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The Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Education and Vocational Education programme is for participants with or without background in education. 
The Doctor of Education (Lifelong Education) (EdD) degree programme in collaboration with the University of Nottingham provides doctoral graduates to the tertiary education and training sectors.


The Diploma in Special Education programme is for teachers and other participants. It consists of five modules: Dyslexia; ADD and ADHD; Gifted education; ASD; and Hearing impairment.


Early childhood education courses focus on Montessori and Waldorf suitable for teachers and parents. English teaching courses provide training for English teachers and those interested in teaching English. Other courses include research methodology etc.

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This programme aims to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to become effective programme planners, and trainers in adult and vocational education institutions, teachers of post-secondary education colleges, as well as human development personnel in corporations and businesses.

This programme is suitable for Trainers in commerce, industry and public sectors; Teachers in vocational, technical, professional, community and adult education; Personnel involved in programme management, administration and human resources development. The course is open to applicants without prior teaching or training experience.
Start 07 SEP 2019 (SAT)
Duration 14 months
Fee HK$43,000
爲具有一定普通話水平,已從事普通話教學工作或準備從事普通話教學工作的人士而設。 形成正確的普通話教學理念;瞭解語言學及教育學基礎知識;掌握普通話常用的教學方法和步驟;能獨立管控和有效實施普通話的課堂教學。
開課日期 2019年3月27日 (星期三)
修業期 5個月
課程費用 HK$11,200
開課日期 2019年4月10日 (星期三)
修業期 1年至3年
課程費用 註冊費 $400
特殊教育(讀寫障礙) $6250
認識及支援專注力不足及過度活躍學童 $3950
認識及支援資優學童 $3950
認識及支援自閉症譜系障礙學童 $3950
聽覺健康及支援聽覺受損學童 $3950
This programme aims to provide students with cutting-edge information and practical experience to pursue a coaching career in youth sports, tertiary and Olympic or professional sports. Students in the programme will learn current practices in sport identification and development, coaching methodology, sport psychology, applied biomechanics, strength and conditioning, application of research, and the administration of sport programs. It will enhance their understanding of coaching programming to meet the specific needs of clients that they are supervising in the community. 
Start 28 AUG 2019 (WED)
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$24,500

This course is designed for ESL teachers / learners to enhance their knowledge and skills in teaching and producing English writings for academic, disciplinary and research purposes. It will use product-focused, process-oriented and genre-based approaches to help the participants generate texts that may conform to professional academic requirements in terms of genre conventions, rhetorical structures and discoursal features. The instructor will assist course participants analyse model texts and journal articles in relevant literature and enable them to develop effective instructional strategies on writing skills. Constructive feedback and practical suggestions will be provided to individual writing products on content, structure  and language.

Start 27 FEB 2019 (WED)
Duration 10 weeks
Fee HK$2750
開課日期 2019年2月28日 (星期四)
修業期 6個星期
課程費用 HK$2700


開課日期 2019年3月4日 (星期一)
修業期 6個星期
課程費用 HK$2,160



開課日期 2019年3月5日 (星期二)
修業期 3個星期
課程費用 HK$790

This course is specifically designed for teachers and learners who wish to acquire practical and effective knowledge and skills in teaching and learning ESL/EFL/EAL in the local context. Special emphasis will be placed on the learning goals, needs, expectations and problems of ESL/EFL/EAL students of different ages in acquiring listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The content will introduce the major Second Language Acquisition theories, relevant pedagogical approaches, innovative instructional designs and effective classroom strategies for teaching and learning English as a target language and sociocultural discourse through task-based learning, communicative teaching and content-language integrated models

Start 05 MAR 2019 (TUE)
Duration 5 weeks
Fee HK$2350
This course aims to provide a forum for course designers and tutors to gain a deeper understanding about outcome-based assessment and to exchange their experience gained in the actual assessment process.
Start 07 MAR 2019 (THU)
Duration 3 weeks
Fee HK$1080