2012 Conference Report

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16 - 18th February 2012 Hong Kong International School

4th Annual

Leading & Learning in Digital Schools

Conference Report

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Apple: Partner in Education

Silver Sponsors

Exhibitor Sponsors

RICOH: Official Conference Report Printing Sponsor

Leading & Learning in Digital Schools

Opening Reception


Conference Overview


Feedback from Participants


Faces @ 21CLHK


Conference Sponsors


Conference Demographics


Detailed Demographics


Thank You


Conference Organisers


Conference Overview ! The fourth 21st Century Learning Hong Kong (21CLHK) Conference was held at the Hong Kong International School Tai Tam campus, on 16-18 February 2012, with over 550 educators from around the world attending to explore the theme, "Leading and Learning in Digital Schools". ! ! Attendees The 21CLHK Conference aims to recognize excellence in the use of technology in learning and teaching, and to provide a platform for sharing and celebrating excellent practice. With a focus on education in Asia, Countries 21CLHK is committed to ensuring that students around the region are exposed to the best possible practice in every classroom. Workshops The 21CLHK Conference provides timely, relevant and authentic professional development stimulating professional debate for educators at all levels in the system from frontline to leadership and policy development roles. The 21CLHK Conference facilitates the development of a collegiate network of educators across the Asian region, and beyond, who share a passion for exploring how best to engage students in deep learning through the use of educational learning technologies.


564 22 !! 137 ! 109 ! 120 ! 1,629


on tours

days of PD

Keynote Speakers Punya Mishra

Punya is professor of Educational Psychology & Educational Technology at the College of Education at Michigan State University where he also directs the Master of Arts in Educational Technology program. He is a codeveloper and leading proponent of the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework. Punya was rated as one of the ten most influential people in educational technology in the United States by Tech & Learning Magazine in 2011.

Sugata Mitra

Professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University, England, UK. Sugata is famous for his “Hole in the Wall” experiments which are widely cited in works on literacy and education.

James Surowiecki

Author of Wisdom of the Crowds -!Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations. James is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he writes a regular column on a wide variety of topics. He wrote "The Bottom Line" column for New York magazine, and was a contributing editor at Fortune.!

Robyn Treyvaud!

Robyn is Director of Global Education for the!iKeepSafe!Coalition and Project Director for!Generation Safe-360!in Australia and Asia. Robyn is an educational leader and an online safety educator advising schools, communities, media, industry and government across Australia, the USA and Asia!


Conference Strands Creative Arts

Kerrie Reid, International School of Macao, Macao Neil Ringrose, Quarry Bay School, Hong Kong

Early Childhood

Serena Fan, The Ivy Group (Beijing), China

English as an Additional Language (EAL)

Dana Watts, American Embassy School New Delhi, India

English Teachers

James Smith, KGV, Hong Kong Harish Kanabar, Qatar Foundation, Qatar

General Strand

Paul White, ESF Center, Hong Kong

Humanities Teaching

Dom Massarella, West Island School, Hong Kong

Librarians / Information Literacy Mandarin Studies Mathematics Teaching

John Mason, West Island School, Hong Kong

Andrea Walker, Renaissance College Hong Kong Dianne McKenzie, Discovery College, Hong Kong Makky Fung, Canadian International School, Hong Kong Pat Stafford, Island School, Hong Kong Kelly Grogan, Hong Kong International School, Hong Kong

Modern Foreign Languages

Paul Tattam, KGV School, Hong Kong

Primary Teaching

Jane Harris, Chinese International School, Hong Kong

Principals Strand

Bill Garnett, Peak School, Hong Kong

School Leadership

Tim Carrell, Sha Tin College, Hong Kong


Johnny Cornes, West Island School, Hong Kong

The conference organizers would like to express their sincere thanks and gratitude to the strand leaders who curated each of the conference strands.

Keynote Speaker: Sugata Mitra


Presentations in Strands Teachers and administrators gave 137 separate presentations which were organized into subject specific strands. Sample of Presentation Topics:

• Responding to Cyber Incidents: A Strategic Response for School Leaders

• New Era for Modern Foreign Languages • Changing Practices and Changing Perspectives:

Pedagogical Technologists in Schools Augmented Reality: The Sober Reality iPads & iBooks = A Recipe For Literacy Revolution? The Art of Writing in the 21st Century

• • • • Flipped Teaching • Limited Time and Resources, but Unlimited Possibilities

The organisers wish to thank all delegates who contributed to the conference by delivering presentations in the various strands.

Forums Each forum session was an open-ended discussion

around essential questions that all 21st educators are facing in their daily lives. The conference organisers wish to extend their thanks to the school leaders and the other members of the expert panels who facilitated the forum sessions. Forum Topics: • • • • • •

“The Cloud” is the future for digital resources in schools Is a Tablet enough? The Death of the Traditional Textbook is Here and Now The Place of Gaming in Learning The new PD Describing the Future “21st Century Learning” School


#21CLHK Tweets Back in SH after #21CLHK. Rich conversations w/ fantastic educators and got to chat with James Surowiecki. Coolest PD weekend EVER. Thank you 4 another great conf #21CLHK It was great to meet so many great & interesting educators! #21CLHK What an opportunity- keynotes from both Sugata Mitra & Punya Mishra inspiring That is worth sharing about when we discuss the power of #21CLHK to impact people's lives: this gathering of people inspires not only technological pedagogical change in schools but also technological pedagogical research in academia. Home from HK. Brain stretched & fired up. Was great to add handshakes to profile pics & meet classy new folks. #21CLHK

Pre-conference Workshops Leading the Change in Digital Schools • Punya Mishra, professor at Michigan State University, USA (see bio on Page 3) • Afternoon breakout session for primary teachers facilitated by Jane Harris, Chinese International School, Hong Kong. Participants were given an in-depth introduction to the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework and then investigated ways to apply this framework in leading teachers towards integrating technology into their classrooms. Hand-held Learning • Daniel Churchill, Head of Division of Information and Technology Studies at The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong • Chris Smith, Education Consultant from Shambles.net, Thailand • Paul White, Learning Technology Adviser for English Schools Foundation, Hong Kong All participants were supplied with an iPad to use for the day courtesy of the English Schools Foundation (ESF), Hong Kong. The iPads were pre-loaded with the best education apps currently available and participants undertook a hands-on exploration to see how mobile technologies can be best leveraged to support learning in the classroom.

School Tours The pre-conference tours have become a valued part of the 21CLHK conference allowing delegates the opportunity to see learning technologies in action. The conference organisers wish to thank the host schools and their staff members who shared excellent practice with the delegates, and the tour leaders for curating, coordinating and leading the visits. Library Tour The theme of the library tour this year was "Library Development and Learning Commons Spaces" and delegates heard excellent strategies and suggestions for developing both physical space as well as collections from the host organisations.! Libraries Visited • Renaissance College Hong Kong • Chinese University of Hong Kong • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology • Bradbury School • Helena May • ISF Academy Tour Leader: Annette Leone, West Island School Bradbury School


1:1 School Tour The tour offered delegates an excellent opportunity to see successful 1:1 programs in Hong Kong. Delegates were presented with an interesting range of strategies and ideas for implementing new programs as well as many ideas on how to effectively extend existing programs. Schools Visited • West Island School • Hong Kong International School • KGV • Canadian International School

West Island School showcased 24 different lessons in 8 Faculties during the tour

Tour Leader: Hugh Brown, West Island School Technology Infrastructure Tour The delegates were able to see and discuss best practice relating to the complex task of managing technology in schools today. Schools Visited • German Swiss International School • Hong Kong International School • Chinese International School • English Schools Foundation (ESF) HQ Tour Leader: Sunil Talwar, Chinese International School

Members of the Hong Kong International School Student Digital Leadership Team

Primary Tour Primary Tour delegates chose one of four separate tours focussing on either; Handheld & Blended learning; VLEs & Online Communities; 1:1 Learning Environments; Media Literacy; or Games Based Learning. Day 2, which was interwoven with the main conference, involved forum sessions featuring innovative teachers from the host schools. Schools Visited • Chinese International School • Quarry Bay School • German Swiss International School • Kellett School • Canadian International School • Renaissance College Hong Kong • Yew Chung International School Tour Organizer & Primary Strand Leader: Jane Harris, Chinese International School


Opportunities for informal Social Networking

Over 90 delegates embarked on a Friday evening voyage around Victoria Harbour where they enjoyed the "City of Lights" show from the best possible vantage point. This was followed by a delicious dinner. The Junk trip was an excellent opportunity for the keynote speakers, delegates and sponsors to mingle in a unique and informal setting.

An Innovative Conference • Full program including media available on smartphones and tablet devices. • School visits in four focused areas: • 1:1 Laptop Schools • Primary Schools • School Libraries • Technology Infrastructure • Live voting at the conclusion of the “Great Debate”


Feedback from Participants



Would you recommend this conference to a colleague?

Would you return to 21CLHK?

Well done to all the 21CLHK team on another fantastic opportunity. !The three days has been of incredible value. More please.

The whole conference oozed interest for participants and showed a very high degree of commitment from organisers. I would attend again.

Thanks for a great conference. It is quite amazing; you go to a presentation and walk away with two or three new 'tools' that people use to get their lessons across to the students.

This was my ďŹ rst multi-disciplinary conference. It was interesting to meet, speak with, and listen to educators from a variety of schools as they shared their educational experiences and perspectives.

The event has stimulated a lot of discussion between the three of us [that attended]. !We are at a place where the content is really going to help us !to develop our vision and improvement plans for the school.

I was blown away by the lunches provided on the 1:1 tours. Both were certainly more than I had expected and were appreciated by all of us.

Very well done. This was a wellorganized conference and I would recommend colleagues to attend.

Great venue, great organisation and as always very inspiring! Thanks to all involved.


Faces @ 21CLHK




Conference Sponsors Thank you to the fourteen companies who generously donated their staff time, sponsorship, and prizes to help make the conference a success!

• • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Just want to say thank you for the great conference. We will be there next year. TTS

Hutchison Global Communications RICOH FujiXerox Real Education Apple Mathletics Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pukunui Technology HK Educational Technology Connection Pearson Microsoft HP Follett TTS Dell

It is our pleasure to participate in the conference. It was a great experience for my company and myself. I was amazed by the scale and richness of the conference when I accessed the web site by QR code. It was a good learning experience for myself. Hope we can participate again next year. HutchisonGl obalC ommunications

Over HK$70,000 in prizes were donated by the sponsors and included; Two Laptops (Dell), Two Laptops (HP), Software licenses for Algadoo, Active Engage, e-safe Blogging (ETC), Mathletics licenses (3P Learning) and Easy Teach (Real Education), a Digital Microscope from TTS, Two Digital Cameras, Two iPod Nanos, and an iPod Touch (from 21CLHK)


Conference Demographics 21CLHK provides something for everyone and attracts teachers, school leaders, and educational advisers from Kindergarten through to High School. This year we were also delighted to welcome a number of educators from local Hong Kong schools as well as participants from the University sector.

Not just a conference for technology specialists



Administrator / Leadership Team Department / Subject / Faculty Head Other School Support Staff Teacher

13% 5% 4%


Attracting top leadership from schools and government ! ! ! ! ! 26.00%



Assistant / Vice / Deputy Principal


Technology Director


Other Admin


Curriculum Director


Business Manager / CFO / CEO


Head of School / Director


Technology Manager


Government 0%





Graph showing leadership roles of administrators attending the conference (n = 130)


Addressing all K-12 educators

7% 3% 14%

Kindergarten Primary / Elementary Middle School / High School / Secondary Schoolwide / K12 Other



Secondary includes grades 6-12 Primary includes grades 1-6 n=564

Not just a conference for international schools



International Local Other




A regional conference

22 Countries were represented at 21CLHK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Hong Kong China Thailand Singapore Japan Indonesia Vietnam Malaysia South Korea India Macau United Kingdom

13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23

Qatar Australia Bangladesh United States Taiwan New Zealand Bahrain United Arab Emirates s Philippines Nigeria Canada

Ordered by number of delegates from each country (largest to smallest)


Detailed Demographics Full list of schools & organizations represented (by country) Australia - CQ University Australia Australia - Kai Ming Consulting Australia - University of the Sunshine Coast Australia - Winthrop Australia Bahrain - Riffa Views International School Bangladesh - American International School Dhaka Canada - Innisfail Junior Senior High School China - American International School of Guangzhou China - Bestway China - Concordia International School Shanghai China - Dulwich College Beijing China - Dulwich College Shanghai China - Guangzhou Nanhu International School China - International School of Beijing China - Ivy Schools China - Nanchang International School China - RDFZ XiShan School China - Regional Training Center China - Shanghai American School China - Shanghai High School International Division China - Shanghai World Foreign Language Secondary School China - Shekou International School China - YCIS Shanghai Puxi Primary School China - YK Pao School, Shanghai Hong Kong - Akademikas Education Consulting Hong Kong - American International School Dhaka Hong Kong - Assembly of God Hebron Secondary School Hong Kong - Beacon Hill School Hong Kong - Bishop Hall Jubilee School Hong Kong - Bradbury School Hong Kong - BSTW Lui Ming Choi Primary School Hong Kong - Canadian International School of Hong Kong Hong Kong - Carmel School Hong Kong - CCC Heep Woh Primary School (Cheung Sha Wan) Hong Kong - Chinese International School Hong Kong - Christian Alliance International School Hong Kong - Clearwater Bay School Hong Kong - Creative Secondary School Hong Kong - Delia School of Canada Hong Kong - Diocesan Boys’ School Hong Kong - Discovery Bay International School Hong Kong - Discovery College Hong Kong - Education Bureau Hong Kong - English Schools Foundation Hong Kong - ESF - Peak School Hong Kong - ESF Centre Hong Kong - eTrainer Limited Hong Kong - French International Schoool Hong Kong - Fukien Secondary School (Siu Sai Wan) Hong Kong - Fung Kai Innovative School Hong Kong - Generations Christian Education Hong Kong - German Swiss International School Hong Kong - Glenealy School Hong Kong - Heung To Middle School (Tin Shui Wai) Hong Kong - HKBUAS Wong Kam Fai Secondary and Primary School Hong Kong - Hong Kong Academy Hong Kong - Hong Kong International School


Hong Kong - Hong Kong Teachers’ Association Lee Heng Kwei Secondary School Hong Kong - Hong Lok Yuen International School Hong Kong - iKeepSafe Coalition Hong Kong - International Christian School Hong Kong - International College Hong Kong Hong Kong - Island School Hong Kong - Kellett School Hong Kong - Kennedy School Hong Kong - Kentville Kindergarten Hong Kong - King George V Hong Kong - Kowloon Junior School Hong Kong - La Salle College Hong Kong - Lam Tai Fai College Hong Kong - Law Ting Pong Secondary School Hong Kong - mb2music Hong Kong - Pak Kau College Hong Kong - Po Leung Kuk Chee Jing Yin Primary School Hong Kong - Po Leung Kuk Yu Lee Mo Fan Memorial Hong Kong - Qualied College Hong Kong - Quarry Bay School Hong Kong - Renaissance College Hong Kong Hong Kong - S.K.H. Tin Wan Chi Nam Primary School Hong Kong - Savannah College of Art & Design Hong Kong - Seoul International School Hong Kong - Sha Tin College Hong Kong - Sha Tin Junior School Hong Kong - Singapore International School (HK) Hong Kong - SMKMCF Ma Ko Pan Memorial College Hong Kong - South Island School Hong Kong - St. Paul's Convent School (Secondary Section) Hong Kong - Tai Po Old Market Public School (Plover Cove) Hong Kong - The Hong Kong Institute of Education Jockey Club Primary School Hong Kong - The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Hong Kong - The New Yorker Hong Kong - The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong - True Light Middle School of Hong Kong Hong Kong - TWGHs Chang Ming Thien College Hong Kong - University of Hong Kong Hong Kong - West Island School Hong Kong - WIS Film & News Hong Kong - Yew Chung International School India - American Embassy School Indonesia - Binus International School Simprug Indonesia - Cita Hati Christian School Indonesia - Jakarta International School Indonesia - Pasir Ridge International School Indonesia - Sinarmas World Academy Japan - American School in Japan Japan - Kyoto International School Japan - St. Mary’s International School Japan - Tokyo International School Japan - Yokohama International School Macau - The International School of Macau Malaysia - Dalat International School

Malaysia - Garden International School Malaysia - International School of Kuala Lumpur New Zealand - Bailey Road School New Zealand - Burnside High School Nigeria - Film Academy Group Philippines - British School Manila Qatar - Qatar Academy Singapore - ACS (International) Singapore - Canadian International School Singapore Singapore - Chatsworth International School Singapore - Chinese International School Singapore - Cognita Asia Holdings Singapore - Edtechnique Singapore - ISS International School Singapore - Singapore Arts School Singapore - UWC Southeast Asia South Korea - BIFS Korea South Korea - Busan International Foreign School South Korea - Korea International School South Korea - Seoul Foreign School South Korea - Seoul International School South Korea - Taejon Christian International School Taiwan - Taipei American School Taiwan - Taipei European School Thailand - Bangkok Patana School Thailand - Grace International School Thailand - ISE International School Eastern Seaboard Thailand - KIS International School, Bangkok Thailand - Lanna International School Thailand Thailand - New International School Thailand Thailand - Ruamrudee International School Thailand - SPVI Co., Ltd. Thailand - The Education Project Asia United Arab Emirates - Dubai American Academy United Kingdom - Cognita Schools United Kingdom - iCT Training Centre (Oundle) United Kingdom - Newcastle University USA - Michigan State University Vietnam - British International School, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam - Concordia International School Hanoi Vietnam - International Education Corporation Vietnam - Saigon South International School Vietnam - United Nations International School of Hanoi

Full List of Job Titles Grade 4 Homeroom Teacher Academic Programs Marketing Specialist, Manpower Contracted to Microsoft Academic Support Teacher Acting Head of English Acting Principal Advisor AP Chemistry Teacher App Developer Art Educator Art Teacher Assistant General Manager Assistant Head Assistant Principal Associate Head of School Associate Principal Business Analyst, Technical Business Manager Carrier Business Development Manager


CEO (Asia) Chairman Chief Advancement Officer Chief Financial Officer Chinese Studies Director Chinese Studies Teacher Chinese Teacher Class Teacher Class Teacher (4M) Class Teacher (K2C) Class Teacher Year 3 Classroom Teacher Computer Specialist Consultant Consultant - HKG & Southern China Convener of CHI KLA Curriculum and Assessment Director Curriculum and Instruction Director Curriculum and Learning Director Curriculum Coordinator Curriculum Facilitator Curriculum Leader Curriculum Leader of Mathematics Department Coordinator Department Head Deputy Head Teacher Deputy Head Teacher Primary Design Technology (Food) Teacher Design Technology Teacher Development Director Digital Leadership team Digital Learning Director Digital Learning Integrator Digital Literacies Coordinator Digital Literacy Leader Digital Nomad Evangelist Director Director of Global Education Director of Human Resources Director of MA Educational Technology Director of Professional Development Director of Sales Asia/Pacific Director of Technology Director of The Arts Director, Education Education Technology Director Educationalist Educator Elementary Art Teacher Elementary ICT Coordinator Elementary Librarian Elementary School Librarian English Academic Coordinator English and Publications English Teacher English Teacher/ IT Coach ES Librarian Film Crew Foreign Language Teacher General Manager - Carrier & Corporate Market Grade 1 Classroom Teacher Grade 1 Teacher Grade 2 & Math Specialist Grade 3 Teacher Grade 4 Teacher Grade 5 Teacher Grade 6 Math/Science

Grade 7 Humanities Teacher Grade Level Leader and Homeroom Teacher Group ICT Director HEAD (Extended Essay and Library & Research) Head ICT & Technology Integration Head Librarian and Media Resources Specialist Head of Asia Head of Chinese Studies at Middle School Head of Department Head of Design Tech G7-12 Head of Educational Technology Head of Elementary School Head of ESD ICT Head of Faculty, ICT Head of History Head of Humanities Head of ICT Head of ICT Infrastructure Head of Learning and Teaching Technologies Head of Learning Technologies Head of Library Head of Library & Information Resources Head of Mathematics Head of MS World Languages Head of Physics Head of Primary ICT Head of School Head of Science Headmaster Headmistress High School Humanities High School Media Specialist High School Principal High School Teacher History Teacher HS Mandarin Teacher HS Math Teacher HS Principal HS Science Teacher HS Tech Coordinator Humanities Teacher Humanities/History Teacher IBDP Coordinator ICT Coordinator ICT Curriculum Leader ICT Facilitator ICT Facilitator/Teacher ICT Integrator ICT Manager ICT Specialist ICT Support Analyst ICT Support Teacher ICT Teacher ICT Teacher/Coordinator Instructional Technology Coach International Sales Manager - Asia IT Advisor/ESL Teacher IT Coordinator IT Coordinator/Media Teacher IT Director IT Manager IT Teacher ITPD Facilitator

Learning Technologies Facilitator Learning Technologies Integrator Learning Technologies Leader Learning Technologies Support Teacher Learning Technology Adviser Lecturer Librarian Library Assistant Library Services Director Lower Primary Chinese Teacher LS LTT CA LSC Manager Manager Managing Director Mandarin Teacher Market Development Director Asia PaciďŹ c, Global Schools Marketing Executive Marketing Manager Math Educator Math Teacher Mathematic/ICT Teacher Mathematics and ICT Teacher Mathematics Department Head Mathematics Head of Department Mathematics Teacher Media Technology Teacher Middle School Associate Principal Middle School Humanities Teacher Middle School Principal Middle School Science Teacher Middle School Teacher Middle School Teacher Librarian MS Assistant Principal MS Associate Principal MS Humanities MS ICT Facilitator MS Math/Science Teacher Leader MS Science Teacher MS/HS IT Integration MS & HS Subject Teacher/Humanities Music Teacher/Coordinator MYP Technology, Personal Project Coordinator NET Section Facilitator Network Manager Online Portfolios Coordinator Open Minds Coordinator Partner/Owner Performing Arts Teacher Physics Panel Head Post 16 Consultant Pre School 4 Teacher Primary Librarian Primary Music Teacher Primary Native English-Speaking Teacher Primary PE Primary School Principal Primary Teacher Principal Principal, Administrator Professional Development Coordinator Professional Learning Coach Professor Professor of Educational Technology


Project Director PS ICT Coordinator PYP Coordinator Regional Director of ICT Reporter Research Student Sales Representative, Greater China, Mongolia, Korea School Director School Head School Principal Science Curriculum Leader Science Dept Chair and Chemistry Teacher Science Panel Science Teacher Science Teacher (Secondary School) Science/Chemistry Teacher Secondary Principal Senior Library Assistant Senior Marketing Executive, Global Schools SIMS Manager Social and Business Strategy Social Studies Teacher Spanish Teacher Speech Pathologist SS Teacher & Google Trainer/Section admin Staff Writer Student Attainment Manager & VLE Manager Targeted Support Teacher Teacher Teacher Assistant Teacher Librarian Teacher Librarian/Technology Teacher/IT Systems Manager Teacher of Design & Technology Teacher of French Teacher of Geography Teacher of Information Literacy Teacher of PRS Teacher of Science Teaching & Learning Director Tech & Library Teacher Tech Facilitator, Teacher ech Resource Facilitator Technology Coordinator Technology Director Technology Facilitator Technology Integration Technology Integration Facilitator Technology Integration Specialist/AP Computer Science Teacher Technology Integration Specialist Technology Teacher TOK Teacher Under Secretary for Education Upper Primary Chinese Coordinator Upper Primary ICT Facilitator Upper School Math Teacher Vice Principal Visual Arts Department Head Visual Arts Teacher VLE Coordinator VLE/e-Learning Coordinator & Teacher Y3 Teacher Y6 teachers Year 1 Coordinator Year 1 Teacher Year 10 Tutor Year 6 Teacher/Lang Coordinator Year Group Leader


Thank You The 21CLHK directors extend their thanks to all participants for attending the conference. Your enthusiasm allows us to collectively learn, share and create a vision for making digitally enhanced 21st century learning real for our students. We wish to thank Karen Rohrs of Hong Kong International School for her invaluable support in preparing for the conference. We would also like to thank all of the HKIS and West Island School students who gave up their time to provide technical and logistical support for the conference. We also wish to thank the many students who showcased their 21st Century skills during the school tours. Thank you also to the many others who donated their time and energy in other ways to support the conference.

Thanks to the Host School The conference directors wish to express their gratitude to Hong Kong International School (HKIS) for the use of its facilities as well as organizing transportation and catering.

Dedicating our minds to inquiry, our hearts to compassion, and our lives to service and global understanding An American-style education grounded in the Christian faith and respecting the spiritual lives of all From humble beginnings, HKIS has expanded to cover two sites with Lower and Upper Primary schools based in Repulse Bay and Middle and High Schools based in Tai Tam. Employing over 500 faculty and staff from Hong Kong and around the globe, HKIS provides an American-style education, teaching a wide and varied curriculum that encourages personal as well as academic growth. www.hkis.edu.hk


Conference Organisers 21st Century Learning Hong Kong (21CLHK) Conference Directors •

Justin Hardman (jahardman@21clhk.org) Director of Technology, Hong Kong International School, Hong Kong. http://www.justinhardman.com/ Twitter: @jahardman

Graeme Deuchars (gdeuchars@21clhk.org) Vice Principal, West Island School, Hong Kong. http://www.wis.edu.hk/

Paul White (paulwhite@21clk.org) Learning Technology Adviser, English Schools Foundation, Hong Kong. http://www.WhitePaul.com!Twitter: @paulwhitetwit

Paul McMahon (pmcmahon@21clk.org) Digital Learning Consultant, Learning Solutions Asia Limited, Hong Kong. http://xpatasia.edublogs.org/ ,!Twitter: @LSA_Paul



Hope to see you again next time!


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