Newsletter No. 300

第三零零期 二零零七年六月十九日 No. 300 19 June 2007 1 第三零零期 二零零七年六月十九日 No. 300 19 June 2007 赛马会手语双语共融计划启动 Launch Ceremony of Jockey Club Sign Bilingualism and Co-enrolment in Deaf Education Programme 语 言学及现代语言系手语及聋人研究中心,得到香 港赛马会慈善信托基金捐助港币近六千五百万 元,开展为期七年的「赛马会手语双语共融计划」。计 划启动仪式于六月五日在香港赛马会跑马地会所举行, 并由马会行政总裁应家柏先生 ( 左一 ) 、中大校长刘遵义 教授 ( 右一 ) 、教育统筹局余罗少文女士 ( 右二 ) 及卫生署 儿童体能智力测验服务蓝芷芊医生 ( 左二 ) 主礼。 仪式上应家柏先生表示,希望这个计划为聋生探索及发展 新的教学模式,让聋生享有接受主流教育的平等机会,并 希望研究的结果有助提升香港聋人的教育情况。刘遵义校 长则说,计划的目标是消除聋生的学习障碍,使聋健学生 能相互尊重,并促进他们之间更好的交流。 该计划由去年八月开始,以学前及小学教育做试点,透过聋 人导师及主流学校教师合作,推行手语及口语并行、聋生与 健听学生共融的教育模式。手语及聋人研究中心的研究人 员,将会对在该教育模式下聋生与健听学生的手语发展、 口语发展、语文发展和课堂过程方面,进行追踪性研究。 参与计划的聋童,除了语文能力有所提高外,还扩大了社 交圈子,并和健听学生成为了好朋友,因而变得更加积极 和自信。健听学生也能在计划中得益,课堂中使用有着完 整语法系统的视觉语言──手语,令他们可以把课堂中学 到知识形象化,从而获得更好的学习效果。 参与这一计划的六位聋生,将在九月入读九龙湾圣若翰天 主教小学继续学习,开展人生另一阶段的旅程。 T he Jockey Club Sign Bilingualism and Co- enrolment in Deaf Education Programme, organized by the Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies of the Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, was officially launched on 5 June at the Hong Kong Jockey Club Happy Valley Clubhouse. Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges (left 1), CEO of the Jockey Club, Prof. Lawrence Lau (right 1), Vice- Chancellor of CUHK, Mrs. Yu Law Siu Man of the Education and Manpower Bureau (right 2), and Dr. Catherine Lam (left 2), Child Assessment Service, Department of Health, officiated at the ceremony. The Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies of the Department of Linguistics andModern Languages received a major donation of HK$ 65 million from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust to establish the Jockey Club Sign Bilingualism and Co- enrolment in Deaf Education Programme, which is aimed at exploring and establishing an alternative model of deaf education, with a view to ultimately providing deaf students with equal opportunities in mainstream education. Commencing in August 2006 and lasting seven years, the innovative experimental programmme involves pre-school and primary education, implemented through collaborative teaching of hearing and deaf teachers and by co- enroling deaf and hearing students in class in which both sign and spoken language are used. Researchers from the Centre for Sign linguistics and Deaf studies in Linguistics and Modern Languages Department will conduct a longitudinal study on sign language development, oral language development, literacy development of both hearing and deaf students as well as class process research. 由 教育学院大学与学校伙伴协作中心主办,教育统 筹局协办的两岸四地教学理论研讨会「优化课 堂教学:教师发展、伙伴协作与专业学习社群」,已于 五月二十五至二十六日假利黄瑶璧楼举行。 是次研讨会由教育学院院长、大学与学校伙伴协作中心 主任李子建教授担任筹委员会主席。研讨会邀请了副校 长杨纲凯教授与教统局常任秘书长黄鸿超太平绅士担任 开幕典礼主礼嘉宾。是次的主题演讲嘉宾分别来自内 地、台湾、澳门和香港,计有北京师范大学教育学院裴 娣娜教授、台湾大同大学讲座教授欧用生、澳门大学教 育学院院长单文经教授,以及中大的李子建教授。 研讨会期望透过两岸四地教育界学者的经验交流,搭建 理论与实践的对话桥梁,让学者、研究人员及前线教育 工作者得以分享改革经验,交流在优化教学、伙伴协作 Partnership, Faculty of Education and the Education Manpower Bureau, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Prof. John Lee Chi-kin, dean of the Faculty of Education, and director of CUSP was the chair of the conference committee. Mr. Raymond Wong Hung-chiu, J.P., Permanent Secretary for Education and Manpower, and Prof. Kenneth Young, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK, officiated at the opening ceremony. Prof. Pei Dina, Prof. Ou Yung-sheng, Prof. Shan Wen-jing, and Prof. John Lee Chi-kin presented in the keynote sessions. The aim of the conference was to establish a context for professional dialogue and provide a platform for theoretical and practical discussion on the issues of quality education, partnership and professional learning community. Over 600 participants were in attendance. 两岸四地教学理论研讨会 Cross-straits Educational Conference 及专业学习社群等方面的真知灼见。研讨会参与者逾六 百人,参与者均认同研讨会为教育专业社群奠定良好的 发展基础。 T he Cross-straits (Mainland – Taiwan – Macau – Hong Kong) Educational Conference, ‘Enhancing Teaching and Learning: Teacher Development, Partnership and Professional Learning Community’, co-organized by the Centre for University and School Partnership (CUSP), the CUHK Faculty of Education, and the Educational Manpower Bureau, was held at the Esther Lee Building of the University on 25 and 26 May 2007. The conference was organized by Prof. John Lee Chi-kin by the Centre for University and School

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