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Experiential Learning

Big Bang Academy

STEAM Curriculum Development Programme


Background of Co-organiser


Big Bang Academy redefines Science education for children of 3-12 years old. We build tech-enabled solutions to make STEAM learning effective, engaging and accessible. Our mission is to promote and inspire self-driven learning through everything hands-on. We believe doing Science is the best medium to ignite children’s passion in learning, to enable them to become motivated and life-long learners.


  • First Kickstarter campaign fully funded within seven hours of official launch
  • Selected to join Hong Kong Cyberport Incubation Programme in 2020
  • Awarded Most Outstanding STEAM Education Platform Of The Year




To give opportunities to PGDE students to:


  • work in an award-winning ed-tech start-up that aims to inspire children with innovative learning
  • teach and develop curriculum for primary students in local and international schools.


Project Details


Details of work assigned to students:


  • Conduct classes in various local and international schools, such as Catholic Mission School, Delia School of Canada, and Hong Kong International School
  • Write and develop hands-on STEAM curriculum for K-12 students
  • Assist in any ad-hoc tasks assigned.


Project involved during the EL period:


  • Create and/or update an intuitive database infrastructure for curriculum usage (PowerPoint depository, project management)
  • Assist in developing elective courses for Big Bang Academy’s STEAM Curriculum
  • Update and improve core courses for Big Bang Academy’s STEAM Curriculum.




  • 25 September - 31 October 2023
  • Monday to Friday, 10am – 7pm




18/F, Henan Building, 90 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai




  • PGDE (full-time) students majoring in ​​Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Early Childhood Education
  • Preferably with Sexual Conviction Record Check and/or Standard First Aid Certification but not compulsory


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 200 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 Big Bang Academy (details to be confirmed).


Project Keywords


STEAM, Hands-on Learning, Self-motivation, Scientific Thinking Method, Gifted Science Programme, Innovative Thinking




Marco Leung, Curriculum and Training Manager (Big Bang Academy) [Email: [javascript protected email address]; Telephone: 6343 9030]