The Fourth International Conference on Computational Thinking Education 2020

7-9 May 2020 19-21 Aug 2020
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Online via Zoom

Proceedings of CTE2020 and International Teacher Forum:

CTE2020: Download

International Teacher Forum: Download


Proceedings of Past Conferences:

CTE2017: Download   |   CTE2018: Download   |   CTE2019: Download


Publication of CoolThink@JC:

Computational Thinking Education

Editors: Kong, Siu-Cheung, Abelson, Harold (Eds.)

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About CTE2020

International Conference on Computational Thinking Education 2020 (CTE2020) is the 4th international conference organized by CoolThink@JC. The conference will be held online via Zoom on 19-21 August 2020. CTE2020 will be the most remarkable event of the Programme for worldwide sharing of ideas as well as dissemination of findings and outcomes on the implementation of computational thinking development. The conference will comprise keynote speeches, invited speeches, panel discussions, workshops and paper presentations. All accepted papers will be published in ISSN-coded proceedings.

You are welcome to visit the highlights and proceedings of past conferences (CTE2017, CTE2018 and CTE2019) to share our joys!



About CoolThink@JC

CoolThink@JC is created and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, and co-created by The Education University of Hong Kong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and City University of Hong Kong. CoolThink@JC strives to inspire students to apply digital creativity in their daily lives and prepare them to tackle future challenges in any fields. Through computational thinking education, the Programme aspires to empower students to move beyond mere technology consumption and into problem-solving, creation and innovation. As of 2019, with the professional teacher development and evidence-based curriculum, the Programme benefits over 100 teachers and close to 18,500 upper primary students in 32 pilot schools.


Computational Thinking Education


  • Computational Thinking
  • Computational Thinking and Coding Education in K-12
  • Computational Thinking and Unplugged Activities in K-12
  • Computational Thinking and Subject Learning and Teaching in K-12
  • Computational Thinking and Teacher Development
  • Computational Thinking and IoT
  • Computational Thinking and STEM/STEAM Education
  • Computational Thinking and Data Science
  • Computational Thinking and Artificial Intelligence Education
  • Computational Thinking Development in Higher Education
  • Computational Thinking and Special Education Needs
  • Computational Thinking and Evaluation
  • Computational Thinking and Non-formal Learning
  • Computational Thinking and Psychological Studies
  • Computational Thinking in Educational Policy
  • General Submission to Computational Thinking Education

Keynote Speakers

Prof. ABELSON, Hal

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The United States

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Dr. GROVER, Shuchi

Senior Research Scientist, Looking Glass Ventures (Palo Alto, California) & Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, (United States)

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Prof. SPECHT, Marcus

Technical University of Delft,

The Netherlands

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Senior Analyst, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD),


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Invited Speakers

Distinguished Professor Ting-Chia HSU

Department of Technology Application and Human Resource Development, National Taiwan Normal University,


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Prof. HUANG, Ronghuai

Beijing Normal University,


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Ms. SHEAR, Linda

Director of Commercial and International Studies,
SRI Education, SRI International,

The United States

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Highlight of CTE2019

賽馬會運算思維教育 - 運算思維教育國際會議 2019

  • Important Dates

    Conference Period:
    7-9 May 2020 19-21 Aug 2020

    Call for Papers with Submission Due:
    Before noon, 27 Dec 2019 (Hong Kong time)

    Notification of Paper Acceptance:
    31 Jan 2020

    Camera-ready Paper Submission Due:
    17 Feb 2020

  • Registration Period

    Early Bird Registration:
    3 January - 6 March 2020 11 March - 5 June 2020

    Regular Registration:
    7 March - 6 April 2020 6 June - 17 July 2020

    Late/ On-Site Registration:
    7 April - 9 May 2020 18 July - 21 Aug 2020

    Local School Participant:
    6 February - 30 April 2020 On or before 5 June 2020, 05:00pm (UTC +8)