Hk Uk Gifted Education Conference Applications


Date: 6-7 March 2008
Venue: The Hong Kong Chinese Christian Churches Union Logos Academy (Primary School Section), 5 Ling Kwong Street, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong

About the Event:
HK-UK Gifted Education Conference - "From Gifted to Great" is jointly organised by the Education Bureau, The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education and the UK Trade & Investment Section at the British Consulate-General Hong Kong. The event is aiming to provide a unique platform of knowledge and information exchange on the latest development in gifted education both from Hong Kong and the UK. Hong Kong’s potent framework for Gifted Education has attributed to many accolades worldwide and the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is highly supportive to broaden the offer for students with giftedness and talents. UK has developed over the years a comprehensive approach in the provision of Gifted Education to enhance excellence for all gifted children. This event will foster closer links between Hong Kong, its surrounding regions and the UK for sharing good practice and experience that advances to collaborative opportunities.
This one and half days’ event is comprised of Conferences and Workshops to be led by Hong Kong and UK experts. In addition, a Gifted Education Resources Exhibition will showcase a range of books, softwares and references on Gifted Education.

Who should attend:
Principals, Teachers and Co-ordinators of special educational programmes, Education Policy Makers, Government Officials, Academics, Parents and Education Supplies’ Providers. This event aims to provide ample opportunities to meet the Gifted Education counterparts from Hong Kong and the UK, to learn more about the strategies in school-based provisions to meet the needs of the gifted children, and to introduce a range of references and resources for Gifted Education from the UK.

latest by 28 February 2008
Fax : 2901 3066 Email : kh.gro.gcb|laicremmoc#kh.gro.gcb|laicremmoc
Enquiries : Ms RITA WONG of British Consulate-General Tel : 2901 3182

Admission to the Gifted Education Event is FREE. The registration is on FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVED basis. All registrations will be confirmed by a registration number.

Principal/Institution In-charge : Fred Lam

School/ Institution/Organisation : HK Association for Parents of Gifted Children
District : Hong Kong HK, Kln; NTE; NTW, Others

Contact Person : Michele Yeung

Tel No. :

Fax No. :

School/ Institution/Organisation E-mail : HK Association for Parents of Gifted Children

Date :

6, 7 MARCH 2008


Day 1 Programme – 6 MARCH 2008
Time Conference /Workshop

13:30 – 14:15 Registration

14:15 – 14:30 Opening Remarks

14:30 – 15:30 KEYNOTE Gifted Education – the English Model

15:30 – 16:00 HK Workshop Being Gifted in Hong Kong: What does the Research say?

16:00 – 16:30 Exhibition of Books and References on Gifted Education and Afternoon Refreshment

16:30 – 17:00 HK Workshop - Parallel Sessions 1a
Implementation of Gifted Education in Sacred Heart Canossian College (SHCC): Identification and Differentiated Curriculum
HK Workshop - Parallel Sessions 1b
Leadership Training for the Gifted: A Frames of Reference Paradigm

17:00 – 18:00 Specialist Schools and Clusters for Gifted Education provision in the UK

16:00 – 18:00 Exhibition of Books and References on Gifted Education

Day 2 Programme – 7 MARCH 2008

Time Conference /Workshop

08:15 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 10:00 KEYNOTE
Out-of-school Educational Provision around the World

10:15 – 10:45 HK Workshop - Parallel Sessions 2a
How to Run School-based Gifted Education in Queen Maud Secondary School (QMSS) effectively
HK Workshop - Parallel Sessions 2b Successful Collaboration among Various Education Sectors in Nurturing Gifted Leaders

10:45 – 11:30 Exhibition of Books and References on Gifted Education and Morning Refreshment

11:30 – 12:30 England’s National Programme for Gifted and Talented Education

12:30 – 14:00 Luncheon

14:00 – 15:00 City-wide Approaches Towards an Entitlement Agenda for Gifted and Talented Students

15:00 – 15:45 "I am Gifted - so WHAT!?" The voices of the Gifted students.

15:45 – 16:30 Exhibition of Books and References on Gifted Education and
Afternoon Refreshment

16:30 – 17:15 Engaging Parents in the Education of G&T Children

17:15 – 17:30 Concluding Remarks

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