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EdUHK Promotes Digital Humanities and Chinese Language Education Collaboration in GBA

Representatives from the Centre for Research on Chinese Language and Education (CRCLE) of the Faculty of Humanities at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) conducted an academic visit to the Greater Bay Area (GBA) between 13 and 15 June 2024, to promote collaborative research in digital humanities and Chinese language education, as well as raise the University’s profile in the region. 


The delegation included three CRCLE deputy directors, Dr Liang Yuan, Dr Liao Xian, and Dr Ding Hongdi. They visited the Centre of Humanities at the Southern University of Science and Technology, and the Lab Center of the College of Humanities, School of Humanities of Shenzhen University. There, they exchanged recent research findings and discussed joint PhD student training, collaborative research project applications, and the development of AI databases. 

They also visited the Longhua Institute of Education Sciences in Shenzhen, where the institute's representative introduced the ongoing Chinese language curriculum reforms in Shenzhen and expressed interest in partnering with the EdUHK on assessment, AI, and values education.


CRCLE also co-organised the ‘2024 Symposium on Overseas University Collaborative Mechanisms in International Chinese Language Education cum Second Forum for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao University Alliance for Chinese Language Education’ on 14 June.

EdUHK President Professor John Lee Chi-Kin delivered an opening speech, in which he stated that universities in the GBA should fully utilise their regional advantages to promote teaching and research exchanges, resource sharing, and collaboration. Dr Liang Yuan and Professor Si Chung-mou, Professor of the Department of Chinese Language Studies, presented keynote reports, while several members of CRCLE presented research papers in parallel sessions and chaired the discussions. Through this visit, the Centre established closer ties with renowned universities in the GBA and actively explored Chinese language curriculum reforms in the region. This will further enhance EdUHK's leadership in digital humanities and language education in the GBA.