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  • Knowledge Exchange Awards 2015

    Knowledge Exchange Awards 2015

    The Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards were introduced in 2011 in order to recognize each Faculty’s outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organizations. Results of the 2015 Faculty KE Awards are now available.

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  • Knowledge Exchange Awards 2014

    Knowledge Exchange Awards 2014

    The Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards were introduced in 2011 in order to recognize each Faculty's outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organizations. Following the successful launch of the Faculty KE Awards, the KE Award (Non-Faculty Unit) was introduced in 2012 with the same objective for the independent centres, institutes and units of the University. Results of the 2014 KE Awards are now available.

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  • HKU Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences provides speech therapy to children from low-income families

    HKU Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences provides speech therapy to children from low-income families

    HKU Faculty of Education's Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences has partnered with Sunshine Children Foundation to establish a speech therapy sponsorship programme for children from low-income families. Students from the Division provide assistance and therapy to children who have speech impairments under supervision of their clinical supervisors. About 70 children have benefited since the programme was introduced in 2013. In Hong Kong, the number of children aged 12 or below diagnosed with speech impairments rose from about 2,600 in 2011 to nearly 3,100 in 2013 while there are only nine speech therapists with the Department of Health's Child Assessment Service.

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  • Knowledge Exchange Awards 2013

    Knowledge Exchange Awards 2013

    The Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards were introduced in 2011 in order to recognize each Faculty's outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organizations. Results of the 2013 Faculty KE Awards are now available.

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  • HKU Faculty of Education develops teaching materials on HKDSE Chinese Language oral exam

    HKU Faculty of Education develops teaching materials on HKDSE Chinese Language oral exam

    The HKU Faculty of Education partnered with 22 secondary schools between 2010 and 2012 to interview around 800 students and 100 Chinese Language teachers to identify the problems faced by students in preparing for the HKDSE Chinese Language oral exam. The project team has developed teaching materials for secondary schools to help raise students' oral communication skills. The project is supported by a $2 million funding from the Quality Education Fund.

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  • HKU develops smartphone/tablet application to prevent voice problems

    HKU develops smartphone/tablet application to prevent voice problems

    The HKU Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences interviewed 115 teachers between 2007 and 2010, and found that 55% of them had voice problems. The Division has developed a smartphone/tablet application to promote vocal hygiene to prevent voice problems.

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  • Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards 2012

    Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards 2012

    The Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards were introduced in 2011 in order to recognize each Faculty's outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organizations. Following the successful launch of the Faculty KE Awards, the KE Award (Non-Faculty Unit) has been introduced this year with the same objective for the independent centres, institutes and units of the University.

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