Messages from Stakeholders

UGC CHAIR

“Congratulations on the establishment of the HKTEA, which has been set up to promote teaching excellence for the UGC sector through our collective efforts. I believe that together we will make a sustained impact on student learning.”

Mr Carlson Tong, GBS, JP

Chairman of University Grants Committee
QAC CHAIR

“Teaching excellence is the bedrock of our education system. I applaud the establishment of the Hong Kong Teaching Excellence Alliance, which will further strengthen teaching excellence.”

Mr Lincoln Leong, JP

Chairman of Quality Assurance Council
UGC SECRETARY-GENERAL

"The establishment of the HKTEA, as a new platform for exchanging ideas and best practices, is a major milestone in the promotion and recognition of teaching excellence in Hong Kong's higher education."

Professor James Tang

Secretary-General of University Grants Committee
CITYU

“I fully support the Hong Kong Teaching Excellence Alliance. Professional training, research and development, enterprise and innovation are highly regarded elements throughout education. The pedagogic values that we share will enable the long-term success of the Alliance.”

Professor Way Kuo

President and University Distinguished Professor of City University of Hong Kong
HKBU

“Education changes lives. I am certain that through this new initiative, the HKTEA and its distinguished members will inspire and advance student learning in Hong Kong.”

Professor Roland T. Chin

President of Hong Kong Baptist University
LU

“Teaching may change the life of students through clear explanations and powerful inspiration. To be effective, a teacher must never stop learning, observing and reflecting.”

Professor Leonard K. Cheng

President of Lingnan University
CUHK

“On behalf of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, I would like to extend my hearty congratulations to the University Grants Committee on the establishment of the Hong Kong Teaching Excellence Alliance. Since 2011, the UGC Teaching Awards have recognized numerous educators who have touched lives and influenced teaching practices. I am convinced that, the Alliance, set up to further augment the Teaching Award fellows’ impact on teaching and learning, will not fail to help facilitate the exchange of ideas and collaboration between institutions, and thereby contribute to the higher education of Hong Kong and beyond.”

Professor Rocky S. Tuan

Vice-Chancellor and President of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
EdUHK

“I am thrilled by the establishment of the HKTEA. No doubt this professional network will contribute greatly to teaching excellence and pedagogical research. Congratulations!”

Professor Stephen Y. L. Cheung

President of The Education University of Hong Kong
POLYU

“The HKTEA will provide a valuable platform for excellent teachers to collaborate on pedagogical research, with the shared goal of nurturing the rising generation of socially responsible leaders.”

Professor Jing-Guang Teng

President of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
HKUST

“On behalf of HKUST, I would like to extend my congratulations to the University Grants Committee on the establishment of the Hong Kong Teaching Excellence Alliance (HKTEA). The HKTEA aims to make a sustained impact on student learning and further strengthen teaching excellence. I am confident that the HKTEA will recognize, incentivize, and champion teaching excellence for the good of the whole higher education sector in Hong Kong. I wish you all the best in your future endeavors.”

Professor Wei Shyy

President of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
HKU

“Congratulations to all members of the Hong Kong Teaching Excellence Alliance on this auspicious occasion and my best wishes of success to them in their endeavours.”

Professor Xiang Zhang

President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Hong Kong