|Certificate in PDP on Effective Lesson Observation and Evaluation - A Whole School Approach|
|Programme Code||BWP063 (for Principals)
BWP087 (for Teachers)
|Mode of Study||Full-time Block Release|
|Venue||Tai Po Campus|
|Programme Leader||Prof Ko Po Yuk|
|Programme Enquiries||Ms Cheung 2948 8026
Ms Wong 2948 8027
*1 week for principals (BWP063); 5 weeks for teachers (BWP087)
The programme aims to introduce to principals and teachers some theories of lesson analysis and their application in lesson observation and reviewing in order to bridge the gap between the theories promoted by educational reform (e.g. catering for individual differences, higher order thinking, etc.) and teachers' classroom practice. It also aims to develop schools into a learning community in that the principals, deputy principals/panel heads and teachers are able to develop the ability to analyse lessons and facilitate discussion for the improvement of pupils' learning.
The programme comprises a series of lectures, lesson observation and workshops that set the theoretical framework for cultivating a learning community through conducting lesson observation and evaluation. Schools should assign a team of personnel at different levels (including principals, deputy principals / panel heads and teachers from the same subject area) to attend the programme. The team of personnel attends the programme at different period of time within the 5 weeks, i.e. 1st week for principals* (3 credit point) and 1st – 5th week for deputy principals/panel heads and teachers (6 credit points). At the completion of the programme, each team will work out a lesson observation activity (either in person or online) on their selected subject to facilitate changes in teaching and learning using on a whole school approach.
* If principals have previously completed BWP063, deputy principals may substitute the principals; starting from 2018-19, should the school principal has previously completed BWP063 within 5 years, he/she can either choose to apply for exemption or to nominate the deputy principal to study the programme on his/her behalf. (subject to approval)
Medium of Instruction
The medium of instruction is mainly Cantonese and will be supplemented by English where appropriate.
|Cohort(s)||School Personnel||Period of Study|
(Programme Code: BWP063)
|24 April to 28 April 2023|
(Programme Code: BWP087)
|24 April to 26 May 2023|
^ Make-up lesson for public holiday(s) may be arranged by course tutor during the programme period, including Saturday(s).
This programme targets at school personnel from primary schools and secondary schools. Schools should assign a team of personnel at different levels (including principals, deputy principals/panel heads and teachers# from the same subject area) to attend the programme. The team should consist of at least 3 members* from each school. School principals from the primary and secondary schools should attend the programme for principals (BWP063); while deputy principals/panel heads and teachers from the same school should attend the programme for teachers (BWP087).
# All applicants should be recommended by school principals (except the school principal himself/ herself).
* If principals have previously completed BWP063, deputy principals may substitute the principals; starting from 2018-19, should the school principal has previously completed BWP063 within 5 years, he/she can either choose to apply for exemption or to nominate the deputy principal to study the programme on his/her behalf.
(subject to approval)
To be awarded a Certificate of Completion, participants must obtain a pass in all assessment tasks required and successfully fulfill the attendance requirements as stipulated by the programme.
This Government-funded programme is supported by the Education Bureau (EDB). Schools which release teachers to take this programme are eligible for supply teachers, if deemed necessary. Government and aided schools shall contact the EDB for detailed arrangements. Private and DSS schools shall make their own arrangements for the employment of supply teachers.
Participants who complete our PDPs are eligible to apply for credit transfer if they enroll in our postgraduate programmes. Their applications will be considered on an individual basis.
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