Common Core Sharing Session: Wednesday May 6, 2015


Dear Colleagues,

The Common Core Curriculum Committee would like to invite you to participate in an exploratory sharing session for CC coordinators, teachers, tutors, and others to discuss the 2013-14 external examiners’ reports and how we might best respond to their suggestions; the information we gathered from the students’ from the 2013-14 HKUSLEQ; and to share best practices around activities such as assessment, group projects, teaching innovations, and suggestions for enhancing the experience of the students and the academic staff.

Date: 6 May
Time: 2:30 pm to 5 pm
Venue: Room 115, 1/F, Knowles Building


2:30 – 2:35 pm, Welcome – Professor Joseph Chan
2:35 – 3:15 pm, Highlights from External Examiners: Professor George Tham, Dr David Pomfret, Professor Gina Marchetti, Dr Peter Cheung
3:15 – 4:00 pm, Highlights from the SLEQ: Professor Grahame Bilbow and Professor Ian Holliday
4:00 – 4:15 pm, Tea/Coffee Break
4:15 – 5:00 pm, Next Steps: Professors Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, Joseph Chan, and Ian Holliday

Snacks are included!

Please register with Miss Emily Chan ( before April 28, 2015.

All best,

Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, PhD
Professor and Director
Common Core Curriculum