Acting CE commends teachers for teaching excellence (with photos)

Acting CE commends teachers for teaching excellence (with photos)

Acting CE applauds instructors for mentor quality (with pictures)

The following is provided on behalf of the Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence Steering Committee:

The Acting Chief Executive, Mr Paul Chan, today (September 24) officiated at and provided the Award for Teaching Excellence to 15 instructors at the Award Presentation Ceremony of Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence (CEATE) (2019/2020) and (2020/2021). Another 23 instructors got the Certificate of Merit from the Secretary for Education, Mr Kevin Yeung, throughout the event.

Speaking at the event, Mr Chan revealed his sincere congratulations to the granted instructors and thanked them for their devoted efforts in education. Through their business and assistance, trainees cultivated a strong interest to pursue understanding and reading in addition to the spirit to check out, resulting in the growing of excellent morals.

” The granted instructors relate to ethical growing as the structure of education and are dedicated to improving trainees’ capability to believe and recognize. They methodically prepared the curriculum and arranged a range of vibrant experiential knowing activities to enable trainees to establish favorable worths, a dedication to society, along with a sense of nationwide identity, love for Hong Kong and global point of views,” he stated.

He likewise motivated instructors to actively take part in exchange activities with the Mainland. Through observation and exchanges, they might check out methods to enhance mentor professionalism with impressive senior instructors in the Mainland. At the very same time, they can utilize these chances to personally comprehend the nation’s advancement, enhance their understanding of the nation’s politics, economy, society, history and culture, and after that share their understanding acquired with associates and trainees.

The Chairman of the CEATE Steering Committee, Dr Gordon Tsui, stated, “I want to extend my gratitude to the granted instructors for devoting themselves to their tasks amidst the obstacles of COVID-19 to support favorable mindsets and worths in trainees through mentor and modelling, while they still endeavoured to pursue constant self-improvement and ingenious mentor practices. They made difficult efforts, through creating varied knowing activities and using multi-media throughout various online platforms, to promote the combination of understanding in different discovering locations, establishing the abilities and cultivating the worths of trainees which effectively promoted trainees’ knowing inspiration and boosted knowing and mentor efficiency with a view to developing a strong structure for trainees’ knowing and development.”

Dr Tsui stated that more than 900 instructors from various styles have actually been granted considering that the launch of CEATE in2003 The CEATE Award has actually won community-wide acknowledgment. He motivated the granted instructors to actively share their exceptional mentor practices through the CEATE Teachers’ Association and different expert exchange platforms to motivate fellow instructors so regarding construct and strengthen the culture of pursuing quality. Looking ahead, future CEATEs would combine achieved instructors with a view to making contributions to promote quality education.

There were 121 elections and 104 elections got for CEATE (2019/2020) and (2020/2021) respectively. At the end of the evaluation treatments, 5 elections (making up 15 instructors) existed with the Award for Teaching Excellence while 7 elections (making up 23 instructors) existed with the Certificate of Merit in overall. The granted elections covered styles consisting of “Chinese Language Education Key Learning Area (KLA)”, “Moral and Civic Education”, “Arts Education KLA”, “Mathematics Education KLA” and “Special Educational Needs”. Evaluation of elections concentrated on instructors’ efficiency in the 4 domains of “Professional Competence”, “Student Development”, “Professionalism and Commitment to the Community”, and “School Development”. Please go to CEATE site ( for the list of granted instructors.

The Award Presentation Ceremony was held at Education Bureau Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre. Officiating visitors likewise consisted of the Permanent Secretary for Education, Ms Michelle Li; the Chairman of the Education Commission, Mr Tim Lui; the Chairman of the Curriculum Development Council, Professor Tam Kar-yan; the Chairman of the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, Mr Samuel Yung; and the Chairman of the CEATE Assessment Working Group (2019/2020) and (2020/2021), Professor Horace Ip.

Sharing activities including CEATE granted instructors are being presented slowly this academic year to distribute exceptional mentor practices. Information will be revealed on the CEATE site and EDB Training Calendar.

Elections for the CEATE (2021/2022) will be accepted on or prior to October 4. Its styles cover “Physical Education KLA”, “Science Education KLA” and “Curriculum Leadership”.

Ends/Friday, September 24,2021

Provided at HKT 19:45


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