November 9-10, 2017. Scientific and Educational Center for additional professional education organized professional training courses on the following programs: "School-based assessment: development of competence-based assignments" and "Inclusive education: methodology and teaching technologies".
On November 9-10, representatives of the Hong Kong University of Education conducted a series of workshops.
The Vice-President (Post-Graduate Studies) of the University of Education of Hong Kong, Professor LO Sing Kai opened a meeting with a presentation on international PISA studies (comparative analysis of the students learning outcomes in Russia and Hong Kong) and presented academic programmes in post-graduate studies of the University.
Dr. WONG Ruth made a presentation “Learning Objectives & Assessment of English Language Education in primary and secondary schools” (by the example of Hong Kong) and “School-based Assessment (English Language Exam)”.
And Dr. Lam Cici spoke upon supporting students with emotional and behavioral difficulties – a Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Approach (in the context of inclusive education).
Researchers of the Institute for Strategy of Education Development of the Russian Academy of Education postgraduates and undergraduates of Moscow Pedagogical Universities, heads of regional centers for education quality evaluation and educational development institutions from eight subjects of the Russian Federation (Moscow, Sevastopol, Moscow region, Murmansk, Sakhalin, Krasnoyarsk, Khabarovsk, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)), scientists and educators of the Republic of Kazakhstan, school and university teachers took part in the workshops. Altogether, there were more than one hundred people during the two working days.
Teachers showed a great professional interest to the education system of Hong Kong, especially in comparison with the Russian experience, during further discussions. The audience highly appreciated specific tools for assessing the educational achievements of students in English, demonstrated by Dr. Wong, and specific pedagogical practices of working with children with behavior and social adaptation difficulties, presented by Dr. Lam.
Finally, the participants of the workshops expressed gratitude for the both parties for interesting professional communication and great practical benefits from getting to know their colleagues' experience.