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HongDe Elementary

1035 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5L7. Phone: (604) 416-0386, Fax: 604-568-9633

Our School

About Us

HongDe Elementary School is a not-for profit K-7 Independent Bilingual school, offering a Chinese (mandarin) program, an English program and a Fine Arts program. The purpose of the school is to teach traditional Chinese and western cultural values in addition to promoting virtues, or character strengths, considered important for society.

 

Mission and Vision

The purpose of the school is to provide an excellent education to learn about traditional Chinese and western culture values in addition to promoting virtues, or character strengths, considered important for society. 

Provide a Chinese bilingual education in a safe and supportive learning environment that recognizes the individual needs of each student;

Encourage students to reach their full academic, social, physical and spiritual potential;

Assist students in acquiring Mandarin and learning inherent aspects of Chinese culture;

Provide the opportunity and incentive for students to become bilingual and bicultural;

Enable students to learn and think about the world around them from two perspectives;

School Board

 

Member Valerie Overgaard, BEd (UBC), MA (UVic), PhD (SFU). Former Associate Superintendent of Schools and District Principal for the Vancouver School Board.
Member Marv Westrom, BEd, MEd, PhD (U of A), Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Education, UBC.
Member Patrick Zhao, MSc, Education Administrator.