Seminars
School-based Assessment Monthly Seminar Series

A seminar series have been held since 2007 for teachers to learn more about English Language School-Based Assessment. New Seminars will continue to be organised. Click here for more information.
Launch Ceremony for the DVD-rom of the project entitled "Aligning Assessment with Curriculum Reform in Junior Secondary English Language Teaching"

Date: 20 Oct 2008 (Monday)
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m. (SBA seminar 'Results of SBA 2008': 4:30-6:00; launch & tea reception: 6:00-6:30)
Venue: Room LG06, Hui Oi Chow Science Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road

For further enquiries, please contact:
Miss Jane Mok, Tel: 2219 4244
Teacher Conference: "Aligning Assessment with Curriculum Reform in Junior Secondary English Language Teaching"

Date: 24 Nov 2007 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Venue: The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road

For further enquiries, please contact:
Ms Cathy Cheung, Tel: 2859 8003
Measuring or Nurturing Language Development: Is there a Tug of War for Teachers?

Speaker: Prof Pauline Rea-Dickins Graduate School of Education, The University of Bristol, UK
Date: 10 Dec 2007 (Monday)
Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Venue: Room LG02, Hui Oi Chow Science Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road

For further enquiries, please contact:
Ms Cathy Cheung, Tel: 2859 8003
Dynamic Assessment in Second Language Development

Speaker: Prof James Lantolf, Department of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Date: 29 May 2007 (Tuesday)
Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Venue: Room LG01, Hui Oi Chow Science Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road

For further enquiries, please contact:
Ms Scarlet Poon, Tel: 2859 2395
Impact, Washback and Consequences of Large-scale Testing

Speaker: Dr Liying Cheng, Faculty of Education, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Date: 24 Apr 2007 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Venue: Room LG01, Hui Oi Chow Science Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road

For further enquiries, please contact:
Ms Cathy Cheung, Tel: 2241 5391
Experience sharing on Peer Assessment and Providing Support to Less Able Students Participating in SBA

Speakers:
Prof Liz Hamp-Lyons, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong
Mr. Simon Chan, Officer - Education Assessment Services, HKEAA
Mr. Lawrence Ho, St. Louis School
Miss Olivia Cheung, CCC Kei To Secondary School
Date: 17 Mar 2007 (Saturday)
Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Venue: Ming Yin College (School Hall)
Organized by HKEdCity
School-based Assessment Seminar: Formative School-based Assessment Activities for Secondary English: An Overview

Speaker: Dr Andrew E. Finch, Teachers' College, Department of English Language Education, Kyungpook National University, Korea
Date: 22 Novermber 2006 (Wednesday)
Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Venue: T6, Meng Wah Complex Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road

For further enquiries, please contact:
Ms Cathy Cheung, Tel: 2241 5391
School-based Assessment Seminar: Constructing Learner-Centered Assessment: Designs, Systems, and Outcomes

Speaker: Prof Steven J. Ross, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
Date: 21 September 2006 (Thursday)
Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 167, Main Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road
For further enquiries, please contact:
Ms Cathy Cheung, Tel: 2241 5391
Teacher-oriented conference

A teacher-oriented conference on the theme of Enhancing Effective English
Language Assessment in the Secondary School: Integrating Theory and Practice was held on April 22, 2006 at The University of Hong Kong. Please click here for highlights of the conference.
Inaugural Seminar Series on English Language School-based Assessment: Intergrating Research and Practice

A seminar series was held during December 2005 - May 2006 for teachers to learn more about English Language School-Based Assessment: Integrating Research and Practice.
Official Launch of the Teacher Training Package for the 2007 HKCE
English Language Examination School-based Assessment Component


19 December 2005 (Monday)
Official launch: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
A Talk given by Dr Chris Davison: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
LG06 Hui Oi Chow Science Building, HKU