Programmes for Language Teachers

School of Education and Languages Language Teachers Programmes for Language Teachers

offered by the School of Education and Languages

From this webpage, you may access information about a wide range of programmes, including:

  • teacher training programmes;
  • language major degree programmes; and
  • subject knowledge programmes .


EDB recognized teacher training programmes

Programme for non-language trained teachers

    • Secondary English Strand
    • Secondary Chinese Strand
    • Primary English Strand
    • Primary Chinese Strand

Programme for untrained teachers

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary/Secondary) programmes (in-service programme for those who are currently employed or about to be emplyed as a school teacher)

New teachers of English/Chinese who enrol in the relevant courses between June and early August will be exempted from the Preparatory Courses for new language teachers.


EDB recognized language major degree programmes





          Bachelor of Language Studies (English)


EDB recognized subject knowledge programmes

English Language

Chinese Language

Students must complete both certificates below: