Issue 15: Learning more about English for Specific Purposes (ESP) curriculum and pedagogy at Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)

By Professor TANG, Eunice On 18 October 2013, twenty ELED final year students paid a visit to the IVE Shatin campus of Vocational Training Council (VTC) to learn about the curriculum and pedagogy of teaching and learning English for Specific Purposes (ESP). VTC provides the most ESP courses in Hong Kong with the largest number …

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Issue 15: Colour

By Heidi HO (ELED graduate) I thought everyone likes rainbows with a variety of hues embellishing the sky Red, blue, black and white All refracted from the light Yellow am I Like the shimmering sunshine, pure and bright Shaded when blending with black Diluted when tinted with white But then I realise not everyone likes …

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Issue 15: Into the Maze

By Helen LING (ELED Year 2, 2013-2014) Looking for something, something unknown Unknown egress shrouded in wild grass grown Grown is the path stretching to nowhere Nowhere is nothing to be scared of. Looking for something, something unknown. Left or right, recede or proceed. Proceed until your limbs grazed Grazes are nothing to be scared …

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Issue 15: Country of Love

By Simon CHAN (ELED Year 3, 2013-2014) I was from a single-parent family. Was that the reason my dad had been so concerned about and so loving to me? My dad literally loved me unsparingly. I remember coming home sobbing the other day (8 years ago when I was 10) after tumbling over a rock …

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Issue 15: A Chinese City

By Sheera CHAN (ELED Year 3, 2013-2014) The city is no longer the one of mine, Telling its name gives me no sense of pride. It gains its fame of a shoppers’ paradise where LV, Gucci and Fendi lie. It’s become the priced divertissement for them, not the priceless dwellings for us. Beneath the plazas …

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Issue 15: An Era of Inclusive Education

By Karen KWOK (ELED Year 3, 2013-2014) The pilot scheme on integrated education has been launched in Hong Kong since 1997. The White Paper, a key document issued by the government, reinforces the rights of the disabled (Hong Kong Government, 1995). This laid the ground for integrated education in Hong Kong. With the objective of …

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