About the Programme

Part-time Teacher Induction Programme (PTIP) is offered by the Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT). This 6-hour programme will equip the teaching and instructing staff with basic and essential skills in teaching.

Target Participants

The programme is designed for newly-appointed or in-service part-time teaching and instructing staff who have not obtained any prior teacher training and have not attended the Introduction to Teaching Programme (ITP) offered by the CLT.

Objectives

The programme aims to equip part-time teaching staff with the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes in teaching learners of the VTC and facilitate their learning effectively.

Programme Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the programme, participants would be able to:

  •  adopt various learning and teaching approaches in order to cater for the context of the VTC and learners' styles 
  • identify the link between learning outcomes, learning and teaching activities and assessment; 
  • discuss the application of e-Learning in the VTC 
  • facilitate students' learning by employing various functions of Moodle

Programme Structure

The 6-hour programme comprises 2 modules. Each module is equivalent to 3 hours of class contact.


Mode of Delivery

Our modules include lectures, discussions and group activities. In some areas, computer-based learning technology is also used so as to accommodate different participants' needs.

Completion Requirement

To complete the programme, participants must attend both modules. A certificate of attendance will be issued upon completion

Module Description

Starting from September 2014, part-time teaching and instructing staff can use the Central Moodle Platform at https://moodle.vtc.edu.hk for online delivery of content materials, communication with students and assessment of students' progress.

This module aims to introduce how e-Learning can support teachers' teaching and enhance students' learning at the VTC. Participants will have hands-on practice to be e-Learners and also acquire necessary and sufficient skills to create and manage a Moodle course. Some good practices will also be showcased to demonstrate the benefits of e-Learning.

On completion of the module, participants would be able to:

  •  identify the pros and cons of e-Learning 
  • deliver resources and interact with students at the central Moodle platform 
  • formulate teaching strategies to facilitate learning at Moodle

Positive communication and a well-planned lesson are equally important in facilitating effective learning. In this module, skills for motivating and managing the learning environment of diverse learners are highlighted. Core learning theories and concepts would also be introduced. Meanwhile, theories and practices in teaching, learning and assessment will also be examined in the context of the VTC.

On completion of the module, participants would be able to:

  •  examine the characteristics of diverse learners and their learning styles 
  • select and use different techniques to manage the learning environment of diverse learners 
  • identify learning activities and assessments to plan for effective lessons

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PTIP Flyer

Contacts

For enquiries, please contact us for details:

Miss LAM Yee Shun, Rechell
Senior Education Development Officer
Tel: 2836-1811  
E-mail: rechelllam@vtc.edu.hk

Ms LAU Lai Fong, Annie
Senior Education Development Officer
Tel: 2836-1312  
E-mail: lau_annie@vtc.edu.hk