Date:
27 October 2017

Title:
The Chinese Chess Challenge – 1K vs AI

 
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Venue:
Queen Elizabeth Stadium, 18 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
 
Description:
More than 1000 students from primary and secondary schools will battle against AI Chinese Chess system simultaneously to have them inspired by the innovative technology, especially the application of AI in our daily life and to push forward STEM education. A series of pre-event activities will be presented to students from July until the event day, namely AI Knowledge Workshop, Chinese Chess Workshop and Technology Enterprises Visit.


Event Details

Date:
17&18 JUL 2017
 
Title:
Introduction to Computational Thinking – Coding Education for Primary Schools

 
Venue:
Room E418,4/F, West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong
 
Description:
Objectives:
The programme aims to:
(1) introduce Computational Thinking and Coding Education to be implemented at the upper primary level;
(2) enhance teachers’ pedagogical knowledge in using a visual programming language tool to help develop students’ computational thinking and programming/coding skills;
(3) enhance teachers’ understanding in learning, teaching and assessment in programming/coding; and
(4) enhance teachers’ understanding of using the visual programming language tool “Scratch”.


Event Details

Date:
15 JUN 2017
 
Title:
STEM Education Series: Sharing on Good Practices for Promoting STEM Education in Secondary Schools (II) (New)

 
Venue:
Lecture Theatre, 4/F, West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong

Description:
Objectives:
In this seminar, the Professional Development Schools and Partner Schools will share with teacher participants the following:
1. school-based experiences and strategies for planning and implementing STEM education; and
2. some learning and teaching activities for strengthening students’ ability to integrate and apply knowledge and skills across different STEM disciplines.


Event Details

Date:
20 APR 2017 & 4 MAY 2017
 
Title:
Seminar on the “Use of Resources Support for Implementation of STEM Education in Secondary Schools” (New)

 
Venue:
Lecture Theatre, 4/F, West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong
 
Description:
Objectives:
1. To update the progress of promoting STEM education;
2. To introduce the use of resources and support for implementation of STEM education;
3. To introduce the use of the one-off STEM grant; and
4. To share good practices on effective implementation of STEM education in schools.


Event Details

Speaker Presentation files:

Community Support HKSTP
PolyU FAST
VTC
Hong Kong Science Museum and Space Museum
CLP Engineer in School 2017 programme (PPT)
CLP Engineer in School 2017 programme (Fact Sheet)
EDB resources and support Use of One-off STEM Grant
Use of resources and support
Schools Sharing Chinese YMCA College
YCH Lan Chi Pat Memorial Secondary School

Date:
13-15 JUL 2017
 
Title:
International Conference on Computational Thinking Education 2017

 
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Venue:
Convention Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)
 
Description:
International Conference on Computational Thinking Education 2017 (CTE2017) under CoolThink@JC programme will be held during 13-15 July 2017 (Thur to Sat) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. CTE2017 is the first international conference of the programme comprising keynote speeches by internationally renowned scholars, booth exhibition on STEM/Coding products and solutions, student and teacher poster presentation and demonstration. CTE2017 aims to keep abreast of the latest development of how to facilitate students’ CT abilities and disseminate findings and outcomes on the implementation of CT development in school education.
 
Registration & Enquiry
All school principals, teachers and practitioners in local school sectors are welcome to attend CTE2017 free of charge. Please reserve seats by submitting this online enrollment form:
https://www.eduhk.hk/cte2017/registration-local.html
. Quotas are limited. First-come-first-serve.
 
For any enquiry, please contact CTE2017 Secretariat at cte2017@eduhk.hk or 2948-8554 / 2948-8598. For more details, please visit CTE2017 website at
http://www.eduhk.hk/cte2017
.


Event Details

Date:
20 MAY 2017
 
Title:
Computer Science Challenge (CSC) 2017

 
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Time:
9:30am – 1:00pm
 
Venue:
City University of Hong Kong
 
Description:
Computer Science Challenge (CSC) is a fun challenge for secondary school students with an interest in computer science. It is an opportunity for students to test their ability and knowledge in different areas of computer science. Students learn to code and also play to learn computational thinking skills and mathematics!
 
Event Details
Event Details 2

Date:
9 & 11 MAY 2017
 
Title:
Briefing sessions on the “Ongoing Renewal of the School Curriculum: Updating of the Technology Education KLA Curriculum Guide” (2017) (New)

 
Venue:
Room WP01, Podium, West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong (9 MAY 2017)
Room 301, 3/F., West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong (11 MAY 2017)
 
Description:
Objectives:
1. To introduce the background, rationales and principles for the ongoing renewal of the school curriculum;
2. To report views and suggestions collected from stakeholders on the major updates of the Technology Education KLA curriculum; and
3. To brief on the major updates of the Technology Education KLA Curriculum Guide and related support measures.
 

Event Details

Date:
25 Apr – 24 Jun 2017
 
Title:
CoolThink@JC: Workshop on Program the Physical Digital Object and Internet of Things (IoT)
 
Venue:
Salesian School
16 Chai Wan Road, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong
 
Baptist Rainbow Primary School
Chuk Yuen South Estate, Wong Tai Sin, Kowloon
 
Description:
To introduce the concepts of physical digital object and apply CT skills in program a physical digital object.
 
* Please refer to the following links for the details of event and application:
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Date:
22 APR 2017
 
Title:
Electronic Endeavor Match

 
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Venue:
Hong Kong Science Park
 
Description:
Electronic Endeavor Match is organised by The Institute of Electrical and Electronics engineers with the support from Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation. It aims at encouraging the students with basic knowledge in constructing electronic circuit to further develop their interest and skill, and also sharing the fun of electronic circuit construction among participants.
 
Event Details

Date:
8-9 APR 2017
 
Title:
MAKER FAIRE HONG KONG 2017 X MAKE BIG

 
Time:
10:00am – 6:00pm
 
Venue:
Podium of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Jockey Club Innovation Tower
 
Description:
“Maker Faire Hong Kong 2017 x Make Big” is a must-attend event for Hong Kong Makers. Sponsored by Standard Chartered Hong Kong 150th Anniversary Community Foundation, PolyU Design is celebrating this big event together with more than 150 local and international Makers. The event will be held on 8 and 9 April 2017 with a series of happenings, including exhibitions, workshops, sharings, and ten “Makers’ Day” in different neighbourhoods. Together we hope to promote “Maker Culture” to the general public, demonstrating creativity, inventiveness and resourcefulness.

Since 2006, over 200 Maker Faires have been launched around the globe – including Maker Faire Hong Kong.


Event Details