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Professional Development Programme in
Teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

The programme provides participants with a good foundation and solid understanding of the current principles and practices of teaching and learning in the field of English for Academic Purposes. It offers participants a unique opportunity to meet professional EAP teachers, develop professional networks and advance their pedagogical knowledge and teaching skills.

Programme Highlights

Participants' Testimonials 

Distinctive Features

First of its kind in Asia

Studying at a leading centre in English language education at one of the top global universities

Interactive, practical and reflective workshops

Small group teaching by highly qualified and experienced CAES teachers and teacher educators in the field of EAP teaching, scholarship and research 

Grounding in pedagogical theory with plenty of practical teaching ideas

Gaining insights into teaching and learning EAP in a world-class university

Emphasising EAP curricula and materials currently in use

Opportunities to evaluate and develop EAP teaching materials and lesson plans with feedback from peers and CAES teachers

Unique opportunities to observe classes, reflect and discuss with peers and CAES teachers

Engagement in an online learning platform with EAP references, resources and materials and a community of learning among participants

Awarding a certificate of completion of Professional Development Programme in Teaching English for Academic Purposes 

What are the aims of the Programme? 


Promote and improve EAP teaching competence, extend pedagogical innovation among participants and foster teacher continuing professional development  

Provide tailor-made training and bring cutting-edge knowledge and practices to participants by combining international expertise with local experience 

Enhance participants’ skills in planning lessons and developing materials for students in an EAP context  

Integrate pedagogical theory and teaching practice  

Update and extend participants’ academic literacy knowledge together with their teaching approaches and research awareness to enhance their course design and teaching practice 

Application and Fee

Deadline: extended to 10 May 2024

Fee: HKD 8,500

Payment method: By credit card

Points to note:​

  • You need to pay the programme fee online through the University payment systemYou will receive confirmation of payment direct to your email for your records.

  • Application will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment.

  • NO REFUND can be made for applicants who are unable to attend.

  • Participants are required to arrange their own accommodation.

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