Course ID CDI020201330
Course Title Talk Series on Emerging Technologies — Science, Opportunities and Challenges: (5) From Cosmos to Us (New) (Web-based Course)
Organising Division Curriculum Development Institute
First Issue Date and Time 2020/09/01 14:48
Latest Issue Date and Time 2020/09/01 14:48
 Event (ID)   Session   Date   Time   No. of Hours   Venue   Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s)   Max. no. of participants 
 AA    2020/09/26 (Sat)    10:00 - 12:00    2.0    N.A.   Dr LI Hui-Bai (Associate Professor, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Dr WANG Yi (Associate Professor, Department of Physics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) 
 Event (ID)   Session   Closing date for   Remark 
 Applicant   Recommending / Approving Officer 
 AA   1   2020/09/23   2020/09/24   1. This talk is co-organised by the Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences (YASHK) and the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE).
2. The talk will be delivered with live online mode. The link to the talk will be sent to the participants by email in due course.
3. Please refer to the attachment for the biographies of the speakers. 
Participant Group Teachers of STEM related KLAs of Secondary Schools 
Background In the past few centuries, we have been witnessing the huge impacts of advancements in science and technology on the socio-economic developments of our society. Assisted by the new technologies, the productivity and the living standards of people have been raised tremendously, but also with awareness and ramifications on the health and sustainability of our environment.

We are currently at the dawn of a new industrial revolution and the impacts of technology on our society is even greater. Emerging technologies such as quantum engineering, genome editing, AI and renewable energy will likely have a revolutionary impact on our way of living, our planet, and our way of understanding nature and even ourselves.

The Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences and Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education are committed to informing our school teachers and students about the latest emerging technologies, and preparing our next generations for the opportunities and challenges ahead of us.  
Objective(s) 1. To introduce the origin and evolution history of the universe; and
2. To explain how life arises in the universe. 
Programme Description Please refer to the attachment. 
Language Medium English  
CPD Requirements under the Professional Ladder for Teachers
CPD Requirements:
•     To meet the requirement for Elective Training under Training Programme for Newly-joined Teachers
•     To meet the requirement for Enhanced Training for In-service Teachers (Category 2: Local, National and International Education Issues)
CPD Elements for Teacher
CPD Mode: Structured Learning
CPD Hours: 2.0   Hour(s)
CPD Domain: I. Teaching & Learning
Content Area Subject Knowledge & Pedagogy/Learning & Teaching (V)
Attendance required for successful completion 100 %  Training & development data will be revealed in Teacher's Personal Profile in e-Services Portal (for e-Services Teacher account holders only) upon successful completion.
Enrolment Method: Web enrolment
Number of Nominees from Each School/Unit: 10
Requiring School Priority: Yes
Maximum No. of Event(s) selectable: 1
First-Come, First-Served: Yes
Evaluation Paper evaluation  
Contact Person(s): Mr William Lau
Enquiry Telephone No: 3698 3440
Email Address:
Co-organiser Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences (YASHK) and the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE)
Attachment(s) 講者簡介_Biographies of speakers_talk 5.docx 
講座簡介_Programme synopsis_talk 5.docx