Applied Learning​


Applied Learning (ApL) courses are elective subjects within the senior secondary curriculum. ApL offers studies with equal emphasis on practice and theory linked to broad professional and vocational fields. A flexible combination of ApL with core subjects, elective subjects and Other Learning Experiences helps provide students with holistic learning. ApL aims to enable students to understand fundamental theories and concepts, develop their beginners’ skill set, career-related competencies and generic skills. ApL helps students explore their career aspirations and orientation for lifelong learning.

Curriculum Goals

  • ApL is part of the school curriculum, student could consider taking ApL courses in Secondary 5 and 6.
  • To cater for students’ diverse learning needs.
  • ApL complements other subjects by offering studies with stronger elements of practical learning linked to broad professional and vocational fields.
  • The design principles of ApL courses are the same as those of other school subjects, with equal emphasis on the development of knowledge, skills and attitudes.
  • To cater for students’ diverse learning needs, ApL is implementing in school. There are six areas of studies for ApL     
            1.  Creative Studies
            2.  Media and Communication
            3.  Business, Management and Law
            4.  Services
            5.  Applied Science
            6.  Engineering and Production