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EDB Learning Circle for Teaching PSHE Subjects in English

Seminars / Lectures / Workshops

PSHE Learning Circle Pamphletv3_12-14Jun
  • Date

    12 - 14 Jun 2024

  • Organiser

    Education Bureau & Department of English and Communication

  • Time

    09:00 - 16:30

  • Venue



If your school teaches, or intends to teach, PSHE subjects in the MOI of English then this programme is an opportunity for your PSHE and English teachers to collaborate in making sure your students learn PSHE subjects well. A minimum of 2 and maximum of 5 teachers, with at least one English teacher, can participate. The Learning Circle will comprise up to 6 schools. The programme offers a well balanced mix of theory about the principles of Language Across the Curriculum along with practical examples of how teachers can use this to design engaging lessons which develop language skills and scientific knowledge and understanding.

The programme consists of 3 components:

  1. 3 - day professional development to be delivered at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University comprising lectures, workshops and demonstration lessons on teaching PSHE subjects in the MOI English in June 12th to 14th 2024
  2. 12 hours of school based support between September to December 2024
  3. Two sharing sessions (half day afternoon sessions) where all registered schools share their best practices in teaching PSHE subjects in MOI English.

Key Outcomes

You will know how to use a genre-based approach o integrate English language skills into how your students learn in PSHE subjects

You will know how to design inquiry-based learning activities in PSHE where students use extended writing to explain and describe their learning

You will have a good understanding of how you can collaborate with teachers of English/PSHE to improve your students English language skills

You will join a networked learning community to collaborate with PSHE and English teachers from other schools about best practices in integrating PSHE and LAC. 

You will have a deeper understanding of how to increase student engagement through better use of classroom language and dialogic questioning.

TCS Course Code: ECP020240031 and complete the nomination form.

Contact Peter Woodhead ( or WhatsApp 61108275 to find out more

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