Course ID EI0020160190
Course Title IT in Education Technological Series: 2016 International Conference on ICT/Social Media in Teaching and Learning (Session 1)
Organising Division Education Infrastructure Division
First Issue Date and Time 2016/03/11 11:44
Latest Issue Date and Time 2016/04/12 14:26
 Event (ID)   Session   Date   Time   No. of Hours   Venue   Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s)   Max. no. of participants 
 AA    2016/04/11 (Mon)    15:00 - 18:00    3.0    Lecture Hall, MW408A-409A-410A, Ming Wah Complex, The University of Hong Kong    Overseas, local scholars and frontline educators    100 
 Event (ID)   Session   Closing date for   Remark 
 Applicant   Recommending / Approving Officer 
 AA   1   2016/04/11   2016/04/12   This is a new programme. 
Participant Group All Primary and Secondary School Principals and Teachers 
Objective(s) This conference aims to:
1. explore the new and emerging practices required or enabled by Social Media, Web 2.0 and mobile technologies;
2. offer practitioners, developers and researchers an opportunity to share teaching and learning experiences; and
3. explore how these technologies can be used to facilitate life-wide and lifelong learning. 
Programme Description 1. Trends, Challenges and Strategies in Integrating Transversal Competencies
2. Developing Students’ Reading Interest and Ability Effectively with the Equiz Platform “Reading Battle” into Education
For details, please refer to the official website of the conference:  
Language Medium English  
CPD Elements for Principal
CPD Mode: Structured Learning
CPD Hours: 3.0   Hour(s)
Core Areas of Leadership: II. Learning, Teaching & Curriculum
IV. Staff & Resources Management
CPD Elements for Teacher
CPD Mode: Structured Learning
CPD Hours: 3.0   Hour(s)
CPD Domain: I. Teaching & Learning
Content Area Information Technology in Education (V)
Attendance required for successful completion 100 %  Training & development data will be revealed in Teacher's Personal Profile in e-Services Portal upon successful completion.
Enrolment Method: Web enrolment
Number of Nominees from Each School/Unit: 3
Requiring School Priority: Yes
Maximum No. of Event(s) selectable: 1
First-Come, First-Served: Yes
Evaluation Paper evaluation  
Contact Person(s): (1) Enrolment: IT in Education Section / (2) Course Content: Ms TSE
Enquiry Telephone No: (1) 3698 3579 / (2) 3590 9788
Email Address: (1) / (2)
Remarks 1. Each single session of the conference will be regarded as an individual professional development programme. Applicants have to submit a separate application for each session of the conference. For further details of conference, please refer to EI0020160190 and EI0020160191.

2. Heads of schools are requested to submit the online application to the Information Technology in Education Section on or before the closing date of nomination. Nominations will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis whereas considerations will also be given to allow more schools to participate. Prior application is required and walk-ins will not be entertained.

3. Accepted applicants and the respective school heads will be notified through the e-Services Portal Account 7 days before the respective event commencement under normal circumstances. Successful applicants attending the course should bring along their notification letters for the course and are advised to use public transport. No parking space is available at the venue. The accepted applicants who cannot attend the course are required to inform the ITE Section via email ( at least 3 working days before the event date in order to arrange substitution.

4. Rejected applicants and the respective school heads will also be notified through the e-Services Portal Account 3 days before the respective event commencement under normal circumstances.

5. In the event of public announcement by the Education Bureau that all schools are to be closed as a result of adverse weather conditions (e.g. tropical cyclone or rainstorm), the course scheduled on that session (A.M. or P.M.) will be cancelled.

6. All teachers are required to register before the start of each session in order to obtain their CPD. Being late or early leave for more than 30 minutes will not be granted any CPD hours.

7. Details of IT in Education Professional Development Programmes for teachers can be accessed at the IT in Education Section's website:  
Certificate to be Awarded
Name of Certificate: Attendance Certificate
Awarding Institution : HK Web Symposium Consortium
Remarks :
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