Building up a Knowledge Repository in a School

Conference paper

Abstract

In the twenty-first century, schools have to face challenges because of societal changes and education reforms. Knowledge management (KM) has been widely used to help business sectors leverage knowledge to increase their competitive advantage in such era of erratic change. KM may be the possible solutions for schools to face changes. Before the full scale of KM implementation, schools can firstly build up their knowledge repository to retain their knowledge. In this paper, the researched school has built up the Knowledge Base as its knowledge repository to retain knowledge and also facilitate knowledge sharing among teachers in the school.

Keywords

Knowledge management (KM) Information-based approach Knowledge repository 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CCC Heep Woh CollegeKowloonHong Kong

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