Monday 24 February 2014


British Council teams up with True Light Middle School for iPad Activity Morning

One-day free interactive and fun workshop for teachers

Recognising the increasing popularity and importance of digital technology in our everyday lives, the British Council is teaming up with True Light Middle School to organise iPad Activity Morning-- a one day series of practical, interactive and fun workshops aimed at teachers interested in using iPads in . Experienced teachers from the British Council and True Light Middle School will lead practical workshops suitable for both upper primary and junior secondary teachers.

Participating teachers will have the opportunity to meet, share experiences and join a network of teachers across Hong Kong who are interested in using mobile technology to engage students and enhance opportunities for language learning. The British Council is an official Apple Regional Training Centre currently specialising in integrating iPads into the classroom while True Light Middle School in Tai Hang has been developing knowledge and expertise in e-learning, especially around using iPads in the classroom, for a number of years.

Limited seats are available for interested teachers to register online for free. For further information, please contact

Details of iPad Activity Morning:
Date: 15 March 2014 (Saturday)

Time: 8.45 a.m. – 12.15 p.m.

Location: True Light Middle School, 50 Tai Hang Road, Hong Kong Island

Audience: Upper-primary and junior-secondary teachers


  • Task-based language learning and teaching with iPads in S1 classroom
  • Teaching Language Arts with iPads in S1 classroom
  • Ways of getting student-produced content on and off the iPad for sharing and formative  assessment
  • Teaching English through Pop Culture: Augmented reality for integrated skills
  • Collaborative writing using iPads
  • Educational experiences with digital game-based learning using iPads

Notes to Editor

About British Council Teaching Centre and Teacher Development Unit

The British Council is a world leader in English language teaching and has successfully delivered English language learning programmes in Hong Kong for over 35 years. We provide Pre-school, Kindergarten, Primary and Secondary courses taught by internationally qualified teachers which help children to communicate clearly and confidently in spoken and written English. In addition, our Teacher Development Unit has been working with education institutions and partners since 2007 to provide high quality interactive workshops, creative events and consultancy to meet the development needs of schools, teachers and students. We offer practical English language teaching solutions for teachers who want to continue their professional development, as well as events for schools who want to organize English activities for their students.

About the British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. 

We work in more than 100 countries and our 7,000 staff – including 2,000 teachers – work with thousands of professionals and policy makers and millions of young people every year by teaching English, sharing the Arts and delivering education and society programmes.

We are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter. A core publically-funded grant-in-aid provides less than 25 per cent of our turnover, which last year was £781m. The rest of our revenues are earned from services which customers around the world pay for, through education and development contracts and from partnerships with public and private organisations. All our work is in pursuit of our charitable purpose and supports prosperity and security for the UK and globally.