(Back row, left to right) STFA Lee Kam Primary School teacher Chan Wing-Yan, principal So Bik-ting, teacher Ho Wan-yin, and vice-principal Ip Bik-Kwan along with two students in the ‘positive education’ module. Photo: K. Y. Cheng (Back row, left to right) STFA Lee Kam Primary School teacher Chan Wing-Yan, principal So Bik-ting, teacher Ho Wan-yin, and vice-principal Ip Bik-Kwan along with two students in the ‘positive education’ module. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
(Back row, left to right) STFA Lee Kam Primary School teacher Chan Wing-Yan, principal So Bik-ting, teacher Ho Wan-yin, and vice-principal Ip Bik-Kwan along with two students in the ‘positive education’ module. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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Hong Kong school uses lessons from overseas to give primary students a more holistic ‘positive education’

  • Positive education is an approach that combines psychology and the best teaching practices to encourage all members of a school community to flourish
  • The approach nurtures specific abilities in students, including emotion control, stress management and social skills

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(Back row, left to right) STFA Lee Kam Primary School teacher Chan Wing-Yan, principal So Bik-ting, teacher Ho Wan-yin, and vice-principal Ip Bik-Kwan along with two students in the ‘positive education’ module. Photo: K. Y. Cheng (Back row, left to right) STFA Lee Kam Primary School teacher Chan Wing-Yan, principal So Bik-ting, teacher Ho Wan-yin, and vice-principal Ip Bik-Kwan along with two students in the ‘positive education’ module. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
(Back row, left to right) STFA Lee Kam Primary School teacher Chan Wing-Yan, principal So Bik-ting, teacher Ho Wan-yin, and vice-principal Ip Bik-Kwan along with two students in the ‘positive education’ module. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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