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Scaling Out Your Teaching: Lessons Learned in the QS Reimagine Education Awards 2019

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Reimagine Education Awards are designed to reward institutions of higher education that have created and implemented outstanding new approaches to teaching and learning, particularly those that can demonstrate the uniqueness, innovation, and efficacy of their pedagogy. In 2019, colleagues from various universities in Hong Kong has enjoyed much success at these awards with multiple shortlisted and winning entries, after rigorous rounds of evaluation and moderation. In particular, the Experiential Learning (EL) Team from the Faculty of Education has won the Gold Award 2020 in the “Presence Learning” Category at the QS Reimagine Education Awards. They were the only teacher education team to pick up an award, competing against universities, tech and start-up groups from all over the world, transforming teaching, learning, or employability outcomes.

In this seminar, colleagues will share their insights on converting great educational innovations into award-winning showcases. We will provide tips for packaging your successful teaching case to application proposal for QS Reimagine Education Awards 2020. If you are transforming teaching, learning, or employability outcomes, you are highly recommended to join this seminar for more information about the Awards, and submit your project to the Reimagine Education Awards 2020.

Date : 6 May 2020 (Wed)
Time : 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Venue : To be held virtually by Zoom

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Presentations:

  1. “Everyday Computing Board Game”
    Speaker: Ms. Andrea Qi, Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative, HKU
  2. “Transforming Teachers through Community-based Experiential Learning”
    (Gold Award – Presence Learning)
    Speaker: Dr. Gary Harfitt and Ms. Jessie Chow, Faculty of Education, HKU
  3. “Scientific Inquiry Reinvented”
    Speaker: Dr. Wincy Chan, Department of Pathology, HKU
  4. “PALMS Project for STEM Tertiary Education”
    (Bronze Award – Hybrid Learning)
    Speaker: Dr. Fridolin Ting, Department of Applied Mathematics, PolyU
  5. “How to apply QS Reimagine Education Awards”
    Speaker: Dr. Leon Lei, Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative, HKU

This seminar is also co-organized by the IEEE Hong Kong Section Education Chapter.


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