Developing cultural sensitivity and enhancing curriculum design through Chinese paintings in Hong Kong

Ying LAU

Research output: Other contributionTeaching Development Grants (TDG)


The project focuses on cultural awareness and Chinese ink art education development for pre-service visual arts teacher and public. The project primarily aims at enhancing learners of pre-service and frontline teachers in curriculum design to develop cultural sensitivity of Hong Kong and China by regarding Chinese traditional painting and modern ink painting of museums. Through understanding the collections of museums and establishing an art educational platform, visual arts teachers and students can create their personal Chinese paintings and enrich their Chinese painting and Hong Kong modern ink knowledge and ability in art appreciation. They can also provide reflections, art creations and art appreciation articles on the platform showcased to encourage the communication and the social interaction among visual arts teachers for life-long learning in art educational lesson plan design, art creation and art critics. The project helps in developing cultural identity outside the classrooms by digital learning and our teaching materials recommended. Hong Kong is a multicultural city that the characteristic and combination of cultures are reflected in artists’ presentations and art education environment. Understanding presentation skills and perspectives of art works can broaden the vision, pedagogy of visual arts teachers and enriched the art creation and art appreciation ability of visual arts students.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Chinese painting teaching and learning
  • Curriculum design
  • Museum education
  • Life-long Learning
  • Hong Kong visual arts education
  • Teaching Development Grant (TDG) Report
  • TDG project code: T0222
  • Period: TDG 2019-2020


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