What is Quality STEM Education and What is its Importance for Our Future?

2:00–4:00 pm
The Executive Centre, One Island East Level 23
Level 23 | One Island East, 18 Westlands Road, Island East, Hong Kong

Jul.
15

What is STEM Education really about? It’s definitely not just about the topics of science, technology, engineering and mathematics but also about the ways instruction is done. Come and join us at the public lecture by Jeanne Century and learn about STEM education in the US now and why it is important for our children and the future. 

Speaker:
Jeanne Century [BIO]
Director, Outlier Research & Evaluation
UChicago STEM Education
University of Chicago

Program Rundown:
2:00       Registration
2:15        Welcome and Introduction
2:30       Presentation 
3:15        Discussion/ Q&A
4:00      End

Jeanne will also be speaking at the Gifted Education Symposium – Trends in 21st Century Education organized by The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE) as one of the Keynote Speaker on July 14 (Saturday). Please visit HKAGE website for more information.


Presentation Slides

Event Summary by Liam Kim (2nd Year, Major in Economics & Philosophy): A New Approach to STEM on Thinking, Teaching and Learning

Event Photos

Interview by South China Morning Post: How STEM education can help Hong Kong children to live their dreams (July 20, 2018)