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Play to Learn – the Key to Early Childhood Education

22 January 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm HKT

As the first in Hong Kong to introduce the revolutionary concept of play-based learning, Yew Chung has always been synonymous with high quality education in Hong Kong, and an expert in Early Childhood Education (ECE). As a part of its dedicated efforts to promote quality play-based learning, Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education (YCCECE) is proud to host the public seminar “Play to Learn – the Key to Early Childhood Education” on 22nd January, fostering a dialogue and exploring ECE topics with local educators and parents. Three prominent ECE experts including Professor Kathy Sylva, Professor Soyoun Bae, and Ms Nicky Weir, will be sharing their invaluable experiences and insights on what ‘play’ really means and how it is fundamental to young children’s development.

Date: 22 Jan 2019 (Tuesday)
Time: Registration starts at 5:00pm; Seminar starts at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location: Auditorium, Yew Chung International School (Secondary section), 3 To Fuk Road, Kowloon Tong
Language: English (Chinese-English Simultaneous Interpretation)
Target: ECE professionals, teachers, social workers, and individuals interested in the topic
Fee: Free Admission


  • Professor Kathy Sylva OBE – Professor of Educational Psychology and Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Education, University of Oxford
  • Professor Soyoun Bae – Dean of Studies, YCCECE President of PECERA International
  • Ms Nicky Weir – Centre Director, Yew Chung Early Childhood Development Centre


22 January 2019
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm HKT
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Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education
+852 3977 9877


Yew Chung International School (Secondary section)
3 To Fuk Road, Kowloon Tong Hong Kong + Google Map

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