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Mindful Gardeners: Applying mindfulness to nourish the well-being of gifted/ twice-exceptional students
2021年7月20, 22, 27, 29日及8月3, 10, 17, 24日 (共8節) 10:00 - 12:00
*This is an online talk which will be conducted via Zoom.


  • 了解資優/具才華學生的特質,以及在校時他們如何展現/表達自己 

  • 掌握正念的基本概念及日常應用 

  • 加深對「學生需要」的了解,以及正念可以如何持續地於校內及日常生活中作出培育、滋養

  • 認識多樣手法於校內教授、應用正念練習,增進個人及學生情緒的穩定度、專注及自信



  • 自閉症譜系/特徵 

  • 專注力不足/過度活躍症 

  • 特殊學習困難/讀寫障礙 

  • 社交互動:與同齡同學比較下有發展上的不同、情緒上的激動









香港大學教育學院融合與特殊教育研究發展中心的總監 (課程發展)。她設計、教授、評估及支援【發展創意 施展才華】情意發展課程,推動中心學生課程發展。她在加拿大卑詩大學獲頒特殊教育碩士學位(主修資優教育),曾任職本地及國際學校。她是位資深社工、教師及正念修習者,正於香港大學教育碩士課程督導實習及教育文憑課程教授資優與才華發展課程。

吳女士以個案諮商、成長小組、專業發展培訓及公開講座,推廣及支援孩子、青年、父母及教育工作者的成長與身心幸福。她自2013年起參與梅村的正念修習,2015年修畢為期一年的「正念導師培訓課程」(由Plum Village Mindfulness Academy舉辦)。吳女士於2016年3月起協助開辦季度兒童正念日,與梅村僧侶及香港大學教育學院融合與特殊教育研究發展中心共同推行。





Course Objectives
  • Acquire the traits of gifted / talented students and how they perform / behave in school setting

  • Acquire basic conception of mindfulness and its daily application

  • Develop deeper understanding of students’ needs* and how mindfulness can nourish in a sustainable way in school setting and daily life

  • Access multiple ways to teach and apply mindfulness practice with students in school setting to enhance emotional regulation, concentration and self confidence


*Students’ needs include the following:

  • ASD: Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  • SpLD: Specific Learning Difficulties / Dyslexia

  • Social Interaction: Asynchronous development & intensity in emotions


Course Outline

Basic conception of giftedness and other needs with mindfulness; linkage and benefits; application and evaluation will be illustrated.


Workshop participants will engage in mindfulness practice and are invited to facilitate. Platform for discussion and deliberate feedback will be given.



Target Participants / Prerequisite
Educators, social workers and related supporting staff


Course Instructor

Ms. Jo NG 

Ms. Jo Ng is the Programme Director (Curriculum Development) of CAISE, HKU. She designs, conducts, evaluates and supports talent development with creativity programmes, mainly in affective domains, as well as promoting curriculum development in CAISE. She received her master’s degree in Special Education with Gifted Education Concentration from The University of British Columbia. Jo is an experienced social worker, teacher and mindfulness practitioner, currently being a supervisor of MEd (Gifted Education and Talent Development) practicum and teaching PGDE course in gifted and talent development at HKU.


Jo is keen to support the growth and well-being of children, adolescents, parents and educators through providing case consultation, developmental groups and professional development training. She has been practicing mindfulness under the tradition of Plum Village since 2013 and completed the one-year Mindfulness Teachers Training Program by The Mindfulness Academy in 2015. She has initiated a quarterly Day of Mindfulness for Children with Plum Village monastics and HKU CAISE since March 2016.


Her aspiration is to cultivate joy and happiness in children, family, schools and the society.

Medium of Instruction
Cantonese supplemented with English

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