Under the radical changes in our society, this symposium focused on how education can prepare students for a future that no one could predict. Ms Liza Chong (CEO of INDEX: Design to Improve Life®) and Dr Henry Ma (Associate Dean, School of Design, PolyU) has been invited to share with audiences the challenges for global citizens in the 21st Century and Creativity and Design Thinking in Education respectively. Besides, representatives from 3 international technology companies, Alibaba Cloud, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Hong Kong Limited, shared their views on future talents with competencies to face disruptive changes. 8 local educators also introduced their local actions of education innovation.
Over 140 participants joined the symposium and exhibition for different keynotes and panels sessions that lead to extensive exchange.
We sincerely thanks all the guests, partners, supporting organizations and PolyU department for their support. JCDISI will continue to promote “SoInno Design Education” programme to push forward education innovation in Hong Kong.