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Caritas Wu Cheng-chung Secondary School visited by justice secretary

HONG KONG (SE): The Caritas Wu Cheng-chung Secondary School in Pokfulam, was visited on March 12 by Hong Kong’s secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah, along with Southern District councillors, Chu Ching-hong, chairperson; and Chan Fu-ming, vice-chairperson. They came to see how the school caters to the needs of students from different nationalities and how it has promoted a multi-cultural learning environment.  
 
To enable students to unleash their potential to the fullest, the school provides Activity Education programmes such as Musical, Native Art Creation, Japanese Culture, Creative Music, among others. Through diversified learning activities, students from more than 13 nationalities learn together in harmony. 
 
The guests were warmly welcomed by the teachers and student representatives and, after a brief introduction by school principal, Stephen Chan San-hang, they were taken on a tour of the campus to gain a better understanding of the wide range of after-school activities which help students hone their creativity and collaboration skills. 
 
Cheng joined students in cooking demonstrations and appreciated the traditional Chinese food cooked by the students. She also watched a hockey training session and an oriental dance presentation, and also played drums enthusiastically with the students after a splendid performance. 
 
The justice secretary also looked into activities undertaken by students the under the scheme, Artificial Intelligence in Energy Usage, in the STEAM LAB. 
 
She said she was impressed by the school’s diverse curriculum, and expressed appreciation for its efforts in building a multicultural and interactive environment where local and non-Chinese students can study together and treat each other with dignity and respect. 
 
Responding to questions from the students, Cheng encouraged them to seize every opportunity to do their best in life and be kind to others. 
 
Addressing c, she remarked that Hong Kong is an inclusive society where people of different cultural backgrounds can pursue their dreams. She also hoped that the students could take up the role of ambassadors in promoting integration and harmony in Hong Kong in the future. 
 
Student representatives presented Cheng with a souvenir as a token of thanks while she penned a note of appreciation「桃李盈門」encouraging the school to continue nurturing more students. 

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