Professional Training Courses for of Humanities and Social Sciences Teachers for the period of October and November 2022 End Successfully

Professional training courses for humanities and social sciences teaching staffs offered from October to November in 2022 came to a successful end. The courses were jointly organized by Macao Education and Youth Development Bureau, Macao Base for Primary & Secondary Education in Humanities & Social Sciences and CCHC of UM, and all of planned courses have been carried out well in Escola Secundária Luso-Chinesa de Luís Gonzaga Gomes, Centre of Educational Resources, Centre of Languages and Centre of Moral Education.

Ten courses were offered in total and mainly presented in-person lessons, attracting hundreds of Humanities and Social Sciences teachers in Macao primary and secondary schools to attend. There were various courses offered by professors of UM including ‘The View of the World and Interpretation of Later Generations in the Analects of Confucius’ by Prof. YEUNG Siu Kwai, ‘Using Native Language to Distinguish Flat and Oblique Tones in Poetry and Understand the Phonetic Symbols in the Dictionary’ by Prof. LO In Fat, ‘Quick, Easy and Accurate Cantonese Pronunciation Map’ and ‘The Culture of Chinese Eight Scenery and Macau Eight Scenery’ by Prof. TANG Keng Pan, ‘Cantonese Opera’s Sources and Cultural Connotations of its Singing and Performing’ and ‘Macao Cantonese Pinyin System’ by Prof. TAM Mei Leng, and also an online course ‘The role of grammar in a task-based approach’ by Prof. Sara Gonçalves dos SANTOS. The purpose of all courses above is to enhance the professional knowledge of teachers in the fields of literature, history and Portuguese, so as to enhance the comprehensive teaching ability of teachers.

Group photo of teachers and Prof. YEUNG Siu Kwai

Group photo of teachers and Prof. TANG Keng Pan

Group photo of teachers and Prof. TANG Keng Pan

Group photo of teachers and Prof. TAM Mei Leng