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 part-time teaching and instructing staff with useful skills in teaching in the VTC.

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 and instructing staff with the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes in teaching learners of the VTC and facilitate their learning effectively.

Programme Learning Outcomes

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

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

Programme Structure

The 6-hour programme comprises 2 modules. Each module is equivalent to 1 hour of self-paced learning and 2 hours of face-to-face workshop.

ModuleTopicMode
1Facilitating Effective Learning1-hour self-paced learning session
2-hour face-to-face workshop
2e-Learning@VTC1-hour self-paced learning session
2-hour face-to-face workshop

Mode of Delivery

Self-paced Learning

In the 1-hour self-paced learning session, participants are provided with online learning components including videos, online exercises and references to prepare and proceed from one topic to another at their own pace. Participants are encouraged to reflect on their prior knowledge of learning and teaching, and bring their ideas to the class to facilitate in-class discussion and sharing. The self-paced learning session is available at the Moodle platform (https://moodle.vtc.edu.hk).

Face-to-face workshop

The 2-hour face-to-face workshop includes lecture, discussion and group activities. In some areas, computer-based learning technology is also used to provide hands-on practice to participantsands-on practice to participants.

Completion Requirement

To complete the programme, participants are required to complete two self-paced learning sessions prior to the two face-to-face workshops of Module 1 and Module 2. A certificate of attendance will be issued upon completion.

Module Description

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 will be highlighted. Core theories and concepts on learning and teaching, and assessment will also be introduced with the application in the VTC context.

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

  • review the characteristics of diverse learners and their learning styles; 
  • employ appropriate techniques to manage the learning environment of diverse learners; and 
  • select appropriate teaching and learning activities, and assessment tasks to meet the desired learning outcomes

Vocational Training Council (VTC) advocates e-Learning in learning and teaching. In this module, participants will learn about the pedagogy and the functions of Moodle with hands-on practice. This module also provides a broad overview on how technology enhanced learning (TEL) can (be used to) facilitate different pedagogical approaches, and illustrates good practices of TEL in the classroom.

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

  • identify the VTC policy of using the Central Moodle Platform; 
  • use basic functions to deliver teaching and learning resources and interact with students at the Central Moodle Platform; and 
  • select appropriate technology enhanced learning (TEL) strategies to promote learning and teaching.

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PTIP Flyer

Contacts

For enquiries, please contact us for details:

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

Miss CHAN Hing Yui, Nichole
Education Development Officer
Tel: 2836-1083  
E-mail: nicholechan@vtc.edu.hk