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About Elite Kids Asia

Helen Maffini, Director

Helen's Background, Qualifications and Overview of her Work

Helen is a Doctoral candidate in the field of Education and has worked in Hong Kong for many years.

She is an Education consultant who works with schools to improve their outcomes for students. She has been commissioned by governments including the Malaysian Government and the United Arab Emirates to reform aspects of their education systems.

She is author of the book Developing Children's Emotional Intelligence as well as several children's books. 

Helen also manages MindBE Education where she teaches parents how to develop positive self image, confidence and peace within their children

Wendy Lau, Founder

Wendy has a Bachelor's degree in linguistics (English Language), as well as two professional teaching qualifications, one from Cambridge University and one from the Hong Kong Institute of Education. She is a registered teacher with the Hong Kong Education Bureau and also a registered childcare worker.


Wendy headed up the English department with over 30 English teachers at a very prestigious school where I worked for almost 7 years.Wendy ism a teacher trainer for Oxford University Press and have also done consulting work for Early Childhood Education establishments in Hong Kong.

She has been working with students from both elite Hong Kong primary and secondary schools and mainstream schools for fifteen years.

She has a comprehensive knowledge of the school curriculum in Hong Kong from Kindergarten through to the new HKDSE public exams. 

Wendy writes educational textbooks for various companies including Hong Kong Educational Publishing House (The same group as Popular) . Many of her books are used in mainstream Hong Kong classrooms. She has written and been published in many well-known publications, including Parenting magazines, the Ming Pao Weekly and the Standard. 



"I am soooooo touched by the thoughtfulness and recognition that you bestowed upon Anthony. I have to say your love and dedication for students is unfathomable, and I can see God's grace in how you steer your students through their challenges, pursuits and most importantly, difficult times."

-Edna (Parent of 3 students)



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