Registered teacher with 3 master degrees (MSc, MA, MEd) + LPAT + FIRSTclass honour in chemistry (4 scholarships) + >20yrs teaching/tutoring experience“Uncertainty Principle”; “Change is constant”; “There is no truth unless you acceptit as such, nor even this”. What is their common theme? An oxymoron? “I know thatI know nothing?”Guess what cohesive devices are used below? (A riddle?)"Had I not had the strength and wisdom of a warrior, I would have to give up.” sangSade.“I didn’t know my own strength!” echoed Whitney.“I’m at the borderline of my faith; I’m at the hinterland of my devotion; In the frontline of this battle of mine, but I’m still alive.” Sade replied.“Do you feel the same?” Bangles pondered.How can we orchestrate the symphony of life?How can we harmonize various aspects of our inner self?It’s not the type of knowledge you know that counts nowadays but the eclecticsynthesis of ideas from various disciplines and database that wins! (Language acrossthe curriculum!)I graduated with the following awards:1. Master of Science (Environmental Science from HKUST, GPA=A)2. Master of Arts (English Studies from CityU) with Credit3. Master of Education (Liberal Studies from OUHK, GPA=Pass 2)4. Postgraduate Diploma in English Studies from HKIEd with Credit5. Postgraduate Certificate in Education (HKU)6. Bachelor of Science in chemistry (First Class Honors from HKUST) and 4scholarships and chemistry olympaid7. HKALE: chemistry (A1, not A2 nor A3), Physics (B), Biology (C), Use ofEnglish (C; Writing: B; Language system: B)8. HKCEE: chemistry (A), biology (A) and mathematics (A), Physics (B), English(B; Reading/Writing: A), Computer Studies(B), Additional Mathematics (C)9. Pg.D.(HRM from HKBU, GPA=3.19)10. Dip(Teacher Librarianship from HKU-SPACE) with Distinction11. Dip(Applied Psychology from HKBU-SCE, GPA=A-)12. Pg.C.(Translation from HKU-SPACE)
13. Cert. (Youth Counseling from HKU-SPACE)14. Cert. (Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Management from HKU-SPACE)15. Cert. (Legal and Commercial Translation from HKU-SPACE) with Credit16. Bridging course in Physiology and Anatomy from La Trobe University (Grade =A)Working Experience:1. I am a registered teacher tutoring 5 senior secondary students and 1 universitystudent.2.Exempt from the LPAT, I am a qualified English teacher.3. I taught F.1 to F.7 science subjects, particularly chemistry, for 9 years insecondary schools, including EMI ones (Ho Fung College).4. I taught P.5 English in two EMI primary schools, including HKUGA PrimarySchool and PLK Camoes Tan Siu Lin Primary School.5. I worked as English Teacher and English Teaching Assistant in secondary schools(including PLK 1984 College), Editor in three publishing houses and freelanceWriter for Manhattan Press Ltd.6. I worked as Research Assistant in HKUST and Technician in HKBU, analyzingdrugs, toys and dioxin in both academic and commercial laboratories.7. I taught undergraduates as Instructor in a course entitled “Introduction toChemistry” in a local tertiary institution, Institute of Advanced Learning.8. I worked as Teaching Assistant in HKUST while studying for M.Phil there.9. I worked as part-time Tutor in various tutorial centers.Personal Attributes:1. INFJ in MBTI2. ISC in Self-Directed Search3. Type 5 in Enneagram4. My lifelong insatiable urge for personal enrichment and knowledge acquisitionguards and guides my future interests (hot cognition).5. I, student-centered, empathetic and understanding, aspire to co-constructknowledge with students yearning for the development of psychological capital(resilience, optimism and commitment), cultivation of creativity (synthesis andcombination) and critical thinking skills (evaluation and analysis).I hope my wide coverage of a multitude of disciplines can help you excel in almostall subjects, particularly science and English, and revel at lifelong learning.
“The best way to learn is to learn from the best!” How can I tell the best from therest?“A still mind can still all restless minds!” Might I calm your ‘rough sea’? (No moreparadigm shift? Transfer is constant?)