About Edge Development Centre
'Practices that work'
Founded in 2018 and endorsed by HKGCSE, Edge Development Centre(Edge) is a social enterprise that aspires to be a service-providing think-tank comprising of front-line clinical professionals. It is an innovationfor innovations where front-line clinicians could rally around, proposingsystematic solutions to social problems / service gaps. We empowerfront-line clinicians to be the difference they want to see, and weencourage bottom-up evidence-based practice (EBP). Through multi-disciplinary collaboration and strong adhesion to the scientific methods,we actualize 'Practices that work' in both macro (society-level) andmicro (client-level) perspectives.
Edge started off with merely two founding directors. Front-line professionals with diversespecialties, who share the vision with the Centre, gather to form an extensive network. It is now amulti-disciplinary workforce capable of actualizing innovations and delivering high quality clinicalservices. It is also one of the organizations that houses the largest number of serving EducationalPsychologists in Hong Kong.
In 2019, Edge was awarded the EASE (Education and SocialEntrepreneur) Fund, by The Education University of Hong Kong inearly 2019 for its very first innovative project.
In 2020, Edge (teaming up with EdUHK) was a winning team of theMind Matters – A Hackathon for Social Impact Campaign by AsianCharity Service, co-designed with HSBC Private Banking to furthermental well-being services in Hong Kong.
In 2020, in collaboration with EdUHK, Edge was also funded byAdvance Children Medical and Education Foundation to launch HongKong’s first territory-wide SEN after-school academic support project inprimary schools to provide homework support for students with SENunder close supervision of Educational Psychologists.
To be a powerhouse for theory-driven and innovative practices.
To bridge service gap in the society.
To promote evidence-based practice (EBP) in the society.
To make professional knowledge and support easily accessible to parents and teachers.
To empower systems (e.g. families, schools, centres, communities) through outreaching services.