Dr. Maxwell Ho

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

Biography:

Dr Maxwell HO commenced his teaching career in secondary business education after receiving his Bachelor of Education (Business Studies) degree at the Education University of Hong Kong (First class honours). Dr Ho further equipped himself by obtaining a Doctor of Education in his alma mater. He is the Emerald publishing 2020 Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards winner. He is also invited to be the President of Hong Kong Association of Business Education. Dr Ho is interested in studying teacher entrepreneurialism and business education.

Topic:

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

Abstract:

We, and our students, are living in a century of accelerating changes. This session will benefit participants to consider how the changing world needs entrepreneurial education and curriculum, and why school leaders and teachers with entrepreneurial mindset and international perspectives will deliver the future-oriented education better. Drawing on the hands-on experiences and observations of several recent large-scale projects of entrepreneurial teachers in Hong Kong, this session will bring together professional teachers to discuss the innovative practices which embrace change and maintain continuity for the outcome of transformative school improvement. More importantly, we will explore the concept of boundaries and borders ‘crossing’ (academic subjects, level of study, schools, education-real world, international-local), and how it stimulates educational innovations by creative combination and inventions. Rather than being led by change, entrepreneurial mindset and competence will enable us to keep pace with knowledge revolution, navigate ‘change leadership’ and become change makers in international education.

During this workshop participants will:
  1. New ideas for innovating your everyday practices as professional teachers or school leaders
  2. Updated trends and good practices of educational innovations and leadership
  3. Exploring the formulate: Transformative School Improvement = Change + Continuity
  4. Practical ways for developing sustainable and socially-responsible entrepreneurialism in your team, school or organisation
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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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