Date:
11 MAY 2018
 
Title:
Effective Use of Modular Approach and Subtasks in Teaching Programming (Refreshed)
 
Venue:
W420, 4/F, West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre,19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong
 
Description:
Objectives:
1. To enhance participants’ pedagogical knowledge on the effective use of modular approach and subtasks in teaching programming
2. To facilitate participants to promote STEM education in schools through teaching programming

Event Details

Date:
27 APR 2018
 
Title:
Creative Digital Media Design and Production (New)
 
Venue:
Room 1003, 10/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
 
Description:
Objectives:
● To enhance participants’ pedagogical knowledge in teaching creative digital media design and production
● To facilitate participants to promote STEM education in schools through teaching creative digital media design and production

Event Details

Date:
5 JUL 2018
 
Title:
Model Hovercraft Design Competition
 
Venue:
Arts & Technology Education Centre
STEM Education Centre
 
Description:
The Model Hovercraft Design Competition is jointly organised by the Arts & Technology Education Centre and the STEM Education Centre of the EDB. It aims to encourage students’ creativity, application of STEM knowledge and skills, as well as to nurture their hands-on ability and collaboration skills.

To facilitate students’ understanding about related knowledge and skills, students who successfully applied for the competition will be arranged to participate in workshops scheduled from May to June 2018.

Event Website
EDB Circular Memorandum

Date:
19 APR – 21 MAY 2018
 
Title:
Effective use of equipment and skills in STEM project series (New)

 
Venue:
Maker Space, Arts & Technology Education Centre,145 Junction Road, Lok Fu, Kowloon City
 
Description:
Objectives:
This series of four coherent workshops aims to facilitate participants using project approach to promote STEM education in schools. Participants will understand how to apply technological knowledge and skills to make simple robot.

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Event Details (B)

Date:
30 APR 2018
 
Title:
PolyU STEM Lecture Series (Kwun Tong)
 
Venue:
Maryknoll Secondary School
45 Choi Ha Road, Ngau Tau Kok, Kowloon
 
Description:
PolyU STEM Lecture

Your teachers and students are cordially invited to join the lecture. Due to limited seats, reservation is made on a first-come-first-served basis. Please complete the attached reply slip (Seminar Registration) and send it back to the Secondary School Relations Section of PolyU by fax (Fax Number: 2264 2120) by 26 March 2018. Online application can also be made via the QR code on the attached poster and the link below:
https://www.polyu.edu.hk/mysurvey/index.php/175233?lang=en

For enquires, please contact the Secondary School Relations Section of PolyU at 3400 8301/ 3400 8302.

Seminar Registration
Event Details

Date:
17 JUL – 8 AUG 2018
 
Title:
Summer Taster Programme for Secondary School Students 2018 – Basic App and Arduino Programming with Bluetooth Controlled Balloon Aircraft

 
Venue:
City University of Hong Kong
 
Description:
In response to EDB’s advocacy of promoting and facilitating STEM education in secondary schools, we are inviting some secondary schools to nominate their elite students to join our 2-week taster programme, which is in parallel with the CityU EE International Summer Camp. We tailor the learning materials and activities for S4 and S5 students, aiming at cultivating their interest in engineering innovation as well as boosting their confidence in communicating in an international environment through team work.

Event Website
Event Poster
Event Details

Date:
3 APR – 18 MAY 2018
 
Title:
Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau Young STEAM Maker Competition 2018
 
Description:
The “Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau Young STEAM Maker Competition” is co-initiated by Lingnan University and the National Institute of Education Sciences, co-organised together with Hong Kong STEM Education Alliance and the New Territories School Heads Association, and supported by the Education Bureau. The competition aims to promote STEM education in the Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau, as well as to enhance the exchange and cooperation in STEM education among the three places. Details of the competition are available at https://steam.LN.edu.hk.

Schools interested in nominating students for the competition may apply at the above-mentioned website from 3 April 2018 (Tuesday) to 18 May 2018 (Friday).

To facilitate students to participate in the competition, two identical training courses are scheduled on 7 and 28 April 2018 (Saturdays). Schools interested in nominating students to attend the training courses are kindly requested to return the completed enrolment form at Appendix 5a (Chinese version only) to the Lingnan Institute of Further Education on or before 29 March 2018 (Thursday). Applications will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis. All successful applicants will receive an email confirmation on or before 3 April 2018 (Tuesday).

Event Website
EDB Circular Memorandum

Date:
14 MAR – 4 MAY 2018
 
Title:
CoolThink@JC Competition 2018
 
Description:
CoolThink@JC Competition 2018 is initiated and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. It aims to promote computational thinking (CT) among students and provide opportunities for students to apply their skills of CT and coding. The competition encourages students to move beyond mere technology consumption, nurture their problem-solving skills and creativity, as well as develop their innovativeness. Details of the competition are available at www.coolthink.hk.

Schools interested in nominating Primary 4 to 6 students for the competition may apply at the above-mentioned website from 14 March (Wednesday) to 4 May 2018 (Friday).

A briefing session is scheduled on 14 March 2018 (Wednesday) to facilitate teachers’ understanding of the competition details. Schools interested in nominating representatives to attend the briefing session may apply at the above-mentioned website on or before 13 March 2018 (Tuesday).

Event Website
EDB Circular Memorandum

Date:
9 APR – 27 JUN 2018
 
Title:
Workshops on Computational Thinking – Coding Education for Primary Schools (II)
 
Venue:
Rm 201, Arts & Technology Education Centre, 145 Junction Road, Lok Fu, Kowloon
 
Description:
Objectives:
The programme aims to:
(1) share experience on teaching coding to develop students’ computational thinking;
(2) enhance teachers’ pedagogical knowledge in using a visual programming language tool (such as App Inventor) to develop students’ computational thinking and coding skills.

Event Details

Date:
13 MAR – 10 JUL 2018
 
Title:
Workshops on Computational Thinking – Coding Education for Primary Schools (I)
 
Venue:
Room E418,4/F, East Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong
Rm 201, Arts & Technology Education Centre, 145 Junction Road, Lok Fu, Kowloon
 
Description:
Objectives:
The programme aims to:
(1) introduce the draft “Computational Thinking – Coding Education : Supplement to the Primary Curriculum”;
(2) enhance teachers’ pedagogical knowledge in using visual programming language tools (such as Scratch) to develop students’ computational thinking and coding skills.

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