Among 1,350 contestants from 84 countries and regions, the project team led by Prof. Daniel Shek received Gold Award at the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Reimagine Education 2021. Co-organised by QS and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the Reimagine Education Awards are regarded as the “Oscars” of education, rewarding innovative approaches that enhance students’ learning outcomes and employability. The winning project of APSS was:


Gold Award in Nurturing Wellbeing & Purpose category

Project title: Leadership and Intrapersonal Development Programme

Project leader: Professor Daniel Shek, Associate Vice President (Undergraduate Programme), PolyU and Chair Professor of APSS

Project summary: The programme builds up important positive attributes and competencies among university students, enabling them to pursue continual self-improvement, enhance their wellbeing, and contribute to society, through a suite of four subjects, namely Tomorrow’s Leaders, Service Leadership, Promotion of Children and Adolescent Development, and Service Leadership through Serving Children and Families with Special Needs, with both formal and informal learning processes.


Two other PolyU teams led by Department of Applied Mathematics also received one Silver and one Bronze Award at the QS Reimagine Education 2021.

Colleagues from APSS take this opportunity to congratulate all the award-winning PolyU educators!