The Faculty of Education of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) proudly presents the Distinguished Lecture of the Academy for Leadership in Teacher Education  (ALiTE)  International  Webinar  Series  for  Exemplary  Scholarship on “Educating Learners for Their Future – Not Our Past”, sponsored by the Tin Ka Ping Education Fund of the Tin Ka Ping Foundation. The lecture is to be delivered by Professor Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills & Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General, OECD, in September 2021.

In this lecture, Professor Schleicher will discuss what tomorrow’s schools need to do in order to help students think for themselves and join others in work and citizenship, the application of technology and the synthesis of different fields of knowledge, so as to reach a more integrated future.

Members of the media are welcome to cover this online event. Details are as follows:

Date: September 17, 2021 (Friday)
Time:
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm (HKT)

Speaker: Professor Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Language: English
Mode:
ZOOM Webinar
Registration:  https://hku.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LtmYjpwNR4SIQUxTwIOMgA

Professor Andreas Schleicher has worked for over 20 years with ministers and education leaders around the world to improve quality and equity in education. He initiated and oversees the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and other international instruments that have created a global platform for policy-makers, researchers and educators across nations and cultures to innovate and transform educational policies and practices. Before joining the OECD, he was Director for Analysis at the International Association for Educational Achievement (IEA). For more details, please visit: https://web.edu.hku.hk/event/detail-page/alite-professor-andreas-schleicher

For media enquiries, please contact Ms Emily Cheung, Senior Manager (Development and Communications), Faculty of Education, HKU (Tel.: 3917 4270 / E-mail: [email protected]).