Welcome to the

Hong Kong Continuing Professional Development Hub (HKCPD Hub)

for University English Teachers

Welcome to the

Hong Kong Continuing Professional Development Hub (HKCPD Hub) for University English Teachers

The Hong Kong Continuing Professional Development Hub (HKCPD Hub) for University English Teachers provides a framework of communities of practice and learning to facilitate and foster collaboration and sharing of expertise among Language Centres in Hong Kong universities to strengthen professional development of English language teachers in higher education in Hong Kong.

The Hong Kong Continuing Professional Development Hub (HKCPD Hub) for University English Teachers provides a framework of communities of practice and learning to facilitate and foster collaboration and sharing of expertise among Language Centres in Hong Kong universities to strengthen professional development of English language teachers in higher education in Hong Kong.

HKCPD Hub activities

With the aim of providing a systematic and supportive framework for continuing professional development that fosters active participation of English Language Centre colleagues across institutions in learning, sharing, collaboration and contribution for the advancement of English teaching and learning in Hong Kong universities, the HKCPD Hub supports and encourages continuing professional development among university English teachers by:

1

Meeting regularly to discuss and explore critical issues in English language teaching, learning and research

2

Examining and sharing best practices and innovation in pedagogy, methodologies, curriculum development, instructional technologies, and assessment practices

3

Organizing seminars, workshops, forums, two symposia and an international conference to foster active engagement of colleagues in learning, sharing and contribution

4

Inviting local scholars and international experts to present new ideas, practices and research in innovation in English teaching and learning

5

Establishing various Communities for colleagues who share similar interests in research and/or teaching to network, learn, mentor and collaborate

6

Providing a website for colleagues to showcase best practices and innovative projects and share resources and ideas to encourage collaboration and contribution for the advancement of English teaching, learning and research

7

Developing inter-institutional projects arising from close interaction and sharing of expertise among institutions

8

Publishing edited volumes that contain best practices and innovation in English teaching and research

With an aim to provide a systematic and supportive framework for continuing professional development that fosters active participation of English Language Centre colleagues across institutions in learning, sharing, collaboration and contribution for the advancement of English teaching and learning in Hong Kong universities, the HKCPD Hub supports and encourages continuing professional development among university English teachers by:

1

Meeting regularly to discuss and explore critical issues in English language teaching, learning and research

2

Examining and sharing best practices and innovation in pedagogy, methodologies, curriculum development, instructional technologies, and assessment practices

3

Organizing seminars, workshops, forums, two symposia and an international conference to foster active engagement of colleagues in learning, sharing and contribution

4

Inviting local scholars and international experts to present new ideas, practices and research in innovation in English teaching and learning

5

Establishing Special Interest Groups for colleagues who share similar interests in research and/or teaching to network, learn, mentor and collaborate

6

Providing a website for colleagues to showcase best practices and innovative projects and share resources and ideas to encourage collaboration and contribution for the advancement of English teaching, learning and research

7

Developing inter-institutional projects arisen from close interaction and sharing of expertise among institutions

8

Publishing edited volumes that contain best practices and innovation in English teaching and research

Contact us at: hkcpdhub@hku.hk

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