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28 October 2015 -- S.W.I.F.T. Round Table Forum Day 1


DGS Headmistress Mrs. Stella Lau welcomed participants and the SWIFT Forum was declared officially open. 


Keynote Speech by Professor Nancy Law, Faculty of Education, HKU (PDF)

  • Self-Directed Learning in Science
  • importance of students, teachers, school heads and in particular networking
  • open lessons for  sharing and pedagogical improvement
  • cluster meetings with collaborative involvement between schools 
  • website :  http://sdls.cite.hku.hk/

Keynote Speech by Prof Nancy Law      Keynote Speech by Prof PC Wong

Keynote Speech by Professor Wong Po Choi, Director of IT, Hang Seng Management College (PDF)

  • advantages of self-directed learning
  • adopting the right attitude to learning (LQ)
  • ways to motivate teacher transition to IT-based learning
  • from e-learning to u-learning
  • aim of learning is to be a blessing to society


In-house Sharing by Diocesan Girls' School

Mobile Learning: from Planning to Implementation (PDF)

  • infrastructure, curriculum, professional support and reflection of 1 student: 1 iPad programme  
  • sharing of practices using  iPads by the English, Physics, Geography and Computer Departments
  • The Fourth Strategy on IT in Education : http://ite4.fwg.hk:8080/ite4/Eng/content/index.html

In-house Sharing by Diocesan Girls' School      In-house Sharing by Nanyang Girls' High School

In-house Sharing by Nanyang Girls' High School

A Day in the Life of a Nanyang Teacher and Student (PDF, video)

  • curriculum based on the principle of 3Es : Exciting, Engaging and Empowering learners.
  • Pedagogical design in the use of iPads as learning tools in lessons
  • Substitution,  Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition (SAMR)
  • sharing of good teaching practices in Physics, Geography, Humanities, Chinese and Chemistry 
  • 4th Master plan of ICT by MOE Singapore : http://www.slideshare.net/janehbasto/singapore-ict-education


Q  & A: methods of showcasing students' work submitted online with parents were broached.

Q&A Session      Q&A Session


Report of Day 2 Programme

Report of Day 3 Programme


28-30 October 2015 -- The 3rd Schools With Innovative Future Technology (S.W.I.F.T.) Round Table Forum


Coinciding with the 155th Anniversary Celebration of the founding of our School, Diocesan Girls' School played host to the 3rd SWIFT Round Table Conference held on 28th to 30th October 2015. The theme of this event is "Igniting the spark of teaching and learning: metamorphosing technology, pedagogy, motivation and attitude." Through this forum participating schools shared with one another their experiences of delivering lessons driven by IT based on sound teaching pedagogy.

SWIFT Forum 2015 Participants

  • Hwa Chong Institution, Singapore
  • Mission Heights Junior College, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Nanyang Girls' High School, Singapore
  • School No. 19, Kazan, Tatarstan
  • Shenton College, Perth, Western Australia
  • St Edmund's College, NSW, Australia
  • Waverley College, NSW, Australia
  • Diocesan Girls' School, Hong Kong


Report of Day 1 Programme

Report of Day 2 Programme

Report of Day 3 Programme 


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