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Programme Code: CP0222

Certificate Course on Student Guidance and Discipline for Teachers of Primary Schools
小學教師學生訓育及輔導證書課程 

Head of Early Childhood and Elementary Education :Dr. Amelia LEE
Lecturer-in-charge :Ms. Mona LEUNG
Telephone : 3411 4310
Fax :3411 4302
Email :sceeceed@hkbu.edu.hk

Course Objectives

The School of Continuing Education, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU-SCE) is commissioned by the Education Bureau (EDB) to provide this course for teachers in primary schools. The objectives of the course are:

  1. to facilitate participating teachers’ personal growth through experiential activities;
  2. to equip participating teachers with necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to integrate guidance and discipline work in the school system;
  3. to help participating teachers understand and manage students’ behavior; and
  4. to help participating teachers develop, implement and evaluate their school-based guidance and discipline work.

Admission Criteria

Participants should be:

  1. a serving teacher in a primary school; and
  2. nominated by school heads.

Remarks

(A) Priority will be given to applicants in the following order (experience counted as at 31 August 2018):

  1. those whose school has had no teacher or less than 10% of teachers who has / have attended the same or relevant Certificate or Degree programme organized by tertiary institutions. Priority will be given to the schools with fewer number of the above trained teachers;
  2. a member of the student guidance and discipline team in his / her school in the 2018/19 school year;
  3. those whose post ranking is higher;
  4. those who have more years of experiences in the Guidance / Discipline Team;
  5. those who have more years of teaching experiences.

(B) Applicants who had previously attended this course or related courses will not be considered.

Course Content

The course is structured according to the requirements as stipulated by the EDB. It comprises the following five modules with a total of 102 contact hours:

Module 1: Contemporary Approaches to Student Guidance and Discipline
18 hours
  1. Sensitivity training on personal growth, value clarification, stress and time management for guidance and discipline teachers;
  2. Understanding and expanding students’ vision as well as developing their competence to adapt to the rapidly changing society / world from the psycho-social perspective;
  3. Comprehensive Student Guidance Service launched by the EDB in 2002/03 school year and other integrative Guidance and Discipline approaches with relevant overseas experiences in preparing students for today and tomorrow; and
  4. Roles and functions of guidance and discipline in the school system.
Module 2: Integration of Guidance and Discipline into the School System
12 hours
  1. Development of proactive guidance and discipline policies and practices as an integral part of the school system;
  2. Management and organization of guidance and discipline work in school including policy formulation, the planning and review of the comprehensive and integrative approaches and record keeping;
  3. Cultivating a shared vision and collaboration among teachers towards the guidance and discipline initiatives including cross-subject collaboration; and
  4. Community resources facilitating the implementation and integration of school guidance and discipline work.
Module 3: Implementation of Developmental Guidance and Discipline Programmes in School
12 hours
  1. Series of developmental programmes to enhance students’ adaptability to the transition from kindergartens to primary schools and primary to secondary schools, including students who have recently arrived in Hong Kong, cross boundary students and Non-Chinese speaking students;
  2. The design, implementation and evaluation of developmental lessons and programmes regarding guidance and discipline such as personal growth education to facilitate the positive development of students for the rapid changing society and world; and
  3. Debriefing skills for conducting developmental guidance and discipline lessons and programmes.
Module 4: Intervention Approaches and Skills Practice for Guidance and Discipline Teachers
48 hours
  1. Intervention approaches, e.g. goal setting and problem-solving with interviewing skills practice;
  2. Understanding and managing students with learning, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties including:
    • school bullying, cyber bullying and homophobic bullying
    • membership or other involvement with triad societies, shop theft, habitual lateness and truancy
    • teenage sex, child abuse, child sexual abuse and domestic violence
    • mental health problem, student suicide and self-harm
    • current issues, e.g. gambling, drug abuse, cyber addiction, compensated dating, cybersex, cyber traps, and misleading / distorted / harmful apps
    • problem-based learning on selected topic / issue
    • collaboration with school-based Student Support Teams in helping academic underachievers and students with special educational needs
  3. Crisis management procedures applicable to the above incidents;
  4. Preventive and remedial programmes / services to address the above issues; and
  5. Consultation skills for teachers and parents, especially for working with difficult parents.
Module 5: Working with Parents and the Community
12 hours
  1. Home-school collaboration;
  2. Collaboration with different professionals to work with students; and
  3. Understanding legal issues related to schools guidance and discipline work.

Mode of Delivery and Medium of Instruction

Delivery methods include lectures, workshops, group activities, case studies and role-plays. The course will be conducted in Cantonese supplemented with English. Textbooks and recommended reading materials are in both Chinese and English.

Course Schedule & Venue

Course Duration
27 September 2018 – 18 July 2019
Class Schedule
& Venue
Course participants are normally required to attend 1 class session per week.
(Mondy - Friday: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm; Saturday: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
There will be a whole-day workshop on "Personal Growth for Teachers" for Module 1 on a Saturday (tentatively scheduled at 9:30 am - 4:30 pm).  Exact date and time wil be announced in due course.

Class
Class A
Class B
Day
Every Monday #
(except public holidays)
Every Thursday #
(except public holidays)
Venue
HKBU Kowloon Tong Campus, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
(Location map:http://www.sce.hkbu.edu.hk/future-students/centre-location.php?section=06)
HKBU-SCE Tsimshatsui Centre,
136A, Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
(Location map:http://www.sce.hkbu.edu.hk/future-students/centre-location.php?section=09)

#Some class sessions will be held on other weekdays and/or Saturdays, if necessary. Exact dates will be announced in due course.

Orientation Day: All course participants are required to attend the Orientation to be held on 18 September 2018 (Tuesday) at 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm on the HKBU Kowloon Tong Campus. Successful applicants will be informed of the details of the event in due course.

Course Requirements

  1. Course participants are required to attend all sessions punctually. 
  2. Course participants who have attained a class attendance rate of 80% or above * and completed 2 assignments satisfactorily (Grade D or above) will be awarded the “Certificate of Student Guidance and Discipline for Teachers of Primary Schools” ** by the HKBU-SCE.
  3. CPD hours will only be revealed in Teacher’s Personal Profile on the e-services Portal of the EDB upon participants' successful completion of the course as stated in item 2 of this part.

* The minimum number of required lessons for different modules will be stated in the admission package. In case a course participant fails to fulfill the above-mentioned class attendance requirement, he/she may seek special consideration for alternative arrangement to make up for his/her absences by providing the HKBU-SCE with reasons for absences in writing together with the relevant documents.
** Graduation certificates and transcripts are expected to be available for collection in November 2019.

Library Services

Course participants will have access to the Hong Kong Baptist University Libraries located on the Kowloon Tong and Shek Mun (Shatin) Campuses respectively during their course of studies.

Deadline for Application

15 May 2018 (Tuesday)

Application Procedures

Please refer to "Admission Information" on the course webpage.

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