About Elite Kids English

Dr. Helen Maffini, Director

Helen's Background, Qualifications and Overview of her Work

Dr. Helen Maffini is well-known in the academic world, especially in Hong Kong, where she has worked for a sizable portion of her career. She holds a degree in education and has made a substantial contribution to the field during her time working as an education consultant. Her specialty is helping schools improve student outcomes.

Dr. Maffini has been employed by a number of countries, most notably those of Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, to restructure various components of their educational systems. Her focus has been on improving teaching practices, developing practical curriculum and evaluation methods, and advancing student learning outcomes.

She is author of the book Developing Children's Emotional Intelligence, Kind Kids: 50 Activities for Compassion, Confidence and Community card deck as well as several other children's books. 

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

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-Edna (Parent of 3 students)

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