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QESS Project Develops the First VPET - Open Online Learning and Teaching Platform in Hong Kong

「質素提升支援計劃」首建本地職業專才教育學與教資源共享平台

Development of Effective Pedagogical Practices and a Cross-institutional Online Sharing Platform for Hong Kong's Vocational Education and Training (VET) is a cross-institutional project funded by the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) of the Education Bureau. This 3-year Project signifies a collaborative effort of Vocational Training Council (VTC), The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), Caritas Institute of Higher Education (CIHE) and Caritas Bianchi College of Careers (CBCC) ...

How to Make a Difference in Student Engagement with Blended Learning Approach

如何改善學生在混合式學習中的參與度

Blended learning suggests the combination of online learning and face-to-face instruction to facilitate learning and teaching. As blended learning has become one of the hottest pedagogical terms over the recent decade, Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) invited Dr Paula Hodgson to share with our teachers her expertise and experience in blended learning in the workshop of “Make a Difference in Student Engagement with Blended Learning Approach” in January 2018. Ensuring Eff...

The Teacher's Role in a Differentiated Classroom

教師在差異化課堂中的角色

Under the policy of inclusive education, diverse students, such as students with special educational needs (SEN) and non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students, are commonly seen in Hong Kong's classroom. In a differentiated classroom, differences in students' abilities and learning styles can bring a great challenge to teachers. To better engage diverse students in the learning process, effective teachers not only accept and embrace their varied cultural heritages and different learning backgrounds...

Fostering Active Learning with Case-based Learning Approach

透過案例式學習方法培養學生主動學習

What is Case-based Learning? Case-based learning (CBL) is “an established approach used across disciplines where students apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios, promoting higher-levels of cognition” (The Yale Center for Teaching and Learning). CBL believes that students could draw upon their prior knowledge to make contribution to their learning, which also reflects the constructivism theory that learners learn best when they gain knowledge through exploration and active...

Using Infographics for Effective Learning

運用資訊圖表幫助提升學習效能

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VTC as the Strategic Partner of Learning and Teaching Expo 2017

職業訓練局獲邀為「學與教博覽2017」策略伙伴

The Learning and Teaching Expo (LTE) is an Asia's leading education expo and Hong Kong's annual signature education event. The eighth edition of the Expo will be held from 13 to 15 December 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). VTC is pleased to be the strategic partner for the first time in the event this year, which signifies its prominent role in vocational and professional education and training (VPET) in the region. Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) will colla...

How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Impacts Learning and Teaching

人工智能對學與教帶來的衝擊

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the world in more ways than we can imagine. From digital assistants like Siri and Google Assistant in our mobile phone, to AlphaGo that plays the board game Go with human, AI in its many forms is now part of our everyday life. AI is still in its early days as an educational tool compared with other technologies such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), yet there will be more innovative applications to enhance learning and teaching by using ...

Briefing Session of the Medium of Instruction Training Programme for Co-teaching Initiative

協同教學發展項目下之教學語言培訓計劃簡報會

The Co-teaching Initiative is a capability enhancement project aiming to enable the Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) Programme students to articulate common trade-related problems in simple English and apply the skills in learning topic-based trade contents. It is a collaboration among various operational units of the Council and British Council. Under this Initiative, selected topics of vocational modules from DVE Programme will be co-developed and co-tau...

Self-regulated Learning for Achieving Higher Academic Goals

自我調節學習 — 達致更高學習目標

What is Self-regulated Learning (SRL)? Self-regulated Learning (SRL) is a broad term that describes self-directed thoughts and behaviours that are used to achieve academic goals (Zimmerman, 1989). Self-regulation is a constructive process of managing thoughts, behaviours and emotion purposefully to acquire information and skills. The difference between academic survival and excellence is that the higher achieving students tend to use more and better learning strategies, such as organi...

A Year Full of Joy and Success: Greetings from CLT

滿載欣喜和成功的新學年: 來自教學中心的祝願

Greetings, on behalf of Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT), it is a great pleasure to welcome all teachers back to school at the beginning of the new academic year. The rebranding of “vocational education and training (VET)” as “vocational and professional education and training (VPET)” in Hong Kong in recent years signifies a higher expectation on vocational skills and professional knowledge. To meet up with this expectation and to cultivate our students with the 21st century co...