University of Nottingham Ningbo China Online Professional Development Qualifications


The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the status of Professional Development Qualification (PDQ) Center. This means that UNNC is now licensed by Cambridge International to deliver PDQs courses, and in fact is the first PDQ center in East Asia to be approved todeliver PDQs wholly online. 

宁波诺丁汉大学(以下简称宁诺)荣获剑桥大学国际考评部认证批准,成为教师专业发展中心,这意味着宁诺已获得了剑桥大学国际考评部颁发的关于国际教师专业发展的认证课程许可。值得一提的是,宁波诺丁汉大学是东亚地区第一所被授权的可完全在线提供剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程的培训中心

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China has started enrollment for two PDQs certified courses which will start in October 2020 and March 2021:


宁波诺丁汉大学已开放两门剑桥国际认证的专业证书课程 (课程开始时间分别为2020年10月以及2021年3月):

  1. Certificate in Teaching and Learning   教学证书
  2. Certificate in Educational Leadership   教育领导力证书

For more than a decade UNNC has been delivering world class teacher training and consultancy for schools in China, and is now collaborating with Cambridge International to deliver certificate level programmes for in-service teachers and school leaders. UNNC PDQs have been purposely designed to further UNNC’s strategy of civic engagement, positive societal impact and knowledge exchange with China.  

一直以来,宁波诺丁汉大学致力于为中国的学校提供世界一流的教师培训及咨询服务。我校与剑桥大学国际考评部合作,为在职教师及院校领导提供证书课程项目。宁诺剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程旨在进一步推动宁诺的公民参与战略,带来积极社会影响,促进知识交流。

What are Cambridge PDQs? 什么是剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程?

Cambridge PDQs are qualifications designed to help support and recognise teachers who engage in continuous professional development throughout their careers. PDQs are based on research evidence about the kinds of professional development that have real impact and value.

剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程旨在帮助支持在职业发展中致力于从事专业发展的教师。该课程帮助在岗教师批判性参与最新教学研究,与其他教师分享最佳教学实践以及反思自身教学方法。


Cambridge PDQs help practising teachers and educational leaders to:

剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程帮助在岗教师及院校领导:

  • ‣Engage critically with relevant educational thinking and international best practices 批判性运用相关教育思维及国际最佳教学实践
  • Apply new ideas and approaches in their own practice 将新的理念和方法融合到自身的实践和环境中
  • Reflect on and share experiences and outcomes to plan further development 分享及反思教学经验成果
  • Improve the quality of their students’ learning 提高学生学习质量

Cambridge PDQs help schools to:

剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程帮助学校:

  • Access quality accredited professional development programmes that are cost effective and meet individual and school needs 获得经权威认证的专业发展课程,成本效益高,满足个人及学校需求
  • Establish and nurture school-based  professional learning communities 建立和培育以学校为基础的专业学习社区
  • Ensure that professional development is planned, experienced and evaluated as an integral part of school development 确保专业发展作为学校发展的一个组成部分,是有计划的、有经验、可评估的
A PDQ certificate course requires teachers to undertake 150 hours of learning over 4 months which are divided in the following way:
剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程要求参与教师完成跨度4个月的150课时的学习,主要分为以下几个部分:

◉Guided learning
   指导式学习:
   e.g. workshops, seminars and tutorials (50 hours)
   如工作坊、研讨会和辅导课(50学时)
◉Individual study and collaborative learning:
   独立学习与协作式学习:
   e.g. reading, research and discussion(50 hours)
   如阅读、研究和讨论(50学时)
◉School-based learning:
   校本学习:
 e.g.applying new ideas and approaches in practice and reflecting on experience. (50 hours)
  如在教学实践和反思中应用新的思维和方法(50学时)

UNNC online PDQs will be held twice a year.

宁波诺丁汉大学在线剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程每年将开展两期。

Start Date
开课时间
Monday,12 October,2020
2020年10月12日(周一)
End Date
结课时间
Friday,8 January,2021
2021年1月8日(周五)
Cohort 1 一期课程

Start Date
开课时间
(* subject to change
如有更改,后期通知
Monday,1 March,2021
2021年3月1日(周一)
End Date
结课时间
Friday,28 May,2021
2021年5月28日(周五)
Cohort 2 二期课程

Which teachers can take UNNC’s PDQ course? 剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程适合哪些教师?

Cambridge PDQs are for in-service teachers and education leaders. The qualifications are relevant to all general education teaching and learning contexts. The UNNC course is designed to meet the professional development needs of teachers, both foreign and local, regardless of whether they teach in an international school, a bilingual school, or a state school.

剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程适用于在岗教师和教育类院校领导。本课程设置主要为了满足教师的职业发展需要,对任何教学背景均适用,包含但不限于国际学校、双语学校及公立学校,同时,对中教及外教均适用。

What are the advantages of studying for a PDQ at UNNC? 为什么选择在宁波诺丁汉大学学习剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程

UNNC’s PDQ programmes are unique in several ways. Firstly they are the first PDQ programmes to be approved to be delivered entirely online, which allows teachers across China to engage in professional development on a part-time basis without compromising their professional lives. 


宁诺剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程在很多方面都是独一无二的。作为东亚首家获批开设全在线剑桥国际教师专业发展认证课程的机构,宁诺课程的独特性在于,全国各地的教师无需牺牲上班时间进行面授,可利用业余时间参加线上课程,取得相关认证证书。


Tuition fees  学费

◉ Full Price (Per certificate): 12,000RMB
全价(每份证书课程):12,000元

◉2020 Early-Bird Price (Per certificate: payment before September 1st) 11,200RMB
2020早鸟价(每份证书课程:9月1日前交费):11,200元

◉Cohort Price (minimum of 3 teachers enrolled on one certificate programme): 10,500RMB
团体折扣价(至少3名教师参加一个证书课程):10,500元
(*Please kindly note that the registration deadline of Cohort 1 is 18 September 2020.  一期课程报名截止日期为2020年9月18日)

Contact UNNC  联系宁波诺丁汉大学
Email邮箱: BDO@nottingham.edu.cn
Hotline电话: +86(0)574 8818 0016

In addition 此外,课程还具备以下优势:

  • All enrolled teachers can access UNNC’s world class online library resources.
  • All sessions are delivered by UNNC expert trainers and academics.
  • Schools do not need to invest significant time and money in establishing themselves as a PDQ centre, and their staff can interact with contemporaries at other schools.
  • UNNC will provide support and training for schools on how to develop and mentor their PDQ candidates.
  • Successful trainees will be issued with a Cambridge certificate as well as an authenticated UNNC certificate of completion.
  • 所有报名课程的教师均可在宁诺访问世界一流的在线图书馆资源
  • 所有课程均由宁诺专业培训教师及学者讲授
  • 学校无需投入大量时间和预算建立自己的专业发展中心。教师可以与来自其他学校的同行分享进行交流
  • 宁诺将为学校提供相关培训,以更好地指导参与课程的教师通过考核
  • 通过课程的学员将同时获得剑桥证书和宁诺认证结业证书