|Certificate in PDP on Learning and Teaching in Home Economics/Technology and Living|
|Mode of Study||Part-time|
|Duration||10 Full Days (Saturdays) over a 3-month period|
|Venue||To be confirmed|
|Programme Co-ordinator||Ms Kwok Bo Ping Eva|
|Programme Enquiries||Mr Oceany Chan 2948 7617|
The programme aims to equip in-service Home Economics / Technology and Living (HE / TL) teachers, in particular newly appointed teachers, with updated knowledge and pedagogies of home economics through the introduction of new trends and current topics of HE / TL in Hong Kong, skills related to food preparation & processing and fashion & textile design and also pedagogical principles and strategies for integrating inquiry-based learning into the curriculum.
The programme comprises the following core course with 3 credit points:
New Paradigm of Learning and Teaching in Home Economics/Technology and Living: A Practical Guide
This programme will provide consolidated knowledge of HE / TL curriculum to in-service subject teachers. A variety of ideas and trends related to food and nutrition, fashion and textile, and family studies will be introduced. In food and nutrition, latest food preparation & processing techniques to cope with recent eating habits, lifestyle and wellbeing of the HK population will be highlighted. The topic of sustainable textile industry will be discussed in the area of fashion and textile. The impact and implications of recent changes in food & nutrition and fashion & dress sense on families will be explored. This course aims to provide a forum for participants to examine these trends and assess how the trends relate to students’ wellbeing and HE / TL curriculum design. Participants will be involved in discussions, presentations, and practical workshops.
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||3 February to 20 April 2024|
To be eligible for admission, applicants should be:
- in-service secondary school Home Economics / Technology and Living teachers; and
- recommended by school principals.
Priority of admission will be given to:
- teachers who are responsible for the development of school-based HE / TL curriculum; or
- teachers without further or higher education (tertiary) training in Home Economics; or
- teachers with less teaching experience in HE / TL.
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.
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