Hong Kong teachers share lessons about education innovation
Last month, teachers of primary and secondary schools from Hong Kong learned about education innovation during an Education Safari in The Netherlands. In this video they share which lessons and insights they bring back to their schools in Hong Kong.
- KL'ers involved
- Kimon Moerbeek
- Stéphanie van der Raad
After a week full of meeting with Dutch educational innovators and visits to innovative schools++Innovative schoolsWe visited Cartesius 2, UniC, Vathorst College, Da Vinci College, Laterna Magica, Klein Amstrdam, Alan Turing School (winners of the competition: Our New School) and Calandlyceum (participant in Broedplaats020)., Hong Kong teachers share their insights about Dutch education. What inspired them most? What did they notice about the culture at Dutch schools? And what can we learn from education in Hong Kong?
The three teachersWhat kind of teacher do they want to be in Hong Kong? What skills do children in Hong Kong need? What inspired them most about Dutch education, and what can we learn from Hong Kong education? in the video are part of the delegation of nearly fifty Hong Kong teachers++KL and Hong KongWe have worked with Hong Kong before to share our principles and approaches for innovation and enabling bottom-up social innovation. Read more, who we’ve hosted at Spring House for an Education Safari. Their visit to The Netherlands is part of a ten-week programme++ProgrammeWe designed this program together with Ednovators, an organisation dedicated to empowering teachers and stimulating education innovation in Hong Kong. Read more in which they work on their personal development and their initiative to improve education in Hong Kong. This is the third cohort mentored by Kennisland, and contributes to the growing movement of innovative teachers in Hong Kong.
They exchanged experiences and knowledge with Dutch teachers who started pioneering in education during and after one of our programmes.++Education PioneersDutch teachers who participated in our Education Pioneer programme (now the Teacher Development Fund) reflected on their own development: what did they need in order to design their own education as a teacher? They visited innovative schools and various education innovation experts++Education innovation expertsWith Gabrielle Tauz, director of NIVOZ, Ina Conkic, co-founder of Designathon Works, Barbara Geestman, team leader of Lumion, Jochem van der Padt, designer of an innovative Teacher Academy in Leiden, Alette Baartmans, ‘start-up director’ of Education Warehouse and Ronald Schaefer, principal at Corlaer College.
In this video they look back on the Education Safari in The Netherlands: what kind of teacher do they want to be in Hong Kong, what does that mean for their personal development? What skills do children in Hong Kong need? What inspired them most about Dutch education, and what can we learn from Hong Kong education?
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- KL'ers involved
- Kimon Moerbeek firstname.lastname@example.org
- Stéphanie van der Raad email@example.com