The Teacher Symposium 2021 (Joint School Staff Development Day) organized by the EDB and the Principals Association of the Government School, was held on 31st March 2021. The theme was ‘Accentuate Professional Dialogue, Empower Education Wisdom’. It was the first time teachers from 31 government secondary schools in Hong Kong joined the seminar via Zoom meetings. Teachers from Sha Tin Government Secondary School (STGSS) gathered in the school hall at 8:45 am watched a video of a welcome speech delivered by Mr Kevin Yeung Yun Hung JP, Secretary for Education. It followed by Dr Chan Kwok Ling’s keynote speech Maintaining the Well-being of Teacher’s Mind and Soul. At 11:00 am, STGSS teachers went to different classrooms to attend parallel sharing sessions held by different government secondary schools. Teachers expressed that the sharing culture has positive impacts on pedagogy and professional development. Two teachers from STGSS, Mr Tsang Siu Nam and Ms Cho Wing Tak, also hosted a seminar Learning Without a Boundary, introducing how different novel teaching tools make learning more interesting and effective for students.
In the afternoon, STGSS teachers gathered in the school hall for the group sharing. The teachers first sorted out the key points from the morning parallel sharing sessions and then gave a short report to the teachers of the whole school. All STGSS teachers actively participated in the event and provided detailed peer reviews.
Lastly, our Principal, Ms Lam Yuet Wah, reminded teachers to pay close attention to students’ academic progress, physical and mental health. At the same time, she also encourages all STGSS staff members to maintain work-life balance to cope with the new challenges ahead of us.
由香港特區政府教育局主辦、政府中學校長會協辦的「聯校教師研討會 2021」於3月31日舉行，主題爲「成就專業交流 豐富教學智慧」；是次研討會的特色是全程以Zoom會議形式進行，全港31間官立中學的教師在校共同參與。沙田官立中學的老師於早上齊集學校禮堂分組專心聽講。會議首先由教育局局長楊潤雄先生在錄像中致歡迎辭；接著就是陳國齡醫生的主題演講《教師心靈健康保健》。接著，沙官老師們分組到校内不同場地，登入已選定的兩節《官中分享講座及答問環節》網上會議室，繼續聽講和分享。老師們都認為交流和分享文化對教學工作有積極和正面的效益。沙官的左穎德老師和曾肇楠老師亦主持『學習無界「線」』的講座，介紹新穎的教學工具如何提升學生學習的趣味和效益。