Sum Chan and Judith Lau, two expert teachers from The Sovereign Art Foundation’s Make It Better project, together with project director Alexandra McMullen, will share their experiences and unique insights from working in the field. The speakers will talk about the importance of creativity in education, and tell us what its implications are on a child’s emotional understanding and ability to engage proactively with the wider community. Come along to hear their views on how we, as a community, can make it better via the arts.
Conducted in English & Cantonese
Sovereign Art Foundation
– Programme Manager at Sovereign Art Foundation’s Make It Better Programme
Alexandra has lived in Asia for over 20 years and has extensive experiences in working in the non-profit sector as well as being a great Philanthropist herself. She now heads the Make It Better project – a Sovereign Art Foundation initiative in Hong Kong which provides art workshops for the underprivileged children who are typically new immigrants, from low-income families, living in sub-divided homes or have special-needs.
– Art Teacher at the Sovereign Art Foundation for the Make It Better Programme
Yuen Sum, Chan, graduated from both The University of Hong Kong and RMIT, Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art).
She has been an art teacher in primary school for more than 6 years.
Nevertheless, she continues her art teaching career as to teach kids to make art in a private art studio for one year.
Now, she is exploring more possibilities in creative art teaching for kids, as an Art Teacher in Sovereign Art Foundation
Judith, Lau Chung Yan.
She has graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with Masters of School Guidance & Counselling (Counselling) and Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Liberal Studies) with a minor in Visual Art. She is now currently studying Masters of Expressive Arts Therapy at the Hong Kong University. By exploring different media of arts, she has also completed the Professional Certificate in Stage Performance held by The Open University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Repertory Theatre. Judith had taught in Secondary School for 6 years of teaching Junior Liberal Studies and Visual Art. Now, she is the part-time Art Teacher of Sovereign Art Foundation, developing different art experiences for the underprivileged children.
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