|Mode of Study:||Full-time Block Release|
|Venue:||Tai Po Campus|
||Dr Eric king-man Chong|
|Programme Enquiries:||2948 7707 or 2948 8053 (Ms Lee)|
Participants will be equipped with the pedagogical skills and subject knowledge and concepts needed to teach the Life and Society curriculum (Secondary 1-3) or related subjects in the junior secondary school curriculum, Hong Kong Basic Law and the principles underlying “One Country, Two Systems”. It also aims at enhancing the participants’ pedagogical literacy and competency that suit the school-based curriculum development and implementation of this integrated and inter-disciplinary curriculum. It is expected that participants will have the necessary professional competencies to design and teach the Life and Society Curriculum in junior secondary schools.
On successful completion of the programme, participants will be able to:
The programme comprises of three courses and 9 credit points (cps) in total. The learning and teaching activities will comprise of academic core courses, field and service learning experiences, group works and case studies.
In 2019-20, the following three courses will be offered:
This course aims at enhancing the participants’ understanding of the Hong Kong Basic Law, for example, the principles underlying “One Country, Two Systems” including “the HK Special Administrative Region (SAR) being an inalienable part of the People’s Republic of China”. With reference to relevant articles of the Chinese Constitution (which authorise the establishment of SARs), the Sino-British Joint Declaration, the Basic Law, case law, and political developments, this course will enable participants to clearly explain, first, the relationship between the Chinese Constitution and the Basic Law, second, the dynamic between “One country” and “Two systems”, and third, the implementation of the Basic Law after 1997.
*** This programme shall include new related learning elements related to such as Greater Bay Area development and Hong Kong SAR as a smart city.
The medium of instruction is mainly Chinese and will be supplemented by English where appropriate.
To be eligible for admission, applicants should be:
Priority of admission will be given to teachers who take care of relevant education or curriculum reform in schools or who are Panel Chairpersons of the related subjects.
To be awarded a Certificate of Completion, participants must obtain a pass in all assessment tasks required and successfully fulfill the attendance requirements as stipulated by the programme.
This Government-funded programme is supported by the Education Bureau (EDB). Schools which release teachers to take this programme are eligible for supply teachers, if deemed necessary. Government and aided schools shall contact the EDB for detailed arrangements. Private and DSS schools shall make their own arrangements for the employment of supply teachers.
Participants who complete our PDPs are eligible to apply for credit transfer if they enroll in our postgraduate programmes. Their applications will be considered on an individual basis.