30 September, 2015
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Lingnan University co-organised an international symposium on “Managing Rapid Social and Economic Changes: International Responses and Urban Governance” with the Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) and the University of Bath, UK on 18 September.  

In his opening remarks, Vice President Prof Joshua Mok Ka-ho stated that “the symposium aims to pool together efforts of scholars from the four institutions to critically examine the new challenges and investigate the appropriateness and effectiveness of social policy and urban governance.”

During the discussion sessions, Prof Mok shared his recent research on “Massification of Higher Education, Skill Mismatch in Labor Market and the Reforms on Vocational Higher Education”, Prof Alfred Chan Cheung-ming, Chair Professor in Social Gerontology shared his research on policy-making for Hong Kong’s elderly services programme plan, while Assistant Professor Dr Esra Burak Ho presented her study on “The Effect of Performance, Effort, and Context on Fair Pay at the Top”.