Jockey Club Arts-based Cross Curriculum Creative Learning Project

Funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, the 3-year project is designed to complement the Hong Kong school curriculum to foster whole person development and lifewide learning in students from Keystage 2 (Primary 4-6).

The Project focuses on a thematic, cross-curriculum project learning approach to nurture self-directed learning capabilities in students through the integration of

  • fundamental subject knowledge based on Key Learning Areas,
  • generic skills such as basic skills, thinking skills and personal and social skills
  • and underpinned by a strong foundation of positive values and attitudes.

This student-centred creative partnership project aims to prepare young people for the challenges of the 21st century by developing their Creativity, Critical thinking, Communication, Collaboration skills for Contribution to social capital (“5Cs”), bringing about an increase in creative practices in schools through the training of Teachers in collaboration with Creative Practitioners.

Project Objectives

  • To prepare students for the 21st century by developing their “5Cs”
  • To promote creative learning for primary school students through the arts for cross-disciplinary learning
  • To enhance teachers’ creativity capacity building in partnership with creative practitioners

Project Advisory Committee

  • Mr Husain Al-Khuzaie
    Teacher (Science & Media Technology), The Harbour School
  • Dr Vivian Mo Yin Cheng
    Assistant Professor, Department of Science & Environmental Studies in The Education University of Hong Kong
  • Ms Ada Wai Ching Cheung
    Veteran Educator and Education Consultant of St Bonaventure Catholic Primary School
  • Dr Susan Yun Sun Fan, BBS, JP
    Honorary Clinical Associate Professor in The University of Hong Kong, Executive Director of The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (1995 – 2021)
  • Mr Anthony James Hung
    Solicitor, and Co-chairman of The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection
  • Professor Chi Pang Lau, BBS, JP
    Associate Vice President (Academic Affairs and External Relations) of Lingnan University, and Professor of the Department of History
  • Dr Eugenie Leung
    Registered clinical psychologist in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, Director of Counselling and Person Enrichment and Dean of Student Affairs in The University of Hong Kong (2006 – 2020)
  • Mr Kam Chiu Leung
    Honorary School Development Officer of the Quality School Improvement Project in The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and former Vice Principal of Shun Lee Catholic Secondary School
  • Professor Johnny M Poon
    Associate Vice-President (Interdisciplinary Research) and Head of Department of Music in Hong Kong Baptist University, Dr. Hung Hin Shiu Endowed Professor in Music

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