Newsletter No. 320

第 320 期 2008 年 6 月 19 日 No. 320 19 June 2008 第三二零期 二零零八年六月十九日 No. 320 19 June 2008 領 袖培育課程(LDP)創辦於2001年,是中文大 學一個栽培明日領袖的創新課程,由大學通識 教育部的領袖培育組策劃推行,全面而系統化地培育 學生成為未來的政治、經濟和社會領袖,可說是本港 大學首項自覺的嘗試。正如課程主任張燦輝教授說: 「我們相信,要成為真正的領袖,不能一蹴而就,而 是需要透過經驗的累積和才能的發展。」 該課程勝在能提供大量體驗和機會,發展學生的領導 潛能,加強他們的公民教育和道德與審美教育。兩年 的修業期絕不輕鬆,學生必須在本科課程外加修二十 多個學分。過來人張敬勤對正考慮報名的同學有這樣 的忠告:「關鍵在於要知道自己在追求什麼,而且, 目光要長遠。工作量是繁重的,有好幾星期,我每晚 都要深夜十一時後才回家。但這是一生難得的經驗, 肯定會令你終身受惠。」 課程每年名額三十個,理想是羅致熱衷於發展領導潛 能的一年級本科生。 aesthetic education. Yet, embarking on the programme is definitely no walk in the park. Students have to commit to the programme for two years and add a 20- plus credit load to their already hectic study schedule with their existing undergraduate studies. Eddie Cheung, an alumnus of the programme, has this to say to students who are thinking of applying for the programme. ‘The key thing is to know what you are pursuing and take a long-term view of the programme. It does have a heavy workload and there were some weeks where I didn’t get home until 11 pm every day. But it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and it certainly does pay off in the future.’ The programme admits 30 students each year and expects applications from first-year undergraduate students who are keen on developing their leadership potential. 領袖培育委員會主席、副校長鄭振耀教授 說︰「領袖培育課程選拔有志提升自己的學 生,提供架構健全、均衡綜合的平台,讓他們 透過非傳統的課程,修養全面的領導知識、技 能與態度,成為稱職的全球公民,懷抱跨文化 的識見、領悟,以及對人類的關懷。」 ‘The Leadership Development Programme provides a soft comprehensive platform that is structured and balanced for selected interested students to cultivate their full range of leadership knowledge, skills and attitude, in order to enable them to become competent global citizens with cross-cultural understanding, appreciation and compassion for humankind.’ —Prof. Jack C.Y. Cheng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and chairman, Committee on Leadership Development L earning to L ead 創新課程培育明日領袖 Innovative Programme Nurtures Leaders of Tomorrow 領導之道 E stablished in 2001, the Leadership Development Programme (LDP) is an innovative programme offered by The Chinese University of Hong Kong that is aimed at developing and nurturing the leaders of tomorrow. Administered by the Leadership Development Section of the Office of University General Education, LDP was the first conscious attempt among Hong Kong’s universities to offer a comprehensive and systematic programme aimed at cultivating students to be future political, economic and community leaders. As the programme director Prof. Cheung Chan-fai says, ‘We believe that a true leader does not become a leader in one day. The competence to lead comes from accumulating experiences and developing capabilities.’ Indeed, the strength of the curriculum is the provision of countless experiences and numerous opportunities for students to develop themselves in such areas as leadership potential, civic education, and ethical and 張燦輝教授(中排左四)、高桌晚宴嘉賓車文郁先生(左五)、鄭振耀教授(左六)與領袖培育課程的導師及學生 Prof. Cheung Chan-fai (4th left, 2nd row), Mr. Raphael Che (5th left), guest speaker of the high table dinner, Prof. Jack C.Y. Cheng (6th left), LDP mentors and tutors, and participants (續下頁 To be continued ) 海外交流 An Overseas Trip 參觀本地展覽 Visiting Local Exhibitions 品酒 Wine-tasting