09 May, 2023
15 : 00
Following the visit from the leadership of Nantong University to Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education at the end of April, representatives of the faculty of the School of Education Sciences of Nantong University visited the College on 9 May. The delegation was led by Professor Tiemei Xu, joined by Professor Xuehong Miao, Professor Xiaofen Wang, Dr. Chenchen Yang and two fourth-year students from the Department of Preschool Education, School of Education Sciences, Nantong University. President Professor Allan Yuen led the College team, Ms Dora Chu, Dr Qing Liu and Mr Hao Han to receive the delegation.
The delegation visited the school's living laboratory – Pamela Peck Discovery Space, and showed great interest in the children's play space model, which integrates scientific research, practice and community service, and everyone had an in-depth discussion on it.
Professor Tiemei Xu shared Nantong University’s view on future key projects to be collaborated with the College. Dr. Liu Qing introduced the College’s curriculum system and ongoing research. The two parties conducted in-depth discussions on opportunities for ongoing cooperation projects and formulated ideas for cooperation between the two schools.
Over the past two years, the two schools have many exchange and the “Hong Kong-Tong Early Childhood Education Research Center” was officially opened last year. Both parties look forward to deepen, concrete and sustainable collaboration which will contribute to the development of the Early Childhood Education profession.