Class Notes

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 17 November, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 17 November, 2007, 12:00am

Nursing educators' conference draws an attendance of 200

About 200 people from 11 countries attended an international nurse educators' conference at Polytechnic University this week. The three-day event was organised by PolyU's School of Nursing in collaboration with Thailand's Mahasarakham University, Canada's Kwantlen University College and New Zealand's Massey University.

Educators honoured by HKIEd

Hong Kong Institute of Education conferred honorary doctorates on four educators during its 13th graduation ceremony. Chung Chi-yung, principal and vice-president and Henry Hu Hung-lick, president of Shue Yan University, Swedish educational psychologist Ference Marton, Professor Emeritus at Goteborg University and Xu Jialu, vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress were awarded an honorary doctor of education.

Students produce journal of paintings

Associate degree students and lecturers of the College of International Education at Baptist University have painted their impressions of major cities for a journal entitled Invisible - City Portraits. The project aims to heighten students' critical thinking and widen their academic and cultural horizons. It will be distributed to all secondary school libraries.

OUHK awards doctorates to achievers

Open University will award honorary doctorates next month to five outstanding achievers. The honours will go to Li Rui, a fiction writer, Qian Yi, a noted environmental scientist, Wang Gungwu, a historian and leading authority on the study of Southeast Asian Chinese societies, director Wong Kar-wai, known for his unique cinematic style, and Serena Yang Hsueh-chi, a key donor of OUHK's campus extension project.


Kwok Sun, dean of science at the University of Hong Kong was incorrectly described as the dean of science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in a photo caption on a front-page article on British university screening in Education Post last week. We apologise for the error, which occurred in the editing process.