"To Act Benevolently and to teach Benevolence" is the guiding principle of educational service of Sik Sik Yuen. “Act Benevolently” is the kindly act that serve people in a charitable purpose and “Teach Benevolence” is the base to teach people in forming a kind heart. These two are equally important and they are mutually supportive to each other. The educational service provided by Sik Sik Yuen is not only emphasize on language skills and subject knowledge but also put much effort in moral education which help our students become a better person and build up a sense of responsibility towards the community. That is the principle of "To Act Benevolently and to teach Benevolence"
Since the establishment of Ho Koon Nature Education cum Astronomical Centre (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen) in 1995, the mission has implemented through the field study courses and Astronomical Education. Astronomy has vast un-explored areas, students may immersed in the deepest and widest space to experience the relationship between the universe and human. In addition to the admiration and observation of Astronomical phenomenon, other subject knowledge are usually involved that allow students to broaden their horizon. The field study courses are either Biology or Geography, this is a matter of human beings and the environment. Students may learn about the rhythm of life and hence understand the harmony between human beings and the earth for seeking the better life. The combination of astronomy and nature education aims not only to increase their knowledge about the life on earth, but also arouse their interest in searching the secret of the universe. Apart from learning the subject knowledge, broaden their horizon and levels of study, these multiple intelligence literacy and high graded thinking can be achieved finally.At the very beginning of our services, Ho Koon has already equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities, multi-media equipment and the electronic apparatus were installed at the teaching rooms and laboratory, and the largest diameter, professional telescope at the rooftop. In addition, the course materials were tailor-made for different subjects such as Biology, Geography and Astronomy. This wonderful studying environment facilitates student learning and increases the outcome. In the last seventeen years, our staffs kept working hard in improving the course quality and quantities. At this stage, the manpower and the number of courses are increased to serve more students. All of our efforts are highly appreciated by the academic organization and the government.