Chinese (Cantonese) supplemented with English terms
Academic and teaching staff from vocational and professional education and training (VPET) institutions and higher education institutions, VPET workplace mentors, VPET stakeholders and interested members of the public are welcome.Free admission
The main goals of motivational interviewing are to engage people, elicit change talk, and evoke people’s motivation to make positive changes on performance. It has been adapted as one of the effective tools used in mentoring process to facilitate positive changes of mentees.The workshop will introduce the basic concepts and principles of motivational interviewing (psychological resistance to change, six stages of changes, characteristics of motivational interviewing and four stages of motivational interviewing) and highlight the commonalities between motivational interviewing and mentoring. Participants will have the chance to apply the motivational skills through case discussion and role plays.
Miss Elaine Chow gives examples on handling different mentoring scenarios
The role play session offers participants an opportunity to practise the 10 motivational interviewing techniques.
The participants express their views on mentoring relationship and the difficulties on motivating students.
The participant shares her mentoring experiences in the workplace.
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.