Welcome to CRSE

The Centre (CRSE) was established in 2006 with generous donations from five school-sponsoring religious organizations: Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, Ching Chung Taoist Association of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, Sik Sik Yuen and the Hong Kong Buddhist Association. In 2008, we received another donation from the Confucian Academy in support of the Centre’s development. 

News and Upcoming Events



Thematic Seminar on LECG for STEM

Date: 28 February 2019

Venue: Room 105, Town Centre Campus, The Education University of Hong Kong

About the Event:

The Thematic Seminar for Secondary School Teachers on Life Planning Education and Career Guidance Services for Students on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Related Disciplines provides a well-informed platform that gathers the experience of successful school cases for Career Guidance Masters/Mistresses and subject teachers in integrating Life and Career Planning Education with STEM education.

Seminar: Decoding the Mystique of Life Education

Date: 19 February 2019

Venue: Room D1-LP-06, The Education University of Hong Kong

About the Event:

The Seminar, organized by Ming Pao Education Publications Limited and co-organized by the Centre for Religious and Spirituality Education, seeks to address often untouched issues that concern the overall life condition of students and Life Education in general. Apart from professional sharings from two distinguished speakers, the seminar provides an open platform for educators to express their own views on unspoken issues that are otherwise unspoken due to social customs and concerns.


EdUHK Lunar New Year Fair

Date: 25-26 January 2019

Venue: Central Plaza and Podium Level of Blocks B1 to B4, The Education University of Hong Kong

About the Event:

To celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year, the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) will host the “2019 Student Fair – EdUHK Lunar New Year Fair”, providing EdUHK students with an opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial spirits and gain hands-on experience in running booths. The Fair also serves to enhance connections between EdUHK and the Tai Po Community. The Fair open to public for free. All are welcome.

Character Education: Implementation in the Classroom

Date: 22 August 2018

Venue: Spiritual Activity Room, CRSE, EdUHK

Speaker: Prof. Marvin Berkowitz

About the Speaker:

Dr. Marvin W. Berkowitz is the inaugural Sanford N. McDonnell Endowed Professor of Character Education and Co-Director of the Center for Character and Citizenship at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. In 1999 he was the inaugural Ambassador H.H. Coors Professor of Character Development at the US Air Force Academy. He served as Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Ethics Studies at Marquette University. He was also founder and Associate Director of the Center for Addiction and Behavioral Health Research in Milwaukee.

Centre Projects


Monthly Day of Mindfulness (DOM)   

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and the Plum Village community recognize the importance of creating sustainable and lasting programs in schools that support the happiness and well-being of teachers, administrators, students, and parents.
Our focus is on your personal well-being and happiness. In our extensive work with educators around the world, we have seen that when the teacher is personally supported by mindfulness practice, it is naturally transmitted in the classroom.
Target: We welcome all education professionals & students, regardless of your religious background and belief
Date:  Every 4th Saturday of the month (please check our website for updates)
Time:  0930 to 1630
Fee:  Free of charge


Spiritual Experiential Activities


The Centre is delighted to offer a series of Mindfulness Workshops as well as Spiritual Experiential Activities for students and education professionals alike to experience a different dimension from their often hectic routines. The collection of experiential workshops includes: 




Spiritual Dance


Calligraphy Workshop


"Green Monday" - Vegetarian Luncheon


Visiting the Holy Trinity Cathedral 



The Centre offers a spectrum of courses on subjects orientating human's spiritual ethos, religio-cultural experience, as well as the well-being of humans in general. The series of General Education Breadth courses aim at providing students a holistic experience that ranges from the training of their logical faculty, a window to familiarize with some of the prominent religious thinkings, as well as a specific module which seeks to explore the connection between the theoretical aspects of spirituality and the modern living condition. (Click to Learn More)


*(Note: Course information including course outlines for the academic year 2018/19 is not yet available, you may, however, refer to the current course outlines for your planning.)


Hong Kong Buddhist Temple Investigation Project

The implementation of Buddhistic moral and values education aims at injecting the Buddhist teachings into life education modules. It also serves as a juncture to the initiation of the Hong Kong Buddhist Temple Investigation Project, which seeks to explore the physical environment and to educate and disseminate the teachings to educators and students alike.






"Leadership and Teaching of Religious Schools" Seminar cum 10th Anniversary Exhibition

The Centre for Religious and Spirituality Education (hereafter “CRSE”), the Education University of Hong Kong (hereafter “EdUHK”) had fostered works in values and life education for Chinese culture since its establishment. And CRSE has undergone four projects in values and life education for Chinese culture, namely “Chinese Culture-based Life Education Project”, “Study of Chinese Classics”, “In Praise of Filial Piety” and “From Self-cultivation to the regulation of Family”... (Continue reading)


Lectures and Seminars

The Centre is host to numerous lectures for EdUHK personnel as well as lectures open to the public. Seminars and lectures are delivered either by renowned scholars in fields such as spiritual education, religious education, and life and values education; or devoted practitioners of religious as well as spiritual traditions, in the hope of bringing in the diverse aspects of spiritual and life education and at the same time deepening our understanding of the subject matter. (Click to Learn More)