VPETCity features the first open online learning and teaching platform for VPET learning community building and sharing of open educational resources. This platform signifies a collaborative effort of VTC, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), Caritas Institute of Higher Education (CIHE) and Caritas Bianchi College of Caritas (CBCC) to raise the awareness and interests towards VPET and recognition of its value.
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Dr Yalin GORICA, Professor of School of Education, Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada, presents on pedagogy and technology innovations at the keynote seminar entitled “Technological Innovations and Student Experiences”.
During the seminar, Dr Yalin GORICA shares her perspectives on learning and teaching.
Dr Joanne TRAUNTER, Head of Subject for Education, Childhood and Youth Studies, University of Hull, UK, introduces how to integrate collaboration in online programmes in the workshop entitled “Imagine, Envision, Predict, What Teaching in Your Classroom of the Future Could Look Like”.
Dr Yalin GORICA, the Professor of School of Education, Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada, introduces the mobile application tools in the workshop entitled “Learning Stories: Developing a Mobile Application Tool to Enhance Student Learning”.
Innovative Pedagogical Strategies in VPET Series is funded by the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) on the project of “Development of Effective Pedagogical Practices and a Cross-institutional Online Sharing Platform for Hong Kong's Vocational Education and Training (VET)”. It offers seminars and workshops on a regular basis to keep VPET academic and teaching staff, workplace mentors and VPET stakeholders abreast of the most updated flexible learning, innovative pedagogical practices, competency-based and task-oriented instructional strategies. It also serves the purpose of enhancing peer learning between institutions’ academic and teaching staff and workplace mentors to maximise support to students during their workplace learning and industrial attachment.