Department of Education Studies hosts forum on primary education
Department of Education Studies (EDUC) held a forum on primary education in Hong Kong on 25 May which was jointly organised by 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. Two guest speakers, namely Mr Alfred Cheung, HKBU alumnus and famous film director, and Professor Vicky Tam, Associate Head of EDUC addressed the topic of creating learning opportunities and the developmental significance for primary school students.
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 also shared with participants the design and implementation of the Easter Holiday No-Homework Self-Directed Holiday Activity Project for primary school students. In addition, the Hon Ip Kin-yuen, Legislative Council Member (Education Constituency), joined the forum as an invited discussant and gave his views on education policy implications.