Dr. Mak King-Tong, Vaughan


Professional Affiliation

Head of Academic Programmes

Lumina College, Hong Kong



Ph.D. Foreign Language Education

University of Texas at Austin, USA


M.A. Christian Counseling

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, USA


M.A. Language Studies

University of Lancaster, UK


B.A. English and Comparative Literature

University of Hong Kong


Short Bio

Over 20 years of experience in teaching and education across the secondary, post-secondary, and tertiary levels, with later years focusing more on academic programme planning, management, and development. Training and intellectual exposure to a wide range of disciplines including literature, applied linguistics, language teaching, education, theology, and counseling. Former Senior Lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University; and Head of Training and Development, Head of Global Connections and Development, as well as Head of English and European Languages at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies in The Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Besides teaching a variety of English and Communication courses, Dr. Mak has also conducted training on Principles of Teaching, Developmental and Learning Needs of Youths, Interview Skills, Leadership, Teamwork, and Career Planning for participants from a wide spectrum of intellectual levels and professional experience.


Other Credentials

Certified Trainer for Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), USA.


Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (2003, 2004), University of Texas at Austin


Bible Verse to Share

“I myself are satisfied about you, brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able to instruct one another.” (Romans 15:14, ESV, my emphasis)