Dr Vincent Wong appointed as QS Reimagine Education Award Grand Jury and re-appointed to significant position by the HKSAR Government
Updated on November 11, 2022 (Fri)
Dr Vincent Wong, Senior Lecturer of the Faculty’s Academic Unit of Social Contexts and Policies of Education, has been appointed by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) as Grand Jury in the QS Reimagine Education Awards (Oscar of Education) 2022. In addition, Dr Wong has also been re-appointed by the HKSAR Government as a member of the Steering Committee on Promotion of Vocational and Professional Education (VPET) and Training and Qualifications Framework (QF).
Dr Vincent Wong is the only non-US-based Asian to be appointed as Grand Jury in the QS Reimagine Education Awards. In selecting these Awards, there are three rounds of judges from 77 countries – the first-round judges, the second-round judges and the Grand Jury. The Grand Jury includes the most cutting-edge and distinguished 32 global experts in education, innovation, technology, talent development and employability. Those 32 experts include President of QS, top/senior management or experts from Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brown University, University of Pennsylvania, University College London, Intel, IBM, Amazon, edX, FutureLearn, Coursera and EduHub. Dr Wong will contribute his expertise in education, innovation, technology, talent development and employability, and his insights acquired from his visiting research fellowship in the Oxford University Department of Education, and his mentoring experiences in the Oxford University Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division to the selection of these international awards with other 31 global experts.
In addition, Dr Vincent Wong has been reappointed by the Education Bureau of the HKSAR Government as a member of the Steering Committee on VPET & QF. During the past two years, Dr Wong has contributed his expertise in human resources development leadership, global talent development, employability and government-university-industry-partnership in the formulation of the government policies, including the newly announced The Chief Executive’s 2022 Policy Address on Vocational and Professional Education and Training.