To embark this special collaboration, the Briefing Session of the Medium of Instruction Training Programme for Co-teaching Initiative was held on 4 May 2017. Dr Carrie Yau, Executive Director, some members of senior management of the Council, Principals and teaching and instructing staff of Youth College, teaching staff of Languages Discipline and Information Technology Discipline were invited.
Honourable guests were invited to the Briefing Session to kick start the Project.
(Photo courtesy of CLT, 2017)
Dr Yau gave a welcoming speech to the audience and expressed her delight to see different parties joining hands for the Initiative. She highlighted the aims of the Initiative and also reiterated the significance of English communication in the workplace as well as vocational and professional education and training (VPET). Mr Christopher Ng, Head of English for Education Systems of British Council, said it was the first ever collaboration of this nature with VTC and he was looking forward to a marked impact on learning and teaching. Following Christopher, Mr Sin Kwong Kee, Principal of Youth College, and Ms Martina Chan, Deputy Academic Director of the Languages Discipline also spoke to the audience, expressing their support to the Initiative and gratitude to the colleagues involved for their contribution. Last but not least, Dr Joseph Leung, Academic Director of Information Technology Discipline, shared the preliminary development of the mobile app on English technical terminology and audience showed great interest in the innovation.
If you want to know more about the development of the Co-teaching Initiative, please contact Ms Gloria Chung (Ag SEDO/CLT) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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