Mr. Kong Ngai, Head of the Division of Education of the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (the DSEJ) and Mr. Wong Chi Iong, Chief Executive of the Division of Continuing Education, DSEJ, paid a visit to the Macau University of Science and Technology, SCS on September 30, 2019; the delegation was warmly welcomed and received by Professor Aliana, Leong Man Wai, Dean of School of Continuing Studies and Mr. Gary, Kou Chon Fai, Deputy Administrative Officer, MUST.
Professor Leong Man Wai gave the visiting guests an overview of the School of Continuing Studies and was glad to tell that MUST is now ranked in Top 300 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. In the future, SCS will develop new degree programs, some courses will be taught in English in order to be in line with the university to strive towards the internationalization of teaching and research. Professor Leong hopes to maintain a stronger tie with DSEJ to offer more high quality academic and professional training programs that nurtures innovation and high quality talents.
Mr. Kong Ngai, Head of the Division of Education, DSEJ introduced an overview about the Macau’s education system and the current trend of further studies of high school graduates. He believes that MUST is rich in resources and the school can contribute more to Macao students. At the same time, he urged the SCS to strengthen the promotion of degree courses to local high school students.
Throughout the meeting, the both parties exchanged views on the trend of future studies of high school students, cultivations of talents and the promotion of social science activities. On the other hand, DSEJ hopes that SCS can support the training of teachers on integrated education, to enhance the professional capacity of teachers in catering for students with special educational needs. After the meeting, the guests visited the classrooms and new equipment of the school.
Group photo of Mr. Kong Ngai, Head of the Division of Education (second from the right), Mr. Wong Chi Iong, Chief Executive (second from the left), Professor Leong Man Wai, (middle), Mr. Kou Chon Fai (right) and other guest