Speaker Dinner with Ronnie Cheng, Headmaster of the Diocesan Boys’ School (DBS)

The Stanford Club of Hong Kong is delighted to welcome Headmaster Ronnie Cheng as our honorable speaker at this dinner.

The Diocesan Boys’ School is one of the most prestigious boys’ schools in Hong Kong. Mr. Ronnie Cheng became the 10th headmaster of the school. Headmaster Ronnie will share with us thoughts on topics such as the holistic development of boys, the resilience to failure, and any other topics of interests to the audience.

Events Details

Date: Thursday, 23 November, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (registration starts at 6:30 pm)

Venue: China Club, 13-14/Fl., Old Bank of China Building, Bank Street, Central

Dress code at venue: no T-shirts, polo-shirts, short-trousers, sandals, trainers or slippers

Cost: $450 (includes dinner)

RSVP: Required. Please click here to RSVP and pay now.

Contact: Sandy Wan at sandy.wan@simandian.com or Andrew Kwan at akwan@stanfordalumni.org


About the Speaker

Mr. Ronnie Kay-Yen Cheng is the 10th Headmaster of the Diocesan Boys’ School. He is committed to developing students of holistic excellence and providing an open and liberal platform for every student to discover their unique calling. A staunch proponent of amalgamation of International and local pedagogy, Mr. Cheng was responsible for the implementation of the International Baccalaureate curriculum alongside the local national curriculum at his school. Through the years, Mr. Cheng developed initiatives to develop the students’ all-round competence through Leadership Training, Life-Planning, Faith based Character Building and service programmes.

Before being appointed headmaster, Mr. Cheng served as the deputy headmaster at DBS, overseeing the IB curriculum and Extra Curricular activities. He also taught English and was Head of Music. As an established conductor, Mr. Cheng led his ensembles to consecutive World Championships and No. 1 World rankings for Male Choirs. Mr. Cheng received his M.Ed. at the University of Hong Kong and M. Mus. at the University of Illinois.

Active in support of the community, Mr. Cheng serves as the Chairman of the Grant Schools Council, Executive Committee member of the HK Schools Music and Speech Association, Council member of the Academy for Performing Arts and the Diocesan Girls’ School, Vice-Chairman of the Hong Kong Tennis Association, and Steering Committee member of the Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme.

This year, Mr. Cheng was awarded the Global Teacher Prize as one of the top 50 educators in the world.

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