Certificate Course on Student Guidance and Discipline for Teachers of Primary/Secondary Schools

  • Admission Level

    Secondary School Teacher

  • Venue

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Mode

    Part-time face-to-face mode

  • Commencement

    September 2024

  • Application Deadline

    14 June 2024

  • Medium of Instruction

    Cantonese, with English as supplement

The Education Bureau has commissioned The Chinese University of Hong Kong to provide this course in the 2024/25 school year. The following are the specific course aims:

  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’ behaviour; and

  4. To help participating teachers develop, implement and evaluate their school-based guidance and discipline work.

Programme Co-ordinators

Professor YIN Hongbiao
MPhil (SWU), PhD (CUHK), Chairperson and Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Faculty of Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Ms. YEUNG Kin Sie, Denise
MA (CUHK), Part-time Lecturer and former Curriculum Development Officer, Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Deputy

Deputy Programme Co-ordinator

Ms. CHAN Tze Kwan, Isa
MA (CUHK), MEd (CUHK), Full-time Lecturer, Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Teaching Staff

Mr. AU Pak Ching

Ms. CHAN Tze Kwan, Isa

Mr. CHENG Kai Chi, Wallace

Mrs. IU KAN Siu Mee, Amy
MSSc (UniSA), Diplomate of Logotherapy (Educator)

Dr. LEUNG Kin Man, Thomas

Ms. NG Wing Yin, Winnie

Mr. TSOI Kcon Wah
MSc (University of London), RSW

  1. Schedule of Meetings for SGDSA [download here]

  2. Schedule of Meetings for SGDSB [download here]

  3. Programme Outline [download here]

  4. Programme Regulations [download here]

  5. Venue Map [download here]

  6. Assignment Cover Sheet [download here]

  7. Notification for Leave of Absence [download here]

  8. Change of Address/Personal Record [download here]

  9. Notice of Withdrawal [download here]

  10. Frequently Asked Questions on Buying Pre-paid Parking Coupons [download here]

Class A:

Dates (tentative): 23 September 2024 – 23 June 2025 (34 sessions)
Mainly on Mondays, except: 16 Jan to 13 Mar 2025 (Thursday), 9 May 2025 (Friday)

Class B:

Dates (tentative): 25 September 2024 – 25 June 2025 (34 sessions)
Mainly on Wednesdays

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T.

The Course will comprise the following five modules with a total of 102 contact hours:

Module Topic

Contact Hours


Contemporary Approaches to Student Guidance and Discipline



Integration of Guidance and Discipline into the School System



Implementation of Developmental Guidance and Discipline Programmes in School



Intervention Approaches and Skills Practice for Guidance and Discipline Teachers



Working with Parents and Community


  1. Applicants should be serving teachers in secondary schools and nominated by the current (2023/24 school year) school heads to attend the Course;

  2. Appicants are accepted and based on the recommendation of their current (2023/24 school year) school heads. If these applicants change their serving schools in 2024/25 school year, their admission to the course may be cancelled.

  1. Participants are required to attend all sessions. Participants who have attained an overall attendance of not less than 80% of the content hours, fulfilled the minimum attendance required in the modules, and completed and obtained the passing grade in the required course work (two assignments) will be awarded a Certificate.

  2. No application for module/lecture exemption will be accepted in this Course.

  3. CPD hours will only be revealed in Teacher’s Personal Profile in e-Services Portal of EDB upon participant’s successful completion of the course as stated in item 1 of this paragraph.

Tel: 3943 4490 

Fax: 2603 6850