Programme Code: A1E001

D(ECE) programme 2022/23【Open for Applications】



still available for admission 2022



D(ECE) Programme is a promising response to education provision for ethnic minorities in Hong Kong. It aims to nurture a new generation of teaching assistants who possess the language proficiency, pedagogical knowledge and positive attitudes required to support preschool teachers, education and community service workers in helping non-Chinese speaking (NCS) children build a solid base for learning, and to contribute proactively and meaningfully to social inclusion and early childhood education.


Programme Features:

For students who aim at pursuing Further Study or being a Teaching Assistant
to help NCS children
No tuition fee
Studentship for eligible students


Entrance Requirements

Applicants are eligible to apply through the Direct Application route if they:

  1. have obtained in the HKDSE (a) Level 1 or above in Chinese Language* and English Language; and (b) 6 points or above in the best five subjects; or
  2. possess other equivalent qualifications; or
  3. are mature applicants (aged 21 or above by 1 September 2022) who can demonstrate academic ability and commitment to study in the programme.

*Alternative qualifications in Chinese Language include GCE, GCSE, IGCSE, and HKDSE Applied Learning Chinese.

Having knowledge of one or more ethnic minority languages (e.g. Hindi, Urdu, Nepali) will be an advantage.




Click HERE for the Online Application Guide  


Virtual Career Talk:
The Study Paths and Career Development in early childhood education

The Virtual Career Talk was successfully held online on 13 July 2022.


Virtual Information Day 2022

The Virtual Information Day was successfully held online on 9 April 2022.


Programme Exploration【Coming Soon*】


 Group Visit (Campus Tour) 

Learn more about the academic
life in EdUHK


 Programme Talk and Q&A 

Learn more about the D(ECE) programme and admission requirements


 On-site Programme Talk 

We also deliver onsite (or online) programme talk to
secondary schools and NGOs.