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Overview

Join us if you are parents, educators and innovators, interested in the new frontiers of early childhood education.



Enjoy a fun family day!

Parents can bring young children (aged 3 or above) to join the classical music appreciation and other workshops.



Language: English and Cantonese (with Simultaneous Interpretation)


Free shuttle bus available.



Jan 11, 2020

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Dalton Learning Lab
Unit 301, 3/F, Core A, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Rd
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Agenda

Session Information

  • For parents
    9 AM - 9:30 AMRegistration
    9:30 AM - 9:45 AMWelcome

    John C Tsang

    Founder of Esperanza

    9:45 AM - 10:15 AMEarly childhood development and learning needs
    Dr Liu is a Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics (DBP) specialist. He will share his expertise in understanding the physical, language, socio-emotional and cognitive development of children.

    Dr Kam Tim Liu

    Specialist in Paediatric Neurology at Hong Kong Developmental Paediatrics and Child Neurology Centre

    10:15 AM - 11:15 AMPre-school and primary school education in HK
    Educators from Montessori, Wardolf, Yew Chung and Ying Wah will share their education philosophies and pedagogies.They will discuss whether local schools can adopt some of the international learning practices and vice versa.

    Karin Ann

    Co-Founder & Principal of International Montessori School

    Sylvia May Kuen Chan MH

    Principal at Ying Wa Primary School

    Cindy Cornish

    Vice Principal at Forest House Waldorf School

    Prof Allan Yuen

    President at Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education

    11:15 AM - 11:30 AMBreak
    Concurrent Workshops
    9:30 AM - 11:15 AMClassical Music Appreciation for Kids
    Classical music is great for child development. Your children will enjoy this interactive music session led by Jo Anne Chan, the author of Happy Gabby and professional musicians, under the supervision of volunteer teachers.

    Parents are welcomed to join too.

    Jo Anne Chan

    Author at Happy Gabby Children’s Music Book Series

    Concurrent Workshops
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PMMindfulness Workshop
    Mindfulness practice is good for a child’s self-awareness, self-regulation, positive thinking, social and emotional development – the essential skills for a happy and healthy life.

    Dr Elisabeth Wong

    Specialist in Psychiatry

    Concurrent Workshop
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PMCreative Learning Workshop
    Winner of the Reimagine Education Challenge will show you can build the confidence of your children and unleash their special talents and creativity!

    Samson Ng

    Co-Founder of Design for HK

    Henry Tam

    Founders of Design for HK

    Concurrent Workshops
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PMDiscussion Group: Early Childhood Education Innovators
    Parents and educators can share their aspirations and needs. Startups and NGOs working on new early
    childhood learning experience can share your
    work with fellow educators and parents, and explore collaboration opportunities.

    Alison Chan

    Facilitator at Group Discussion

    Concurrent Workshops
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PMInteractive Story World
    Children will enjoy an English interactive story-telling session.
    They will embark on a fun and exciting journey of rhymes, language and imagination.

    Jasmina Wadhwani

    Head at British Council International Pre-School Hong Kong

Speakers

  • Karin Ann (Co-Founder & Principal of International Montessori School)

    Karin Ann

    Co-Founder & Principal of International Montessori School

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  • Alison Chan (Facilitator at Group Discussion)

    Alison Chan

    Facilitator at Group Discussion

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  • Flora Chan (Facilitator at Panel Discussion)

    Flora Chan

    Facilitator at Panel Discussion

  • Jo Anne Chan (Author at Happy Gabby Children’s Music Book Series)

    Jo Anne Chan

    Author at Happy Gabby Children’s Music Book Series

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  • Sylvia May Kuen Chan MH (Principal at Ying Wa Primary School)

    Sylvia May Kuen Chan MH

    Principal at Ying Wa Primary School

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  • Cindy Cornish (Vice Principal at Forest House Waldorf School)

    Cindy Cornish

    Vice Principal at Forest House Waldorf School

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  • Daniel Ip (MC)

    Daniel Ip

    MC

  • Dr Kam Tim Liu (Specialist in Paediatric Neurology at Hong Kong Developmental Paediatrics and Child Neurology Centre)

    Dr Kam Tim Liu

    Specialist in Paediatric Neurology at Hong Kong Developmental Paediatrics and Child Neurology Centre

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  • Samson Ng (Co-Founder of Design for HK)

    Samson Ng

    Co-Founder of Design for HK

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  • Yat Siu (Facilitator, Outblaze Founder & CEO)

    Yat Siu

    Facilitator, Outblaze Founder & CEO

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  • Henry Tam (Founders of Design for HK)

    Henry Tam

    Founders of Design for HK

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  • John C Tsang (Founder of Esperanza)

    John C Tsang

    Founder of Esperanza

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  • Jasmina Wadhwani (Head at British Council International Pre-School Hong Kong)

    Jasmina Wadhwani

    Head at British Council International Pre-School Hong Kong

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  • Dr Elisabeth Wong (Specialist in Psychiatry)

    Dr Elisabeth Wong

    Specialist in Psychiatry

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  • Prof Allan Yuen (President at Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education)

    Prof Allan Yuen

    President at Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education

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Event Venue

Dalton Learning Lab


Address: Unit 301, 3/F, Core A, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong (Getting to Cyberport​)


Free Shuttle Service available departing from (0845) and returning to (1245) Admiralty MTR Station.

Tickets

Early Childhood Education Family Day Tickets

Adult

(Admit one accompanying child on a complimentary basis.)

HKD 300
Esperanza Member (Adult)

(Admit one accompanying child on a complimentary basis)

Member Price HKD 100

Register on or before 03 JAN 2020 to enjoy the early bird price.

Become a member of Esperanza to enjoy the member rate. 

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