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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...

Happy Teachers’ Day 2017!

2017敬師日快樂!

“Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.” Sidney Hook. The saying well illustrates the significant impact of teachers. Their teaching with dedication and inspiration always leave a strong imprint in students' lives. The 10th of September every year is Teachers' Day in Hong Kong. Let's salute to all VTC teachers for their contributions to our students!  To express our sincere gr...

Join ATP to Enhance Your Teaching in VPET

參與「職業專才教育進階教學培訓課程」 提升教學效能

With the rapidly changing environment in vocational and professional education and training (VPET) and new initiatives in learning and teaching in VTC, Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) is launching a new programme, Advanced Teaching Programme in Vocational and Professional Education and Training (ATP) in AY2017/18 to in-service teachers, to enhance their teaching in VPET for continuing professional development. The Programme is offered to teaching and instructing staff with two to five yea...

How Can Teachers be Effective Communicators?

教師實用溝通技巧

Effective communication skills are important for teachers’ facilitation and interaction with students. Enhancing one’s communication skills is not an overnight process, nor is there a perfect, one-size-fits-all solution. Therefore, Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) invited Mr Andy Wong, an experienced master of ceremonies and trainer, to share and demonstrate practical communication skills to our teachers in the seminar of “Practical Commun...

Enriching the Instructional Design of TLPs Using Innovative Technology

運用創新科技優化教材套的教學設計

Instructional design refers to a systematic process of designing, developing and delivering instructional materials. A thoughtful teaching and learning package (TLP) design could engage students in learning. It also helps enhance students’ learning experiences and makes the acquisition of knowledge and skills more effective, interactive and appealing. Today’s students are commonly described as digital native, tech-savvy or tablet generation. Teach...