Play to Learn – the Key to Early Childhood Education

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As the first in Hong Kong to introduce the revolutionary concept of play-based learning, Yew Chung has always been synonymous with high quality education in Hong Kong, and an expert in Early Childhood Education (ECE). As a part of its dedicated efforts to promote quality play-based learning, Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education (YCCECE) is proud to host the public seminar “Play to Learn – the Key to Early Childhood Education” on 22nd January, fostering a dialogue and exploring ECE topics with local educators and parents. Three prominent ECE experts including Professor Kathy Sylva, Professor Soyoun Bae, and Ms Nicky Weir, will be sharing their invaluable experiences and insights on what ‘play’ really means and how it is fundamental to young children’s development.

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22 Jan 2019 (Tuesday)


Registration starts at 5:00pm; Seminar starts at 5:30pm to 7:00pm


Auditorium, Yew Chung International School (Secondary section), 3 To Fuk Road, Kowloon Tong


English (Chinese-English Simultaneous Interpretation)


ECE professionals, teachers, social workers, and individuals interested in the topic


Free Admission


Professor Kathy Sylva OBE - Professor of Educational Psychology and Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Education, University of Oxford

Professor Soyoun Bae - Dean of Studies, YCCECE President of PECERA International

Ms Nicky Weir - Centre Director, Yew Chung Early Childhood Development Centre