On 13 January 2023, the Personal, Social and Humanities Education Section, Curriculum Development Institute of the Education Bureau and the Department of History of CUHK successfully hosted the “Conference on New Frontiers in History Teaching in Hong Kong Secondary Schools 2023” in CUHK.
Ms. LI Mei Sheung Michelle, JP, the Permanent Secretary for Education, and Prof. POON Wai Yin Isabella, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) of CUHK were invited to officiate at the opening ceremony and deliver the opening speeches. Prof. LEUNG Yuen Sang, Emeritus Professor of Department of History, and Prof. TING Sun Pao, Adjunct Professor of Department of History, were invited as keynote speakers to share their insights on Chinese history teaching and their journey of learning history.
The conference brought together historians, frontline teachers of Chinese history and history subjects to share their perspectives on the development of history teaching in secondary schools and strategies for learning enhancement and teaching effectiveness. Dr. IP Sum Ming, the Chief Curriculum Development Officer (Personal, Social and Humanities Education) of the Education Bureau, and Prof. CHEUNG Sui Wai, Chairman of Department of History presented the concluding remarks for the conference.
|Date:||2 February 2023 (Thursday)|
|Venue:||Swire Hall 2, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK|
|Topic:||The Making of Capital Cities through Imperial Expansion in the Neo-Assyrian Empire|
|Speaker:||Prof. CHEN Yi Samuel
Department of History, The University of Hong Kong
|Organisers:||Centre for Comparative and Public History, Department of History, CUHK; Divinity School of Chung Chi College, CUHK; Centre for Christian Studies, CUHK|
|Enquiry:||3943 8541 / 3943 8155|
|Date:||9 February 2023 (Thursday)|
|Venue:||Conducted online via ZOOM (Meeting ID: 990 8868 4183)|
|Topic:||Learned Connections: Hellenistic Rhodes and Graeco-Roman Learning|
|Speaker:||Dr. Thomas R. P. COWARD
Scuola Superiore Meridionale, Naples
|Organisers:||Centre for Comparative and Public History, Department of History, CUHK|
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