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2018-12-11

本屆特區政府經常稱投放大量資源培訓未來科技人才,實際的效果如何?教育局每年花費以億元計公帑推行《第四個資訊科技教育策略》,被審計署發現管理不善、沒有監察成效、對學校配套不足……

即使很多學校的推行進度落後,仍然「佛系」冷待,以致未能達到目標。當局必須認真檢視各項支援電子教學的措施,為何效果未如理想。

逾半學校沒用盡津貼

審計署發表最新一份衡工量值報告,就教育局善用資訊科技促進學與教的工作進行審查,當中發現不少相關政策的錯配,以及資源未能充分利用。

今次審計署在報告中為學校提供資源、開發電子教科書和購置電子學習資源、學校領導層及教師的專業發展,以及監察資訊科技教育的推行情況,向教…

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e-Learning
2017-12-05

教育不該是金字塔式的少數成功,而是令機會均等。當我們思考如何縮窄和解決跨代貧窮,如何使起跑線變得更公平?前聯合國秘書長安南曾說,教育是最偉大的令人平等的力量,可以給予希望和創造機會。當特區政府大力推動創新科技、建設智慧城市,又有多少注意力放在讓出身貧窮的孩子和青少年都有出頭天?
教育局應統籌基層學童支援工作
上星期有報導指政府將於來年8月結束支援低收入家庭學生上網學習的「上網學習支援計劃」。筆者一直關注基層兒童上網學習面對種種困難,在科技普及的今天,連幼稚園學生都要上網做功課,政府卻終止支援。
何以政府盈餘成千上萬億,基建工程超支動輒幾十億,我們的政府卻反而忽視有需要的人,倒退到連持續資助基層學童上網學習,微不足道的承擔都沒有…

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e-Learning
2016-05-16

The popularization of information technology and the high internet penetration rate in Hong Kong have given many of us the impression that educational equality has already been achieved in this city, when in fact it is not the case.

Even though 96.2 percent of low-income families in Hong Kong have their own computer…

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e-Learning
2015-10-26

Learning to write computer programs has become a growing trend among schoolchildren around the world.

To prepare our next generation for the raging global tech boom, I have been repeatedly calling on schools and parents to expose our kids to computer program writing at an early age.

The changes brought about by t…

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e-Learning
2015-10-25

Last Sunday, I did something that I haven’t done for almost twenty years. I coded.

Yes, I studied electrical and computer engineering thirty years ago in university. My first programming language was PASCAL. My first job was as a software engineer writing codes in assembler languages. But the last time I did codin…

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e-Learning
2015-01-12

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will deliver his annual policy address on Wednesday. There is speculation that he may announce new measures to help the younger generation climb up the social ladder, through initiatives such as fostering youth entrepreneurship.

In this article I would like to share some o…

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Office Of Hon. Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor (IT)