Event MSc Education Taster Seminar: Big Ideas in Education
Date Thu, 1 Mar 2018
Time 19:00 - 21:00

G4701, Green Zone, Level 4, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, Kowloon Tong, City University



Speaker:  Dr Janet Orchard, Programme Director MSc Education

This session will provide an over view of the different approaches that are used and explore how these traditions can contribute to our understanding of contemporary debates in education. These include, for example: the quality of education and the social challenge of distributing it fairly; the implications of new biological sciences for education; education and big data, education and sustainability. 

The teaching you experience will model the seminar style promoted on all our units. 




7:00pm to 8:00pm (MSc Programme Information Seminar)


8:00pm to 9:00pm (Taster Session - topic: Big Ideas in Education)


Dr. Janet Orchard


Janet is a Senior Lecturer in Education at the School of Education and Director of the MSc Educational Programme (Hong Kong). An experienced teacher educator, she works across Masters and taught Doctoral Programmes. Her research interests include, Educational Management and Leadership, Values and Leadership, Philosophy in Education including CPD, teachers’ ethical deliberation, professional judgement and the role of theory in teachers’ developing professional knowledge.

Enquiries Tel: 3442-5806 (Ms Amy So) Email: amypsso@cityu.edu.hk