Programme Commencement of the Leadership Enhancement Programme for Local School Vice-Principals
16 vice-principals from primary and secondary schools took part in Programme for Leadership Enhancement for serving Vice-Principals 2017 (LE) organised by The Department of Education Studies. The commencement of the programme was held on 27 February 2017. There are 8 business organisations and Non-Government Organisations (NGO) offering attachment for the vice-principals who can benefit from interviewing the CEO, frontline management of specific divisions and adopting leadership theories in particular business organisation or NGO. They can have a better understanding of their own leadership potential, enhancing leadership knowledge and skills then transferring to the school setting with adaptions.
At the commencement, Ms. Li Shuk Yee Cora, Chief Professional Development Officer (School Leadership and Professional Development) of Education Bureau and Mr. Mawin Cheung, CEO of Easy Organic Farming Limited and Gold awardee of Hong Kong Awards of Environmental Excellence 2014, delivered welcoming and encouraging remarks respectively to the participants.
Ms. Li stressed the uniqueness of this programme for the local school leaders to learn from the elites outside the education sector. Mr. Cheung demonstrated to the vice-principals about enhancing leadership and management practice in an award winning NGO.