HKAECT 2018 is organized by HKAECT and co-organized with the Department of Education Studies (EDUC), Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). The conference will be held at HKBU campus at Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China.
In 1956, Hong Kong Baptist College was founded by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong as a post-secondary college committed to the provision of whole person education. In 1983, Hong Kong Baptist College became a fully-funded public tertiary institution. It gained university status in 1994 and was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU).
Today HKBU encompasses eight Faculties/Schools offering a range of undergraduate programmes, associate degree and higher diploma programmes as well as taught postgraduate programmes and research postgraduate programmes leading to the award of master and doctoral degrees. It prides itself on its dual focus on teaching and research and encourages service to society among its staff and students. Over the years, HKBU has remained committed to academic excellence and the development of the whole person, and has gained a reputation as one of Asia’s finest institutions of higher learning.
EDUC is one of the seven departments of the Faculty of Social Sciences. We aspire to be a leading teacher education and educational development institute with local commitment and a global vision. We endeavour to engender impact on education and child & adolescent development of the local and global society through teaching, research and professional work.
Our Department offers Minor in Psychology programme for undergraduate students, teacher education programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels for beginning teachers and Masters programmes for experienced teachers, school leaders and practitioners working in the fields of education and child & adolescent development. Apart from that, we also offer MPhil, EdD and PhD programmes for those who wish to advance their professional knowledge and research skills in Education, Psychology and Child & Adolescent Development.