reference to world-renowned Vocational Education and Training (VET) systems in Finland, Germany and Switzerland, this project aims to review, develop and share effective and innovative pedagogical practices and resources across institutions and industries in Hong Kong.
Funded by Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) of the Education Bureau (EDB), this 3-year project signifies a collaborative effort of Vocational Training Council (VTC), The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), Caritas Institute of Higher Education (CIHE) and Caritas Bianchi College of Careers (CBCC) to bring closer alignment of vocational and professional education and training (VPET) services to the industries.
This cross-institutional project will:
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A Cross-institutional Online Learning and Teaching Platform
for students, teachers and workplace mentors across institutions to build network and establish a sustainable learning community for sharing quality learning and teaching materials, teaching practices and work professionalism.
Teaching and Learning Package Exemplars to be developed with the selected vocational education pedagogy. The proposed vocational modules from the programmes areas below will be developed in technology enhanced learning and teaching resources.
Mentoring Guides on the teaching of VPET, assessment and workplace mentoring.
Continuing Professional Development Programmes for teachers and workplace mentors of VPET focusing on the themes of 'instructional differentiation', 'innovative pedagogical practices', 'flexible learning' and 'competency-based and task-oriented instructional strategies'.
Reports and Resources including project information, documentation, study results, good practices of learning and teaching as well as the reference materials of the continuing professional development programmes and training.
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"
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.
Completion of the
1st Project Progress Report and the
Study Report to the Education Bureau, HKSAR
Caritas Bianchi College of Careers
CCLU & LIFE
Community College of Lingnan University and Lingnan Institute of Further Education
Caritas Institute of Community Education
Caritas Institute of Higher Education
School of Continuing and Professional Education of City University of Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Education University of Hong Kong
Federation for Self-financing Tertiary Education
The Hospital Authority
The School of Continuing Education of Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong College of Technology
Hong Kong Design Institute
Hong Kong Hotels Association
Hong Kong Institute of Technology
HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education
Hong Yip Service Company Limited
Hang Seng Management College
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education
The Open University of Hong Kong
College of Professional and Continuing Education of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong Community College of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Vocational Training Council
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.