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Education University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong 2018/2019 Partner universities

Personal data
Mobility type:
study

Faculty at MU:
Faculty of Education

Field of study:
Učitelství anglického jazyka pro základní školy; Učitelství matematiky pro základní školy

Level of study during period of placement:
Master

Language used:
English

Summer/winter school?:
no

Period of studies:
autumn 2018

Period of placement (from-to):
2018-08-27 - 2018-11-29

Number of months:
3.00

Activities before my departure abroad
Where can information be found about courses taught at the foreign school?:
Program ITTP - International Teacher Training Programme

Which documents were needed for acceptance at the foreign university?:
životopis, motivační dopis, výpis z trestního rejstříku, výpis z bankovního účtu, výpis známek, dopis o způsobilosti, dohoda o práci (working agreement),

How far ahead did you have to organise your acceptance?:
5-6 měsíců

Did you need a visa?:
yes

Documents and materials needed for a visa:
pas, viz. dokumenty potřebné k přijetí

Length of wait for visa:
1-2 měsíce

Fee for the visa:
490 HKD, tj. 1.416,-

Studies
Did you have a Learning Agreement signed before your departure?:
no

If not, why not?:
Jeli jsme na program ITTP, z toho důvodu jsme potřebovali training agreement.

Before your departure did you know how your courses would be recognised by your home faculty?:
Ne.

During your stay did you change your Learning Agreement?:
Ne.

When and how did course registration take place? Are there any restrictions? Possibilities of making changes?:
Nevím, netýkalo se mě to.

Did you take any examinations at the foreign school?:
Ne.

Does the school use the ECTS system?:
no

If not then explain how the credits there were recalculated into ECTS:
Nevím, netýkalo se mě to.

Describe the teaching methods (theory, practical and projects) and assessment of students:
Nevím, netýkalo se mě to.

Quality of teaching in comparison with home school:
Nevím, netýkalo se mě to.

How did you receive study materials?:
Nevím, netýkalo se mě to.

Can you recommend an interesting course/subject/teacher?:
Nevím, netýkalo se mě to.

How well is the school library equipped?:
Nevím, netýkalo se mě to.

Availability of computers, internet access, level of software needed, requirements on notebook:
Nevím, netýkalo se mě to.

Options from printing and copying:
Nevím, netýkalo se mě to.

Does the foreign school/student organisation arrange special events for exchange students?:
yes

If yes then what?:
Cestování po okolí. Různé výlety. Seznamovací akce.

How would you assess your integration with the local students (evaluation like in school from 1 to 5 with 1 as highest):
3

or describe in your own words:
Jelikož jsme na stáži byli pouze 3 ( 2 Češi a 1 Němka), tak jsme neměli moc čas se s ostatními vídat. Výhodou byly akce vytvářené univerzitou, protože jsme měli možnost se s ostatními seznámit.

Practical questions on your placement
Where did you live?:
Koleje

Cost of accommodation - monthly:
212 EUR

Additional comments to the price of accommodation (as to what the price includes):
Stálo mě to za celý semestr - 16 336Kč + jsme si platili zvlášť klimatizaci (+-1200Kč)
+ nakoupení základních potřeb pro spaní (polštář, peřina, prostěradlo, povlečení,...)

Describe the equipment. Tips for future students – what should they bring with them?:
Stůl, postel, skříň. Ostatní si musí člověk buď dovést nebo koupit v obchodě IKEA.
Doporučuji si sebou vzít nádobí, věci na vaření,...

How and how far ahead should accommodation be organised?:
5-6 měsíců (zároveň s přihláškou)

What are the catering options?:
Kantýna, restaurace. Obchod s potravinami.

What are the rough costs of groceries (compare with Czech prices):
Většinou 2x - 3x dražší.

Transport to location of placement:
Letecky

Rough prices for transportation:
zpáteční letenka - 15 168 Kč

Tips for purchasing cheap tickets and other recommendations:
Zakoupit letentku, co nejdříve to jde.

What are the local transport options (public transport, cycling, on foot, rough prices):
Taxi, autobus, metro, vlak, MHD ...

What kind of formalities have to be arranged before arrival, for example residence permit?:
Oficiální registrace studentů, ubytovat se.

What health insurance did you use? (rough price, advantages, disadvantages, is it necessary to arrange insurance at the university other than your home (Czech) insurance?):
Pojištění jsem měli od MUNI.

Did you have any experience with medical treatment abroad?:
Ne.

Did you work during your studies?:
Program ITTP. - učitelská stáž

What are the conditions for working for MU students?:
pracovní vízum

Tips for free-time activities:
v rámci stáže jsem neměl moc volného času

Financial support and expenses
Total grant from Centre for International Cooperation:
60000 CZK

Monthly grant in CZK:
20000 CZK

Number of supported months:
3

Total number of months:
3

What other sources did you make use of to finance your placement?:
Vlastní zdroje.
Zažádal jsem si o stipendium na Pedagogické Fakultě.

If you received another grant, state which and how much in CZK:

 
Total fees associated with enrolment at the university:
0 CZK

a/ amount of enrolment fee:
0 CZK

b/ amount of tuition fees:
0 CZK

c/ amount of other fees (which):
0 CZK

 
What was your average monthly expenditure?:
20000 CZK

a/ of which for accommodation:
6000 CZK

b/ of which for catering:
9000 CZK

c/ travel and recreation:
5000 CZK

Any comments to the average monthly expenditure:

Recognition of foreign studies at the home faculty
How many credits did you gain during your studies (in the system of the foreign school)?:
0

How many ECTS credits were recognised at MU?:
Za stáž mám dostat 20 ETCS kreditů.

Did you know in advance which of your courses would be recognised by your home faculty?:
Ne.

What problems did you have with recognition?:
Na pedagogické fakultě mi uznali docházku u předmětů, ale musel jsem stejně posílat úkoly a v některých předmětech dodělávat práci navíc.

Overall assessment
Assessment of personal benefit (1 = excellent):
1

Assessment of academic benefit (1 = excellent):
3

Evaluate the information and support provided by the foreign school (1 = excellent):
1

Did you encounter any serious problems during your stay:
Ne.

What would you recommend to take with you:
Léky.

What most surprised you at the partner university in a positive way:
Hezká lokalita.

What most surprised you at the partner university in a negative way:
Edukační systém v Hong Kongu.
Ceny.

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