Opening Schools in Hong Kong in the Time of COVID

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online via Zoom

Although Hong Kong has successfully kept COVID-19 cases low, this has been accompanied by strict anti-epidemic measures. Join us on Zoom as our panelists discuss the challenges and advantages of opening schools during the pandemic.

When
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Where
Online via Zoom
Event Format
Speakers / Performers:
Mrs Belinda Greer
Chief Executive Officer, English Schools Foundation

Mrs Belinda Greer has over 30 years’ experience in senior leadership roles in education, including working as a principal, Director of Education with local government in Scotland and as one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Education. Her experience spans a range of schools and education systems. In her current role, as the CEO of the English Schools Foundation, Belinda has responsibility for 22 schools delivering education to 18,000 students, K1 to Y13.

 

Speakers / Performers:
Prof. Hyuncheol Bryant Kim
Associate Professor of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Professor Hyuncheol Bryant Kim is an economist and a medical doctor. He studies causal impacts of policy interventions in health and education sectors. He received an MD from Yonsei University, Korea, MPH from Seoul National University, Korea, and PhD in Economics from Columbia University, USA. He has published his research in leading journals such as Science, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Public Economics, and Journal of Health Economics.

Language
English
Recommended For
Alumni
Faculty and staff
General public
PG students
UG students
Organizer
Department of Economics on behalf of Center for Economic Policy
Contact

For enquiry, please contact cep@ust.hk

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