Service Learning

May
06

Teaching For Empowerment in South India

In early March, teachers and students from Hong Kong International School facilitated the fifth annual Teaching for Empowerment program for 45 high school students from Concordia High School in Ambur and Concordia High School in Pernambut in Tamil Nadu, India. The goal of the program is for Indian students to consider how they can make […]

By Iantha Scheiwe | News . Partners . Service Learning
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Aug
10

Peer Leadership Development

This summer the Concordia Welfare Education Foundation (CWEF) and Ember, an organization created by Hong Kong International School (HKIS) alumni, teamed up to lead a three-day Summer English and Leadership Camp in Guangdong Province, China. Each year CWEF and Ember provide financial support to allow highly qualified high school girls to remain in school in […]

By Iantha Scheiwe | Service Learning . SL Grants Page
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Apr
22

HKIS Partnership with Lutheran Schools in India

In March 2015, students and teachers from Hong Kong International School (HKIS) led a four-day Teaching for Empowerment curriculum with students at Concordia Higher Secondary School, Ambur and Concordia High School, Pernambut in southern India. The two student leaders of the trip, Caroline Scown and Brittaney Fried, also produced a facilitator’s handbook to help HKIS students […]

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Jan
27

Eighth Annual Service Summit Held at HKIS

by Dr. Marty Schmidt On Saturday, January 10, 2015, Hong Kong International School (HKIS) hosted the eighth annual Service Summit. Ninety students in grade nine heard presentations from “Free the Children” student speakers Mark and Joanna who kicked-off the event with an inspiring keynote address. After the keynote address, the students attended five breakout sessions […]

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Dec
05

Children’s Community Health Education

During five Saturday trainings in the summer of 2013, Grade 10 students at Vox Dei Academy (VDA), Cavite, Philippines received community health education training by Lutheran Church in the Philippines Human Care coordinators. After the training, VDA students taught impoverished children lessons in hygiene, healthy eating, and basic health care. More than double the anticipated […]

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