Kendall International Preschool is a community where children with a passion for self-discovery converge with a truly rewarding learning experience. Our unique blend of academic and personal development means our students will be personally poised, confident and academically equipped to successfully enter the finest primary schools in Hong Kong and around the world.
Kendall International Preschool aims to:
- Fuse Western skills and knowledge with time-honoured Chinese values
- Lay solid foundations in the universal literacy of English and Chinese
- Nurture personal integrity, curiosity and humility
- Embrace constructive, purposeful play as the primary vehicle for learning
- Foster personal responsibility for self, family and community
Dr. Wil Chan
FOUNDER & DIRECTOR
(B.A. University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D. Washington State University)
Dr. Chan was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area to immigrant parents and studied at the University of California at Berkeley where he subsequently began his teaching career.
He was recruited by Hong Kong International School (a leading U.S. based curriculum international school) in 1984 and was appointed the Associate Principal in 1987. After briefly serving as a public school Principal in the U.S., he returned to Hong Kong to serve as the HKIS Middle School Principal. He subsequently moved on to become the Chief Principal at the Hong Kong Baptist University Affiliated Wong Kam Fai Secondary and Primary School (a local through train DSS school). Since retiring from the HKBUAS, he was invited to serve as the interim Principal of the Canadian International School of Hong Kong (a leading K-12 IB international school).
Dr. Chan’s personal and professional experiences perfectly embody the convergence concept of Kendall International Preschool.
Ms Joice Chen
(Bachelor in Early Childhood Education, Zhejiang Normal University; MA, Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Originally from Fujian, Ms. Chen enjoys exploring and learning new things through her favorite hobbies including books, music, dancing and table tennis. Her passion about teaching and working with young children emerged while she was a student at the Zhejiang Normal University when she realized that she has the potential to positively help and shape a young person’s life. She holds a Master Degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor Degree from Zhejiang Normal University, China in Early Childhood Education.
After years of teaching Mandarin in Hong Kong and Singapore International Preschools and Kindergartens, she has shaped her personal commitment and educational philosophy centered on the individual needs of all children. Colleagues describe Ms. Chen as sincere, enthusiastic, kind and sympathetic which easily positions her as a pied piper of children.
Kendall International Preschool is delighted to have Ms. Chen share her passion for children and deep experience as Kendall’s Head Teacher. We firmly believe that she will bring an incredible depth of professional knowledge and practice to help Kendall embed a strong thread of Chinese culture and value into our school curriculum for the benefit of all Kendall children and families.
Teaching and Learning Team
There is no question that the quality of a child’s education is powerfully influenced by their learning environment. We at Kendall International Preschool have taken references from some of the best kindergarten designs over the world and engaged a dynamic and creative team of architects and artists to help us design a one-of-a-kind campus.
We have created a learning environment where classrooms and open areas seamlessly converge allowing students to move from a structured environment into a larger free-flowing open space. The unique five metre ceiling of the premises also provides greater flexibility for creative use of the campus both horizontally and vertically,
Grounded in the concept of community, the facilities warmly encourage interdisciplinary and interclass interaction where personal and structured learning can truly come together.
Our campus is located in Cheung Sha Wan (literally one minute from Exit A2 of Cheung Sha Wan MTR station) allowing easy access from all areas of Hong Kong. We are honoured to be in a neighborhood surrounded by several quality primary schools in the area.
G/F, RESIDENCE 228,
228 Fuk Wing Street, Cheung Sha Wan,
West Kowloon, Hong Kong.