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EdUHK’s Positive Education Conference: Cultivating Wellbeing with Mindfulness cum I-WELL’s 3rd Anniversary Ceremony

You or your representatives are cordially invited to cover a positive education conference titled ‘Cultivating Wellbeing with Mindfulness’, to be held on 11 June (Tuesday).


The conference will bring together mindfulness academics and experts from local and overseas to share recent research findings and experience in practising mindfulness in school education, parenting and communities to promote the wellbeing of teachers, students and parents in Hong Kong.


During the conference, Professor Nirbhay N. Singh, from Augusta University, will share mindfulness programmes for SEN students in the school settingProfessor Samuel Wong Yeung-shan, from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, will discuss how mindfulness can benefit everyone, from newborns to the elderly. Dr Herman Lo Hay-ming, from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, will talk about the application of mindfulness training for children and families in the Chinese context. Dr Lau Ngar-sze, from EdUHK, and Ms Chiu Wai-chun and Ms Kwok Ka-wing, from Aplichau Kaifong Primary School, will share their experience in applying positive education in a school project.


Addressing the conference will be Professor Allan Walker, Dean of the Faculty of Education and Human Development at EdUHK. As the University is celebrating the third anniversary of I-WELL, Professor Hue Ming-tak, Co-director of I-WELL and Head of the Department of Special Education and Counselling of EdUHK, will provide a review of the Centre’s key developments in the past three years. Other details are as follows:


Date:11 June 2019 (Tuesday)
Time:9:40am – 4:30 pm
Venue:Tin Ka PingLecture Theatre (D1-LP-02), Tai Po Campus, EdUHK


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For media enquiries, please contact Dr Elsa Lau Ngar-sze of the Department of Special Education and Counselling (Tel: 2948 8513 / Email: