Faculty of Education and Human Development, EdUHK

Second Major / Department of Special Education and Counselling (SEC)

Special Education

Description

The Second Major in Special Education in line with the Government's policy on inclusive education aims to provide quality teacher education for serving teachers to enable them to work effectively with students with special needs in ordinary or special school settings. It aims to significantly enhance the competencies of participants who will eventually assume the roles of student support teachers, so that they are able to collaborate with the other student support team members and develop effective student support within the realm of the whole school approach.

Coordinator
Dr. Angus Wang
Tel: 2948 8817

To attain this Second Major, you are required to take 10 courses (3 credit points / course) listed below:

To attain this Minor, you are required to take 5 courses (3 credit points / course) listed below:

Courses
Code
Course Title
Course Outline
SED3002
A Whole School Approach to Inclusive Practices ^

This is a Restricted Elective course which can be used to fulfil both the requirements of the Second Major and the elective component of the Education Studies domain. Double count of 6 credit points can be claimed if two electives among the ten courses of the Second Major are Restricted Elective courses. [For BEd students only]

SED3003 / SED4074
Developing an Inclusive Classroom for Diverse Learning ^

This is a Restricted Elective course which can be used to fulfil both the requirements of the Second Major and the elective component of the Education Studies domain. Double count of 6 credit points can be claimed if two electives among the ten courses of the Second Major are Restricted Elective courses. [For BEd students only]

^This is a Restricted Elective course which can be used to fulfil both the requirements of the Second Major and the elective component of the Education Studies domain. Double count of 6 credit points can be claimed if two electives among the ten courses of the Second Major are Restricted Elective courses. [For BEd students only]
Career / Study Progression

There is a growing community demand for teachers, teaching assistants, educational officers, and school / community coordinators to receive comprehensive training in special education.

Students interested in further study after graduation may be able to continue the Master’s programmes in the field of education, psychology and special education, such as the Master of Education (Area of Focus in Special Needs, Giftedness and Counselling), the Master of Social Sciences in Psychology (Schools and Community Settings), the Master of Arts in Educational Counselling, as well as the Master of Science in Educational Speech-Language Pathology and Learning Disabilities offered by EdUHK.

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