Teacher/Leader 
Learning and 

Development

Training modules for educators who aim to develop skills as leaders of people, organisations, schools, new initiatives, etc.

Leadership Series
2021-22 

 
Professional Development Programmes for In-service Principals and School Leaders
in local kindergartens, primary and secondary schools

6 July 2022

Empowering Teacher Professional Learning Using Classroom Video: What do school leaders need to know and be able to do? 

Dr Kennedy Chan

Associate Professor

Faculty of Education

The University of Hong Kong

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19 July 2022

Establishing Strategic Human Resources Management (SHRM) Committee for Forward-looking Staff Management Policies

Dr Vincent Wong

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Education

The University of Hong Kong

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Past Events

20 October 2021

Finding Purpose through Your Philosophy of Education

Professor Charlene Tan

Professor

Faculty of Education

The University of Hong Kong

"Authentic leaders are self-aware. To quote Nelson Mandela, 'The first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself.'" 

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17 November 2021

Dealing with Ethical Issues in Leadership

Professor Charlene Tan

Professor

Faculty of Education

The University of Hong Kong

“The challenge of being a principal is that nobody dares to tell you what is right or wrong. So you need to make sure you have someone to check. It is important to have a critical friend to challenge your views.”

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15 December 2021

Creating and Sustaining a Mindful School

Professor Charlene Tan

Professor

Faculty of Education

The University of Hong Kong

“There are no ready-made resources for mindfulness for schools. It is never one-size-fits-all. Schools need to modify and customise the resources according to students' age, gender and background and that involves a lot of planning. They should start small and build on small successes.”

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5 January 2022

A Single Flower Does Not Make Spring: Leading for Education Equity and Diversity

Dr Wang Dan

Associate Professor

Faculty of Education

The University of Hong Kong

"The shocking income disparity has resulted in both unequal distribution of educational resources and distortion of educational purposes. Schooling becomes a fierce competition in a narrow range of knowledge and skills favoured by the few high-rewarding jobs at the top of the steep occupational pyramid."

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22 February 2022

Leading Mistake-Management Initiatives at School: Developing Students' Responsibility via Teachers' Response-Ability

Ms Nicole Tavares

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Education

The University of Hong Kong

"Let’s never under-estimate the potential our students have to be critically reflective mistake-managers. Be creative and ready to find ways to empower them to be monitors of their own learning.'" 

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6 May 2022

Enabling Creative Leadership through Drama-in-Education: Challenges and Opportunities

Ms Tanya Kempston

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Education

The University of Hong Kong

"Creativity needs to be an ‘everyday muscle’ in education and one that teachers and students are encouraged to use all the time. We are all creative, if given the chance to be so!"

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13 May 2022

Empowering Teacher Leadership: Effective Lesson Observation

Ms Promail Leung

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Education

The University of Hong Kong

"Giving constructive feedback by using the OPPA Model (Objective, Prioritised, Precise and Actionable) can help teachers focus on their strengths and weaknesses for improvement."

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Leadership Series 2019-21