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TWGHs Joint School Professional Development Day 2017

The 5th TWGHs Joint School Professional Development Day was held on 20 January 2017 to provide continuing education trainings to more than 2,000 staff of TWGHs secondary schools, primary schools, special schools and kindergartens.

This year’s theme was “International Research and Teachers’ Professional Development in Shanghai”. Mrs. LAI CHAN Chi Kuen, Marion, JP, Permanent Secretary for Education, was invited to officiate at the Event. Dr. LAU Chi Pang, Associate Professor in the Department of History of Lingnan University and Prof. ZHANG Min Xuan, Director of Center for International Education Studies of the Ministry of Education cum Director of Research Institute for International and Comparative Education of Shanghai Normal University were invited to give keynote speeches. Dr. Lau briefly introduced Hong Kong history and TWGHs relics and archives aiming to enhance the participants’ understanding of TWGHs history, core values and commitment. Moreover, Prof. Zhang shared his knowledge of and experience on international education research, Shanghai education development and teacher competency improvement.


With Mrs. Katherine MA (left 1), the Chairman cum Honorary Supervisor and Dr. TSOI Wing Sing, Ken (right 1), Vice-Chairman cum Chairman of the Education Committee, Mrs. LAI CHAN Chi Kuen, Marion, JP (right 2), Permanent Secretary for Education, Education Bureau presented a souvenir to Prof. ZHANG Min Xuan, Director of Center for International Education Studies of the Ministry of Education cum Director of Research Institute for International and Comparative Education of Shanghai Normal University.


Together with Mrs. Katherine MA (left 1), the Chairman cum Honorary Supervisor and Dr. TSOI Wing Sing, Ken (right 1), Vice-Chairman cum Chairman of the Education Committee, Mrs. LAI CHAN Chi Kuen, Marion, JP (right 2), Permanent Secretary for Education, Education Bureau presented a souvenir to Dr. LAU Chi Pang, Associate Professor in the Department of History of Lingnan University.