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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
開課日期 2019年1月24日 (星期四)
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
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 待定
修業期 5個月
課程費用 HK$11200
開課日期 2019年1月2日 (星期三)
修業期 5個星期

開課日期 2019年1月8日 (星期二)
修業期 3個星期
課程費用 HK$790

Selecting a valid and reliable research process and acquiring the skill for writing quality research literature are the pre-requisites to conducting successful studies in education and social sciences. This course is specifically designed for educational professionals, social science practitioners and advanced research students who intend to carry out quantitative, qualitative or mixed-methods research projects.  The participants will learn about the pragmatics of major research methodologies and methods, analysis of seminal journal articles, and writing effective research proposals and reports. The participants will receive appropriate guidance, constructive feedback and practical suggestions on their research tasks.

Start 08 JAN 2019 (TUE)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$2700

This course is specifically designed for ESL/EFL/EAL teachers and learners to improve their skills in crafting written texts effectively for academic, business and research purposes. It will use product-focused, process-oriented and genre-based approaches to help participants produce quality texts that can conform to academic and workplace requirements, genre conventions, rhetorical structures and discoursal features. The writing instructor will help students conduct rhetorical analysis of model texts in educational, vocational and research literature and scaffold them to write collaboratively and independently.  Constructive feedback and practical suggestions will be provided to individual writing products on content, structure and language

Start 09 JAN 2019 (WED)
Duration 10 weeks
Fee HK$2750

Grammar is the backbone of English and without it, the meanings and functions of the language are completely lost. This course introduces to ESL/EFL/EAL teachers, students and professionals the comprehensive knowledge of English syntactic structures in terms of Functional and Prescriptive Grammar. Applying syntactic rules correctly can facilitate both spoken and written communications, efficient negotiation of complex meanings, and effective analysis of English rhetoric for academic and vocational purposes. The emphasis is on using grammar not just as a set of rules but also as the functions of communication in terms of field, tenor and mode

Start 10 JAN 2019 (THU)
Duration 5 weeks
Fee HK$2350

「全人教育」能啟發學生熱愛生命、尊重他人和嚮往學習,以批判方法去思考人生價值和生存意義,在生活中培養尊重、關懷和接納別人等正確觀念。 課程協助家 長、教師和社工了解「全人教育」的概念、理論和實踐方法,進而培育兒童和青少年,提昇他們的多元智能及商數 Multiple Intelligences and Quotients (IQ, EQ , PQ, CQ, AQ 及 SQ),促進德智體群美靈的平衡發展,使他們成長、成功、成器及成才,令他們有更大能耐應付各類學習、專業需要和社會壓力。

開課日期 2019年1月12日 (星期六)
修業期 4個星期
課程費用 HK$1,200