News Coverage


Envisioning Innovation in Education: New Collaborative Project for Hong Kong Schools

July 31, 2020

CEL announces a new collaborative inquiry with Project Zero, a research center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (USA). The Envisioning Innovation in Education project has been established to promote and investigate the practices of inquiry, innovation, and learning design amongst a cohort of educators and a team of school principals representing a diverse array of learning environments in Hong Kong.

#projectzero #envisioninginnovationineducation #pzeie


Beyond Rubrics Journeys to Hong Kong

Aug 29, 2019

MIT’s Playful Journey Lab was involved in delivering the teacher’s professional development experience during MIT STEAM Camp. The Lab introduced the Beyond Rubrics toolkit, which includes a set of customizable assessment tools designed to help teachers, and students themselves, collect in-the-moment evidence of students demonstrating future-ready skills such as collaboration and risk-taking.

#mit #steamcamp


Catalyst Education Lab's hands-on, minds-on week in Cambridge

July 26, 2019

CEL brought 32 Hong Kong educators to MIT for one week of immersive hands-on experiences. Activities include learning from innovation hubs, developing skills to become change agents, developing project ideas for their schools and more.

#mit #jwel #projectbasedlearning

How DC Comics superhero Flash inspired pupils at Marymount Secondary School for computer project to save Hong Kong from next super typhoon

July 6, 2019

Educators from Marymount Secondary School, one of our Partner Schools, developed a fruitful project-based learning experience for their students. They drew from learnings from MIT J-WEL Week.



MIT STEAM Camp in Hong Kong blends mind and hand for middle school students

October 3, 2018

CEL sponsored the MIT STEAM Camp, which brought together MIT faculty with 200+ middle-school aged students and 30+ educators from Hong Kong for two weeks of hands-on learning.

#mit #steamcamp


J-WEL welcomes initial members

July 31, 2018
MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) welcomed a diverse group of organizations into their member network. CEL was amongst the initial group of partners, along with other NGOs, universities, and companies from around the globe.

#mit #jwel