Tin Ka Ping Foundation sponsors HKBU Conference on Whole Person Education

27 September 2019

Supported by the Tin Ka Ping Foundation, the Department of Religion and Philosophy and its Centre for Sino-Christian Studies jointly organised a two-day conference entitled “The Future of Whole Person Education in East Asian Higher Education: Its Philosophy and Endeavour from Within and Abroad” on 27-28 September 2019 at HKBU. 

Officiating at the opening ceremony of the conference were Professor Cheng Yin Cheong, Chairman of the Advisory Board and Member of the Board of Directors of the Tin Ka Ping Foundation; Dr. Albert Chau, Vice-President (Teaching and Learning); Professor Mette Hjort, Dean of Arts; Dr. Ellen Zhang and Dr. Kwok Wai Luen, Head and Associate Head respectively of the Department of Religion and Philosophy; and Professor Kwan Kai Man, Director of the Centre of Sino-Christian Studies. 

Joined by about 120 participants, the event provided a platform for professionals and scholars from different countries to discuss the impact of modern education in East Asia and to explore strategies and practices for promoting whole person education in the future.