Course ID EI0020180359
Course Title IT in Education e-Leadership Series: Strategies for Using Geographic Information Systems in the Classroom to Enhance Student Learning
Organising Division Education Infrastructure Division
First Issue Date and Time 2018/11/16 15:42
Latest Issue Date and Time 2018/12/28 17:02
 Event (ID)   Session   Date   Time   No. of Hours   Venue   Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s)   Max. no. of participants 
 AA    2019/01/10 (Thu)    15:00 - 17:00    2.0    Room E419, 4/F, East Block,EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong
(Exit E, Kowloon Tong MTR Station)  
 Prof. CHEUNG Wing,
Associate Professor of Geography, Department of Earth, Space, and Aviation Sciences, Palomar College, San Macros, California, USA  
 Event (ID)   Session   Closing date for   Remark 
 Applicant   Recommending / Approving Officer 
 AA   1   2019/01/02   2019/01/02   This is a new programme.
Participants are encouraged to bring a mobile computer device for interactive activities. 
Participant Group Priority will be given to school principals, vice principals and middle managers, Geography teachers and STEM education coordinators in primary and secondary schools. (Interested teachers are also welcome.) 
Objective(s) This course will demonstrate how to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to increase student interest in learning.  
Programme Description 1. Introduction to GIS;
2. Introduction to “Geoinquiries”, its demonstration and examples in different subjects;
3. Other GIS tools for the classroom, e.g Collector and Story Maps ; and
4. Tips for implementing GIS in the classroom.  
Language Medium English supplemented with Chinese 
CPD Elements for Principal
CPD Mode: Structured Learning
CPD Hours: 2.0   Hour(s)
Core Areas of Leadership: I. Strategic Directions & Policy Environment
CPD Elements for Teacher
CPD Mode: Structured Learning
CPD Hours: 2.0   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: 5
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 NG Chi-fai
Enquiry Telephone No: (1) 3698 3579 / (2) 3698 3610
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 on or before 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 early leave 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:  
Related Web Site For details, please refer to the webpage of Support Scheme for e-Learning in Schools