We know many people got straight As when they were younger. But if they don’t know how to care for others ... it doesn’t mean much,” says Ma-Lau. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen We know many people got straight As when they were younger. But if they don’t know how to care for others ... it doesn’t mean much,” says Ma-Lau. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
We know many people got straight As when they were younger. But if they don’t know how to care for others ... it doesn’t mean much,” says Ma-Lau. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Meet the Hong Kong primary teacher on a crusade against grades and ‘tiger mums’

Christine Ma-Lau says good values, not results at school, will shape our children’s futures, and a learning centre she founded in Wan Chai is attempting to uphold that philosophy

We know many people got straight As when they were younger. But if they don’t know how to care for others ... it doesn’t mean much,” says Ma-Lau. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen We know many people got straight As when they were younger. But if they don’t know how to care for others ... it doesn’t mean much,” says Ma-Lau. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
We know many people got straight As when they were younger. But if they don’t know how to care for others ... it doesn’t mean much,” says Ma-Lau. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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