CIBS Programme: Diversity Strengthens our Community: Hamro Sathi (多元文化壯社群)




    Since 1990s, more than 40,000 Nepalese people have made Hong Kong their home. In the last two decades, some non-Nepalese people supported them to build a Hong Kong Nepalese community. This programme introduces how these supporters have connected to the local Nepalese.

    *廣播語言 Broadcast Language(s): 尼泊爾語 Nepali & 英語 English




    Episode 13:Diversity in Hong Kong education

    Dr. Carlos Soto is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong. He began his career in education in the United States, where worked in schools and the non-profit education sector. Since 2009, he has worked in Hong Kong’s diverse education system as a teacher and researcher, focusing on developing critical educational practices.He had also worked with the Hong Kong Nepalese secondary and university students.
    In this episode, we will discuss with him the importance of diversity and critical pedagogy in the education system, how it can support the students from diverse backgrounds who are deprived of quality education and help to develop the full potential of students. how it can be implemented and developed in the Hong Kong education system and institutes. How was his experience working with Nepalese students and their potential?


    02/10/2021 - 足本 Full (HKT 21:05 - 22:00)



    Episode 12: Preserving Hong Kong Gurkha History

    Dr. John Whelpton has been living in Hong Kong since 1987, working first as an English language secondary school teacher and now as a free-lance Latin tutor. He earlier taught English in Nepal at the Shri Thakur Ram Campus (Birganj) and Amrit Science Campus (Kathmandu) of Tribhuvan University in 1972–1974 and has since returned regularly to Nepal to conduct research on history and politics. He was formerly associated with the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His publications include A History of Nepal (2005) and Jang Bahadur in Europe (second edition, 2016).
    In this episode, we will discuss with Dr. John about his publications of Nepal history, past and present social and political development of Nepal, Gurkha history in the context of Nepal and the world, how the Nepalese community of Hong Kong can play a role to develop the relation between Nepal and China.



    25/09/2021 - 足本 Full (HKT 21:05 - 22:00)

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