HomeOn-Going Research Projects

On-Going Research Projects

Enhancing Students’ Academic Engagement in Mathematics through a Bilingual Integrated “Concept + Language Mapping” Approach funded by Quality Enhancement Support Scheme

The project aims at providing remedial integrated content and language support to help students, particularly those with a lower level of numeracy and/or with Chinese-Medium Instruction (CMI) learning experience, to cope with the learning challenges in the compulsory English-medium mathematics and/or statistics subjects, and to enhance students’ mathematical ability, analytical skills and numerical sense.

For more details about the project, please visit here
(From left) Dr Lorena Chan, Dr Esther Tong and Dr Jodie Lee


Comprehensive Support Services for Students with Special Educational Needs

This project aims at providing customised and individualised support for students with Special Educational Needs (SEN), equipping them with psychological readiness and practical experiences, and preparing them to have a smooth transition to advanced study in tertiary institutions and future career development. The project shall adopt a holistic approach to cover the support for SEN students in different dimensions. It will help the students to achieve their academic goals and better prepare them for lifelong planning. Training to teachers and student counsellors will be provided to enhance individual academic advice and career facilitation.
For more details about the project, please visit here


Jockey Club Project Well-being

This two-year project aims at achieving well-being through place-making in the local primary and secondary school environment. Good design of school environments has a positive impact on educational outcomes as well as process, both within and beyond the curriculum. It influences well-being through helping students, staff and parents to create a sense of ownership and belongings to their schools, prompting positive social interaction and a healthy lifestyle. A total of 15 sites of place-making would be completed through co-creation, engagement of stakeholders, design thinking and participatory design. A guidebook, an exhibition, public talks and video documentaries will be delivered.
For more details about the project, please visit here.

Over 70 teachers from 15 schools joined the “Design Thinking Workshop 1” at PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus on 31 October 2020.


Improve Student Learning Effectiveness by Helping Teachers to Understand and Implement Blended Learning funded by Quality Enhancement Support Scheme

This project aims to improve student learning effectiveness by helping teachers to understand and implement blended learning (BL) at PolyU SPEED. Teachers from other self-financed higher education institutions will also be invited to join the project activities.
For more details about the project, please visit here.     


International Experiential Learning and Application: Global Work-integrated Education (Global-WIE) and idea Generation Laboratory (iG-Lab) funded by Quality Enhancement Support Scheme

This project aims to offer students offshore internships and related activities to experience the working culture in the Chinese Mainland and the world, embark on new practical experiences and join regional/international events. The “idea Generation Laboratory” (iG-Lab) will be set up to foster international experiential learning and application; it will also act as a facilitator and a promoter to encourage students to proactively grasp and leverage future opportunities associated with world’s fast-growing economy.
For more details about the project, please visit here