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    The Art of Teaching is the Art of
    ASSISTING DISCOVERY
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    The Art of Teaching is the Art of
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    The Art of Teaching is the Art of
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    Music is life and, like it,
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    Music is life and, like it,
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    Music is life and, like it,
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    Creativity takes
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    Creativity takes
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    Where words leave off
    MUSIC BEGINS
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    Where words leave off
    MUSIC BEGINS
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    Where words leave off
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    I dream my paint and
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    Imagination creates
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    Imagination creates
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    Imagination creates
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Message from the Department Head

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Professor LEUNG, Bo-Wah, PhD

Professor & Head, Department of Cultural & Creative Arts

Message from the Department Head

Welcome to the Department of Cultural and Creative Arts website. In keeping with the Department’s aim of becoming one premier regional arts education providers through a commitment to developing and sustaining a creative and dynamic interdisciplinary environment in Music and Visual Arts, in the process nurturing skilled, knowledgeable and caring graduates who can act as transformative, innovative and enterprising 21st century educators, the website has been designed to showcase the people, programmes and projects that collectively combine to make CCA a vibrant and stimulating community in which to study and work.

 

A fundamental element of the Department’s educational philosophy is its strong desire to link students’ learning experience to the wider community. As such, the many and varied initiatives that are currently serving to bring this about – from ‘Arts@School’, ‘MUSES’ to the ‘Visual Arts Education and Community Development Project (VAECD)’ – are all highlighted within these pages. At the same time, the Department’s strong musical traditions and pursuit of artistic excellence are reflected in the numerous performing groups – from the Chorus to the Handbell and Jazz Ensembles – that thrive here at the Education University of Hong Kong.

 

We hope you enjoy browsing the site and getting to know the people, programmes and projects that together make up the Department of Cultural and Creative Arts.

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Professor LEUNG, Bo-Wah, PhD

Professor & Head, Department of Cultural & Creative Arts

Vision

The Department aims to be one of the premier arts education providers in the region and is committed to sustain a creative and dynamic learning environment in Music and Visual Arts that promotes and supports high standards of professionalism in teaching, learning, research and knowledge transfer. It aims to nurture skilled, knowledgeable and caring graduates and empower them to achieve academic and artistic excellence in transformative roles as innovative educators, enterprising community-based arts practitioners, creative thinkers and cultural leaders in the 21st Century.

 

 

 

 

Mission

The Department is committed to:

 

  • adopt a contemporary functional approach in our curriculum design which integrates the traditional and the contemporary with the broadest spectrum of creative arts practices relevant to the 21st Century.

  • enhance the learning of creative arts through emphasis on experiential and praxial approaches to provide students with invaluable hands-on experiences essential to success in contemporary society.