Taking a break from acting, Flora Chan (陳慧珊) is currently pursuing her Master’s of Education. Due to her beliefs in lifelong learning, Flora and her husband Mike Chung (鍾家鴻) will soon be launching their new education-themed variety show, After School <放學後>, on Hong Kong Open TV.
Hoping to contribute more to the field of education, Flora has been focusing on getting her master’s degree rather than acting in the last eight years. Flora stated, “I have three different roles now – a parent, a student, and an educator. I’ve been recently going to different places to give speeches as well.”
Asked whether she will film dramas again, Flora responded, “I’ll always be an artiste. I’m just taking a break for now. I’m very lucky to become an actress and be given an education. I hope I can crossover my entertainment career with my educational knowledge to spread awareness among viewers.”
Explaining that her educational program will not be like any other regular program, Flora admits that she invested a seven-figure sum in production and will feature guest stars such as Francis Ng (吳鎮宇), Myolie Wu (胡杏兒), and Jessica Hsuan (宣萱).
Raising their 12-year-old daughter, Flora and Mike believe they are technically over-aged parents. She said, “I’m almost 50. Mike has been mistaken as Grandpa when he went to pick up our daughter from school. Many of the parents at school are only in their 30s.”
They face many challenges when trying to educate the next generation. When asked if there is a generation gap with her daughter, Flora exclaimed, “No! My daughter will tell us how she wants to be taught. She really likes learning about philosophy. We’re always updating ourselves due to how fast technology is advancing nowadays.”
This article is written by Su for JayneStars.com.