PHDECE Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Part-time)
幼兒教育高級文憑 (兼讀制)

Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE) Continuing & Professional Education Programmes   PHDECE Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Part-time) 幼兒教育高級文憑 (兼讀制)  
A truly professional training ground for future kindergarten teachers
Practice makes perfect, hands-on demonstration for kindergarten teaching skills development
Cultivating wide interests and expertise through engagement with external childhood learning experts
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Programme Code

PHDECE

Mode of Study

Part-time

Medium of Instruction

Except for Chinese language courses, lectures will be conducted in English (supplemented with Chinese as appropriate) and teaching notes and course assessments are in English.

Duration

2 years full-time / 3 years part-time

No. of Lectures per week

3 to 4 lectures per week (7pm to 10pm)

Fee

2022-2023
[Local Students]
Part-Time : HK$129,360
(Paid in 6 equal installments, HK$21,560 each installment)

Course Commencement

Sep 2022

Application Deadline

1 week before commencement

Programme Leader

Ms. Jesmond Fan Chui Man, BA (Hons) Bradford, MA Leeds, PGDE HKU

Enquiries

LIPACE_ECE_FT@ouhk.edu.hk
31209988

Introduction

  • This is the 14th year for LiPACE to offer a recognized “Early Childhood Education” teacher training programme in English. HKMU LiPACE (Formally known as OUHK LiPACE) launched the first English MOI training programme “Diploma in Enlightened Early Childhood” in 2008.

  • This programme meets the framework requirements of the Education Bureau for the Certificate in Early Childhood Education (CE(ECE)) training programme

  • Graduates of this programme can gain professional recognition as a Qualified Kindergarten Teacher (QKT), Child Care Worker (CCW) and Child Care Supervisor (CCS)

  • The programme regularly invites guest speakers from a range of early childhood education related businesses, NGOs and organizations, including but not limited to the following:

K’s Kids is a developmental toy brand serving aged 0-3. Its award winning products are highly recommended by baby experts and marketers

 

Training 2’s is an educational product line with specially developed resources that helps children improve their sensory integration and fine motor skills

International Association of Baby Massage (IABM) is a provider of training courses for parents about trusted methods in baby massage

Kiddy Imagination is a specialized provider of training services for children in various school settings

Hong Kong Unison was established in 2001 to serve as an advocate for ethnic minority community in Hong Kong


Our guest speakers engage student teachers through interactive means, such as demonstrations, hands-on experience, and mock teaching. Some highlights of past seminars and workshops are shown below:


Using LEGO in Kindergarten
Guest Workshop: EVI Services Limited
 
 
 
 
 

Gamification in Kindergarten Education
Guest Demonstration: Capstones Boardgame (Registered Social Workers & Kindergarten Teachers)
 
 
 
 

Enhance physical and attachment through Infant Massageon
Guest Talk: International Association of Baby Massage (Registered Physiologists)
 
 
 

Play Development & Using Toys as Teaching Aids
Guest Seminar: K's Kids and Training 2's (Ms. Karen Wong, Chief Designer of Infant Toys and SEN Tools)
 
 
 
 
 

Teaching children about self-protection
Guest Talk: Family Planning Association of Hong Kong
 
 
 



 
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