Learning/Teaching Chinese is not an easy task especially for non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students/teachers. Let’s listen to their heartfelt voices and feelings.
D(ECE) programme 2024/25
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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.
For students who aim at pursuing Further Study or being a Teaching Assistant
to help NCS children
No tuition fee
Studentship for eligible students
Applicants are eligible to apply through the Direct Application route if they:
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
possess other equivalent qualifications; or
are mature applicants (aged 21 or above by 1 September 2024) 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. Grade conversion of alternative Chinese language qualifications will not be included in the calculation of the best five subjects’ points for HKDSE.
Having knowledge of one or more ethnic minority languages (e.g. Hindi, Urdu, Nepali) will be an advantage.