Brief Information

CASLAR-5 is co-organized by the CASLAR Association, the PoCSL Project, and CACLER, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong.

PoCSL (Supporting the Learning and Teaching of Chinese Language for Non-Chinese Speaking Students in Secondary Schools, 2016-2018) is funded by the Language Fund, Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR), Hong Kong. Involving 30 participating schools to date, the project’s focus lies in the state-of-the-art development of and research on Chinese as a Second Language (CSL) pedagogies via close collaboration with frontline educational practitioners. PoCSL is currently administered by CACLER (Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research), Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, a research center dedicated to Chinese Language Education with a strong specialization in CSL.

 

Organizers

Supporting the Learning and Teaching of Chinese language for Non-Chinese Speaking Students in Secondary Schools (2016- 2018) (PoCSL), sponsored by Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR), Hong Kong SAR

Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language and Research (CACLER), The University of Hong Kong

Chinese as a Second Language Research (CASLAR) Association, New York, USA

 

Organizing Committee:

Professor Shek-kam Tse
Dr Joseph Wai-ip Lam
Dr Elizabeth Ka-yee Loh
Dr Mark Shiu-kee Shum
Dr Wing-wah Ki
Dr Vincent Man-kin Lau
Dr Che-ying Kwan

 

Coordinators:

Professor Shek-kam Tse
Dr Joseph Wai-ip Lam
Dr Elizabeth Ka-yee Loh
Dr Mark Shiu-kee Shum
Dr Wing-wah Ki

 

Conference Co-Chairs:

Professor Shek-kam Tse, Founder of Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language & Research, HKU

Distinguished Professor Istvan Kecskes, Chairman of CASLAR, Editor-in-Chief of Intercultural Pragmatics and the CASLAR journal, State University of New York, Albany, USA.

Copyright  2017: PoCSL, CACLER, the University of Hong Kong