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Ednovators – Building Teacher Innovation Capacity (New)


Background of Co-organiser


Ednovators is a Hong Kong charitable organization founded in 2015 by a group of cross-sector innovators. We are committed to inspiring the community to transform local education through providing incubation training, catalysing local and overseas dialogues, and connecting cross-sector pioneers, with the clear goal to co-create local education innovations and equip our students to face the fast-changing 21st century.


Project Details


Ednovators is looking for passionate and empathetic students, who have a learning mindset and an interest in embracing innovative education, to join us and work to transform education together.


Students are expected to provide:


  • Project support to different programmes such as JC Innopower and Future Education in Action Project (see below) in planning and implementing programmes that facilitate life planning education and enhance teacher innovation capacity
  • Content support to write up content for Ednovators social media channel to maximise our appearance and impact to public
  • Liaison with teachers and external stakeholders
  • Ad-hoc support as need arises.


Students will be given multiple exposures to the following educational projects:


  • JC InnoPower
    • Initiated and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust
    • 10-week talent development programme offering diversified learning and development opportunities, including study leave, overseas exchange and cross-sectoral leadership collaboration, to encourage teachers to innovate in response to educational challenges.
  • Future Education in Action Project
    • Initiated and funded by The D. H. Chen Foundation
    • Co-creating an integrated curriculum with two partnering schools to provide diversified learning and authentic opportunities to nurture future-ready students with compassion values, essential future skills and competencies.



  • 25 September - 31 October 2023
  • Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 6pm




13/F, Charm Centre, 700 Castle Peak Road, Kowloon




PGDE (full-time) students of all majors who have the following qualities:


  • Good proficiency in both English and Chinese
  • Passion for education innovation and enhancing teacher innovation capacity
  • Self-motivated, creative thinking, detail-oriented and organised
  • Good team player and eager to learn new things
  • Some experience in organising and implementing event is preferred.


Application Deadline and Procedure


11:59pm, 28 August 2023


  • Complete the application form at HKU Moodle (Part 1) AND
  • Upload the following documents to the respective project folder at HKU Moodle (Part 2) (Please combine all documents into one Word/PDF file)
    1. A personal statement (of not more than 300 words) explaining why you would like to join this EL project
    2. Your CV
  • Shortlisted students may be invited to attend an interview arranged by Ednovators (details to be confirmed).


Project Keywords


Design Thinking, Innovation, Community Collaboration, Facilitation & Coaching, Leadership & Growth, Global Trend Analysis




Ms. Bonnie Tang, Program Lead (Ednovators) [Telephone: 9256 4633]