Host Organisation:

  • The Education University of Hong Kong

The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK), as one of the eight UGC-funded universities in Hong Kong, is a unique institution with a prime focus on the advancement of teacher education.

In order to nurture educators and social leaders who are intellectually active, socially caring, and globally aware, to become agents of change in the communities that they serve, EdUHK offers diverse academic and research programmes on teacher education and complementary social sciences and humanities disciplines.

In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2018, EdUHK has emerged 9th in the world in Education, and ranked 2nd in Asia for three consecutive years.

 

Co-host Organisations:

  • Hong Kong Society for Education in Art

The Hong Kong Society for Education in Art (HKSEA) is a registered charitable non-profit organisation. HKSEA is also a member of the International Society for Education through Art (InSEA). It has been awarded the Award for Arts Education (Non-School Division) by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council three times since its establishment in 1992. HKSEA aims to increase public awareness of the importance of Visual Arts Education and cultivate the creativity and artistic sensibility of the younger generation by improving the quality of Visual Arts Education.

HKSEA is dedicated to actively promoting Visuals Arts Education and cultural development through organising various kinds of Arts activities. Being the most representative organization in promoting Visual Arts Education in Hong Kong, HKSEA has been actively promoting high quality Visual Arts Education by improving the teaching quality of Visual Arts teachers and publishing Art Education related journals and books throughout the years.

 

  • World Chinese Arts Education Association

The history of World Chinese Art Education Association began with Dr. Ann Kuo, former president of International Society of Education Through Art under UNESCO. She established Cross-Strait Art Education Association in 1998.

Since many Chinese participants have come from all over the world to attend the Cross-Strait Art Education Association Symposium, the 2006 committee suggested changing the name of the association to “The World Chinese Arts Education Association”. The new mission for the association promotes inclusive art education with global perspectives.

    Missions:

  • Build Platforms for Art Education;
  • Gather art education professionals from 4 Chinese regions;
  • Advance the foundations of art education in K-12 and higher education;
  • Apply Combined East and West research methods in art education.

 

Co-organiser:

  • Po Leung Kuk

 

Co-organising Partner:

  • Skyline Art Institute

 

Supporting Organisations:

  • Leisure and Cultural Services Department

 

  • Hong Kong Arts Development Council

 

  • Asia Art Archive

 

  • Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

 

  • Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong

 

  • Hong Kong Taoist Association