PolyU has been promoting active learning of students through creative pedagogies. At the Reimagine Education Awards 2020, three projects launched by the Department of Applied Mathematics and Pao Yue-Kong Library won five awards for their innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Co-organised by Quacquarelli Symonds, compiler of global world university rankings, and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the awards are regarded as the “Oscars of Education” and have attracted more than 1,500 submissions from 84 countries this year.


Department of Applied Mathematics
Pedagogic and active learning mobile solutions (PALMS) project for STEM tertiary education

.  Discipline Award (Natural Sciences): Silver Award

.  Category Award (Hybrid Learning): Bronze Award




.  Category Award (ICT tools for learning, teaching, and support): Bronze Award




Pao Yue-Kong Library

i-Space: a makerspace and community for students of all backgrounds at the university library

.  Regional Award (Asia-Pacific): Silver Award

.  Category Award (Cultivating Curiosity): Bronze Award