Curriculum Support

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The Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) has dedicated resources to support The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong's (THEi) curriculum development for their programmes' accreditation exercises. CLT works with THEi's faculties, programme teams and curriculum developers to develop Outcomes-based Teaching and Learning (OBTL) curricula for their new degree programmes. We will review and make suggestions on teaching and learning, and assessment strategies for constructive alignment.

For enquiry, please contact Ms. Rechell LAM at 2836-1811 or

Non-local Learning Programmes

Programme General Description (Summary of projects)

The Non-local Learning Programmes (NLP) (top-up degree programmes) collaboratively offered by the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) and prestigious universities in the UK, Australia, Mainland China and Hong Kong are pitched at Level 5 of Qualifications Framework (QF). The CLT has a dedicated team to provide support on the NLP accreditation exercises and related matters to the Programme Coordinators and Module Teachers of these programmes. 

Training and Support Service

We provide training and consultation to support the preparation of NLP accreditation exercises with the following roles and responsibilities:

  1.  Provide training to SHAPE Programme Co-ordinators and Writers of the Programme Validation documents on QF level determination, justifications for claimed QF level with reference to the Generic Level Descriptors (GLDs) and the inter-relationship among POs, PLOs and MLOs 
  2. Review deliverables pertaining to the mappings of Programme Learning Objectives (PLOs) to Programme Objectives (POs) and PLOs to GLD Level 5 
  3. Provide training to SHAPE Programme Co-ordinators and Module Teachers on the way of responding to frequently asked questions on QF level determination, POs, PLOs, MLOs and other related teaching and learning matters 

To cater for the forthcoming NLP accreditation exercises, CLT organises training sessions and consultations from time-to-time. This is to support colleagues from programmes of subject areas/disciplines where NLP accreditations are scheduled to be conducted. The target subject areas/disciplines include Art and Design, Applied Science, Information Technology and Engineering.

For enquiry, please contact Ms. Annie LAU at 2836-1312 or

Higher Diploma

The CLT has a dedicated team to support the Higher Diploma (HD) Programmes offered by different Disciplines of IVE/HKDI. According to their needs, we organise curriculum support, training sessions and consultations for their teaching staff on the following topics:

  •  Adopting the outcomes-based approach and Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (HKQF) to teaching and learning 
  • Curriculum development and syllabus writing 
  • Assessment design 
  • Development of Teaching and Learning Packages 
  • Preparation for programme accreditation exercises 

For enquiry, please contact Ms. Rechell LAM at 2836-1811 or

Diploma of Vocational Education and Diploma of Foundation Studies

The CLT works with colleagues of the Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) programmes and the Diploma of Foundation Studies (DFS) Programmes on their specific needs. We provide both training and consultation services on the following areas: 

  • Curriculum design and development 
  • Assessment design and development 
  • Teaching and learning package development 
  • Classroom teaching strategies and skills development 
  • Technology-enhanced learning design and development  
  • Programme accreditation and validation support 

For enquiry, please contact Dr William Leung at 2836-1952 or

Support to Shine Skills Centre (SSC)

The Shine Skills Centre has undergone a curriculum revamp since September 2011. 

Four programmes including Office Practice, Design and Desktop Publishing, Beverage and Catering Services, and Health and Beauty Care Assistant, are selected for the pilot. A series of teacher enhancement workshops have been designed and scheduled to the teaching staff of the four programmes on various topics including: 

  1.  Outcome-based curriculum design & development 
  2. Syllabus Writing using OBE approach 
  3. Outcome-based assessment planning and design 
  4. Teaching and Learning Package development 

The CLT has provided training and consultation support to the SSC's colleagues.

For enquiry, please contact Ms. Annie LAU at 2836-1312 or