The Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence [CEATE] is organised by the Education Bureau with funding support from the Quality Education Fund. The first CEATE was organised in 2003/2004.


  • To recognise accomplished teachers who demonstrate exemplary teaching practices;
  • To enhance the professional image and the social status of teachers, thereby gaining society’s recognition of the teaching profession and fostering a culture of respect for teachers;
  • To pool together accomplished teachers through the Education Bureau and the CEATE Teachers’ Association to facilitate sharing of good practices; and
  • To foster a culture of excellence in the teaching profession.