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Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education participated in the Mainland-Hong Kong-Taiwan Early Childhood Education Forum hosted by Xuzhou Kindergarten Teachers College

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From November 21 to 22, 2019, Professor Allan Yuen, President of Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education (YCCECE); Professor Soyoun Bae, Dean of Studies; Professor Shi Ping, Adjunct Professor and Assistant Professor Dr. Brad YW Chan, were the professional representatives of early childhood education in Hong Kong. They participated in the Mainland-Hong Kong-Taiwan early childhood education forum hosted by Xuzhou Kindergarten Teachers College. This forum brought together many early childhood education experts and scholars from three regions, with more than 280 participants from 100 teacher training institutions. Having the opportunity to access the combined wisdom and experience of these experts was very valuable.
Xuzhou Kindergarten Teachers College is a close partner of YCCECE. In 2018 and 2019, the College ranked first in the Comprehensive Competitiveness of Vocational Colleges & Higher Institutions (全國高職高專院校綜合競爭力排行榜), enjoying an excellent reputation among Early Childhood Education colleges and universities in the country.


(from left to right: Mr. Wang Xiaosan, Secretary of Party Committee of Xuzhou Kindergarten Teachers College; Professor Allan Yuen, President of YCCECE; Ms. Shi Qihong, Director-General of Education Bureau of Xuzhou; Mr. Zhu Xiaoqing, Director of Xuzhou Taiwan Affairs Office; Professor Hou Zhentang, Taichung University of Education, and Mr. Cai Fei, President of Xuzhou Kindergarten Teachers College)

The theme of this forum was “The Construction of Early Childhood Education and Talent Training in the New Era”. There were four thematic presentation and three sub forums in this event. Professor Soyoun Bae, Dean of Studies; Professor Shi Ping, Adjunct Professor of YCCECE; respectively, made special presentations on the topic related to “The Factors of Designing and Evaluating Early Childhood Educators” and “Thinking about the Professional Programmes of Early Childhood Education in Colleges and Universities Based on the Development of Early Childhood Education in China.”


(Professor Soyoun Bae)

(Professor Shi Ping)

Dr. Brad YW Chan, Assistant Professor of YCCECE, shared about the topic of “Learning Through Play: Theory and Practice” in one of the sub forums. Professor Shi Ping also shared about “How to view and evaluate the process quality in kindergarten education” in a sub forum.

(Dr. Brad YW Chan)


(President of YCCECE, Prof. Allan Yuen presented a gift to Mr. Cai Fei, President of Xuzhou Kindergarten Teachers College)

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