Management and Leadership for Heads of Guidance and Discipline Teams of Primary/Secondary Schools

  • Commencement

    March 2024

  • Application Deadline

    23 February 2024

  • Mode

    Part-Time; Delivered in face-to-face mode

  • Venue

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Medium of Instruction

    Cantonese will be the major medium of instruction, with English as a supplement.

The Education Bureau (EDB) has commissioned The Chinese University of Hong Kong to provide this course in the 2023/24 school year. The course aim and objectives are:

  1. To help teachers understand the most up-to-date theories of Guidance and Discipline, and to develop their vision and mission to integrate Guidance and Discipline services in the school system;

  2. To equip teachers with the necessary leadership and management skills to develop their competency in the delivery of Guidance and Discipline services, especially in times of crisis; and

  3. To develop teachers the capacity on case management and group work and to collaborate with multi-disciplinary professionals.

Course Co-ordinator

Ms. YIN Hongbiao
BEd (HNU), MPhil (SWU), PhD (CUHK)
Chairperson & Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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

Deputy Course Co-ordinator

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

Teaching Staff

Ms. CHAN Tze Kwan, Isa

Mr. CHENG Kai Chi, Wallace

Dr. HO Yuk Fan, Esther

Ms. HON Shun Sum, Sherry

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

Dr. NG Kwok Hung, Kennedy
MSSc (CUHK), DSW (PolyU)

The Course will comprise the following five modules with a total of 48 contact hours:

Module Topic

Contact Hours


Overview of Theories related to Management and Leadership of Guidance and Discipline Teams

12 hours


Case Intervention and Management of Incidents Related to Schools with Skills Practice

12 hours


Intervention and Management of Incidents Related to Child Protection

6 hours


Introduction to Group Work

6 hours


Collaboration with Multi-disciplinary Professionals in and out of School to Provide Integrated Guidance and Discipline Services

12 hours

Dates: 16 March – 7=13 July 2024 (Mainly on Fridays and Saturdays, with one session on Wednesday)

Time: Wednesday, Friday: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. ; Saturday: 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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

Applicants should be:-

  1. serving teachers in secondary schools; and

  2. nominated by the current (2023/24 school year) school heads

Priority will be given to applicants in the following order:

  • he/she had not attended similar courses/workshops run by the Guidance and Discipline Section of EDB before;

  • he/she is the Head of the Guidance and/or Discipline Team in his/her serving school in this school year;

  • schools with Guidance and/or Discipline team heads attended the Short Course on Consultation and Mentorship for Heads of Student Guidance and Discipline Teams of Primary and Secondary Schools or the 3-day workshop on the same topic coordinated or organized by the EDB will be given a lower priority;

  • his/her school has less than 10% of teachers with Guidance and/or Discipline Training; and

  • he/she has more years of experiences as the Guidance and/or Discipline Team Head.

  1. Participants are required to attend all sessions.

  2. Participants who have attained an attendance of not less than 80%* and completed and obtained the passing grade in the required course work (1 written assignment) will be awarded a Certificate.

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

  4. 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.

*The minimum no. of required sessions for different modules will be announced in the Online Orientation Session.

  1. Schedule of Meetings

  2. Programme Outline

  3. Programme Regulations [download here]

  4. Venue Map [download here]

  5. Assignment Cover Sheet [download here]

  6. Notification for Leave of Absence [download here]

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

  8. Notice of Withdrawal [download here]

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

Tel: 3943 6754 / 3943 1054 

Fax: 2603 6850