Course ID EI0020170392
Course Title IT in Education Technological Series: Use of Robot Kits to Develop Students’ Problem Solving, Self-Directed Learning and Computational Thinking Skills in the 21st Century
Organising Division Education Infrastructure Division
First Issue Date and Time 2018/01/04 09:41
Latest Issue Date and Time 2018/01/15 13:06
 Event (ID)   Session   Date   Time   No. of Hours   Venue   Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s)   Max. no. of participants 
  2018/01/30 (Tue)    09:30 - 12:00    2.5    Room E419, 4/F, East Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong
(Exit E, Kowloon Tong MTR Station) 
 1. Mr LAM Hou-kei, Teacher of St. Joan of Arc Secondary School and Seconded Teacher of the Centre of Excellence (CoE) of IT in Education Section, EDB

2. Representatives from HKU eLearning Lab  
 Event (ID)   Session   Closing date for   Remark 
 Applicant   Recommending / Approving Officer 
 1   2018/01/18   2018/01/19   This is a new programme. 
Participant Group All primary, secondary school teachers and technical support staff. 
Objective(s) This workshop aims to share experience of how to use mBot to develop students’ problem solving, self-directed learning and computational thinking skills in the 21st century. 
Programme Description 1. Introduction to and demonstration of using mBot to develop students’ problem solving, self-directed learning and computational thinking skills;
2. Teacher experience sharing;
3. Hands-on practice; and
4. Questions and answers.  
Language Medium Cantonese  
CPD Elements for Teacher
CPD Mode: Structured Learning
CPD Hours: 2.5   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: Mr LAM Hou-kei
Enquiry Telephone No: (1) 3698 3579 / (2) 3698 3669
Email Address: (1) / (2)
Remarks 1. Prior application via Training Calendar System (TCS) is required and walk-ins will not be entertained.

2. Heads of schools are requested to endorse the online application by the closing date. Nominations will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis whereas considerations will also be given to allow more schools to participate.

3. Applicants and the respective school heads will be notified the application status through TCS 7 days before the event start date under normal circumstances. Successful applicants should attend the confirmed event and bring along the confirmation mail when attending the course.

4. 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.

5. Rejected applicants and the respective school heads will also be notified through the TCS 3 days before the respective event commencement under normal circumstances.

6. To help keep a more accurate attendance record, participants are required to sign-in & sign-out on registration list. Being late or leaving early for more than 30 minutes will not be granted any CPD hours.

7. No parking space is available at the venue.

8. Special Arrangements for Bad Weather
a. Course/Activity in the morning session will be cancelled when Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is issued or stays in effect at or after 6:30 am.
b. Course/Activity in the afternoon session will be resumed when Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is cancelled at or before 11:30 am. Otherwise, the Course/Activity is declared to be cancelled.

9. Details of IT in Education Professional Development Programmes for teachers can be accessed at the IT in Education Section's website:

10. For school technical support staff, please complete the attached form and fax at 2382 4403.  
Attachment(s) 2017-18_Application form for TSS (Chi).pdf 
2017-18_Application form for TSS (Eng).pdf