The historical roots of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) can be traced back to 1853 when the first formalised programme of in-service teacher training was introduced in St Pauls College in 1881. EdUHK enjoys more than 160 years of experiences in providing teacher training and education.
Committed to the Education-plus approach, the primary mission of EdUHK is to lead educational innovation, and to promote and support the strategic development of teaching, teacher education and disciplines complementary to education by preparing outstanding and morally responsible educators and professionals while supporting their lifelong learning.
EdUHK aims to be a leading university in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with a focus on educational research, development and innovation.
As the city’s largest teacher education institution, EdUHK aims to produce knowledge that can be applied to learning and teaching with the aim of improving professional practice and increasing the transfer of new knowledge and skills to society for community betterment. The University emphasises the translation of research results and findings into the promotion of positive change in education, social development and the enhancement of human well-being. We do this through applied research that creates inspiring and innovative knowledge with strong academic, professional, social and policy impacts on education and the wider community.
EdUHK graduates are highly regarded by employers and enjoy an average monthly salary well above that of other graduates in the territory. Its programmes are designed to equip students with practical subject knowledge and professional skills to succeed in their future career.
Together with the Global Affairs Office (GAO), the Student Affairs Office (SAO) provides non-local students with supporting services throughout their course of studies at the University.
There are four government-funded student halls/quarters on Tai Po Campus, namely Northcote Hall, Grantham Hall, Robert Black Hall and the Jockey Club Student Quarters, providing about 2,200 residential places.
The Library supports the University’s mission to lead educational innovation, and to promote and support the strategic development of teaching, teacher education and disciplines complementary to education.
Nestled in a scenic mountain range, just one hour from Hong Kong’s business districts, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) offers tranquility and world-class scholarship in a vibrant, inclusive community.
Students can enjoy a wide range of facilities, such as gym rooms, tennis courts and swimming pools, located at the Amenities and Sports Complex on campus and the EdUHK Sports Centre located in Pak Shek Kok, Tai Po. Shuttle bus service running between Tai Po Campus and Sports Centre is also arranged for students to travel conveniently.
In 2018, EdUHK was granted full self-accrediting status for all its programme offerings.
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