Selected Past-Events


A keynote speech on gamified learning for over 5,000 teachers and educators at Nanning, China

April 26, 2019
Dr. Chu gave a keynote speech on gamified learning for over 5,000 teachers and educators at the 全国小学语文前沿课堂统编教材教学观摩研训会 (Nationwide Primary Language Education Conference) at Nanning, mainland China. (See More)


Conference with 黄镜铨, 东莞市人力资源和社会保障局松山湖分局局长

Mar 20, 2019
黄镜铨, 东莞市人力资源和社会保障局松山湖分局局长, and his colleagues visited Dr. Sam Chu at HKU to learn about his educational research and various entrepreneurship/innovative initiatives at HKU.


ASIS&T AP regional conference in Cambodia

January 3, 2019
Dr. Sam Chu organized The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Asia-Pacific Regional Conference in Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia on January 3-4, 2019. The theme of this conference was Effective Learning in Low-Tech Information Environments. Dr Chu led a panel discussion with H. E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport of Cambodia together with several principles on “Effective Learning in Preschool, Primary and Secondary Education with Industrial Revolution 4.0”. Dr. Hang highlighted the importance of equipping students with soft skills and addressed the question: How education can deal with the upcoming technological unemployment? The discussion was well attended by more than 200 attendees. (See More)


如何推動粵港澳大灣區青年創業人才交流和人才深度合作的發展

December 12, 2018
Dr Sam Chu was invited to give the keynote on “如何推動粵港澳大灣區青年創業人才交流和人才深度合作的發展“ at 粵港澳大灣區人才創業論壇.


Maximizing the Educational Opportunities for Students for the 4th Industrial Revolution

June 29, 2018
Dr. Sam Chu held a seminar on the 4th Industrial Revolution at HKU with Dr. Gigi Luk from Harvard Graduate School of Education and Ms. Helen Chan from Lam Tin Methodist Primary School. (See More)


“Learning to read happily and effectively with Reading Battle!“ at Harvard Graduate School of Education

Jan 31, 2017
Dr Chu gave a talk “Learning to read happily and effectively with Reading Battle!“ at Harvard Graduate School of Education.


9-days exhibition at Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks

October 29 – November 6, 2016
Dr Chu held a 9-days exhibition at Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks to present his award winning project “Reading Battle” — a gamified e-learning platform which turns reading and reading assessment into exciting games.


Bringing up multi-lingual children seminar is a great success!

June 8, 2015
How do we bring up a multilingual child? Besides speaking with the children in our native language, what else can we do? Academy 22 and the topschools of Hong Kong has organised an “Education Seminar: Bringing Up Multi-lingual Children” on May 30th , 2015, and 40+ parents attended.  If you have missed this seminar, […]


Inauguration of Academy 22

March 30, 2015
Once again thank you Professor Paul Cheung, Associate Vice-President (Research) of the University of Hong Kong for being the honorable guest for the inauguration ceremony of Academy 22! And thank you very much for his inspiring speech!


Education Seminar: 21st Century skills – What are they and why do they matter to parents and educators?

March 22, 2015
In the 21st Century, technologies are radically transforming the nature of jobs. Different skills and abilities are required to succeed in today’s world. However, many schools and universities are not doing enough to equip students with crucial skills and abilities required to thrive in this century. In Asia, the commonly used ‘transmission approach’ in teaching […]