四川省德陽五中來訪
四川省德陽五中三十位老師於七月三日及四日到本校探訪,來賓此行的目的在了解本校的科學教育,雙方就教育改革及學與教等方面交流了意見。老師在參觀校園後,都對我校留下了深刻的印象。

上海閔行區諾德安達雙語學校老師來訪
上海閔行區諾德安達雙語學校的李棟老師及嚴律成老師在七月二日至十四日來到聖保祿學校作交流訪問。他們此行的活動有跟聖保祿老師訪談有關STEAM及科技教育的議題、觀課、親身體驗機械人及物聯網程式製作,當然還少不了遊覽香港名勝。這麼充實的行程,致令上海老師們有以下的反思:「這兩周的香港生活,讓我們不僅在STEAM教育方面大開眼界,而且還感受到了如家人般地接待和照顧,心中無比感激。在聖保祿度過的每一天都十分難忘,也將會成為我們一生的美好記憶。」

Visitor from St. Paul’s International College, Australia
Mr. Leslie Jonson visited our school from 3 – 5 July 2017 to sample our success in the development of IT Education in SPCS. Mr. Jonson observed lessons, joined our EITP recruitment day and toured around the school. He showed great appreciation on our school’s IT facilities and equipment as well as the various curriculums that prepare the students to further their studies through different pathways.

雲南省教育管理幹部來訪
二零一七年六月六日,雲南省教育管理幹部赴港澳學習交流代表團一行二十五人蒞臨聖保祿學校,與本校簽署友好交流協議書,並藉此機會參觀校園,認識本校的STEM教育發展。代表團首先到未來教室親身體驗VR (虛擬現實) 的教學情境,之後,學生分組帶領代表團參觀校園及設施。最後,在代表團的見證下,沙朗民族中學校長及雲南師範大學實驗中學校長助理與我校校長共同簽署友好交流協議 ,締結友好交流協定。雙方同意以共同友誼為基礎,並期望彼此師生往後有更多交流機會。

中聯辦副主任譚鐵牛博士來訪
二零一七年四月二十六日,中聯辦副主任譚鐵牛博士蒞臨聖保祿學校參觀。學校以METAS機械人歡迎譚博士。譚博士先了解聖保祿「共建摘星夢」的飛機建造工程、接著親身體驗VR(虛擬現實)如何應用於學習上、以及參觀飛船設計元素的示範。STEM(科學、科技、工程和數學)教育為現今全球教育的大趨勢,譚博士對聖保祿學校在推行STEM教育上不遺餘力及積極培養具備不同能力的多元人才,留下了深刻的印象。

A School Visit by the Principal and Staff from Loreto Normanhurst School, Sydney, Australia
We were delighted to have Ms. Barbara Watkins, the Principal, Mrs. Kate Kovacs, the Director of Boarding and Mrs. Alicia Maunsell, the Director of Development, from Loreto Normanhurst visiting our school on 16 March, 2017. A large range of ideas were shared on issues relating to the academic curriculum, co-curricular activities, and mobile learning technology. Our guests enjoyed the presentation of the STEM project “Photo Dynamic Effect of LED (Red light 640 nm and blue light 470 nm) on animal fat” by Chloe Chong, Jolie Cheung and Emma Wu of F.1T as well as the exciting demonstration of VR technology in the Classroom of the Future. The visit proved to be highly enjoyable for all parties and we hope to have more such exchanges with Loreto Normanhurst in the future.

Visit by Wan Chai District Office
Led by the Wan Chai District Officer, Mr. Rick Chan, JP, a group of Wan Chai District Office Councilors visited our school on 14 March 2017. The tour started from the visit to the Christ the King Chapel which is situated beside our school. The History, Interior and Exterior Designs as well as the Heritage of the church were presented to the visitors.

四川北川中學探訪
2017年3月13日四川北川中學20位師生到我校參觀探訪。當天行程緊湊,18位同學分為三小組,先後參觀校園,參與VR虛擬實境體驗坊和教室課堂活動。午餐時,北川同學與本校普通話學會同學交流兩地學習心得,探訪活動在一遍愉快氣氛中結束。

雲南省人民政府港澳事務辦公室嘉賓來訪
雲南省人民政府港澳事務辦公室副主任王偉先生、香港大公文匯傳媒集團副總經理徐荷女士聯同大公國際傳媒學院教研部副主任及教務處主任於2017年 2月 13日蒞臨我校參觀訪問。一眾嘉賓除參觀校園外,還與我校校長及教師代表商論有關促進滇港兩地學生交流事宜。

Visit by Mr. Nicholas W Yang, the Secretary for Innovation and Technology
We were honoured to have Mr. Nicholas W Yang, the Secretary for Innovation and Technology, visiting our school on 13th January, 2017. The main purpose of his visit was to gain a deeper understanding of the implementation of STEM initiatives in SPCS. The visit began with Sister Margaret Wong, our principal, giving a brief account of the school's STEM initiatives to nurture student creativity, and the plan to use the new innovation-centric block, Smart Oasis, to teach with both augmented and virtual reality technology. Paulinian students then presented their work on robotics programming, the EITP programme, the Aeroplane building project and various science projects. In his chats with the students, Mr Yang said that STEM fields were at the core of everything in an Internet-driven economy. He encouraged the students to use the wonderful opportunity presented to them by the school to further acquaint themselves with information technology programmes, equipping themselves with superior logical-thinking and creative problem-solving skills whilst they were still young.

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Christian & Missionary Alliance Sun Kei Secondary School
On 1st December, 2016, the vice-principal and a group of teachers from the Christian & Missionary Alliance Sun Kei Secondary School visited our school. They met with our principal, Rev. Sr. Margaret Wong, and staff from SPCS, and discussed how new curricula, e-learning platforms and STEM education are being integrated into the overall SPCS curriculum. SPCS teachers from different panels then conducted group sharing sessions to explain the changes in more detail, focussing on the benefits for SPCS and for the students. The meeting ended with a school tour. All the visiting teachers greatly appreciated this valuable exchange opportunity.

Cultural Exchange Show with the Mayflower Secondary School, Singapore
On 30th November, 2016, the school was pleased to host a Cultural Exchange Show with the Mayflower Secondary School, Singapore. The Mayflower Secondary School Choir, led by their conductor, Mrs. Tay Sze Chen, performed seven songs for our F.1 & 2 students and teachers. The songs showcased the distinctive multi-cultural character of Singapore and the performance were well received by the audience. To respond on behalf of SPCS, and to showcase the beauty of traditional Chinese culture, Maisie Luk (4S) then gave a guzhen solo, and the SPCS Junior Choir rounded off the show by performing two of their favourite songs. The audience was impressed by the talent and dedication on display.

This special concert celebrated both Chinese and Singaporean cultures and promoted Chinese-Singaporean cultural interaction. It helped to strengthen friendships and encouraged respect for and appreciation of different cultures in the world.

華中師範大學嘉賓來訪 
2016年11月30日,華中師範大學副校長及華中師範大學第一附屬中學校長等一行六人來我校進行友好訪問。來賓們對我校的兩文三語課程、全英語國際課程、國情教育和科技創新教育的課程給予了高度的評價,認為具有薈萃中西的鮮明課程特色,既符合香港教育的現代化需求,又與國際教育接軌,中外課程優勢互補,相得益彰。

United Christian College (East Kowloon) Visit
On 22nd November, 2016, the school welcomed Dr. Samuel Cheung (Principal), Mrs. Elsie Fung (Vice-principal), Mr. Kenneth Ng (Assistant Principal) and Mrs. Annie Lau (Library Manager) from United Christian College (Kowloon East), together with Ms. Catherine Kwan of Pearson Education, for a visit to discuss the international curricula offered at SPCS. Valuable ideas were shared on issues relating to how SPCS has implemented its educational reforms and, in particular, how the IGCSE curriculum has been integrated into the NSS curriculum in F3 and F4. STEM education was also discussed as it too highlights how all the reforms are working as one holistic package at SPCS.

This was followed by a tour of the school. The team from United Christian College were particularly keen to see the school’s latest STEM facilities such as the 3D printing machines and the Classroom of the Future. The morning proved to be highly enjoyable for both parties and we hope to have more exchanges in the future with United Christian College.

Visit by the Consul General of the United States to SPCS
On 3rd October, 2016, the school was delighted to welcome Mr. Kurt Tong, the new Consul General of the United States for Hong Kong and Macau, Ms. Nina Lewis, the Cultural Unit Chief and Ms. Adeline Fung, the Cultural Program Manager for a full afternoon’s visit.

Mr.Tong only began his duties in Hong Kong in August, 2016. Prior to this he held various important offices of state including being the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs at the Department of State, the Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge d'Affaires in Tokyo and the U.S. Ambassador for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

In the Classroom of the Future, Paulinians put on most engaging presentations for Mr. Tong, all of which illustrated the challenges faced and successes gained in the development of STEM education in SPCS. These presentations were entitled: ‘Aeroplane Building Sharing’ by Maisie Ng and Joyce Chan (2016 graduates), ‘Artificial Skin’ by Jenna Wong (4S) and Clarrisa Yung (4P), ‘EITP Sharing’ by Madeline Leung (3P), ‘Stanford Tour Sharing’ by Doris Wong (4S) and Jocelin Kee (4P), and ‘Lab Made Paint Reinvented’ by Polly Tsang (6A). The presentations were then followed by a lively debate about girls’ schools, the need for aspirations and the desirability of pursuing tertiary studies in the United States.

After a tour of the school campus the visit ended with tea being served in the English Room. Everyone appreciated Mr. Tong giving up his valuable time to visit SPCS and fervently hoped that he would come to visit again in the near future.

Visit of Mrs. Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai
On the 14th September, 2016, the school was honoured to receive a visit from Mrs. Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai. Mrs. Fan spoke to a range of students about the Hong Kong academic curriculum, with a particular focus on Chinese History and History education, and in return Paulinians described some of their cherished memories of the previous year’s study tours. Mrs. Rita Fan generously donated a collection of Chinese History books to the school library. The visit ended with tea being served in the Synergy Corner.

雲南省外事辦公室嘉賓來訪
本校有幸獲雲南省外事辦公室港澳事務馮瑞儀處長、雲南省外事辦主任科員胡瑾及前中聯辦部長高級助理兼宣教處長向錦清先生於九月一日蒞臨本校作參觀交流。他們除了瞭解學校怎樣做教改外,更遊覽了學校一周,雙方獲益良多。

Visitors from the EDB
On 28th April 2016, we were honoured to have Mrs. Hong Chan Tsui Wah (Deputy Secretary for Education, EDB) and Ms. Amy Cheng Mee Yee (Senior Education Officer, EDB) visit our school. We discussed the academic curriculum, the implementation of education reforms and the execution of STEM. The visit ended with a tour of our school campus. Mrs. Hong commented that our school was “A school for today and tomorrow!” Click here for more information.

四川北川中學探訪
2016年3月11日四川北川中學一行16人到我校參觀探訪。他們首先參與了由中二資訊科技增潤班同學主持的編程一小時活動,接著便到教室參與課堂活動及參觀學校。午餐後,北川中學同學給我校同學帶來精彩的跳舞演出,整個探訪活動在一遍歡笑聲中結束。

Visit by Educators from Wales, UK
A delegation of teachers from various schools in Wales, UK, visited our school on 27 October 2015, to discuss Digital Literacy at our school. After a warm welcome by students from the Hospitality Team, some of our teachers introduced our ICT vision, curriculum and programmes to them. There were also demonstrations of students' work and their achievements in ICT. The fruitful visit by the delegation ended with a school tour.

深圳市教育局來賓訪校
深圳市教育局直屬學校後備校長於二零一五年十月十四日到訪本校。我校校長及教師代表向來賓們介紹了本校的辦學理念、特色學科如中、英、數、藝術等課程的教學安排,以及如何實施素質教育等。其後,在師生的帶領下,一眾嘉賓參觀校園,並於茶藝室舉行座談會,兩地教育工作者作了進一步的交流。

Macau Yuet Wah College Visit
On 23rd May 2015, a group of teachers and vice-principals from Yuet Wah College, Macau, visited our school. After a short briefing on the history of the school by some Form Six students belonging to the Hospitality Team, our guests were provided with a general overview of the facilities at the school and our students' achievements. This was followed by a presentation on the school’s curriculum, Diversified Interest Programme, co-curricular activities, Prefects' Board and our Putonghua Immersion Programme in Beijing. The visit proved to be extremely informative, with our guests gaining a better understanding not only of our school but also the education system in Hong Kong. The visit ended with a campus tour and lunch.

深圳市龍城高級中學老師來訪
深圳市龍城高級中學六位教師於二零一五年四月二十三日到訪本校,進行了觀課、交流及參觀校園的活動。來賓們觀賞過語文課、法語課、綜合科學課及生物課後,在會議室與校長及老師作了深入的交流。他們熱切期望在不久的將來能重訪我校。

佛山市禪城區小學校長來訪
在佛山市禪城區教育發展中心教研室鄒武林副主任及學校發展指導室熊麗麗幹事率領下,佛山市禪城區八位小學校長於二零一五年四月二十日到本校探訪,來賓此行的目的在了解本校的可持續發展方向,雙方就教育改革及學與教等方面交流了意見。校長們在參觀校園後,都對我校留下了深刻的印象。

Visit by Pearson Director
On March 10, 2015, St. Paul's Convent School was pleased to welcome Mr David Crowther, Director of International Products and Global Partnerships for Pearson plc. He was on a fact-finding tour of schools in Asia and was interested in finding out how St. Paul's found the latest Pearson products and whether we needed additional support. In particular he was interested in the implementation of Edexcel examination syllabi, but he was equally interested in how the new BTEC course development was progressing. He listened attentively and recorded any suggested recommendations.

上海市閔行區教育局嘉賓來訪
上海市閔行區教育局副局長朱越女士、上海市閔行海外聯誼會副秘書長李紅士及幹事唐錚女士於二零一五年一月十五日到訪本校,雙方就教育開革及資優教育等方面作出交流。分享後,大家遊覽學校及參觀美術展覽,雙方獲益良多。

浙江省蒼南中學嘉賓來訪
浙江省蒼南中學校長、副校長及主任於二零一四年十二月十二日到訪我校,就課程設置、課程內容、教學模式、學生學習及教學評估等方面進行交流。蘇校長認為本校辦學理念先進、課程內容豐富、教師敬業愛崗、學生陽光大氣。他期望日後能與我校作更多方面的交流、合作。

A School Visit by Principal and Staff from Queen’s College
On 17th October 2014, Ms Li Sui-wah, the Principal of Queen’s College, visited our school along with her teachers, to share ideas on IT issues related to schools, such as the development of mobile learning technolgy, e-learning platforms and IT management system. The meeting proved to be enjoyable for both parties and ended with a school tour.

A School Visit by the Principal and IMC Managers of St. Joseph’s College
On 23rd September 2014, our school was delighted to receive the Principal of St. Joseph’s College, Mrs. Caroline Chan, along with nine managers from the Incorporated Management Committee of the school. Valuable ideas were shared on issues related to teaching and learning at SPCS. Our guests also enjoyed the tour around our school and were impressed by our modern, high-tech classrooms and laboratories. The day ended on a high note with tea refreshments in the Synergy Corner.

Celebration of United Nations International Day of Peace & Peace Week
The 21st of September 2014 was a day generally observed by the people around the world to be the United Nations International Day of Peace. UNESCO Hong Kong and Rotary International District 3450 celebrated the occasion and kicked start the 2014-15 Fostering Global Citizenship Youth Program. Our school joined the program in order to educate and support our students to become better global citizens. The first program of the year known as ‘Peace Week’ was embarked in school on 22-26 September 2014. Peace Ambassadors started promoting the message of peace to all students during the morning assembly, so that an atmosphere of inner peace with genuine wish for world peace were created in the school environment.

Educators from Korea
On 3rd September 2014, Sister Kim, the Principal of Bakmun Girls’ High School in Korea, visited our school along with her teachers, to learn more about the education system in Hong Kong. They were briefed on the all-round achievements of our Paulinians and a Korean TV show featuring our school, which had been filmed by one of their broadcasting companies, was also shown to them. The afternoon proved to be enjoyable for both parties and ended with a school tour.

2013 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence Awards presentation Ceremony
On 2 May 2014, our school was very honoured to receive the 2013 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) Bronze Award for Secondary School Subsector in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event was organized by Environmental Campaign Committee (ECC) to recognize the great effort of the school in promoting excellent environmental practises and management in the secondary school sectors. Mr Wong Kam-sing, JP, the Secretary for the Environment was invited as the officiating guest of ceremony and our Principal, Sister Margaret Wong received the trophy from one of the guests of ceremony.

UK visitors on 17 February
On 17 February 2014, Mr. Ken Walsh OBE together with 28 Principals from the United Kingdom visited our school to learn more about the education systems in Hong Kong. The Hospitality Team introduced to them the unique curriculum of our school and the all-round achievements of the Paulinians. Our Paulinians presented to them a number of gifted student projects. Some Primary School Principals also visited our Primary Section. They were highly impressed by our state-of-the-art facilities such as the Classroom of the Future, Synergy Corner, Chinese Culture Room and Roof Garden and praised the self-confidence of our students. The day ended with tea refreshments in the Conference Room G6. It was a memorable and fruitful afternoon.

All-China Women's Federation (全國婦聯) on 10th January 2014
On 10th January 2014, members of the All-China Women's Federation (全國婦聯) from China visited our school to learn about girls' education in Hong Kong and Home Economics education in our school. Paulinians introduced the unique curriculum of our school and the achievements of our Home Economics students to them. They were highly impressed by our curriculum and facilities such as the Classroom of the Future, Home Management Room, Model Home, and Synergy Corner. The guests enjoyed traditional Cantonese dim sum, shallow-fried radish cakes and water chestnut cakes, which were prepared by the Home Economics teacher and students, in the Chinese Culture Room. What a memorable and fruitful afternoon we all had!

佛山華英學校校長及教師來訪
佛山華英學校校長、副校長、國際部主任及各教研組主任一行十人在十一月一日到訪我校。我校校長為佛山來賓介紹本校的課程和辦學特色後,帶領嘉賓參觀學校。來賓們在觀課後對同學們上課討論時的表現、學校硬件設施、課程設計等都給予高度的評價。鄧超祥校長更讚揚聖保祿能夠「培養有中國傳統素養和國際競爭能力學生」。

Visit by Principal of Brescia University College, Canada
On 16th September, 2013, we were very pleased to have Dr. Colleen Hanycz, the Principal of Brescia University College, Canada, visited our school with her team which included Ms. Marianne Simm (Director of Student Affairs and Registrar) and Ms. Elsa Li (International Program Officer at Brescia University College). The hospitality team introduced our school to the guests in the Classroom of Future that was followed by a school tour. They were greatly impressed by the presentation skills and the talents of our Paulinians as well as our e-learning systems. The afternoon reception, which parents and students were welcomed, started with our students’ sharing on their memorable experiences in Brescia last June. The highlight of the afternoon was the talk given by Dr. Colleen Hanycz’s on ‘Women in leadership’. It was very inspiring. The reception ended with refreshment in the covered playground. It was a valuable experience for all the participants.

Educators from Brazil
On 16 May 2013, 30 key Directors from Brazilian private schools visited our school to learn more about the education systems in Hong Kong and China, the teaching methodologies and school facilities in Hong Kong. Our Hospitality Team introduced to them the unique curriculum of our school and the all-round achievements of our Paulinians. The visitors were highly impressed by our state-of-the-art facilities such as the Classroom of the Future, Synergy Corner, Chinese Culture Room and our Aeroplane Building Project. They also visited our Kindergarten to learn more about the pre-primary education in Hong Kong. It was fruitful and insightful visit.

Educators from Singapore
Four educators from Nan Hua High School in Singapore visited our school at 14 May 2013. The educators were Mrs Tan Jong Lek (Principal), Mr. Lee Peck Ping (Vice-Principal), Ms Linda Yeo (Head of Department / Bicultural Programme) and Mr Daniel Lim (Head of Department / Information Communication Technology). Both parties had a joyful and fruitful afternoon when they share the school’s IT issues such as the e-learning platforms and IT management.

四川綿陽市子云小學老師訪校
五月六日下午,四川省綿陽市子云小學老師代表來訪我校。師生交流愉悅,子云小學老師對本校學生在禮儀表現上尤其欣賞;通過交談後,知悉學生儒雅表現並非因有獨立的禮儀科,而是各不同學科精華匯聚,均對學校課程設計予以高度評價。

四川青川縣校長及老師到訪
四川青川縣三十名校長及老師在四月二十二日到訪本校,由禮賓隊介紹過本校的歷史和特色後,本校校長及老師與四川來賓積極探討「校園身、心、靈教育」議題。接著禮賓隊及老師們帶領嘉賓參觀本校。憑著大家互相交流意見,無論本校及四川的老師都獲得莫大的裨益。

Visitors from Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam
On 15 January 2013, Professor Mark Bray, the UNESCO Chair in Comparative Education, led 26 educators representing UNESCO-International Institute for Educational Planning, Institute of Educational Managers Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), National Institute of Education Management (Vietnam), Chulalongkorn University (Thailand), National Institute for Development of Teachers (Thailand), State University of Jakarta (Indonesia), Ministry of Education and Culture (Indonesia) and University of Hong Kong (Faculty of Education) to our school as part of their Distance Training Programme on Education Sector Planning in Asia. In addition, we were also very grateful to have representatives from St. Paul's International College, Mr. Alan Choi (Director of International Relations) and Miss Anne-Maree Scott (Head of School for teaching and Learning and the Director of ELICOS) to join the group in the school visit. Students showed their hospitality in the Classroom of the Future by presenting our school background, information, students’ achievements, e-learning and e-books resources to the guests. We sang the Reform Song together which was followed by a school tour. The day ended with tea refreshment in the Synergy Corner. It was a memorable afternoon.

Environmental Talk conducted by Ms. Christine Loh
On 9 January 2013, Ms Christine Loh Kung-wai, JP, OBE (Under Secretary of Environmental Bureau) visited our school and shared with our teachers and all F.1 to 5 students her vision and mission serving in the government team as one of the policy makers. Her Talk on "Greening our City and Community Involvement" was very inspiring. Some students presented their bio-filter project and explained how to use chlorella to improve the air quality of the school. Both teachers and students actively expressed their opinions and concerns about the environmental issues raised during the Open Forum and Q & A session. It was a fruitful afternoon.

浙港姊妹學校締結計劃
由教育局主辦的「浙港姊妹學校締結計劃」於2012年12月21日下午舉辦了簽約儀式,黃校長代表本校出席了儀式。與本校締結為姊妹學校的學校為浙江省麗水市麗水中學,麗水中學為一所浙江省知名的重點中學,歷史悠久,麗水中學校長吳一鳴校長與黃校長均表示會加強兩校合作,希望在未來可以互相交流,互相學習。以下為當日簽儀式的情況。

貴州嘉賓到訪
2012年11月23日下午,貴州教育科技管理培訓班以莫為名主任為首一行40人,在香港教育局有關官員陪同下,參觀了本校。首先大家在操場映了大合照,接著由本校的禮賓隊介紹了本校的情況,然後由校長及老師介紹了本校近年來在資訊科技方面的發展,最後貴賓們參觀了本校的設施並致送紀念品予校長。各位來賓對本校的設備與發展均讚不絕口。

Meeting with StudyGroup – Multiple Pathways for Paulinians
On November 7 2012, our Principal, Rev. Sr. Margaret Wong and the Careers Team had the privilege of meeting Mr. Matt Coles and Mr. George Warshaw, representatives from the StudyGroup (a corporate partner of Edexcel), as well as Ms Catherine Kwan from Edexcel Pearson. Mr. Coles and Mr. Warshaw introduced to us a new pathway for applying to UK universities for our students called the "International Year One" (IY1). IY1 is a one-year course of study (equivalent to a first year undergraduate study) especially tailored for international students. The meeting was an interesting and fruitful one. If any students are interested in learning more about IY1, please contact the Careers Team

Visitors from UK
On 26 October 2012, Ziggy Liaquat, the Managing Director of Pearson Qualification Services (Pearson UK), visited our school with his team which included Simon Breakspear (Senior Associate, Office of the Chief Education Advisor), Kath Thomas (Head of Research, Design & Innovation), Derek Richardson (Head of Assessment), Dr Peter Canning (Senior Manager Science), Phil Myers (Senior Manager English) and Sharon Wood (Senior Manager Mathematics). They had a group meeting with our Principal, Rev. Sr. Margaret Wong, and the teaching staff which was followed by Small Group Discussion meetings with different panels such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English Language. Both had a valuable time in exchanging visions and implementations of HK and UK school curriculum.

Visitors from Fo Shan
We are delighted to have the Principal, Vice-Principal and 6 teachers from Foshan No.3 School visited us on 12 October, 2012. They had lesson observations on various subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, PTH, Chinese Language and English Language. We shared with them on how mobile technology was infused in daily teaching and learning. They were greatly impressed by our e-learning systems, state-of-the-art facilities and our aeroplane building studio. They enjoyed the school visit and had a fruitful afternoon.

Interview by reporters from AM730
Two reporters from the prominent AM730 visited our school on 10 October 2012 to sample our success in our “Reaching for the Stars” programme.

UK Road Show 2012
“The 2012 UK Education Road Show was successfully held at our school on 28th September 2012. We were very pleased to invite the British Council, as well as representatives from 23 universities from the UK, to visit our school. A presentation was held by delegates from various UK universities, which offered useful information such as application procedures, what to include in personal statements and a general picture of the education system in the UK. Moreover, students and parents had a chance to develop an in-depth understanding about further studies in the UK through a consultation session after the presentation. This valuable experience has definitely encouraged Paulinians to strive for a brighter future.

Visit by the President of the University of Winnipeg (Canada)

On 21st September, 2012, we were very pleased to have Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, the President of the University of Winnipeg and delegates from Manitoba, Canada, as well as members of the Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong to visit our school. Our Form 5 Paulinians participated in this event and have gained a better insight of the world. Dr. Lloyd Axworthy gave an inspirational talk on human rights. Through sharing his life experience, students were able to cultivate a deeper understanding of current human rights issues around the globe. By having a better picture of the world we live in, Paulinians can definitely develop an exceptional attitude towards helping those in need and live in peace with one another.

School Visits in United Kingdom

From July 3rd to July 12th the Principal Sister Margaret Wong, the Head of English Mr. Maxwell and a group of six St. Paul’s Convent School teachers accompanied 35 of the students who were attending the STEM summer school at Imperial College London. While the students attended classes, Sister Margaret and several teachers went to visit a variety of British schools in and around the London area. The aims of these visits were to forge new links with schools in England, observe and bring back good practice and to reconnect with the schools SPCS currently works with. The trip was a great success and the following schools welcomed SPCS with wonderful hospitality: Gumley House Convent School, St John's Catholic Comprehensive School, Greensward Academy, Gateway Academy, St Clere's Academy, St. Clere’s Primary School, Walthamstow Academy and Lampton School. The visits included tours of the schools, lesson observations, professional dialogue with teachers and even the opportunity to hold the London 2012 Olympic torch as it passed through one of the schools. Sister Margaret also participated in a telepresence international student forum debate organized by Education Fast Forward. This involved Jeremy Gilley the founder of Peace One Day and students from 14 countries discussing the topic of peace. In the future SPCS aims to establish more video conferencing links, carry out collaborative projects, teacher and student exchanges with these schools and to support the work of Peace One day.

NLP workshop

A Teachers' Training Workshop on Neuro Linguistic Programming was held on 24 July 2012 in our school hall. The workshop was organized by Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation. Ms. Mandy Chai, the Founder and Chairman of International Society of Neuro- Semantic (Hong Kong & China), was invited as the speaker. More than 90 teachers from Sichuan attended the workshop. It provided the teacher participants with new perspectives and practical skills for enhancing their teaching practice and effectiveness.

Hong Kong Biennial Gifted Education Conference 2012

On 17 May 2012, Sister Margaret Wong together with Mr. Law and Mr. Maxwell were invited to be speakers at the Gifted Education Conference 2012 co-organized by EDB and the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education. They shared with the audience how SPCS promotes gifted education through “ Exposure to Diversified Activities that Release Students’ Potential- Go For IT” . The sharing was in the form of an interactive role play and the presentation was insightful. Three of our F7 girls also presented their ebook project using iBooks Author and the audience was impressed by their ideas and creativity.

U8攜手共進計劃

本校校長及老師在2012年4月25日,參與由中國聯合國教科文組織協會全國聯合會(UNESCO CHINA)及香港可持續發展教育學院舉辦的《U8攜手共進計劃》交流活動。期間和來自北京及四川的教育工作者,對可持續發展教育作出交流。而本校校長黃金蓮修女更獲邀擔任主題講者,分享國際課程設計的經驗。


A Visit by the Minister of State for Schools, United Kingdom

On 14 February 2012, Mr. Nick Gibb, MP (the Minister of State for Schools, UK) and Ms. Katherine Forestier (Director, Education, Science & Society, British Council) visited our school. The hospitality team introduced our school to the guests in the Classroom of Future and we sang the Reform Song together. Our guests also observed the Mathematics Class and the Chinese as a Second Language Class conducted in the classroom and Chinese Culture Room respectively. In the school tour, they were very impressed by the high academic achievements and the hospitality of our students. Before they left, they attended a tea party. It was a memorable experience to all of us .


Visitors from UK

On 8 February 2012, Mr. Ken Walsh visited our school with 24 principals and delegates from UK. The hospitality team introduced our school to the guests in the Classroom of Future that was followed by a school tour. The guests observed the Diversified Interests Programme conducted in all corners of the campus and were very impressed by the school facilities as well as the talents of our students. Before they left, they also attended a tea party and a video-conference with our partner school, St. John's Catholic Comprehensive School in UK. It was a valuable experience.


青海省中小學特級教師香港高級研修班訪問聖保祿學校

十二月七日,青海省中小學特級教師香港高級研修班一行十六人來訪我校,了解我校教育發展概況並和我校師生相互交流。


香港中國世界非物質文化遺產學生展覽及表演晚會

由香港聯合國教科文組織協會主辦的「香港中國世界非物質文化遺產學生展覽及表演晚會」於十二月十七日隆重舉行。香港十所學校二百多名精英與來自北京、上海、蘭州、西安、佛山等地的師生參加了是次別開生面的活動。我校代表與姐妹學校首都師範大學附屬實驗學校的學生一起製作關於書法藝術的展板,並向香港聯合國教科文組織的官員以及蒞臨參觀的嘉賓作詳細的介紹,獲得了各界人士的一致好評。在表演晚會上,我校同學表演的粵劇《鳳閣恩仇未了情》贏得了全場觀眾的熱烈掌聲,而合唱團領唱的《水族歡歌》更把晚會節目推向高潮。這次活動加深了中港兩地師生對中國非物質文化遺產的認識,促進了友校之間的交流,增進了彼此的友誼。


Curriculum visit by EDB Mathematics section

On 22 Nov 2011, two representatives from EDB: Ms Tang Mei-yue and Mr Lee Chun-yue visited us to discuss the implementation of HKDSE Mathematics. They talked with our teacher and students. We invited them to our lessons and let them experience our learning atmosphere. Valuable ideas and insights were shared on issues about teaching and learning in HKDSE Mathematics and the extension modules. We appreciate chances like this so that the authority and the school (both teachers and students) can exchange ideas.


Visitors from Mongolia

On 14 November 2011, Batmunkh Dashdeleg, principal of Orchlon School (in Ulaan Baatur, Mongolia) visited our school with her team including Jargalmaa Tsendjav (Vice Principal), Orgil . O (Business Director), Bolormaa.Ts (Head of Secondary), Surmaajav Badrakh (Head of Primaries), Banzragchmaa Dashdeleg (Head of Kindergarten), Narantuya Norovsambuu (International Program Director), Doljinsuren.Ts (Chef accountant), Soyolzul Sharkhuu (Social worker), Enkhjargal Batmunkh (Manager) and Mr. Ganbat Tamir (Architecture). Our principal shared with them our school history, development and reform experience. They were impressed with our school achievements and our e-learning platforms. The visit was ended with the school tour of the secondary, primary and nursery campus.


Educators from Western Australia

We are delighted to have a group of 15 principals and educators from the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia visited us on 4 November 2011. We shared with them the education reform in SPCS and how the school tackled various educational challenges successfully. They all enjoyed the tour around our school and were impressed by the efforts that SPCS has made to achieve educational excellence and the active engagement of students and teachers.


第五屆可持續發展教育國際論壇

本校校長及老師於2011年10月16至18日參與在北京舉行的第五屆可持續發展教育國際論壇。論壇主題為:「為了可持續發展的哲學思考與教育變革」。研討專題包括:社會轉型中的區域可持續發展教育、可持續發展教育的學校推進、可持續發展教育課程與教學模式創新、以及青少年低碳生活創新行動。本校校長及老師亦在活動中和來自各國的?育界人士進行交流討論。

 

本校榮獲中國可持續發展教育項目實驗學校

按中國聯合國教科文組織全國工作委員會指示,為貫徹聯合國教科文組織教育促進可持續發展的有關精神,決定在全國各地區評選可持續發展教育項目實驗學校。經評審後,本校成為本年度唯一一所香港學校獲評為可持續發展教育項目實驗學校。

中國聯合國教科文組織協會委員訪問聖保祿學校

2011年9月8日,中國聯合國教科文組織協會全國聯合會 (UNESCO CHINA)及可持續發展教育項目評審委員會委員來訪我校,了解我校可持續發展教育概況並和我校師生就可持續發展教育相互交流。


Visitors from Foshan

We are delighted to have educators from the Chancheng District in Foshan visited our school on 27 May 2011. Our principal and teachers shared with them our experience on launching mobile learning projects in our school. They were all impressed by our e-learning platforms and would like to share what they learnt in SPCS with educators in Fohan when they were back.

U8攜手共進計劃

本校校長及老師在2011年5月23及25日,參與由中國聯合國教科文組織協會全國聯合會(UNESCO CHINA)及香港可持續發展教育學院舉辦的《U8攜手共進計劃》交流活動。期間和來自上海、瀋陽、天津、吉林等多個省市的校長及老師,對可持續發展教育作出交流。而本校校長黃金蓮修女更獲邀擔任主題講者,分享國際課程設計的經驗。


上海市教育委員會教學研究室赴港學習考察團探訪聖保祿學校

2011年5月16日,上海市教育委員會教學研究室赴港學習考察團成員一行七人,探訪聖保祿學校,就主題“面向未來的基礎教育改革”與我校校長及老師們溝通交流學習。
探訪團成員包括張民生主任,上海市教委教研室副主任陸伯鴻特級教師,上海市教委教研室課程教材部主任許琳,上海市教委教研室綜合研究部主任韓艷梅博士,上海市教委教研室高中部主任湯青,上海市教委教研室德育項目部主任金京澤博士及上海教育報刊總社新聞中心主任沈祖芸小姐。


A Visit by Educators from Foshan, China

Our school was glad to host 19 educators from Foshan, China on 22nd March 2011. The visitors toured the school with our principal and several teachers. The visit had surely provided a medium for great discussions about the education system in China and Hong Kong as well as exploration on opportunities for future exchanges between students in SPCS and that in Foshan.


A Visit by Educators from Foshan, China

We are honoured to have Mr. Li Zhi Jun, the Deputy Divisional Officer, Ms Liang Xu Ying, the Deputy Director-General; Mr. Ceng Xiong Feng, committee member of State Council; Mr. Tao Zhi Feng, the Section Chief; Mr. Huang Ming Kun and Mr. Liu Zhao Ping from the Foshan Chancheng Education Bureau to visit us on 23rd February 2011. The aim of the visit is to gain a better understanding about the education system in Hong Kong. They were impressed by the innovations in our school and the above-standard school facilities, e-learning platforms and our broad and balanced curriculum.


A Visit by Dr. David Davies from Edexcel

We are honoured to have Dr. David Davies, the Academic Portfolio Manager of Edexcel, and Ms Catherine Kwan, the Commercial Manager of Edexcel HK and Macau, visited our school on 3 November 2010. They sampled the success in implementing the IGCSE and GCE curriculum in our school and were impressed by the outstanding performance of our students in different aspects.


A Visit by a group of Principals and Teachers from Macau

We are delighted to have a group of principals and teachers from Macau visited us on 2 November 2010. They all enjoyed the tour around our school and were impressed by the efforts that SPCS has made to achieve educational excellence and the active engagement of students and teachers in learning and teaching.


First Inaugural Meeting of Education Fast Forward, UK

Sr. Margaret Wong and two teachers attended the First Inaugural Meeting held by Education Fast Forward on 1 November 2010. With the aid of video conferencing, Sr. Margaret participated actively in the debate sessions of the meeting which brought leading thinkers and educators together from 11 locations around the world to discuss on key challenges in education.


A Visit by a group of Principal and Teachers from Guizhou, China

A group of principal and teachers from Guizhou, China visited our school on 29th October 2010 to know more about SPCS and the education system in Hong Kong. They enjoyed the tour around the school and were impressed by the welcoming atmosphere of our school.


Workshop on Independent Enquiry Study (IES) of Liberal Studies by Dr John Tan

On 28 October 2010, Dr John Tan, Principal of Wah Yan College Kowloon, conducted a workshop on Independent Enquiry Study (IES) of Liberal Studies in G5 of our school. Teachers from our Liberal Studies Team, staff of the senior management and teachers from St Paul’s Secondary School participated in the workshop to have better understanding of the assessment criteria, on how to offer feedback and mark students’ samples. Dr Tan conducted a comprehensive and deep analysis of a few samples which helped the audience better understanding on how to support students and to stretch their potentials on their IES projects. All participants enjoyed the workshop and had a fruitful morning.


Professional Development School (PDS) Scheme (2010-2011)

A Seminar on "Enhancing the Learning and Teaching of New Senior Secondary Curriculum with Mobile Learning"

A seminar was held on Wednesday, 27th October, 2010 to share our approach in “Enhancing the Learning and Teaching of New Senior Secondary Curriculum with ‘Mobile Learning’” delivered by PDS teachers, namely, Mrs. Clare Cheung, Ms. Luisa Yim (English Language) and and Ms.Regina Luk (Liberal Studies). The classroom practices of integrating English and Liberal Studies curriculum on the enquiry topic of ‘Nature and Environment’, using information technology tools for mobile learning, were explored. Around 30 participants, including the principals and teachers of three partner schools, CCC Fong Yun Wah Secondary School, Islamic Kasim Tuet Memorial College, and Law Ting Pong Secondary School joined the discussion. All participants of partner schools and representatives of Education Bureau, namely, Mr. Albert Liu, Mr. Eric Chan and Mrs. Ivy Lui showed their appreciation of the sharing and insights of PDS teachers of the seminar.


U8攜手共進計劃

本校校長及老師在2010年10月19-24日,參與由中國聯合國教科文組織協會全國聯合會 (UNESCO CHINA) 及香港可持續發展教育學院舉辦的《U8攜手共進計劃》交流活動。期間和來自上海、瀋陽、天津、吉林等多個省市的校長及老師,對可持續發展教育作出交流。而本校校長黃金蓮修女更獲邀擔任主題講者,分享國際課程設計的經驗。


A talk on “How to Build and Sustain Good Family Relationship?” 如何與家人建立及維持良好關係

On 9 October 2010, Dr. Sandra Tsang Kit Man, The Head and Associate Professor of the Department of Social Work and Social Administration of The University of Hong Kong visited our school to present a talk to the parents on “How to Build and Sustain Good Family Relationship?” (如何與家人建立及維持良好關係) during the AGM of the PTA. Dr Tsang was accompanied by Sister Margaret Wong to tour around the school before the talk. She was very impressed by our state –of –the-art facilities in Classroom of the Future, Classroom of the Past, Synergy Corner, Quality Kitchen and Model Home and left the comment “Congratulation on a most successful holistic development work on girls and their families in HK.”

Sharing on school development in IT, e-learning and mobile learning

with Principals and teachers from the Hong Kong School Self-Evaluation Network

On 27 September 2010, we were delighted to have a group of 69 Principals and teachers from 23 schools of the HKSSEN to participate in a seminar on “ From Modem to Wi-Fi- Evolution rather than Revolution” and “Learning beyond classroom with a focus on e-learning and mobile learning” conducted by our IT Core Team. The school visit ended with a school tour and many of the participants were greatly impressed by our Classroom of the Future, Classroom of the Past, Synergy Corner, Quality Kitchen, Art Room and Aeroplane Building Room. They enjoyed the professional sharing and had a wonderful afternoon .

Sharing of HOM and Mobile Learning with all the teaching staff from Tseung Kwan O Government School

On 3 June, 2010, we were delighted to have a group of 63 teachers from Tseung Kwan O Government School, led by their school head, Mr. Chiu Ka-chin to participate in an interactive workshop on the 16 Habits of Mind conducted by our Staff Development Team. They also attended a briefing session on how to infuse mobile learning in Liberal Studies, Literature in English and NSS English using iPod devices. The school visit ended with a school tour and they were very impressed by our state-of-the-art facilities such as Classroom of the Future, Classroom of the Past, Art Room and Aeroplane Building Room. They thoroughly enjoyed the professional exchange activities and had a fruitful morning.


A school visit by Educators from Singapore

On 2nd June 2010, a group of principals and teachers from Singapore North Zone Schools visited our school to get a better understanding of the education environment in Hong Kong. They were all impressed by the efforts that SPCS pays to strive for educational excellence and active engagement of students and teachers in learning and teaching.


Hong Kong Principals Study Tour to the UK (26th -30th April, 2010)

Sister Margaret and Mr. Maxwell participated in a study tour to the UK organized by the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust. The aim of this tour was to visit newly built, outstanding schools in the UK and to learn about innovation in England and new technologies. Each of the schools visited is a centre of excellence and each showcased this to the visitors from Hong Kong. The tour was very enlightening and has allowed SPCS to further enrich its international contacts with schools in the UK.

Tour delegates present the SSAT with a plaque
UK students enjoy recess in the outdoor playground
Sister Margaret and Mr. Maxwell with student Ambassadors from Thomas Bennett Community College
The open-plan unisex toilets
A break out space for students to relax and discuss topics
The delegates present a plaque to the vice-principals of Brislington Enterprise College
Strolling around the atrium of Nailsea Technology and media College
The atrium is also a teaching and learning space
Open classes promote open learning
The mega lab for doing experiments
Sister Margaret receives a certificate from Ken Walsh the tour director
Mr. Maxwell receives a certificate from Ken Walsh the tour director

Microsoft Innovative Teacher Award 2010

On 17th April 2010, our teacher, Mr. Roy Li, represents the school to receive the Microsoft Innovative Teacher Award 2010. In the event teachers from Hong Kong shared the most creative teaching methods by demonstrating different digital means of teaching. It aims at paying tribute to practitioners for their contributions and breakthroughs in I.T. teaching.


Sharing of Project Outcomes by the Professional Development Schools Scheme

A showcase on the 'Sharing of Project Outcomes by the Professional Development Schools Scheme' was held in our school on 31st March, 2010. The programme began in the school hall with an inspiring talk delivered by Professor CHENG Kai-ming. Eighteen Professional Development Schools, including St. Paul's Convent School, have sent teacher representatives to showcase their project outcomes in individual classrooms. We were delighted to have our presentation in the "Classroom of the Future" where we had shared our experience on the use of Ipods in implementing NSS Liberal Studies curriculum. Our three partner schools, SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School, HKU Graduate Association College and CSW Catholic Secondary School also presented different topics - 'iPods in Learning of Liberal Studies', 'How Mobile Learning may be facilitated and Enhanced through the Overall Curriculum Planning' and 'Using Mobile Learning in Form 3 English Classroom' respectively. Our school was filled with guests, principals and teachers and all of us found the afternoon very fruitful and meaningful.


A School Visit by Teachers and Staff from St. Stephen’s College and Victoria Shanghai Academy on 23 March 2010

We were delighted to have a group of teachers and staff from St. Stephen’s College and Victoria Shanghai Academy, led by their school heads, Dr. Louise Y. S. Law and Dr. Maggie Koong respectively, visited our school on Tuesday 23rd March, 2010. We welcomed them by presenting our School Reform Song which depicted our school vision and goals as well as the smooth transition to DSS. Our Principal, Rev. Sr. Margaret Wong shared our school experience of implementing IGCSE and NSS curriculum and followed by an in-depth discussion. The meeting was memorable and fruitful. They also visited our function rooms including the Cookery Room and the Chinese Culture Room.


A School Visit by Microsoft on 15 October 2009

Mr. Larry Nelson, the Worldwide Managing Director, Primary/Secondary Education of Microsoft together with his colleagues, Ms Sharon Pak (Segment Manager), Ms Becky Lo (Senior Manager) and Mr. Steven Lau (academic Solutions Specialist) visited our school on 15 October 2009. They had a better understanding of the role of IT in teaching and learning in SPCS, our major challenges in practicing IT in Education and explored the possible areas of collaboration.


A School Visit by Ms Vicki Steer, Principal of Ravenswood School for Girls in Sydney, Australia

Ms Vicki Steer, the Principal of Ravenswood School for Girls in Sydney and her colleague visited our school on 13 October 2009 to explore possible opportunities for establishing an exchange programme with our school.


深圳市副市長及教育局局長訪問聖保祿學校

2009年10月12日,深圳市人民政府副市長唐杰博士、深圳市教育局局長郭雨蓉女士及香港教育局副秘書長葉曾翠卿女士聯同深圳市政府、深圳市教育局及香港教育局各高級官員,一行十九人,探訪聖保祿學校,以加深對“一條龍”辦學模式的了解。


A School Visit by Professor Cheng Kai-ming, Chair of Education, University of Hong Kong

On 16 September 2009, Professor Cheng Kai-ming, Chair of Education, University of Hong Kong visited our school. He listened to our Education Reform song and better understood our school journey in meeting the challenges of education reform for the past ten years. Then, Professor Cheng was accompanied by Sister Margaret Wong to tour around the school to see the Classroom of the Future, Classroom of the Past, Model Home and Quality Kitchen. He was very impressed and left a comment “一切為學生”.


A School Visit by the Principal of Foshan Huaying School

On 11 September 2009, Mr Du Shangqiang, Principal of Foshan Huaying School and his Vice Principal, Mr Liu Mengtao together with the Elementary Education Section Chief of the Education Bureau of Foshan City, Mr Wang Chongwei visited our school to have better understanding about the running of a Direct Subsidy School. They expressed their great appreciations on our flexibility and creativity in running the school. They were also highly impressed by above-standard school facilities such as Classroom of the Future, Classroom of the Past, Synergy Corner, Quality kitchen, Model Home and Aeroplane Building Room, our global connectivity and rich school curriculum.


Multi-Media Learning Centre in Bei Chuan Zhong Xue

Sister Margaret Wong accompanied with ten teachers, IT technicians and volunteers visited Bei Chuan Zhong Xue from 15 July to 19 July 2009 to celebrate the grand opening of the centre. The team supported the school to set up a wireless Multi-Media Learning Centre for learning English through two excellent sponsored e-learning platforms namely English4us and English Builder. The Principal and teachers of Bei Chuan Zhong Xu expressed their warmest gratitude to various parties that sponsored and supported the project.


A Visit by Mrs. Fanny Law and a group of educators from Ning Po

On 10th June, Mrs Fanny Law with six educators from Ning Po visited our school. Three of them are from the Ning Po Education Department, one of them is government official while the remaining two are school Principals. They were greatly impressed by our various moral and civic education and national education programmes. They were also amazed by our different activities that nurture creativity especially our authentic aeroplane building programme.


A Visit by a group of Principals from Jiangsu Province

On 3 June, a group of principals and town investors hailing from Xu Xiake Town, Jiangsu Province, China visited our school. They expressed admiration for our Classroom of the Future and the Past, and showed interest in our school-based curriculum, especially the Creative Media and Ming Yi. The school tour ended with a group photo taken in the lobby.


A visit by Professor Edmund Ko, Chairman of Curriculum Development Council and
Deputy Secretary for Education

On 22 May, Professor Edmund Ko, Chairman of Curriculum Development Council and Dr. KK Chan, Deputy Secretary for Education had a school tour during the break of the “Seminar for School Leaders on Preparation of eth New Academic Structure”. They had a better understanding on how our school meets the challenges of education reform and the preparation of the New Senior Secondary curriculum. They were highly impressed by our staff development strategies and our state-of-the-art amenities which include Aeroplane Building Room, Classroom of the future, Dance Studio and Classroom of the Past.


A Visit by Chief School Development Officers from EDB and Principals of Government Schools
On 13 May, 58 educators (including 4 Chief School Development Officers from EDB, 10 Principals and Assistant Principals and 42 Panel Heads, co-ordinators and teachers from 4 Government Schools) visited our school to have professional sharing on how to meet the challenges of Education Reforms and to understand how SPCS prepare her staff and students for the new senior secondary curriculum. They were greatly impressed by our strategic plans on school and staff development, school innovations and state-of-the-art facilities, our team spirit and open classroom policy for lesson observation.

A Visit by a group of Principals and Teachers after the seminar "Latest Development on NSS"

On 12 May, a group of Principals and teachers visited our school after the seminar “Latest Development on NSS” in our school. They were very impressed by our state-of-the-art amenities which include Aeroplane Building Room, Classroom of the future, Classroom of the Past, Synergy Corner, Quality Kitchen and Model Home. They were also interested in our school-based and applied learning curricula. The school tour ended after a tea session in our garden.


A visit by Professor Tam Kar Yan and Ms Betty Law from HKUST
On 23 April 2009, Professor Tam Kar Yan, Dean of Undergraduate Education and Ms Betty Law, Head of Admission Section of HKUST visited our school to have a better understanding on our preparation of the New Senior Secondary Curriculum and to discuss with the school about further collaborations with the University.

Class of 1959 50th Year Reunion in St Paul’s Covent School

A group of 7 alumni re-visited their mother school on 17 April 2009 as part of their 50th Year Reunion schedule. The hospitality team showed a warm welcome to our dear alumni and gave them a brief introduction of the school’s recent development and achievements in our Classroom of the Future. Followed by the school introduction, our school Campus TV team had a live interview with the alumni. We then sang the education reform song together so as to let them understand how our school met the challenges of the 21st Century. We also sang the school hymn to reminisce about the good days of old. Afterwards, we had a school tour. Sister Maraget and our F6 students took them around the Classroom of the Past, Aeroplane Building Studio, Dance Studio, Chinese Culture Room, Quality Kitchen and Model Home. In the Synergy Corner, our Head and Vice-head Prefects shared their Sichuan experiences with the alumni. The reunion ended with a nice lunch of Chinese dim sum.


A visit by Mr. Kenneth Chen Wei-on, the Under Secretary of Education of the Education Bureau

On 8 December 2008, the Under Secretary of Education of the Education Bureau, Mr Kenneth Chen Wei-on visited our school to have a better understanding of how our school implements National Education and the characteristics of our Putonghua Immersion Programme in Beijing.


A visit by M. Benoit Gaudin, Academic and Linguistic Attache of the Consulate General of France

On the 3rd December, M. Benoit Gaudin, the newly appointed attache for linguistic and academic affairs at the French Consulate General in Hong Kong, came to our school to pay a friendly visit. Sr. Margaret extended her warmest welcome by showing him around our school compound. He was very interested in the activities we held to promote the learning of the French language. He was most impressed by our school’s high technology and excellent facilities. He expressed his concern for the development of the teaching of the French language and promised to give his full support should there be any need. Before he left, he presented some books with CD included as a gift to our school, and promised to be the Guest of Honour for our coming Sports Day. So it will not be long before we get to see M. Gaudin again!


A Visit by Professor Lee, Chi-kin, Director of the Centre for University and School Partnership,
Faculty of Education of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

On 28 November 2008, Professor Lee, Chi-kin, Director of the Centre for University and School Partnership, Faculty of Education of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and his team members visited our school to discuss how the project on “Education for Sustainable Development in Secondary Education” could be further developed in our school. Professor Lee and his team were greatly impressed by what our school has done for the past few years on promoting sustainable development to our Paulinians.


A Visit by Dr Vincent Tam, Dr Lui King-shan and Dr Edmund Lam
from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong

On 28 November 2008, Dr Vincent Tam, Dr Lui King-shan and Dr Edmund Lam from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong visited our school to discuss about the partnership on mobile learning platform and e-books. Furthermore, they also discussed with our teachers on how to support our e-learning platforms and Liberal Studies using the mobile learning technology.


A Visit by Professor Goh Yeng Seng from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore

Professor Goh Yeng Seng from National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University of Singapore accompanied by Dr. Winnie Lai from Faculty of Education of the University of Hong Kong visited our school on 20 November 2008. Professor Goh observed two Chinese Language lessons in different levels, met some of our non-Chinese speaking students and discussed with our Principal, Sister Margaret Wong, on the new Senior Secondary Curriculum. He appreciates our school as a 「與時並進的學府」.


A Visit by Dr. JoAnn Phillion from Purdue University, US

Dr. JoAnn Phillion from Purdue University visited our school on 18th November 2008. This school tour enabled her to know how we provide support to the ethnic minority group in our school and to the society through social services. After speaking with our principal, vice-principal, teachers and students, she was very impressed by our mobile learning, various e-learning platforms and diversified interest program. At the end of the tour, we enjoyed Chinese tea and cakes.


2008 Worldwide Innovative Teachers Forum

Sr. Margaret Wong and three teachers were invited to join the 2008 Worldwide Innovative Teachers Forum which was held in the Asia World Expo on 6 November 2008. The event focuses on the role technology can play in addressing classroom challenges and help preparing students for today's changing world.


Partners in Learning 2.0

Sister Margaret Wong and Mr. SW Law were invited by Microsoft Hong Kong Limited to witness the Signing Ceremony of Partners in Learning 2.0 on 23 September 2008. Mr. Kenneth Chen Wei-on, the Under Secretary for Education, was the honourable guest officiating the ceremony.


A Visit by Sister Helene from France

Sister Helene from France visited our school on 2nd September 2008 to learn more about life in SPCS and have a better understanding of the education environment in Hong Kong.


二零零八年內地中學校長交流會

二零零八年七月三+日,全國十三個城市的著名中學枚長及升學輔導老師共二十多人由香港理工大學內地事務處帶領下探訪探訪聖保祿學校。交流團與本校校長、師生座談及參觀校園,藉此讓內地中學對香港中學的管理、發展及教育體制及本校特色有所認識,同時亦加強了聖保祿學校與內地優秀中學的聯繫。


School Visit by delegates from Victoria of Australia

On 11th June 2008, Mr Peter Wilkinson, Department of Education and early Childhood Development, Ms Melissa Dwyler, Catholic Education Commission of Victoria, Mr Rodney Moran, Department of Human Services, Communicable Disease Control Section, and Mr Peter Roberts, Association of Independent Schools of Victoria visited our school to exchange ideas on pandemic strategic planning in Hong Kong and in Australian schools. They toured around our school campus to understand how we maintained a clean and safe environment for our Paulinians. Their comments were very positive, including "The visit is delightful and inspiring!", "Very inspiring and educational. A wonderful school!", "Thank you for the insight into your school. Very impressive." and "Thank you for your highly informative session and very warm welcome."


School Visit by Principals from Korea

Thirty-two principals of various schools and education institutes from Korea visited our school on 6th June 2008 to get a better understanding on how we create a happy campus and ensure the quality of education in SPCS.


School Visit by Senior Curriculum Development Officers from Education Bureau

Mr. Tam Wang-bui (Senior Curriculum Development Officer-Music) and Mr. Chan Che-Kwong (Curriculum Development Officer-Visual Arts) from the Arts Education Section of the Education Bureau visited our school on 27 May 2008. They observed lessons and toured around the school. They showed great appreciations on our school-based music, creative music and visual arts curricula and the rich provisions of other learning experiences through the Diversified Interest Programme.


中國外交部駐香港特派員公署參觀

黃金蓮校長和羅紹榮老師於五月十七日獲邀到中國外交部駐香港特派員公署參觀。當天節目豐富,首先由呂新華特派員致辭,隨之由宋榮華主任簡介中國外交及公署工作和分組參觀。是次參觀獲益良多,不但加深了對國家外交政策和工作的認識,更深入了解中國外交事業所取得的成就,從而提升了對祖國的認同感。


Visit by the Tian Jin Heping District Education Bureau (天津市和平區教育局)
The officials of the Tian Jin Heping District Education Bureau (天津市和平區教育局) and 8 elite swimmers from the Nankai High School (南開中學) visited our school on Wednesday, 14th May 2008. As the Beijing Olympic Games is drawing near, the Tian Jin Heping District Education Bureau invited our school’s swimming team to join a joint swimming training programme to promote sportsmanship and Olympic spirit among swimmers, coaches and teachers in Hong Kong. Our swimmers really treasure this meaningful and unforgettable time!

Quality Education Fund Expo 2008

We had the great pleasure to participate in the Quality Education Fund Expo 2008 from 9 May 2008 to 11 May 2008 when we exhibited the achievements of our QEF-funded projects with educators, teachers, parents and other participants. Our merit-award winning projects include:
- Meeting the Technology Challenge : From Vision to Reality
- English Course for Newly Arrived Children Service Project
- A Pilot Project on Ensuring Excellence in English Language Education in Public Sector Schools in Hong Kong
- A Studio for Web-based Video Broadcast
- Infusing the 'Habits of Mind' across the Curriculum for Scaling New Heights in Teaching and Learning


School Visit by Principals and teachers from Korea

Sr. Yang Sung Soon, the Principal of the Saint Paul Girls’ High School and Sr. Namkoon Soon Ok, the Principal of Gyeseong Elementary School and a group of teachers from Korea visited our school on 6th May 2008 to experience the school life in SPCS and know more about our school activities.


A School Visit by Gifted Education Section of EDB

Mr. Wong Chung-po, Senior Curriculum Development Officer of EDB and his colleagues visited our school on 30th April to sample our success in the development of positive learning environment to cater for the needs of a diversity of students in SPCS.


A School Visit by Mr. Raymond Wong, JP, Permanent Secretary for Education

We had the great pleasure to welcome Mr. Raymond Wong, JP, Permanent Secretary for Education to visit our school on 10 April 2008. He enjoyed very much the dance performances in the school Hall. He then visited the Classroom of the Future, Synergy Corner, Classroom of the Past, Media Laboratory, Language Laboratory, Computer–Assisted Learning Laboratory, Dance Studio and Virtual Art Room and observed some lessons. He was greatly impressed by our state-of-art facilities and the students’ presentations. He praised our school as "A Most Impressive School".


A School Visit by Dame Patricia Hodgson, DBE, Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge

Dame Patricia Hodgson, DBE, Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge, visited our school on 2 April 2008 to share with our Form 4 and Form 6 students her Cambridge experience and her view of women's role in modern day society. Her talk was highly inspiring and enlightening.

Despite her tight schedule, Dame Patricia Hodgson stayed behind to give some valuable advice to our students who planned to study in the UK.

田淑蘭女士(教育部青少年廉潔教育領導小組副組長)探訪聖保祿學校

2008年3月28日,田淑蘭女士(教育部青少年廉潔教育領導小組副組長)及國家教育部各局長、司長、處長,一行十人,探訪聖保祿學校,以加深對香港各中小學實施廉潔教育和公民教育的了解。

探訪團成員包括:

田淑蘭女士
教育部青少年廉潔教育領導小組副組長
高洪先生
教育部基礎教育司副司長
丁雨秋女士 教育部港澳臺事務辦公室常務副主任
曲吉山先生
教育部監察局副局長
餘彬女士
教育部港澳臺事務辦公室處長
王俊玲女士 監察部駐教育部監察局副處長
王麗娜女士
教育部辦公廳幹部
陳嘉琪博士
教育局首席助理秘書長(課程發展)
陳蕭淑芬女士 教育局高級教育主任(對外聯繫)
陸可兒女士
教育局教育主任(對外聯繫)

Visit by a reporter from the prominent Beijing Radio (北京人民廣播電台)

Ms Suen Yi (孫怡 / 小雨), a reporter from the prominent Beijing Radio (北京人民廣播電台), visited our school on 21st February 2008 to sample our success in launching Olympic Education programmes in our school.


School Visit by Honourable Henry Tang Ying-yen, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration

We had the great pleasure to welcome the Honourable Henry Tang Ying-yen, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration to visit our school on 31st January 2008 in order to better understand the outstanding achievement of our school in the area of Performing Arts. He visited the Classroom of the Future, Media Laboratory, Dance Studio and Visual Art Room. He was greatly impressed by the outstanding academic performance of our students and their work in robotics, animation production, Chinese Dance and the school-based Visual Art curriculum. His comments were that our school had done a lot of “ Excellent Work”. The visit ended with a press conference on West Kowloon Cultural District Development Project in our Visual Art Room.