|Certificate in PDP on Positive Psychology in School Settings: Promoting Mental Health and Creating Positive Learning Environment|
|Mode of Study||Full-time Block Release|
|Venue||Tai Po Campus|
|Programme Leader||Ms Kwok Yee Tak Esther|
Ms Suen 2948 8676
This programme contains 3 parts, including positive psychology and teachers’ well-being, youth mental health, and positive education. Teachers will be equipped to analyze and apply knowledge, skills, and develop strategies about Positive Psychology to cultivate personal well-being, positive values and positive education in the school system.
* subject to approval
The programme comprises the following three courses:
Course 1: Positive Psychology and Teachers’ Well-Being (3 credit points)
Course 2: Youth Mental Health First Aid for Teachers (3 credit points)
Course 3: Positive Pedagogy: An Applied Framework for Positive Education (3 credit points)
Medium of Instruction
The medium of instruction is mainly Chinese (Cantonese) and will be supplemented by English where appropriate.
|Cohort(s)||Period of Study|
|1||15 April to 17 May 2024|
To be eligible for admission, applicants should be:
- In-service teachers in primary and secondary schools
- recommended by school principals.
To be awarded a Certificate of Completion, participants must obtain a pass in all assessment tasks required and 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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