|Venue||Tseung Kwan O Study Centre (some courses may be delivered in satellite study center at urban locations / Tai Po campus as decided by the University)|
|Programme Leader||Dr Ngai Siu Keung George|
This programme aims to provide practitioners or intending practitioners in Professional and Vocational Education (PVE) settings with the skills, understandings and aptitudes to work effectively, efficiently and confidently as professional teachers, instructors, trainers, educational designers and change agents. The programme provides participants with the opportunity to build upon their existing disciplinary knowledge, integrating it with the educational learning that is the core of the programme.
Graduates of the programme are expected to demonstrate:
This is a 3-year part-time in-service programme consisting of 60 credit points (cps). The programme is delivered through face-to-face teaching, online teaching and individual / small group supervision. Classes are normally held in weekday evenings and / or on Saturdays, while other arrangements will be made when necessary. The programme is structured around 5 domains as follows:
|Domain||Year||Credit Points (cps)|
|Foundation Education Studies||1||12|
|Elective Educational Studies*||1-3||6-33|
|Workplace Learning Project||3||6|
* Depending on entry qualifications and experience, participants may be required to take 0-27 cps of Academic Studies courses. Combined with Elective Educational Studies courses, a participant must have attained at least 33 cps of courses in these two domains in order to fulfil the graduation requirements.
Participants are required to take core courses which cover the following areas in PVE:
This domain offers specialised study in the following areas in PVE and related pedagogy:
Certain elective courses will be offered occasionally or on an alternative-year-basis. Other approved elective courses may be selected from those offered by other programmes of the University and prior approval from the Programme Leader is required.
This domain involves the approved studies pertinent to PVE, including curriculum-specific pedagogy, where appropriate, depending on entry qualifications and experience. Participants may be required to study the following courses plus other courses selected from those offered by other programmes of the University or other higher education providers:
This domain provides participants with a range of supervised teaching experiences in appropriate PVE contexts to develop their teaching capabilities, through drawing upon the educational research and theory studied in the other domains. Participants will be able to develop and implement practices to address weaknesses and build upon strengths in teaching performance, and to apply their learning in designing, implementing and evaluating a substantial course of teaching.
This domain provides participants with the opportunity to draw together the personally important learning from their engagement in and through each of the previous courses studied in the programme.
The medium of instruction is normally Chinese. English or Putonghua is adopted as the language of instruction for some courses, when necessary.
Participants are required to make own arrangements to undertake relevant teaching in a PVE environment during the specified Field Experience Supervision Period* to fulfill the following FE requirements:
* Year 2: October – December and January – April; Year 3: October to April
To be eligible for admission, applicants should normally:
Applicants do not possess an Associate Degree but fulfil the following conditions may be invited to attend an interview and be considered on a case by case basis.
Tel: (852) 2948 6886
Miss Almaz Wong
Tel: (852) 2948 8031