Snack for the Soul podcast, Episode 4: Ready, set, secondary school – how can we be open-minded learners?

  • This week, a student shares that though she was nervous about leaving primary school, her new classes and friends have taught her a lot about adapting to new experiences
  • With new episodes every Friday, Snack for the Soul features Hong Kong student hosts who tackle a new theme each month
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Jocelyn Yow has just started Grade Six at the Independent Schools Foundation Academy in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP

For the last instalment in the back-to-school edition of Snack for the Soul, Jocelyn Yow talks about transitioning to secondary school and shares a few lessons she has learned about adjusting to a new environment.

“Another thing to remember is to respect your class. Learn not to jump into quick judgment. Learn to respect and accept everyone for their differences, and also learn from them,” said the Grade Six student from the Independent Schools Foundation Academy.

Tune into the episode to hear more of what Jocelyn had to say about meeting new classmates and studying new subjects in school.

With Snack for the Soul, available on all your favourite podcast platforms, give your eyes a break from the screens and tune in to hear the stories, reflections, and opinions of our student hosts.

If you are a secondary school student based in Hong Kong and would like to be a host for our podcast, please fill out the application form here.

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