The Hong Kong Institute of Education is a publicly-funded tertiary institution dedicated to the advancement of teaching and learning, through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes on teacher education and complementary social sciences and humanities disciplines.
We nurture educators and social leaders who are intellectually active, socially caring, and globally aware, to become agents of change in the communities that they serve. We place great emphasis on research capability --- our research will contribute to the advancement of knowledge, scholarship and innovation, with sustainable impact on social progress and human betterment.
The Institute aims to be a leading university on education, creating an impact and defining the education landscape not only for Hong Kong but also the Asia Pacific region.
We aim to be a leading university in the Asia Pacific region, focusing on Education and complementary disciplines, and recognised for our excellence in nurturing competent and caring professionals and the impact of our scholarship.
Education creates knowledge, understanding and the capacity to transform life and society. The primary mission of The Hong Kong Institute of Education is to promote and support the strategic development of teacher education in Hong Kong, by preparing quality educators, supporting them in their lifelong learning, and leading in education innovation and reform.
We seek to provide a multidisciplinary learning and research environment beyond Education that is conducive to the pursuit of knowledge, free thinking and free speech, advocacy in policy and practice, and the promotion of collaboration and diversity. We prepare our students to become competent professionals who can integrate theory and practice, and who are intellectually active, socially caring, and globally aware. Our research will contribute to the advancement of knowledge, scholarship and innovation, with a sustainable impact on social progress and human betterment.