Learning Communities and Hong Kong’s Public Schools

On June 26, 2015, a Sing Tao newspaper published an article reporting a five-day study tour by approximately 20 members of the Hong Kong Association of Heads of Secondary Schools. They visited three exemplary schools that showcased the use of … Continue reading

The DPLE M. Ed. Specialism at HKU

The Designing Powerful Learning Environments (DPLE) specialism of HKU’s M. Ed. enables teachers and other education professionals to study research from the learning sciences and apply it to the design of learning experiences. It is a member of the Network … Continue reading

Form 3 Student: Teach Critical Thinking Skills

The South China Morning Post yesterday published an opinion piece by a Form 3 (Grade 9) student at an elite school in Hong Kong, Alan Wong. I think that he makes some very good points. The piece mainly seems to be a response … Continue reading

Our Learning Sciences M. Ed. Stream

About this time last year we finalised recruitment for a new specialism in our M. Ed. program. It focuses on the learning sciences, and is called Designing Powerful Learning Environments. The idea of the specialism is to help teachers understand what … Continue reading