FORUM ON PRIMARY EDUCATION IN HONG KONG JOINTLY ORGANIZED BY EDUC
A forum on Primary Education in Hong Kong was held on May 25, 2018 on HKBU campus. The event was jointly organized by the Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Christian Service Happy Teens Club, Asbury Methodist Primary School, and Church of Christ in China Kei Tsz Primary School. Around 100 primary school principals, teachers, administrators, and social workers attended the event. The two speakers, including Mr. Alfred Cheung Kin Ting, HKBU alumnus and movie director, and Prof. Vicky Tam, EDUC Associate Department Head, addressed the topics of creating learning opportunities and developmental significance for primary school students. The forum also included a presentation on the design and implementation of the Easter Holiday No-Homework Self-Directed Holiday Activity Project for primary school students. The presentation was made by Ms. Phoebe Chu, social worker of Hong Kong Christian Service, Mr Lam Tak Yuk and Ms Chiu Kit Wa, the principals of the two participating schools and their teams of teachers. Mr Ip Kin Yuen, Legislative Council Member (Education Constituency), joined the forum as an invited discussant and gave his views on educational policy implications. The forum closed with an open-floor discussion on the way forward for primary school education in Hong Kong.
Mr. Alfred Cheung Kin Tung addressed the topic on creating learning opportunities
The speakers responded to the audience’s questions