Date: 15 May 2018 (Tuesday)


HKBU to host conference to explore opportunities and challenges of whole person education in Asia

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) and the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia will jointly present the conference entitled Technology-Assisted Teaching and Learning for Whole Person Education: Opportunities and Challenges in Asia from 16 to 18 May 2018. The conference will explore current technological trends and disruptions impacting higher education in Asia – and the innovative ways in which colleges and universities leverage technological advances for the promotion of whole person education.

Date:     16-18 May, 2018
Venue:     WLB103, Lam Woo International Conference Centre, Shaw Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University, Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong
*The Conference will be conducted in English.

Keynote 1 (16 May, 9:45 am)
“Iteration & Innovation in Education”
Mr Jaime Casap, Education Evangelist, Google

Keynote 2 (16 May, 11:30 am)
“Educational Technology & Whole Person Education: Bridging the Distance between Theory and Curriculum”
Dr Christianna Singh, Principal, Lady Doak College

Keynote 3 (17 May, 9:15 am)
“Comparative Trends in Asian Higher Education & Technology Assisted Teaching and Learning (TATL)”
Professor Cheng Kai-ming, Emeritus Professor, The University of Hong Kong

Keynote 4 (18 May, 11:15 am)
“Aspirations and Challenges in the Use of Technology in Liberal Arts Education: The Case of Hong Kong Baptist University”
Dr Albert Chau, Vice President (Teaching and Learning), HKBU

For the programme details and keynote speakers, please refer to:

You are cordially invited to send reporters/photographers to cover the above event.

Press Contacts 傳媒聯絡:

Dr Roger Fung

Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning

3411 8084