Excelling children with STEM for top UK Universities
Date : 13 February 2018 (Tues)
Time : 7pm – 9pm
Reception : 6:30pm
Venue : 3/F, British Council
Reservation : Eventbrite
Language : English
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
is one of the most important focuses in today education to equip school students to meet the changes and challenges in our society and around the world with rapid economic, scientific and technological developments. HKSAR Government is actively promoting STEM to improve competitiveness of students of primary and secondary schools.
Distinguished Speakers have wealth of knowledge in STEM as well as experience with UK leading universities. They will share their insights on how STEM can help prepare Hong Kong children for the future development.
- Dr. David CHUNG DEng JP is the Under Secretary of the Innovation and Technology, HKSAR Government with over 28 years of experience in information technology and entrepreneurship development. He will be officiating the event.
- Dr. Tim GREENE DPhil (Oxon) is Head of College, Clifton College, UK, one of the best Public Schools in UK. He had a range of academic appointments including a Senior Research Fellowship at Jesus College, Oxford before taking up teaching positions in UK University and schools.
- Dr. Paulina CHAN PhD (Imperial) is Chair, IEEE-Women in Engineering HK. She is a seasoned expert in collaborating with multidisciplinary professionals translating technologies into commercial products and services in STEM. She advocates entrepreneurship and Women in Engineering.
Child Psychoecology Foundation, founded in 2006 as a registered charity (#91/8216) under Section 88 of Hong Kong Government Ordinance advocates the importance of psychological well-being of children in Hong Kong and to promote parent-child philanthropic activities.
Clifton College, founded in 1862 by a visionary reverend who believed in science and the education of women. Curriculum and activities outside the classroom developed young people who were confident without arrogance and had a sense of responsibility for others while achieving academic excellence. Notable Old Cliftonians include Nobel Prize winners John KENDREW (Chemistry ‘62) and Nevill MOTT(Physics ‘77), Walter Owen BENTLEY, Sir Horace KADOORIE, Lord Lawrence KADOORIE, etc.