Innovative Teaching and Learning

Project Title Dates Donor/ Sponsors Venue/ Hosts People Involved
Simulation of G-20 Summit in Hangzhou, China September 24, 2016 US Consulate HKU Faculty of social Science 80 students (in 20 country teams) from all HK universities
Swing States: Simulation of the US Election October 29, 2016 US Consulate HKBU 60 students (on 12 state teams) from all HK universities
Asia Network Faculty Enrichment Program: Religion and Society in Asia. Proposal approved Secured grant in Feb 2017; To be conducted in June, 2018 Andrew W Mellon Foundation in partnership with the Asia Network Three week study tour to HK, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Kunming, and Myanmar Ten US faculty selected by HKAC and the AN
Workshop on Teaching Design Thinking in HK Saturday Feb 25, 2017 HK International School, Tai Tam 35 educators responsible for faculty development in schools and universities in HK
Open Trade Asia: Simulation of Negotiation Saturdays March 18 and March 25 Hinrich Foundation Asia Society HK 56 students (in six country teams) from all HK universities
Student Engagement with the HK 2030+ Public Consultation Saturdays April 1 and April 8, 2017 US Consulate/ PwC/ CUHK CUHK and PwC (Landmark) 45 students from all HK universities
Symposium on Trump Presidency at 100 Days: Implications for Trade, Finance and US – East Asia Economic Relations May 20, 2017 Partner with Asia CEO Forum Deloitte/ HK Students from business and social science faculties in HK
Simulation of G-20 in Hamburg Germany: trans-national economic governance June 24, 2017 Konrad Adenauer Foundation/ Shanghai TBC 50+ students from all HK universities
Films on “Home” Fall – Spring 2017-18 Film Academy of HKBU and MFA program in film at Hunter College of CUNY HKBU and Hunter/CUNY Students at HKBU and Hunter will produce short films on the meaning of “home” and exchange them between HK and NYC. Producers of best films will visit each other in HK and NY
Open Trade Asia II: Simulation of Trade Negotiation January/ February 2018 Hinrich Foundation Asia Society HK (TBC) 50 university students from HK
Lilly Conference in Asia on innovative teaching and learning May 2019 Self-financed conference participants HKBU (TBC) Teaching faculty in Asian universities to come to HK for three-day conference on evidence based teaching and learning; whole person education