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Domingos Lam Centre for Research in Education partnership project GEG Chinese Literacy Development Scheme held a Teacher Training at the USJ

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The “Basic Teacher Training” session conducted by the GEG Chinese Literacy Development Scheme was successfully held at the USJ on the 31st of October 2020.



Despite the disruptions caused by the COVID pandemic, the “Basic Teacher Training” session conducted by the GEG Chinese Literacy Development Scheme was successfully held at University of Saint Joseph (USJ) on the 31st of October 2020.

Only 30 participants were allowed to attend the training onsite due to social distancing measures, and with border controls, trainers based in Hong Kong participated via video conferencing. Teacher training is a main pillar of the Scheme.

The training on the day consisted of Parts 1 and 2 of the Basic Teacher Training module. The Scheme’s Principal Investigator, Professor Cheng Pui Wan, opened the session over video conferencing, assisted by Dr Maranda Mak of the University of Macau co-leading onsite. Part 2 of the training was led by Ms Terry Tse, Assistant Director on the Project Team instructing from Hong Kong, and Ms Amanda Lei, head kindergarten teacher from Colégio de Santa Rosa de Lima (Secção Chinesa), who co-led onsite assisting on small groups hands-on exercises with participating teachers.

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Training session combining onsite attendance with video-conferencing instructions

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Training session combining onsite attendance with video-conferencing instructions

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Role Play and demonstration sessions during training

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Trainers based in Hong Kong participated via video conferencing

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Group discussions during training

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Group discussions during training