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BWP127 - Certificate in PDP on Positive Psychology in School Settings: Promoting Mental Health and Creating Positive Learning Environment
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Certificate in PDP on Positive Psychology in School Settings: Promoting Mental Health and Creating Positive Learning Environment
Programme Code BWP127
Mode of Study Full-time Block Release
Duration 5 Weeks
Venue Tai Po Campus
Programme Leader Ms Kwok Yee Tak, Esther
Programme Enquiries Miss Suen 2948 8676

Remarks: Previous programme title & code: (BWP101 Certificate in Professional Development Programme on Enhancing School Leaders' Positive Psychological Health and Well-Being)

Programme Aims

This programme contains 3 parts, including positive psychology and teachers’ well-being, youth mental health, and the positive pedagogy with applied framework for positive education. Teachers will be equipped to analyze and applied knowledge, skills, and developing strategies about Positive Psychology to cultivate personal wellbeing and positive education at the school system.

Programme Structure

The programme comprises the following three courses:

Course 1: Youth Mental Health First Aid for Teachers (3 credit points)

Course 2: Positive Psychology and Teachers’ Well-Being (3 credit points)

Course 3: Positive Pedagogy: An Applied Framework for Positive Education (3 credit points)

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction is Chinese.

Programme Duration

5 Weeks

Cohort(s) Period of Study
1 17 April to 19 May 2023

Entrance Requirements

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.

Other Information

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.

Every effort has been made to ensure that information contained in this website is correct. Changes to any aspects of the programmes may be made from time to time due to unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control and the University reserves the right to make amendments to any information contained in this website without prior notice. The University accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising from any use or misuse of or reliance on any information contained in this website. Any aspect of the course and course offerings (including, without limitation, the content of the course and the manner in which the course is taught) may be subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University. Without limiting the right of the University to amend the course and its course offerings, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements and curriculum changes.

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