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Issue 288 | Jul 2020

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Campus News

Words of Wisdom - Professor Kenneth Sin Kuen-fung

Upon graduation from the College of Education in 1980, Professor Kenneth Sin Kuen-fung, Director of Centre for Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Education, was tasked to teach a “special class” in a mainstream secondary school. The concept of Special Educational Needs (SEN) was not yet well-recongised back then. After all these years, he still believes “education for all” should be a commitment held dear to a teacher’s heart. As each SEN student is a unique individual...

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Promoting Mental Health in the Community

To promote students’ mental health, the Department of Psychology is formulating a three-year Learning & Teaching project, in collaboration with other academic units of the University. Entitled “A Better Place to Learn: School and Student Wellbeing”, the project aims to cultivate the message of positive learning and promote positive psychology among local secondary schools through interactive programmes...

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EdUHK Activity and Alumni Update

International Conference on Computational Thinking Education 2020

International Conference on Computational Thinking Education 2020 (CTE2020) to be held on 19-21 August 2020, via Zoom, is the 4th international conference organised by the CoolThink@JC*. Principals, Teachers and Education Practitioners are welcome to join various activities of CTE2020. Highlights of CTE2020 are given below:


  • Keynote and invited speeches by renowned scholars from the United States, the Netherlands, France, China and Taiwan, with topics including Artificial Intelligence, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and Sharing of Research Findings of CoolThink@JC;
  • International Forums formed by scholars from different countries/regions to discuss the implementation of CTE and related teacher development;
  • Workshops related to “Learning Analytics”;
  • International Teacher Forum with K-12 teachers’ sharing on their frontline experience; and
  • Academic paper presentations.

Participants will be able to gain insights from internationally renowned scholars and exchange thoughts and ideas with participants from different sectors.


Details
Online Registration (Registration fee is waived for teachers in local primary or secondary schools)
Enquiry: cte2020@eduhk.hk (email) | 2948-8554 (phone)


* CoolThink@JC is created and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust; and co-created by The Education University of Hong Kong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and City University of Hong Kong. To know more about the programme, please visit www.coolthink.hk.

Launch of Storybook Series by Alumna Steffie Lui, an EASE Fund Awardee

Alumna Steffie Lui graduated from the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education Programme and the Master of Education Programme of EdUHK. Winning the first batch of Education And Social Entrepreneurs Fund (EASE Fund), Alumna Lui was awarded a HK$120,000 “EASE Fund” last year and established her startup “Stardust Hall”. Alumna Lui’s first series of storybooks “Contagious Magic of Moral Education” has been launched...


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