HKAGE 10th Anniversary – Gifted Education Symposium


Date: 14 July 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 14:00 – 18:00
Venue: 2/F, Grand Ballroom, New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel
72 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Programme Rundown

Time Programme
13:30 - 14:00 Registration
14:00 - 14:05 MC Opening
14:05 - 14:10 Welcome Remarks 
14:10 - 14:15 Opening Remarks – Mr. Kevin Yeung Yun-hung, JP, Secretary for Education, Education Bureau
14:15 - 14:25 Kickoff Ceremony and Group Photo
14:25 - 15:25 Keynote Address 1

Topic: Trends in STEM Education: STEM Schools, Computer Science Education and Digital Media Tools and Technologies  (Please click here for the PowerPoint) 

Speaker: Prof. Jeanne Century, Director, Outlier Research & Evaluation, Director of Research and Evaluation, UChicago STEM Education, Research Associate Professor, University of Chicago, USA
15:25 - 16:25 Keynote Address 2 

Topic: Making Learning Epic Using Science Games  (Please click here for the PowerPoint) 

Speaker: Prof. MSO Jacob Friis Sherson, Director and Founder of the ScienceAtHome project and Center for Community Driven Research, (CODER), Department of Physic and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark
16:25 - 16:30 Souvenir Presentation and Group Photo
16:30 - 17:55 Panel Discussion 

Topic: Education Innovation in Hong Kong 

  1. Prof. Ng Tai Kai, Executive Director, The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education  (Please click here for the PowerPoint) 
  2. Prof. King Chow, Director, The Center for the Development of the Gifted and Talented, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology  (Please click here for the PowerPoint) 
  3. Prof. Kenneth Sin, Director, The Centre for Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Education, The Education University of Hong Kong  (Please click here for the PowerPoint) 
Facilitator: Prof. Lui Tai Lok, Vice President (Research and Development), The Education University of Hong Kong 
17:55 - 18:00 MC Ending