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Certification Course for Kindergarten Principals (English Stream)
幼稚園校長證書課程 (英文授課)

Certificate & Diploma Programme
12 months part-time
科目時間圖標
開課日期 : September 2020
截止報名 : 26 June 2020
科目資訊圖標
All class sessions and course materials of the English Stream will be conducted in English.

Programme Features

The Course aims at:

  1. developing and equipping participants with the leadership skills essential for taking up the principalship in a kindergarten; and
  2. strengthening the knowledge, skills and attitudes of serving principals.

After completing the Course, participants should be able to:

  • develop mission and vision on his/her leadership role and continuous professional development, with a view to keeping abreast of the knowledge, skills and disposition on working towards quality ECE as well as a global perspective in the ever-changing era.
  • understand the roles and functions of a kindergarten principal, the essential principles of management and supervision and awareness of relevant ordinances and regulations in planning, organizing, supervising, monitoring and evaluating kindergarten operation.
  • work out strategies in building a shared vision with stakeholders including the kindergarten sponsoring body, managers, teachers, and parents.
  • devise appropriate strategies to execute effective resource management, promote quality ECE and the schools’ sustainable development, accountability and school self-evaluation.
  • make appropriate planning and evaluation for professional development and appraisal of teachers.
  • evaluate and enhance the effectiveness of planned and implemented curricula in facilitating student learning.
  • take the lead in cultivating a positive learning environment in school through support for students with diverse needs.
  • understand the important role of community resources and to build connections between school and the community.
  • build effective home-school cooperation mechanism to enhance parents’ involvement in school activities and understanding of their children’s development.
網上報名

As required by the Education Bureau (EDB), in order to upgrade the professionalism of kindergarten principals, all new principals from the 2009/10 school year should possess a degree in early childhood education, one-year post-qualification experience, and should have completed the Certification Course for Kindergarten Principal before, or exceptionally within the first year of their appointment.

 

The course was restructured in accordance with the EDB’s refined course framework in 2019. Graduates of this Course are recognised by the EDB as meeting one of the requirements for registration as kindergarten principals in Hong Kong.

This Course consists of core and elective modules, totaling 120 contact hours of instruction in all, and a 30-hour self-study term paper.

 

Subject Code Course Title Hours
Core Modules
CECE 2711 Management and Organization 42
CECE 2712 Learning and Teaching 27
CECE 2713 School Culture and Support for Children 21
CECE 2714 Children’s Development 18
Elective Modules (any 1 out of the 4 modules)
CECE 2715 Be an Effective Leader 12
CECE 2716 Curriculum and Assessment for Children with Diverse Needs 12
CECE 2717 Mass Media and School Crisis 12
CECE 2718 Home-school Partnership 12
Term Paper
 CECE 2719

Term Paper

(30-hour assignment on a self-proposed topic on school work) *

30

(self-study)

 

Total:

150

* A workshop and three 30-minute academic consultation session on the term paper via e-mail / telephone / face-to-face meetings will be provided for the participants, if required.

  • This Course will be conducted in a part-time mode. It takes around 12 months to complete the whole course, including the submission of the term paper.
  • Lessons will be held on weekday evenings and Saturday afternoons (normally one lesson per week).
  • Delivery methods include lecture, tutorial, group discussion and case study.
  • Course work is required in each taught module.

Upon successful completion of this Course, participants will be awarded the “Certificate for Kindergarten Principals” by the School.

Application Fee: HK$120(non-refundable)
Tuition Fee: HK$25,500* (by two instalments)

   * subject to revision

The School offers discount on Short Courses / Certificate and Diploma programmes* to the following categories of applicants:

  • Senior Citizen Card holders: 50% off
  • HKBU Foundation members: 20% off
  • HKBU full-time staff: 20% off
  • HKBU alumni at Higher Diploma / Associate Degree level or above who are HKBU Hang Seng Credit Card holders: 20% off

 

For details of the eligibilities and application procedures, please refer to the “Application Form for Fee Reduction (Programme)”.

 

* The discount is not applicable to all CEF reimbursable courses and may not apply to some programmes. Please check with the Programme Teams concerned.

Intake:

Autumn (September) 2020 Intake

Study Period:

September 2020 – August 2021

Venue:

Wan Chai Learning Centre*

   *  Some classes may be arranged at other learning centers of the School of Continuing Education.

Applicants should be:

  1. Aspiring kindergarten principals with Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) (BEd(ECE)) degree (or equivalent) or Post-graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education) (PGDE(ECE)) and at least three years’ teaching experience in a kindergarten, or
  2. Serving kindergarten principals in Hong Kong.

Application Period: 20 March 2020 – 26 June 2020

 

(A) Application through Online System

  1. Please download and read “Application Guide” before submitting your application;
  2. Please download and complete the “Supplementary Form” and “Certification of Employment”, scan and save the completed forms as PDF format;
  3. Enter SCE Online Application System and fill in the required data;
  4. Upload the completed “Supplementary Form”, “Certification of Employment”, a recent photo and the digital files of the required supporting documents (please refer to the “Application Guide”);
  5. Pay an application fee of HK$120 by credit card or PPS through the Online Payment Gateway.

 

(B) Application through hard-copy submission

  1. Please download and read “Application Guide” before submitting your application;
  2. Please download and complete the whole set of “Application Form, Supplementary Form and Certification of Employment”;
  3. Please submit by post/ hand the completed “Application Form”, “Supplementary Form”, “Certification of Employment”, a recent photo and the photocopies of the required supporting documents (please refer to the “Application Guide”) on or before the above specified application deadline to:

Address

Early Childhood and Elementary Education Division

School of Continuing Education, Hong Kong Baptist University

2/F, Franki Centre, 320 Junction Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon

(Please mark “Application for CKGP (Eng)” on the envelope)

Office Hours

Monday to Friday

9:00 am – 5:50 pm

Remarks:Applicants should make sure that the mail item meets the required postage and specifications of the Hong Kong Post Office, otherwise it might not be delivered to the School. For any late application due to delivery delay, the School reserves the right of not processing or accepting the application, and the paid application fee will not be refunded.

  1. Pay an application fee of HK$120 by cheque, e-banking or ATM. Please refer to the “Application Guide” for details.

Date: 19 May 2020 (Tue)

Time: 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm

Language: English

Platform: Zoom Video Conferencing Platform

Registration: Please click here to register on or before 13 March 2020.  The Zoom meeting link will be sent to participants by email in due course.

An acknowledgement letter will be sent to applicants via email within 14 working days upon receipt of applications. For applicants who do not receive any notice by then, please contact the Programme Administration Section by email (sceeceed@hkbu.edu.hk) or telephone (3411 4310).

 

Application Period

20 March 2020 – 26 June 2020

 

Notification of Application Results

By 31 July 2020

Telephone:

3411 4310

Fax:

3411 4302

E-mail:

sceeceed@hkbu.edu.hk

Website:

hkbusce.hk/eckgp

 

    June 2020

 

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