Visual arts teachers' perception on STE(A)M education to enhance students' creativity

Chit Yi TSE

Research output: Other contributionHonours Projects (HP)

Abstract

The Hong Kong Education Bureau has only introduced STEM education, yet many schools incorporate Arts into STEM and implement STE(A)M education. Therefore, this research aims to explore visual arts teachers' perceptions on implementing STE(A)M education and how they implement it. Qualitative research is the main methodology of this research and a semi-structured interview was held with two visual arts teachers that have participated in the implementation of STE(A)M education and their teaching strategies, opinions and students' products were collected. The research found out that the implementation of STE(A)M giving a positive result on students' creativity, but the implementation process insists a lot of obstacles. Teachers need more professionals training which schools and the Hong Kong educational bureau to strengthen teachers’ understanding of STE(A)M and increase the opportunity of STE(A)M education by offering more professional workshops and courses.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • Honours Project (HP)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture and Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Visual Arts) (Five-year Full-time)
  • Programme code: A5B081
  • Course code: ART4216

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