Mr Ng Yut-ming joined HKCC in 2005 as a college lecturer. He had been associated with academic life in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 1992 when he took up the position of visiting associate with PolyU's Department of Applied Social Sciences, the division where he became a full time instructor in 1996.
Mr Ng has extensive experience in teaching sub-degree and undergraduate programmes and in supervising students on social work fieldwork. At the Department of Applied Social Sciences, Mr Ng taught a variety of subjects, mainly in the disciplines of social work, and social policy and administration. Besides, he was responsible for student fieldwork coordination, on top of being a member of the special task force of the Staff Group of the Department. He had also been an adviser for resolving cases concerning sexual harassment in the University.
Mr Ng takes a student-centred approach towards teaching. He is concerned with the knowledge development and the personal growth of students. He sees his encounters with students as not only intellectual exchange, but also heart-to-heart sharing.
Mr Ng has always felt proud of being a registered professional in the field social work. After gaining his Diploma in Social Work at City University of Hong Kong in 1986, Mr Ng had in total eight years of direct service experience as a social worker. In 1991, he graduated as a Bachelor of Social Work at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the institution where he was awarded, with distinction, a Master of Education in Teaching in Professional, Vocational and Higher Education in 2003. The year after, he received a Certificate in Theory and Practice of Systemic Family Therapy: The Ackerman Approach.
Mr Ng has published papers in social work journals and is active in expressing his views about social welfare issues. His areas of expertise lie in community development, social welfare subvention, and student learning and assessment.
Committed to community service, Mr Ng currently serves as an executive board member of the Hong Kong Social Workers' General Union, and as a member of the Social Welfare Department Lump Sum Grant Steering Committee.