Date:

17 Jul 2024 / 24 Jul 2024 / 5 Aug 2024 / 12 Aug 2024


Title:

STEAM Education Learning, Teaching and Assessment Series: Workshop on “Enriched Module on Coding Education for Upper Primary Level” – Using Micro:bit connected with physical objects for coding to develop Computational Thinking among Upper Primary Students [Refreshed]


Venue:

Room 126, 1/F, Hong Kong Productivity Council Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong / 5/F, Hong Kong Cultural Core, 698 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon / Multi-purpose Room, 5/F, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Kwok Yat Wai College, 3 Tsui Sing Rd, Tin Shui Wai, Yuen Long, N.T.  / G/F, Seminar Room, HKU Main Library, The University of Hong Kong 


Description:

1. To deepen participants’ understanding on the knowledge and the concept of computational thinking in coding education with reference to the guideline of “Computational Thinking – Coding Education: Supplement to the Primary Curriculum” (Primary) 2020 and the content of the “Enriched Module on Coding Education for Upper Primary Level” (Enriched Module);
2. To reinforce participants’ proficiency in utilizing the pedagogical approach to develop computational thinking among upper primary students as demonstrated in the enriched module and designing learning activities for teaching computational thinking and coding with the use of Micro:bit;
3. To enhance participants’ ability to integrate coding in designing practical solutions and develop their understanding of the systematic problem solving procedures; and
4. To develop positive values and attitudes among participants in ethical use of technology.

Event Details

Date:

3 Jul 2024 / 24 Jul 2024 / 1 Aug 2024


Title:

STEAM Education Learning, Teaching and Assessment Series: Workshop on “Enriched Module on Coding Education for Upper Primary Level” – Using Scratch with Micro:bit and AI extension to develop Computational Thinking among Upper Primary Students [Refreshed]


Venue:

Room 126, 1/F, Hong Kong Productivity Council Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong / 5/F, Hong Kong Cultural Core, 698 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon / Multi-purpose Room, 5/F, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Kwok Yat Wai College, 3 Tsui Sing Rd, Tin Shui Wai, Yuen Long, N.T.  


Description:

1. To deepen participants’ understanding on the knowledge and the concept of computational thinking in coding education with reference to the guideline of “Computational Thinking – Coding Education: Supplement to the Primary Curriculum” (Primary) 2020 and the content of the “Enriched Module on Coding Education for Upper Primary Level” (Enriched Module);

2. To reinforce participants’ proficiency in utilizing the pedagogical approach to develop computational thinking among upper primary students as demonstrated in the enriched module and designing learning activities for teaching computational thinking and coding with using Scratch with Micro:bit;

3. To enhance participants’ ability to integrate coding in designing practical solutions and develop their understanding of the systematic problem solving procedures; and

4. To develop positive values and attitudes among participants in ethical use of technology.


Event Details


Title:

Textured-Modified Diets in Home Economics / Technology and Living (New)

Venue:

Room 1502, 15/F, HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College, 66 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong 


Description:

1. To enrich participants’ pedagogical knowledge in texture-modified foods and beverages.
2. To enable participants to apply the principles of nutrition and texture-modified foods in designing and developing food products / meal planning with desired nutritional, textural and sensory characteristics in meeting the needs of specific populations.
3. To facilitate participants to promote STEAM education in school through teaching the implications for food science and technology in texture-modified foods (e.g. physicochemical properties of food changes, 3D food printing technology).


Event Details

Date:

13 Jun 2024


Title:

Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Series: (8) Seminar on Searching for Information and Identifying False Information (Re-run)

Venue:

Room 506, 5/F, Lee Shau Kee Communication and Visual Arts Building, Hong Kong Baptist University, 5 Hereford Road, Kowloon Tong  

Description:

1. To introduce the daily operation of HKBU Fact Check

2. To enhance participants’ understanding of fake news in the age of AI

3. To familiarise participants with the ways of identifying false information and fact checking


Event Details

Enriching Knowledge Series for Physics (S4-6) : Quantum Technology (New)


Date:

26 June 2024


Venue:

W301, 3/F, West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon 


Description:

  1. To enhance teachers’ understanding of in quantum physics, and relevant curriculum planning and pedagogies
  2. To keep teachers abreast of the latest development in quantum technology.

Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s):

  • Curriculum Development officers, Science Education Section, EDB
  • Professor LAW Kam-tuen & Dr PO Hoi-chun Adrian, Department of Physics, HKUST

Event Details

STEAM Education Enriching Knowledge Series: Seminar on “Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change on Global Sustainable Agriculture” cum Guided Visit to the Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change (New)


Date:

2024/05/25 (Sat)


Venue:

LT3, Yasumoto International Academic Park, CUHK


Objectives:

1. To enhance teachers’ understanding of the following:
– Challenges of climate change on sustainable agriculture;
– How innovation and technology (I&T) helps agriculture combat climate change;
2. To enrich teachers’ knowledge about climate crisis, innovative research and solutions for meeting sustainability challenges and the community’s initiatives in promoting sustainable development through the guided visit to the Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change; and
3. To share with teachers some students’ reflections on their agricultural study tour to Pakistan.


Description:

There will be several thematic talks related to challenges and opportunities of climate change on global sustainable agriculture, a session with students’ reflections on their agricultural study tour to Pakistan, and a guided visit to the Jockey Club  Museum of Climate Change.


Event Details

Date:

27 May 2024


Title:

STEAM Education Enriching Knowledge Series: (1) Applications of Mathematics: Mathematical formulae – from textbook to real-life applications (Knowledge Enrichment) (New)


Venue:

Lecture Theare WB, 4/F, West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon  

Description:

To enhance participants’ understanding of the applications of mathematics and deepen their comprehension of the utilisation and connections of various formulae in daily life, particularly in the field of engineering.


Event Details

Date:

31 May 2024


Title:

Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Series: (7) Sharing of the MIL Learning and Teaching Package (Refreshed)


Venue:

Hong Kong News-Expo: 2 Bridges Street, Central, Hong Kong / Online via Zoom

Description:

  1. To promote the importance of media and information literacy (MIL) education
  2. To promote the MIL learning and teaching package
  3. To enhance participants’ pedagogical knowledge of teaching MIL

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