Enhancing English Language Learning in China: Collaboration with Teachers in Ningbo (BBED6786)

Project details

This course will offer the chance for students to undertake an experiential learning project in Ningbo, China. By participating in this project, students will develop skills and knowledge of curriculum and professional development, while developing a greater understanding of their roles as education professionals and the need as professionals to share their knowledge and skills in the wider educational community. They will also gain a better understanding of English teaching in China and the needs of the students there. Participants will have the chance to work alongside Mainland Chinese teachers in a primary school settings and apply the knowledge and skills that they have learned on Education courses at HKU. The project is supported by the Fan Family Charitable Trust which covers flights and accommodation for students and closely supervised under the guidance of faculty members. Students’ performance in the course will be evaluated through a variety of means including, continuous assessment and online reflections and an end-of-course presentation and project sharing.


  • Semester 2, 2019-20
  • An EL trip to Ningbo will be arranged in Summer 2020


Ningbo, Mainland China


Years 3-5 students from the BA&BEd(LangEd)-ENG programme

(No. of places: 10)


Register BBED6786 Enhancing English Language Learning in China: Collaboration with Teachers in Ningbo via SIS. Students will earn 6 credits after successful completion of the course.

Application Deadline

Online course add/drop period in Semester 2, 2019-20


Funding from the Fan Family Charity Trust will be available to support part of students’ expenses.


Mr. Ben Moorhouse [Email: benmoorh@hku.hk]