Therefore, this time he will recruit international students, and he hopes that each class can have two or more students. Three foreign students allow students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan to get in touch with students of different nationalities, so that they can learn more about foreign countries, help them build an international perspective and learn to understand common ground while reserving differences, and also allow international students to learn more about the situation in Hong Kong and the country, and Chinese culture.


Overseas students have support in learning Chinese

Since the main language of instruction in the school is English, the study of foreign students is not a problem.

He pointed out that if overseas students wish to learn Chinese, the school will also provide support.

Leung Chun-ying believes that if foreign students can learn Chinese well during the semester, it will be of great help to their future development. Even some middle school students, if they learn fast, can apply for Chinese in the public examination in the future.

In addition to recruiting foreign students, Liang Zhenying, who is also the chairman of the board of directors of the Sharing Foundation, pointed out that the foundation is carrying out projects to eliminate cataract blindness in Laos, Cambodia, Djibouti, Kenya and other countries in Africa. He conceived to arrange some popular schools during the summer vacation Senior students follow the foundation to some villages in Africa to help distribute leaflets, register and other work, allowing students to experience and understand the operation of international humanitarian work, and also help to cultivate students' "world outlook, big picture" thinking.

Apply for HKDSE and become an examination center

Since the curriculum is linked to the Hong Kong academic system, as the 11th and 12th grades will be offered successively this year and next year, Leung Chun-ying revealed that the school will later apply to the Hong Kong government for students to take the HKDSE, and the campus can be used as an examination venue.

The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Bureau revised the examination rules last year and issued a notice to schools stating that schools for the children of Hong Kong residents in the Mainland offering HKDSE courses will be accepted as "pre-examination schools" and may become examination venues after passing the examination.

In addition, the school has been in session for less than 5 months, and Leung Chun-ying revealed that it has reached a balance of income and expenditure. He believes that the popular school-running model can be replicated and promoted in the mainland.

Guangzhou Nansha Minxin School Enrollment Information for the New School Year

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Source: hk1

All news articles on 2023-01-27

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