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1850’s

1853

The first formalised scheme of in-service teacher training commences in St. Paul's College

1880’s

1881

First Government Normal School established

1930’s

1939

Founding of Northcote Training College

Founding of Northcote Training College

1950’s

1951

Founding of Grantham Training College

Founding of Grantham Training College

1960’s

1960

Founding of Sir Robert Black Training College

Founding of Sir Robert Black Training College

1970’s

1974

Founding of the Hong Kong Technical Teachers' College

Founding of the Hong Kong Technical Teachers' College

1980’s

1982

Founding of the Institute of Language in Education

Founding of the Institute of Language in Education

1990’s

1994

Two key documents: The Education Commission Report No. 5 and The HKIEd Ordinance

Two key documents: The Education Commission Report No. 5 and The HKIEd Ordinance

Inauguration Ceremony of HKIEd

Inauguration Ceremony of HKIEd

1996

HKIEd came under the aegis of the University Grants Committee (UGC)

HKIEd came under the aegis of the University Grants Committee (UGC)

1998

First degree programme launched

First degree programme launched

2000’s

2004

Granted self-accrediting status by the Government

Granted self-accrediting status by the Government

2005

Master of Education Programme launched

Master of Education Programme launched

2007

Doctor of Education Programme launched

Doctor of Education Programme launched

2009

HKIEd unveiled its Strategic Plan for the next three years and beyond

The Government endorsed the stand-alone option proposed by the UGC's Review Group for HKIEd to become an Education-focused, research strong and multidisciplinary institution

2010’s

2010

Graduate School established and Research Postgraduate Programmes launched

Graduate School established and Research Postgraduate Programmes launched

Two complementary programmes

Two complementary programmes of BA (Honours) in Language Studies and BSSc (Honours) in Global and Environmental Studies launched

2011

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture Programme launched

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture Programme launched

HKIEd conferred the degree of Doctor of Education on the first batch of graduates

HKIEd conferred the degree of Doctor of Education on the first batch of graduates

2012

HKIEd submitted the report on Final Preparation for University Title to the Education Bureau

HKIEd submitted the report on Final Preparation for University Title to the Education Bureau

BSSc (Honours) in Psychology Programme launched

The BSSc (Honours) in Psychology programme launched

2013

Conferred the degree of Doctor of Philosophy on the first batch of graduates

HKIEd Conferred the degree of Doctor of Philosophy on the first batch of graduates

2014

HKIEd submitted its university title application to the Education Bureau

HKIEd submitted its university title application to the Education Bureau

2016

The Chief Executive in Council approved that HKIEd be granted university title - The Education University of Hong Kong

The Chief Executive in Council approved that HKIEd be granted university title - The Education University of Hong Kong

HKIEd has been retitled “The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK)”

Following the gazettal of the HKIEd (Amendment) Ordinance 2016 on 27 May 2016, the Institute has been retitled “The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK)”

2017

EdUHK unveiled Strategic Plan 2016-25

EdUHK unveiled Strategic Plan 2016-25