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The Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (9 - 10 December 2020, Hall 3CDE Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre) shared stimulating experiences and insights with education world’s distinguished speakers and other experienced educators.

Day 1 Agenda (9th December)

Day 1 Agenda

08:00

Reception Opens

08:00-09:00

Keynote:
It's okay to have a bad day: The dark side of education for well-being and resilience

Prof. Liz Jackson, Professor of International Education, The Education University of Hong Kong

09:00-09:45

Morning Break and Expo Viewing

09:45-10:30

Stream A
Reimagining Education

Stream B
Women in Education Leadership

Stream C
How do teachers nurture long term student wellbeing

Presentation

Agency, Context and Impact: Inside-Out Leadership

Ms. Louise Penrice Education Consultant
OpenMinds Leadership




Presentation

The vital role of female education leaders in providing human centric and balanced education for the world of tomorrow

Ms. Jannie Tam
Founder and Senior Director,
GROWDynamics Talent Development

Presentation

Tempting Teens to SEE: Social Emotional Ethical Learning

Ms. Shubha Koshy Head of EAP, Advisor Teaching & Learning
West Island School, ESF




10:30-11:15

Presentation

Does the International Baccalaureate “work” as an alternative to mainstream schooling? Perceptions of university students in Hong Kong

Dr. Ewan Wright Assistant Professor
The Education University of Hong Kong


Workshop

The strengths of ‘female’ leadership: exploring new models of leadership for changing times

Dr. Kate Erricker Assistant Director,
Nord Anglia University, Asia Nord Anglia

Presentation

Believe and Achieve: School Based Mental Health Initiatives

Mr. John Everett
The Middle School Counselling Team
Hong Kong International School

Ms. Laura Cowan,
The Middle School Counselling Team
Hong Kong International School

Ms. Rosanna Herrera,
The Middle School Counselling Team
Hong Kong International School

11:15-12:00

Case Study

Navigating Online Learning for Young Learners

Ms. Suanne Forrester Kindergarten & Lower Elementary Principal
International Christian school

12:00-13:30

Networking Lunch Break and Expo Viewing

13:30-14:15

Case Study

Human Technologies: a curricular discourse and lens

Mr. Douglas Kidd Director of Out of Class and Experiential Education
International College Hong Kong

Workshop

Advancing Women in Christian School Leadership: Experiences, Opportunities, & Obstacles

Ms. Elizabeth (Liz) Hutchison Dean of Curriculum and Instruction
International Christian School / University of Newcastle
















Presentation

Fostering intrinsic motivation in an inclusive learning environment

14:15-15:00

Presentation

How the role of the Consultant School Psychologist empowers all key stakeholders to support wellbeing in young people

Dr. Reena Gogna Consultant School Psychologist
Harrow International School, Hong Kong

15:00-15:30

Afternoon Break and Expo Viewing

15:30-16:15

Presentation

The Mastery Transcript:
A Tool For Reimagining School

Mr. Ross Parker Director of Technology & Assessment
International College Hong Kong



Presentation

Masterminds for Women in Leadership

Ms. Louise Penrice Education Consultant
OpenMinds Leadership




Presentation

Advocating a strengths-based approach to outdoor adventure education (OAE) and adolescent psychosocial development

Dr. Judith Blaine Research Associate, Educational Consultant
Odyssey

16:15-17:00

Presentation

Technology in Education

Miss. Parul Methi
Student, King George V School / Hong Kong Academy of Gifted Education

Presentation

Discourse in Supporting Women in Leadership










Presentation

TBC

Ms. Sky Siu
Executive Director
KELY Support Group

 

Day 2 Agenda (10th December)

Day 2 Agenda

08:00-08:30

Reception Opens

08:30-09:30

Keynote:
Reimagining Education: What’s worth keeping?

Dr. Darren Bryant
EPL HoD, Assoc Dir APCLC, The Education University of Hong Kong

09:30-10:00

Morning Break and Expo Viewing

10:00-10:45

Stream A
Reimagining Education

Stream C
How do teachers nurture long term student wellbeing

Presentation

Imagining Schools as Centres of Professional Learning

Dr. Darren Bryant
EPL HoD, Assoc Dir APCLC, The Education University of Hong Kong

Dr. Anthony Adames
Principal, Creative Secondary School

Presentation

Surviving, recovering, and thriving: Looking inside of teacher well-being

Dr. Junjun Chen
Assistant Professor, Department of Education Policy and Leadership, The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong








10:45-11:30

Workshop

Transforming Learning by Engaging Hearts, Minds and Souls!

Dr. Jennifer Chang Wathall
Author, Independent Consultant, Part Time Instructor
University of Hong Kong























Workshop

Strengthening Social and Emotional Support in Online Learning Environments and Beyond

Mr. John Everett
The Middle School Counselling Team from Hong Kong International School

Ms. Laura Cowan, 
The Middle School Counselling Team from Hong Kong International School

Ms. Rosanna Herrera,
The Middle School Counselling Team from Hong Kong International School

11:30-12:15

12:15-13:30

Networking Lunch Break and Expo Viewing

13:30-14:15

Presentation

Survive or thrive? Transforming a School with Innovation during the COVID-19

Ms. LEE Siu Po
Principal, Sam Shui Natives Association Huen King Wing School

Dr. LU Jiafang
Associate Professor, Department of Education Policy and Leadership
Associate Director, Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change

Presentation

Identity, Acculturative Stress and Coping: The Experiences of Minoritized Youth in Hong Kong

Dr Miron Bhowmik 
Assistant Professor, Department of Education Policy and Leadership and a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialist in the Faculty of Education and Human Development at The Education University of Hong Kong

14:15-15:00

Presentation

Leading Innovative Change for Future-oriented Education: Entrepreneurial Schools, Entrepreneurial Teachers

Dr Hayes Tang
Assistant Professor, Department of Education Policy and Leadership

Dr Maxwell Ho
Lecturer, Department of Education Policy and Leadership
Scholar-Practitioner Fellow, Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change, EdUHK

Presentation

Cultural wellbeing: Diversity as a condition for culturally-safe learning spaces

Dr Jan Gube
Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The Education University of Hong Kong













15:00-15:30

Afternoon Break and Expo Viewing

15:30-16:15

Presentation

“Reimagining Education - The role of Peace Education” - Crossing Boundaries

Mr. Arnett Edwards 
Principal, Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong

Workshop

Building a Culture of Wellbeing in School Communities

Ms. Virginia Hunt Primary School Principal Hong Kong Academy

Ms. Carla Nagel
Primary School Counsellor and Child Protection and Crisis Response Officer


















16:15-17:00

Presentation

Revisiting the Value of Chinese Education: Is It One Way to Reimagine Education?

Ms. WU Xiaoli Ally
Founding director of Shen Wai International School (SWIS)

Dr. QIAN Haiyan
Director, Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change, EdUHK
Associate Professor, Department of Education Policy and Leadership, EdUHK

Organiser
Supporting Partner
Conference Info

Date & Time

2020-12-9 (Wednesday)
2020-12-10 (Thursday)

Venue

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre,
1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

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