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Experiential Learning

BBED6803 Serving to Learn: Co-constructing the Community through Student Leadership


Project Details


This course focuses on developing student agency and leadership skills, which is essential for well-being and the development of competencies to positively influence the future. Students will have the opportunity to select a community service learning project from a pre-approved list (Strand A) or launch their own initiatives (Strand B). They will work with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in teams or individually to serve communities locally, regionally, or overseas. Throughout the service learning projects, collaboration and co-construction with students, teachers, and communities will be emphasized.


Projects on Offer 2023-24


CantoGather: Teaching Lower Primary Non-Chinese Students Cantonese

(One class each in Semester 1 and 2; previously BBED6800)

Project Outline


  • UG students from all disciplines (No. of places: 12 in each class)
  • Students need to be able to speak fluent Cantonese and read/write traditional Chinese as they will become tutors of non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students in Hong Kong.



Register BBED6803 Serving to Learn: Co-constructing the Community through Student Leadership (class section 1A / number 3877 for Semester 1; 2A / 3714 for Semester 2) via SIS (Students will earn 6 credits after successful completion of the course)


Application Deadline


Online course add/drop period in Semester 1 (class section 1A / number 3877) or Semester 2 (class section 2A / number 3714), 2023-24



Student(s) (individual or maximum 3 in a team) fill out and send the EL Project Self-nomination Form below to the EL Team at [javascript protected email address] for comments and approval.


EL Project Self-Nomination Form for UG 


Application Deadline


8 September 2023



  1. All Experiential Learning courses offered by the Faculty of Education adopt PASS/FAIL grading basis.
  2. Students may need to study/work off-campus in schools/premises of our community partners and/or their collaborating partners.
  3. The teaching staff and/or mentors from the community partners will review and evaluate students’ work throughout the course.  If deemed appropriate, they may also provide feedback to support students’ progress and development.




Ms. Rowena Liu (Email: [javascript protected email address])