Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) (Schools Sector)


About the Award


Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence is one of the most credible environmental awards in Hong Kong, under which the schools sector recognises schools with excellent environmental performance.

HKAEE
(Schools Sector)
Best Green Education
Initiative Award

HKAEE (Schools Sector)

The Schools Sector is further divided into three sub-sectors and all schools in Hong Kong can apply for the HKAEE.

[Application for 2023 HKAEE is now closed.]

Pre-School
Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence
Environmental Education and Community Action Projects
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Major Activities

Winning School Visits
cum Environmental Training Workshops

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Visits to past winning schools of the HKAEE will be arranged for participating schools to gain valuable insights on implementing environmental management and education.

Six sessions of Winning School Visits cum Environmental Training Workshops for 2023 were successfully held in November and December 2023. Presentation slides of the workshops and sharing schools are available for review.

Presentation Slides Sharing

Facilitator Support


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Facilitators can be provided for schools that require guidance and advice.

Facilitators will volunteer to be responsible for mentoring schools by arranging visit(s) or sharing experience and/or providing suitable advice on green management via suitable channels.

Schools interested in having a facilitator should indicate their request when submitting their applications. The duration of support will be one school year.


Assessments


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Winners of the HKAEE will be selected from a rigorous assessment process that comprises three stages:

Stage I – Initial Assessment
Self-assessment by schools on their environmental performance
(Self-assessment Questionnaire)

Stage II – Detailed Assessment
Field assessment at shortlisted schools by assessors

Stage III – Final Assessment
Winners will be selected by the Adjudicating Panel

HKAEE Awards

Participating schools with excellent environmental performance and achievements will be awarded with a trophy / certificate and cash prize at the Presentation Ceremony of the HKAEE. Details of the awards for each sub-sector are listed below:

Awards

Gold Award

Gold Award
(x 1)

Silver Award

Silver Award
(x 1)

Bronze Award

Bronze Award
(x 1)

Certificate of Merit

Certificate of Merit
(x 10)

Pre-school HK$20,000 HK$15,000 HK$10,000 HK$2,000
Primary school HK$50,000 HK$40,000 HK$30,000
Secondary school HK$60,000 HK$50,000 HK$40,000

(Combination and number of awards granted in each sub-sector will be decided by the Final Adjudicating Panel)

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Award-winning schools will also automatically be eligible to be granted with the title of the "Hong Kong Green Organisation" under the Hong Kong Green Organisation Certification (HKGOC) organised by the ECC

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Participation Certificate


for each eligible school that has completed Stage 1 Initial Assessment

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Complimentary Performance Report


School that has completed Stage 2 Detailed Assessment can also receive the report

List of Winners and Green Achievements

Gold Award Silver Award Bronze Award
TWGHs Liu Yan Tak Memorial Kindergarten TWGHs Lions Club of Metropolitan Hong Kong Kindergarten TWGHs Wong Chu Wai Fun Kindergarten
Certificate of Merit
CUHK Federation of Alumni Associations Thomas Cheung Kindergarten Lock Tao Christian Kindergarten
NTW & JWA Limited Sheung Shui Nursery School PLK Chan Seng Yee Kindergarten
TWGHs Hung Wong Kar Gee Kindergarten TWGHs Lions Club of South Kowloon Nursery School
TWGHs Lucina Laam Ho Kindergarten TWGHs Nickon Kindergarten
TWGHs Tsui Tsin Tong Kindergarten TWGHs Wong See Sum Kindergarten
Winning Pre-schools
Green Achievements

Gold Award Silver Award Silver Award
Xianggang Putonghua Yanxishe Primary School of Science and Creativity Buddhist Wong Cheuk Um Primary School Ho Shun Primary School (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen)
Certificate of Merit
A.D. & F.D. of Pok Oi Hospital Mrs. Cheng Yam On Millennium School Chiu Yang Por Yen Primary School
Fung Kai Innovative School Pat Heung Central Primary School
St. Andrew's Catholic Primary School The Harbour School (Primary Section)
The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong – Cornwall School (Primary Section) The Salvation Army Shek Wu School (Primary Section)
Winning Primary Schools
Green Achievements

Gold Award Silver Award Silver Award
The Salvation Army Shek Wu School (Secondary Section) Caritas Ma On Shan Secondary School Lok Sin Tong Leung Kau Kui College
Certificate of Merit
Christian & Missionary Alliance Sun Kei Secondary School Ho Dao College (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen)
Ho Yu College and Primary School (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen) (Secondary Section) Kowloon Technical School
Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section) Pui Shing Catholic Secondary School
SKH Li Fook Hing Secondary School The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong – Cornwall School (Secondary Section)
TWGHs C. Y. Ma Memorial College Yan Chai Hospital No.2 Secondary School
Winning Secondary Schools
Green Achievements

Gold Award Silver Award Bronze Award
PLK Mrs Tam Wah Ching Kindergarten TWGHs Lions Club of Metropolitan Hong Kong Kindergarten TWGHs Liu Yan Tak Memorial Kindergarten
Certificate of Merit
NTW & JWA Limited Sheung Shui Nursery School TWGHs Lucina Laam Ho Kindergarten
PLK Chan Seng Yee Kindergarten TWGHs Nickon Kindergarten
PLK Ng Tor Tai Kindergarten TWGHs Tsui Tsin Tong Kindergarten
TWGHs Hung Wong Kar Gee Kindergarten TWGHs Wong Chu Wai Fun Kindergarten
TWGHs Lions Club of South Kowloon Nursery School TWGHs Wong See Sum Kindergarten
Winning Pre-schools
Green Achievements

Gold Award Silver Award Bronze Award
Sung Tak Wong Kin Sheung Memorial School Xianggang Putonghua Yanxishe Primary School of Science and Creativity Ho Ming Primary School (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen)
Certificate of Merit
Buddhist Wong Cheuk Um Primary School St. Andrew's Catholic Primary School
Chiu Yang Por Yen Primary School St. Paul's Co-educational College Primary School
Ho Shun Primary School (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen) The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong - Cornwall School (Primary Section)
Hong Kong Red Cross Princess Alexandra School (Primary Section) The Salvation Army Shek Wu School (Primary Section)
Pat Heung Central Primary School Yan Chai Hospital Choi Hin To Primary School
PLK Dr. Jimmy Wong Chi-Ho (Tin Sum Valley) Primary School
Winning Primary Schools
Green Achievements

Gold Award Silver Award Bronze Award
TWGHs Kap Yan Directors' College The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong - Cornwall School (Secondary Section) ECF Saint Too Canaan College
Certificate of Merit
Canadian International School of Hong Kong (Secondary Section) Pui Shing Catholic Secondary School
Caritas Ma On Shan Secondary School Queen's College Old Boys' Association Secondary School
Christian & Missionary Alliance Sun Kei Secondary School The Salvation Army Shek Wu School (Secondary Section)
Ho Dao College (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen) TWGHs Kwok Yat Wai College
Ho Yu College and Primary School (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen) (Secondary Section) TWGHs Wong Fung Ling College
Winning Secondary Schools
Green Achievements

Best Green Education Initiative Award

In addition to the 2023 HKAEE (Schools Sector), a standalone school-based special award, "Best Green Education Initiative Award", is launched to recognise schools that have developed remarkable achievements in environmental education and gather good practices in the schools sector. All schools in Hong Kong are welcome to apply.

Application deadline for "Best Green Education Initiative Award" is now extended to 7 February 2024 (Wednesday). If schools wish to participate in the Special Award, please complete Annex a – Application Form and email it to hkaee@wwf.org.hk.

Pre-school
Primary School
Secondary School

More Details

Best Green Education Initiative Award
Award and Recognition

Outstanding Award
Outstanding Award
  • Best 3 performing schools in each of the Pre-school, Primary School and Secondary School sub-sectors, and the schools should obtain 80 marks or above
  • Winning schools will receive the certificate at the Awards Presentation Ceremony
Certificate of Merit
Certificate of Merit
  • Schools obtaining 60 marks or above
  • Schools will receive an electronic certificate as recognition

List of Winners

Outstanding Award
TWGHs Wong Chu Wai Fun Kindergarten
Certificate of Merit
NTW & JWA Limited Sheung Shui Nursery School TWGHs Liu Yan Tak Memorial Kindergarten WFB Avalokitesvara Nursery School

Outstanding Award
Stewards Pooi Kei Primary School The Harbour School (Primary Section)
Certificate of Merit
Chi Hong Primary School

Outstanding Award
Lycée Français International (French International School) (Secondary Section) (Blue Pool Road Campus)
Certificate of Merit
Pui Shing Catholic Secondary School

Outstanding Award
CUHK Federation of Alumni Associations Thomas Cheung Kindergarten TWGHs Tsui Tsin Tong Kindergarten TWGHs Wong Chu Wai Fun Kindergarten
Certificate of Merit
Caritas Nursery School - Ta Kwu Ling NTW & JWA Limited Sheung Shui Nursery School TWGHs Nickon Kindergarten

Outstanding Award
CCC Chuen Yuen First Primary School Ying Wa Primary School
Certificate of Merit
Pat Heung Central Primary School St. Andrew's Catholic Primary School The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong - Cornwall School (Primary Section)

Outstanding Award
French International School of Hong Kong (Secondary Section) (Blue Pool Road Campus) HKSKH Bishop Hall Secondary School Toi Shan Association College
Certificate of Merit
Pui Shing Catholic Secondary School SKH Tang Shiu Kin Secondary School The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong - Cornwall School (Secondary Section)
ceremony

2021 & 2022 Award-winning Schools
Best Green Education Initiative Sharing

SEPAS Timeline

Activities Highlights

Winning School Visits cum Environmental Training Workshop
Winning School Visits cum Environmental Training Workshop

Experience Sharing

Photo Album

Awards Presentation Ceremony

Photo Album

Video Archive

Awards Presentation Ceremony

Reports

Past Award Scheme