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Project Archive

Project Name: Project Period: Collaborator(s) / Sponsor(s): Details
Drama Education Training for "Current Issue in English Language Teaching" 2015 Chinese University of Hong Kong An undergraduate elective course entitled "Current Issues in English Language Teaching" was conducted for students who were studying in B.A. (English Studies) and B.Ed. (English Language Education) Co—terminal Double Degree Progamme in CUHK by the Senior Lecturer / Programme Coordinator (Applied Theatre and Drama Education) of HKAS. The students' response to the module was keen as it opened them to new ways of teaching and seeing drama education.
TEFO conference 2015 on Drama Education 2014 - 2015 Hong Kong Drama / Theatre and Education Forum (TEFO) & Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) TEFO Conference 2015 was supported by Hong Kong Arts Development Council, presented by Hong Kong Drama Theatre and Education Forum and co-presented with Hong Kong Art School. The Conference with its theme, “Decades of Praxis: Emerging Issues and Possibilities of Drama Education in Asia and Beyond”, welcomed academics, practitioners, researchers, policy makers from Asia and beyond to exchange ideas and shared practices in the field of drama and theatre education. It aimed to map and move the field of drama/theatre education forward to reinvent and reimagine social relationships in Asia and beyond.

Review video clip: https://youtu.be/9Tt8uy48rzE

Memory Garden 2013 - 2014 HSBC, Community Partnership Programme, Theme-based Funding Scheme Through communicating and cooperating in the art making activity, family members, particular between younger and older generations, can enhance mutual understanding and further improve their relationship by caring and supporting each other.
For more information, please visit our website:

http://www.hkas-memorygarden.com/en/index_e.html

School Attendance Project 2011 - 2014 Guidance and Discipline Section, Education Bureau Conjoining with Education Bureau, this 3days- 2nights drama camp focuses on cultivating the self-actualization, perseverance and sense of belonging of the junior secondary school students in order to maintain their regular school attendance. School visits are followed in support of the project.
Pupil Ambassador: Active, Bright and Caring - Drama Day Camps 2011 - 2014 Guidance and Discipline Section, Education Bureau This one-day drama camp introduces the basic techniques of Process Drama to participated students for assisting them to produce and practice a short play, and share it to other students and teachers at school later on under the on-site support. Through this activity, we hope students can introspect the meaning of life and explore their own self-worth.
Drama Education Workshop

2014

The Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China

Through drama, an innovative medium, students in C.C.C. Hoh Fuk Tong Primary School can achieve the below goals:

  1. Acknowledging their own strengths, weaknesses and limitations
  2. Enhancing their awareness of their own personality, and learning to appreciate themselves
  3. Exploring themselves through body movements to facilitate resilience enhancement

Community Art Project

2013

Fanling Assembly of God

In order to provide more opportunities for children and youths in the northern districts of the New Territories to access and learn art, we cooperate with Fanling Assembly of God to invite those who are qualified and interested in to enrol the project. The corresponding venues for classes would be provided by Fanling Assembly of God.

Professional Development Day 2013

Hong Kong Baptist University Affiliated School Wong Kam Fai Secondary and Primary School

The 2.5hours interactive drama workshop focuses on providing relevant classroom management to the teachers as well as the supporting staff in the school (secondary school section).

Workshop on Promoting Reading through Drama Activities (Secondary)

2013

Life-wide Learning &, Library Section CDI, EDB

To introduce teachers how drama activities can promote reading. With the use of Process Drama, participants can understand the characters and situations of the books they read. This could also help in reviewing books and newspaper cuttings which can reinforce the links between daily life and humanities.

Foundation Course on Applied Drama for Social Workers

2012

Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong

This course provides introductory training to social workers on how to use drama in exploring social and community issues. This c applied drama programmes equips participants with basic knowledge and skills.

Art Node – Online Learning Platform (Investigation of Local Essence)

2011 - 2012

Quality Enhancement Grant Scheme (QEGS), EDB

This is an extension of the Art Node project which is an online art research platform with textual and visual information as well as video sources built in March 2010. Live webcast interview, inviting local artists to talk about unique but neglected local cultures of Hong Kong from different angles, is the main feature of this extension project.

Drama in Education Program – ISF Academy

2011 - 2012

Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong

Through drama, an innovative medium, students in ISF Academy can achieve the below goals:

1. Acknowledging their own strengths, weaknesses and limitations

2. Enhancing their awareness of their own personality, and learning to appreciate themselves

3. Exploring themselves through body movements to facilitate resilience enhancement

Under the guidance of our instructor, a drama would be produced and performed by the participants in front of other teachers and students at the end of the program.

English Alliance – Stories Alive

2010 - 2011

Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR)

The project aims for arousing students’ interest in English language learning and improving their English writing skills through presenting and sharing their works. A "Story Ambassador Camp" would be carried out, followed by On-site Professional Support Service for assisting students to modify and exhibit their works in other primary schools.

Play for a new Horizon

 

2010 - 2011

Beat Drugs Fund

Sponsored by Beat Drugs Fund, this drama-based preventive education programmes focuses on probing the problems and related issues of drug abuse with students. Through using "Forum Theatre" and "Process Drama", students can get better understanding of the harmful effects of drug abuse and further enhance their ability to say no drug taking with relevant refusal skills.

Beyond Music, Between Categories

2010

Hong Kong Arts Development Council

This project is conducted by Mr. Zulkifle Mahmod, the Singaporean Artist-in-Residence residing at the Hong Kong Art School from March to April 2010, and local artist Ms. Phoebe Hui Fong Wah, the winner of the Boomberg Emerging Artist Award in 2008. The two artists develop a collaborative work based on the concepts of harmonograph, sculpture and electronics. Apart from seminar and exhibition, three workshops would be arranged including sonic drawing, sculpture and electronics. Participants can therefore explore the concepts and experience the techniques of creating sonic objects.

Language@Art – Communication Tool Box

 

2009 - 2011

Quality Enhancement Grant Scheme, Education Bureau

The Language@Art project aims to provide essential inspiration and creative nourishment to enhance the English communication skills of HKAS students. In order to provide more opportunities for students to use English in everyday life, English Language Corners are established and located in both HKAS Main Campus and Shau Kei Wan Campus. Apart from the language corners, language workshops, art-related activities and tutorial sessions are also conducted by international instructors under one-to-one or group basis periodically.

Art Node – On-line Learning Platform

 

 

2009 - 2010

Quality Enhancement Grant Scheme, Education Bureau

 

Art Node is launched in March 2010.  The learning materials are available under three categories, namely “International Perspectives”, “Local Essences” and “The Basics”.  The archive of the past Artist-in-Residence projects and other cultural exchange activities, in both video format and text format, are available online for students and public for educational and sharing purpose.   In every month, the platform would also invite local artists to share their artworks as well as art knowledge via a live broadcast. The video documentation of the previous workshops hosted by visiting artists would be uploaded and made available at the e website for self-study.

Chinese Arts Curriculum & Resources Series (Secondary)

 

2009 - 2010

Quality Education Fund

Collaborating with the Design and Cultural Studies (HK) Workshop, a teaching material, "The Chinese Arts Curriculum & Resources Series (Secondary)", is designed for local secondary schools' students, By integrating the Chinese art into the current visual arts curriculum, this education resources kit can deepen secondary students' understanding of Chinese culture and sense of belongingness to our country, thus promoting national education. The kit and the teaching material are launched in October 2010 for free distribution to all secondary schools, along with the conduction of seminars and workshops for teachers in August and September.

Enrichment Programme for Gifted Children

 

2006 - 2010

Gifted Education Section, Education Bureau

Since 2006, the Hong Kong Art School is responsible for the enrichment programme of the Fung Hon Chu Gifted Education Centre for the gifted children. This programme aims for exploring and developing the potentials of gifted students through drama education.

Use of Drama in Empathy Training for Primary/Secondary Schools

 

2009 - 2010

Guidance and Discipline Section, Education Bureau

The Guidance and Discipline Section of the EDB has commissioned the School to organize four 12-hour drama workshops for primary and secondary school teachers. Throughout the workshop, teachers can be equipped with basic drama knowledge and skills and further utilize them in conducting drama-based empathy trainings.

Drama-in-Education English Alliance Programme

2008 - 2010

Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR)

The purpose of the "Drama-in-Education English Alliance" is to assist primary schools to promote English language learning through drama. Professional teacher development courses for teachers are arranged for participated teachers as well as on-site support by our drama experts is also provided for helping teachers to plan, prepare and implement drama-related activities in their English language teaching."Language Alive: Teaching English through Process Drama", a 12 unit plans designed by participated teachers and tutors, is launched at the end of the project.

Video Screening and Seminar

2008 - 2010

Hong Kong Drama / Theatre and Education Forum (TEFO)

The video screening and seminars aim to promote and enhance participants' understanding on drama and theatre education. A discussion session is arranged at the end of the seminar for letting participants to discuss the broadcasted video(s) with drama educators or guest speakers.

Pupil Ambassador: Active, Bright and Caring

 

2008 - 2009

Guidance and Discipline Section, Education Bureau

 

This one-day drama camp introduces the basic techniques of drama to participated students for assisting them to produce a short play under the topic of "Develop a Healthy Campus, Prevent and Refuse Drug Abuse" and perform it at the end of the camp. Through this activity, we hope students can understand the importance of healthy lifestyle and drug abuse prevention in schools.

New Media Arts Exhibition Project – Intermedia Experiment at Hong Kong Art School

 

2008 - 2009

Hong Kong Arts Development Council

Leading by two emerging local artists, Mr. Samson Young and Mr. Christopher Lau, this project aims to offer a large-scaled media arts production platform for both local artists and art students.  The project consists of workshops, an installation exhibition and three sessions of performance with a discussion forum.  Students can not only participate in the performance but also contribute their works created in the workshops to the exhibition.
For more information, please visit our website: 
http://nmap.hkas.edu.hk/Intermedia_Experiment/

Hong Kong Art School Artist-in-Residence Programme

 

2007 - 2009

None

The Artist-in-Residence Programme is one of the highlighted events of the School.  Renowned artists from different countries are invited and resided at the Hong Kong Art School for sharing their experience and exchanging ideas with our students and lecturers, other institutions as well as art lovers from the public sector.  Different kind of activities, such as exhibition, artist talk, seminar, performance and workshop, are held during artists’ residencies.  The following artists are invited to participate in the programme from 2007 to 2009.. 

 

Date

Name of the artist

Country

Nov-Dec 2009

Tad Ermitano

Philippines

Oct-Nov 2009

Kamol Phaosavasdi

Thailand

Mar-Apr 2009

Masayuki Akamatsu

Japan

Nov-Dec 2008

Vincensius Christiawan

Indonesia

Apr-May 2008

Philomène Longpré

USA

For more information, please visit the website below: http://air.hkas.edu.hk