PYP Teacher

My name is Lisa MacDonald and I am the homeroom teacher for 3LM students. I grew up in Nova Scotia, Canada and moved to Hong Kong in 2000. This is my 11th year of teaching and my second year teaching Year 3 at RCHK.

I am really looking forward to the 2012-12 academic year working in a school with a fantastic staff, great resources and most importantly, enthusiastic students. Before coming to Hong Kong, I taught in public schools in small rural communities in Nova Scotia. In Hong Kong, I have taught in several different international schools.

Head of Science

My name is Alan MacIntyre and I am from Scotland. I studied for a degree in Physics and Physical Electronics and much later a degree in Computer Science. I completed my Post Graduate Certificate of Education at Jordanhill College, Strathclyde University and have been teaching for 25 years. I have taught in Scotland as well as Bangkok Patana, where I was head of IT, Nanjing International School, Nanjing China where I was head of Science, and previously in Hong Kong at the Australian International School.

PYP Teacher
Diploma in Primary Education, MEd (School Leadership & Management )

I come from the beautiful, but sometimes wet and windy, country of Scotland. I have been teaching for over 30 years in a variety of different schools. I have taught abroad in Thailand, China and Hong Kong. I started working in Renaissance College in 2010 and love the buzz of activity in the school. When I have spare time I love to try new recipes, which I share with my friends and family, only if they’re tasty. I also enjoy listening to music, singing and reading and of course the opportunity to travel to new places.


Secondary LET Teacher Year 8 and Maths Liaison,
Bachelor’s in Science(Chemistry) / Master’s in Business Management

I’m Vidya Madhavan. I am an Indian living in HongKong for over 11 years now. I am a Science graduate from Mumbai University and obtained my PGDE from HKU. In my spare time love to read, cook  and help my children with their work. I am excited to be a part of RCHK’s energetic and diverse community

Chinese Teacher
BA (Hons), MA, PGDE

Hi, I’m Cliff Mak. I graduated from the University of Hong Kong and got the scholarship to study in Japan as an exchange student. Before joining RCHK, I served in different international schools and have been teaching IGCSE and IBDP for more than 6 years. I am an avid sports fan and love playing badminton and soccer. I look forward to the challenges and building a bright future with RCHK.

Educational Assistant

Hi everyone, my name is Sheila Hsiao Ying Mak, I was born in Kensington, London. I have a postgraduate diploma in Sociology and Anthropology of Travel and Tourism. Whilst in London I worked at the Houses of Parliament library as Publications and Research Assistant and then the British Council.  After completing both my (TEFL) Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate & Montessori Early Childhood Teaching Diploma, I gained valuable experience as a substitute kindergarten teacher in an international kindergarten in HK. I’ve been at RCHK since 2011.

Secondary LET Year 11 and Science Liaison. MYP Drama Teacher
B.Com Financial Management / Post Graduate Certificate in Education

Originally from South Africa, I have been travelling and teaching abroad for several years. I have had wonderful experiences teaching in South Africa, Taiwan, Hong Kong and New Zealand. Teaching has provided me with the amazing opportunity of experiencing different cultures and traditions, but most importantly it has taught me the value of student relationships and that the classroom should be an inviting environment where students are engaged, feel inspired and desire to learn.

Head of Design and Technology
B.Ed (Technology)

I have spent most of my working life in the sunny climate of Scotland, firstly as a marine electrician and then teacher. I have landed in Hong Kong via two rewarding stints at international schools in Thailand and Vietnam. I have been coaching boys football for a number of years and still enjoy playing it when my fellow players allow me to.

Learning Technology Coach

I am an American originally from Los Angeles and hold a BA in English from UCLA, and a MA in technology education from Azusa Pacific University and also an administrative credential.  I have experience working with international students from 10 -18 to adulthood. I am enjoying my new role as the MYP Technology Coach helping students and teachers integrate technology. In my spare time, I enjoy watching NBA, Aussie Rules and travelling with my family. I'm also an avid film buff.   

Secondary LET Year 8 Design and PE Liaison
B. Arts Major Sociology and Indonesian/Asian Studies, B. Teaching LOTE/ESL

I started my career in Tasmania, Australia as an Indonesian and EAL teacher. I always wanted to live and work overseas, and after spending two years in the desert with my family we were keen to find some green hills and trees. We are very excited to be living in Hong Kong and working at Renaissance College. I love working in the area of EAL and I am looking forward to increasing my knowledge with regard to best practice in SEN.