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In-service Programme for Guangdong English Teachers

Front row: Prof. Alvin Leung (4th right), Dean of Education; Ms. Rosalind Lau (4th left), senior professional development officer, Education Bureau; Prof. Barley Mak (3rd right), programme director and director of CEELT; Prof. Cecilia Chun (3rd left), Associate Dean of Education

The Centre for Enhancing English Learning and Teaching (CEELT) of the Faculty of Education cheered over the success of the In-service Programme for Guangdong English Teachers 2013–14 at the celebration ceremony held on 26 July. Commissioned by the Education Bureau with a funding of over HK$1.3 million, CEELT has been organizing the teacher training programme from 2011 till now, aiming to help participants to keep abreast of the latest trends in English language learning and teaching in Hong Kong, translate theories of language teaching into classroom practices, and develop skills in designing school-based English Language curriculum.

In the three-week programme from 6 to 26 July, 39 primary English teachers from 11 Guangdong cities participated in various training activities combining theory and practice of major education topics such as the latest primary English teaching methodologies, school-based curriculum development, catering for learner diversity as well as using IT to enhance English learning and teaching. Various activities include workshops conducted by teacher training experts of the Faculty of Education and local frontline primary English teachers, visits to three local primary schools, video-recorded lesson observations and cultural tours on Saturdays.



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