Course ID EI0020180449
Course Title IT in Education Technological Series: Using Single Board Computer and Cross-platform Software to Develop Students’ Computational Thinking Skills (Advanced Level)
Organising Division Education Infrastructure Division
First Issue Date and Time 2019/01/10 17:51
Latest Issue Date and Time 2019/01/10 17:51
Events(s)
 Event (ID)   Session   Date   Time   No. of Hours   Venue   Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s)   Max. no. of participants 
 AA    2019/03/20 (Wed)    14:30 - 17:00    2.5     Lok Sin Tong Yu Kan Hing Secondary School
3 Fu Yue Street Wang Tau Hom Kowloon
(Exit A, Lok Fu MTR Station)  
 Mr KONG Man-kei, Alex
Teacher of Lok Sin Tong Yu Kan Hing Secondary School and Seconded Teacher of the IT in Education Centre of Excellence (CoE) of IT in Education Section, EDB 
 30 
 Event (ID)   Session   Closing date for   Remark 
 Applicant   Recommending / Approving Officer 
 AA   1   2019/03/11   2019/03/12   This is a re-run programme.
Course content is identical to EI0020180328.

Software andPlatform to be introduced: Raspberry Pi – Raspbian, Python, Blynk(iOS/Android) and IFTTT(Windows/iOS/Android).

This course is relevant to the "Smart City Project Programme 2018/19" in EDB CM No.191/2018. 
Participant Group All teachers in secondary schools (Priority will be given to those who have joined the "Smart City Project Programme" 2018/19) 
Objective(s) This workshop aims to share experiences on using Python and Blynk (Platform with iOS and Android apps) to control a single-board computer (Raspberry Pi) over the Internet, also building a digital dashboard in graphic interface for a project by using prebuilt widgets and relevant open source software to build automatic home control systems.  
Programme Description 1. Introduction to and demonstration of using single board computer - Raspberry Pi in teaching home automation system;
2. Teacher experience sharing on Maker Education;
3. Hands-on activity of building and coding Ptyhon, Blynk(app) home automation systems; 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
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  
Enquiry
Contact Person(s): (1) Enrolment: IT in Education Section / (2) Course Content: Ms LEE Ming-yi, Portia
Enquiry Telephone No: (1) 3698 3579 / (2) 2336 2657
Email Address: (1) ite-training@edb.gov.hk / (2) leemy@ykh.hk
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 (ite-training@edb.gov.hk) 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:
http://www.edb.gov.hk/en/edu-system/primary-secondary/applicable-to-primary-secondary/it-in-edu/pdp-ited.html