Christine Ma-Lau, founder of JEMS Character Academy, in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Xiaomei Chen Christine Ma-Lau, founder of JEMS Character Academy, in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Xiaomei Chen
Christine Ma-Lau, founder of JEMS Character Academy, in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Xiaomei Chen

Education is about character, values, and identity, not just how smart kids are, teacher says

  • Hong Kong educator Christine Ma-Lau opened the JEMS Character Academy in 2009, with a focus on fostering a sense of identity and community in children
  • ‘If you have intelligence without character, you could use intelligence in the wrong way,’ she says

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Christine Ma-Lau, founder of JEMS Character Academy, in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Xiaomei Chen Christine Ma-Lau, founder of JEMS Character Academy, in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Xiaomei Chen
Christine Ma-Lau, founder of JEMS Character Academy, in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Xiaomei Chen
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