由 STEM 教育變智慧市民 – e-zone

Ezone_30Mar2017s

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徐立之教授早前創辦的港科院,發表《科學、科技和數學教育與香港創新科技的發展》報告,多角度探討 STEM(科學、科技、工程和數學)教育。其實近年有關 STEM 教育的討論真的非常熱烈,中學老師、大學教授以至校長也提出看法,珠玉紛陳,令人欣喜。 繼續閱讀

河套吸引人才 振興香港經濟 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

HKEJ_28Mar2017s

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日前李超人談及香港GDP佔全國的比率已跌到只得2%,隨即引起關注,成為熱話。事實上,遠的不說,與香港鄰近的廣州近年經濟高速發展,GDP已超越香港。廣州市長指主要原因是以重大項目配合創新科技拉動增長。因此我對「港深創新及科技園」格外期待;這個落馬洲河套區面積達87公頃(4個半維園大小),主打創科。不過,如何落實才可協助振興香港經濟? 繼續閱讀

Promote coding education in Hong Kong – ComputerWorld Hong Kong

ComputerWorld_28Mar2017s

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Last year, Goldman Sachs laid off 600 traders and replaced them with computer programs and 200 computer engineers. People then realized the gravity of the problem of machines replacing humans. Some futurists even predict that many professions, such as doctor, teacher, accountant, architect, lawyer, and pastor could one day be replaced by machines which are able to provide expert service. This is worrying for the workforce and parents. 繼續閱讀

冀新特首利用4P 谷創科減對立 – 香港經濟日報

HKET_24Mar2017s

 

後天,香港就會選出新一任的特首;而近期選舉活動已經進入戲肉,可惜的是,到目前為止創科發展未有成為是次選舉的熱門題目。未來特首施政如要達致活化本港經濟和促進年輕人向上流動這兩大目標,必須推動創科發展,以智慧城市概念為基礎創造新經濟模式,並著力透過土地、人才及資金三方面去施行以下策略: 繼續閱讀

鼓勵初創措施初見成效 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

HKEJ_16Mar2017s

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這一兩年政府推出了多項促進創業的措施,包括成立了創科局加強科技創意發展,也有多種公私營資金協助初創起動,譬如20億元的「創科創投基金」,政府以配對形式與私人風險基金共同投資;還有20億元的「院校中游研發計劃」,鼓勵大學基礎研究與知識轉移;預算5億元的「創科生活基金」,結合公私營力量,鼓勵以創新及科技造福社會。種種措施似乎已經初見成效,2016年調查結果顯示,在香港新註冊的初創公司按年增加了24%,至近2000間。 繼續閱讀

Future Education: From STEM to STEAM – Harbour Times

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Recently, the Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong, established by Professor Tsui Lap-chee, published Science, Technology and Mathematics Education in the Development of the Innovation and Technology Ecosystem of Hong Kong Report, which explored STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education from different perspectives. In fact, STEM education is a hot topic among secondary teachers, university professors and school principals in recent years. It is gratifying to see these educators putting forward their views on STEM education. 繼續閱讀