How can We support Local Schools in Developing Entrepreneurial Education?"

Ednovators: Integrate Entrepreneurial Education into the Academic World

Entrepreneurship & Innovation education is not a separate subject; its uniqueness lies in enabling students to develop creative thinking, stay abreast of technological and social trends, and remain adaptable in any situation. By creating a horizontal connection between multiple subjects, students’ VASK skills can be improved, allowing them to thrive in adversity. Entrepreneurship & Innovation School-based Curriculum Pilot Program by Ednovators, partner with 8 primary and secondary schools in the 2022/23 academic year to cultivate students’ entrepreneurial spirit, promoting skills-based learning and career exploration.

Ednovators has also partnered with HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE) to support the development of the Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Senior Secondary Applied Learning). The course will commence in the 2023/24 academic year and is currently accepting applications.

Our Role:

Inspiration

  • Explore the future of education and the importance of entrepreneurial education
  • Share practical cases of entreprenurial education

Incubation

  • Assist in regular review of curriculum implementation
  • Co-design of lessons, student learning experience, teaching strategy, assessment, etc.

Connection

  • Encouraging schools to leverage external networks to help tailor their teaching themes, promoting a more diverse and well-rounded educational experience for students
  • Connecting teachers with entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, and business sectors to deepen understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation

School Innovatino Journey

Ju Ching Chu Secondary School (Tuen Mun)

Using the subject of Technology and Living as a testing ground, with design thinking as the basic structure, the curriculum aims to guide secondary three students to explore both school and community issues and encourage innovative solutions. The course spans 20 weeks throughout the year, with 3 class periods per week. The learning objectives of the curriculum include problem-solving skills, collaboration skills, empathy, self-learning ability, resilience, resourcefulness, and information technology application skills.

St. Bonaventure Catholic Primary School

Through the application of Design Thinking and Learning by Doing, fourth-grade students from various classes are integrated and grouped together for classroom activities. This approach aims to foster the development of essential values and attitudes in students, including empathy, social responsibility, problem-solving skills, and teamwork awareness.

HKUGA College

Centered around the themes of visually impaired individuals and environmental pollution, the curriculum seeks to foster empathy, creativity, teamwork, and other essential skills in secondary four students. The course encompasses subjects such as Economics, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, while also incorporating elements of STEM education.