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Message from the Head

Welcome to the Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning at The Education University of Hong Kong.
 
The University was recently ranked 2rd in Asia and 12th in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.  The Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning is proud of its contribution to that ranking.

Our multi-disciplinary department is at the forefront of research, teaching and consultancy work in the areas of:

  • Education studies (philosophy and sociology of education);
  • Comparative and international education and sustainable development;
  • Professional and vocational education;
  • Life and values education; and
  • Lifelong learning.

Research in the department is closely integrated with our teaching through:

  • research doctorate studies in life and values education, comparative and international education, and in lifelong learning;
  • the specialized area of Comparative Education in the Doctor of Education programme;
  • the specialized area of Life and Values Education in the Doctor of Education programme;
  • the area of focus of Life and Values Education in the Master of Education programme;
  • courses in philosophical and socio-cultural issues in education in Postgraduate Diploma and undergraduate programmes;
  • co-curricular learning courses and General Education foundation and breadth courses in lifelong learning, philosophy, values education and international education;
  • a suite of courses in professional and vocational education;
  • the Minor in Teaching and Learning in International Schools; and
  • courses for the Elder Academy.

To find out more about the department, please explore our website – and feel free to contact us.