Project Development Progress

Academic Year Date /
Period
Events Institutions /
organisations
involved
No. of participants
2015/16 September
2015
Commencement of the Project VTC, OUHK, CIHE & CBCC N.A.
Establishment of the Project Committee and the following Teams:
Central Project Team

Local Project Team

Technical Support Team
November
2015

Conducting the study on the shift in pedagogical practices and learning and teaching needs of VPET students, teachers and workplace mentors via paper-based questionnaires

"A Cross-institutional Study of Vocational Education and Training (VET) Students' Learning Needs as well as Teachers and Workplace Mentors' Teaching Practices"

THEi, IVEs, OUHK,
CIHE & CBCC
343 students
and
11 teachers
December
2015
Selection of trade-specific modules for the development of learning and teaching materials, workplace learning programmes and instructional strategies VTC, OUHK, CIHE & CBCC N.A.
January
2016
Meeting with members of FSTE to disseminate project progress and receive advice on training workshops, programmes & seminars VTC, CIHE & CBCC,
CCLU & LIFE, CityU
SCOPE, HKCT, IED &
HKIT
11 participants
February
2016
Establishment of the Project Website VTC, OUHK, CIHE & CBCC N.A.

Conducting the study on the shift in pedagogical practices and learning and teaching needs of VET students, teachers and workplace mentors via online survey, interviews with students, teachers and workplace mentors, class visits, and comparison of curricular and instructional materials.

"A Cross-institutional Study of Vocational Education and Training (VET) Students' Learning Needs as well as Teachers and Workplace Mentors' Teaching Practices"

THEi, HKDI, IVEs, OUHK, CIHE& CBCC, YCCC, other institutions from FSTE & Workplace mentors from medical, retail, hospitality and entertainment industries 60 students, 33 teachers, 10 workplace mentors and 1Respondents of the online survey
March
2016
Completion of the study on the shift in pedagogical practices and learning and teaching needs of VET students, teachers and workplace mentors

"A Cross-institutional Study of Vocational Education and Training (VET) Students' Learning Needs as well as Teachers and Workplace Mentors’ Teaching Practices"
VTC, OUHK, CIHE & CBCC N.A.

Completion of the 1st Project Progress Report and the Study Report to the Education Bureau, HKSAR

April
2016
Establishment of the Task Force on Training Programme Development for the Project VTC, OUHK,
CIHE & CBCC, industry partners & facilitators
N.A.
June
2016
Establishment of the Project Evaluation Team VTC, subject specialists & a learning and teaching specialist N.A.
Conducting the following training programmes:

Seminar on Mobile and Emerging Learning Design: The Key Paradigms and Development by Prof Daniel Churchill

Workshop on OBTL Approach in VPET

Workshop on Using Technologies to Enhance Learning and Teaching

Workshop on Tapping Mentees' Potentials through a Mentoring Process

VTC, CIHE & CBCC, CICE, FSTE, HA, HKBU-SCE, HKCT
HKIT, POLYU-CPCE & POLYU-HKCC
191 participants
August
2016
Conducting the following training programmes:

Seminar on Gamification as a Peer-to-Peer Learning and Teaching Approach

Workshop on Learning through Gaming – The PaGamO Experience

VTC, CIHE & CBCC, CITYU SCOPE, HA, HKCT
HKIT, POLYU-CPCE & POLYU-HKCC
179 participants
2016/17 September
2016
Completion of blueprints circulation and start the development of multimedia components of selected trade-specific modules VTC, OUHK, CIHE & CBCC N.A
November
2016
Experience sharing at the QESS Briefing Session organised by the Education Bureau, HKSAR VTC, OUHK, CIHE & CBCC N.A
December
2016
Completion of the 2nd Project Progress Report to the Education Bureau, HKSAR VTC, OUHK, CIHE & CBCC N.A
Conducting the 1st Interim Project Evaluation for the period from September 2015 to August 2016 Project Evaluation Team

CBCC

:

Caritas Bianchi College of Careers

CCLU & LIFE

:

Community College of Lingnan University and Lingnan Institute of Further Education

CICE

:

Caritas Institute of Community Education

CIHE

:

Caritas Institute of Higher Education

CityU SCOPE

:

School of Continuing and Professional Education of City University of Hong Kong

FSTE

:

Federation for Self-financing Tertiary Education

HA

:

The Hospital Authority

HKBU-SCE

:

The School of Continuing Education of Hong Kong Baptist University

HKCT

:

Hong Kong College of Technology

HKDI

:

Hong Kong Design Institute

HKIT

:

Hong Kong Institute of Technology

IED

:

Hong Kong Institute of Education

IVE

:

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education

OUHK

:

The Open University of Hong Kong

PolyU-CPCE

:

College of Professional and Continuing Education of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

PolyU-HKCC

:

Hong Kong Community College of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

THEi

:

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

VTC

:

Vocational Training Council

YCCC

:

Yew Chung Community College

1The exact number of the online survey respondents is yet to be reported, as the online survey is still in-progress to collect different views and perspectives from other VPET providers, students, teachers, workplace mentors and public' s needs for continuous update and improvement.