Micro:bit Introductory Training to Digital Transformation in the Classroom
09:30 - 17:30
4/F, Room 417 and 418, British Council Admiralty Office, 3 Supreme Court Road, Hong Kong
7 hours hours
Medium of Instruction :
Pedagogy and Assessment - Education/Information Technology
Mode of Study :
MS03 - PART-TIME DAY RELEASE
About the Event :
Micro:bit is a tiny programmable computer, designed to make learning and teaching easy and fun! This workshop aims to improve teachers' awareness and motivation around how coding tasks in the classroom can better engage learners and deliver subject content. The facilitator will introduce participants to a variety of digital literacy activities that can be applied to their classroom and finally empower teachers with the basic skills and confidence to develop creative activities within their subject capacity.
Participants will receive a certificate from British Council endorsed by the Micro:bit Educational Foundation. Coffee breaks and lunch will be provided in the workshop.
Mr Richard Chan, Micro:bit Teacher from British Council
British Council is a founding partner of the Micro:bit Educational Foundation. Mr Richard Chan has a BSc in Computer Science from Staffordshire University with 4 years of working experience with schools in Hong Kong and South East Asia Countries. He is a pioneer of the micro:bit Teacher Training campaign in Hong Kong, working with local schools since early 2017. He also has 3 years of experience in helping schools to build projects for STEAM and makerspace environments.
Intended Learning Outcomes :
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Target Audience :
All VTC Teaching and Instructing Staff
Ms CHENG Winnie Annie