Sister Margaret Wong
Location: Hong Kong
Area of educational interest: Innovation and international exchanges.
Why I’m involved in EFF: To learn from eminent educators across the world on today’s key challenges in education, as well as develop consensus on the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes required for 21st century global citizenship.
Sr Margaret Wong has been a principal with St Paul’s Secondary School from 1977–1990 and now with St Paul’s Convent School since 1992. She obtained her B.Ed. degree with Maria Assumpta College, a constituent college of the University of London, followed by her M.Ed. (Educational Guidance) in 1981 with the University of Hong Kong and another M.Ed. (Computer in Education) in 1992 with the University of Sydney.
Sr Margaret was a pioneer of computer education and was conferred an Honorary Fellow by the Hong Kong Association of Computer Education in 2001. She was awarded an MBE by the British Government in 1997 for her contribution to education and community.
The recent Comprehensive Review Report (March, 2010) of St. Paul’s Convent School described Sr Margaret as “an inspirational and exceptional leader, who leads by example, particularly in curriculum, learning and teaching, in the pursuit of individual and collective excellence.”
Sr Margaret is interested in innovation and international exchanges. She believes that technology offers to diverse learners immense opportunities for lifelong, personalized, global learning, which is absolutely necessary for 21st century global citizenship.