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2011-02-10 New Senior Secondary (NSS) Enriching Knowledge: Appreciating Short Stories (Re-run) ­¼¶³
 
Topic: New Senior Secondary (NSS) Enriching Knowledge: Appreciating Short Stories (Re-run)
Date & Time:

(AA) Session (1): 2011/03/09 (Wed)     08:30 - 11:45 
(AA) Session (2): 2011/03/09 (Wed)     12:45 - 16:00 

(AB) Session (1): 2011/04/09 (Sat)        08:30 - 11:45 
(AB) Session (2): 2011/04/16 (Sat)        08:30 - 11:45


Venue:

(AA):Rm. 417 & 418, British Council building, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, HK 
(AB):Rm. 307 & 308, British Council building, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, HK

Organizer(s): EDB
Target: Secondary ENGLISH LANGUAGE Panel Heads and Teachers
Details:

1. To develop participants' capacity in teaching the module 'Learning English through Short Stories' in the Elective Part of the three-year senior secondary English Language curriculum by enhancing their knowledge and understanding of the genre; and
2. To provide a range of hands-on activities for participants to explore the basic structure of the story and its major features.

For details of program, please refer to here.

Speaker(s): Teaching staff from British Council Hong Kong 
Language: English
Registration Deadline:

(AA): 19 Feb 2011 
(AB): 19 Feb 2011 

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Ms Hilda Leung (British Council), Mr Kenneth TO (EDB)
Enquiry Telephone No. :2913 5192 (British Council), 2892 5831 (EDB)
Email :edb.nss@britishcouncil.org.hk
Application: Apply online
2011-02-10 New Senior Secondary (NSS) Learning and Teaching Series: Workshops on Catering for Learner Diversity in the English Language Curriculum (Re-run) ­¼¶³
 
Topic: New Senior Secondary (NSS) Learning and Teaching Series: Workshops on Catering for Learner Diversity in the English Language Curriculum (Re-run)
Date:

(AA): 2011/03/26 (Sat)   09:30 - 13:30
(AB): 2011/05/18 (Wed) 09:30 - 13:30

Venue:  TC 219, Level 2, Long Beach, 8 Hoi Fai Road, Taikoktsui, Kowloon, Town Centre of Hong Kong Institute of Education
Organizer(s):

EDB

Target Audience:

Secondary , ENGLISH LANGUAGE , Panel Heads and Teachers 

Details:

1. To consider how to effectively address the issue of learner diversity in the implementation of the NSS English Language curriculum;
2. To demonstrate how to cater for students' different learning styles, interests and abilities through adapting one of the Elective modules; and 3. To engage participants in a hands-on session to adapt parts of an Elective module to cater for learner diversity.

For details, please refer to here.

Speakers:  Teaching staff from English Language Centre, City University of Hong Kong  
Language: English  
Registration Deadline :

(AA): 10 Mar 2011
(AB): 4 May 2011

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Ms Addy KAM (ELC, CityU),
Enquiry Telephone No. :34424993/34428242 (ELC, CityU)
Email :nsselc@cityu.edu.hk
application: Apply Online
2011-02-10 English Enhancement Scheme and Refined English Enhancement Scheme: Sharing of Experiences in Procurement of Professional Services ­¼¶³
 
Topic: English Enhancement Scheme and Refined English Enhancement Scheme: Sharing of Experiences in Procurement of Professional Services
Date & Time:

(AA):2011/02/21 (Mon)  14:15 - 17:00 
(AB): 2011/02/22 (Tue)  14:15 - 17:00 

Venue:

(AA): St Joseph's Primary School 48 Wood Road Wanchai 
(AB): Kowloon Technical School 332-334 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Shamshuipo 

Organizer(s): EDB
Target: Deputy Heads, Panel Heads and Teachers of Government, Aided, Caput, Direct Subsidy Scheme Secondary Schools and Special Schools offering the ordinary secondary curriculum participating in the English Enhancement Scheme and Refined English Enhancement Scheme
Details:

To support schools participating in the English Enhancement Scheme and Refined English Enhancement Scheme in formulating effective service specifications to invite the bidding of professional services, monitoring the performance of the service providers contracted, conducting evaluation on the services provided, and understanding and adhering to the standing procurement procedures and regulations 

For details of program, please refer to here.

Speaker(s):  EDB Officers 
Language: Cantonese Supplemented with English
Registration Deadline: 17 Feb 2011
Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Ms Mandy Li, Ms Winnie Leung
Enquiry Telephone No. : 28926625, 28926558
Email :net@hkfyg.org.hk
Application: Apply Online
2011-01-14 New Senior Secondary (NSS) Enriching Knowledge: Appreciating Poems and Songs (Re-run) ­¼¶³
 
Topic: New Senior Secondary (NSS) Enriching Knowledge: Appreciating Poems and Songs (Re-run)
Date:

(AA) Session 1: 2011/03/08 (Tue)   08:30 - 11:45
(AA) Session 2: 2011/03/08 (Tue)   12:45 - 16:00 
(AB) Session 1: 2011/05/03 (Tue)   08:30 - 11:45
(AB) Session 2: 2011/05/03 (Tue)   12:45 - 16:00

Venue: Rm. 417 & 418, British Council Building, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, HK 
Organizer(s):

EDB

Target Audience:

Secondary ENGLISH LANGUAGE Panel Heads and Teachers  

Details:

1. To develop participants' capacity in teaching the module 'Learning English through Poems and Songs' in the Elective Part of the three-year senior secondary English Language curriculum by enhancing their knowledge and understanding of the genres of poems and songs; and
2. To provide a range of hands-on activities for participants to explore the language and features of a variety of poems and song lyrics.

For details, please refer to here.

Speakers: Teaching staff from British Council Hong Kong  
Language: English  
Registration Deadline :

(AA): 19 Feb 2011
(AB): 19 Feb 2011

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Ms Hilda Leung (British Council), Mr Kenneth TO (EDB)
Enquiry Telephone No. : 2913 5192 (British Council), 2892 5831 (EDB)
Email : edb.nss@britishcouncil.org.hk
Application: Apply online
2011-01-13 NSS Learning and Teaching Series for the Language Arts Modules in the Elective Part of the English Language Curriculum: Workshop on Learning English through Short Stories (Re-run) ­¼¶³
 
Topic: NSS Learning and Teaching Series for the Language Arts Modules in the Elective Part of the English Language Curriculum: Workshop on Learning English through Short Stories (Re-run)
Date & Time:

(AA) Session (1): 2011/03/15 (Tue)      08:30 - 11:45 
(AA) Session (2): 2011/03/15 (Tue)      12:45 - 16:00

(AB) Session (1): 2011/04/19 (Tue)        08:30 - 11:45 
(AB) Session (2): 2011/04/19 (Tue)        12:45 - 16:00

(AC) Session (1): 2011/05/17 (Tue)        08:30 - 11:45 
(AC) Session (2): 2011/05/17 (Tue)        12:45 - 16:00

(AD) Session (1): 2011/05/28 (Sat)        08:30 - 11:45 
(AD) Session (2): 2011/05/28 (Sat)        12:45 - 16:00


Venue:

Rm. 401 & 402, British Council Building, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, HK 

Organizer(s): EDB
Target: Secondary , ENGLISH LANGUAGE , Panel Heads and Teachers , All
Details:

1. To help participants understand and plan the module 'Learning English through Short Stories' in the Elective Part of the three-year senior secondary English Language curriculum;

2. To familiarise participants with teaching strategies/learning activities with which to implement the module;

3. To develop participants' knowledge and skills in developing learning and teaching materials/activities; and

4. To enable participants to adapt the suggested scheme of work.  

For details of program, please refer to here.

Speaker(s): Teaching staff from British Council Hong Kong 
Language: English
Registration Deadline:

(AA): 11 Feb 2011 
(AB): 11 Feb 2011 
(AC): 11 Feb 2011 
(AD): 11 Feb 2011 

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Ms Hilda LEUNG (British Council), Mr Kenneth TO (EDB)
Enquiry Telephone No. :2913 5192 (British Council), 2892 5831 (EDB)
Email :edb.nss@britishcouncil.org.hk
Application: Apply online
2011-01-13 New Senior Secondary (NSS) Understanding and Interpreting the Curriculum Series - (I) English Language for English Teachers (Re-run) ­¼¶³
 
Topic: New Senior Secondary (NSS) Understanding and Interpreting the Curriculum Series - (I) English Language for English Teachers (Re-run)
Date:

(AB) Session 1: 2011/02/09 (Wed)      09:30 - 12:30
(AB) Session 2: 2011/02/09 (Wed)      13:30 - 16:30
(AB) Session 3: 2011/02/16 (Wed)      09:30 - 12:30
(AB) Session 4: 2011/02/16 (Wed)      13:30 - 16:30

Venue:  TC 219, Level 2, Long Beach, 8 Hoi Fai Road, Taikoktsui, Kowloon, Town Centre of Hong Kong Institute of Education
Organizer(s):

EDB

Target Audience:

Secondary ENGLISH LANGUAGE Teachers 

Details:

1. To introduce participants to the three-year senior secondary English Language curriculum;
2. To develop participants' knowledge and skills in planning and implementing the new language curriculum at classroom level;
3. To familiarise participants with teaching strategies/learning activities with which to implement the new curriculum; and
4. To enable participants to produce an action plan to address certain issues they have identified in the implementation of the three-year senior secondary curriculum at classroom level. 

For details, please refer to here.

Speakers: Teaching Staff from Department of English, Hong Kong Institute of Education 
Language: English  
Registration Deadline :

(AB): 25 Jan 2011

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Mr Jeffrey KEUNG
Enquiry Telephone No. : 2948 8329
Email :cwf@scs.edu.hk
application: Apply Online
2011-01-13 Training Course on Coordinating and Developing Teachers' Continuing Professional Development (CPD)2010/11 School Year ­¼¶³
 
Topic: Training Course on Coordinating and Developing Teachers' Continuing Professional Development (CPD)2010/11 School Year
Date & Time:

(AA):2011/02/19 (Sat) - 2011/06/18 (Sat)  

Venue:

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) 

Organizer(s): EDB
Target: Teachers responsible for CPD coordination and development in schools 
Details:

The Course will be run in a part-time mode of 18 contact hours covering the following components:

(a) The role and responsibilities in CPD Coordination and Development;
(b) Identification and Analysis of CPDNeeds;
(c) Planning and Implementation of CPD
(d) Monitoring and Evaluating CPD;
(e) Resources Management and Support; and
(f) Learning Celebration. 

For details of program, please refer to here.

Speaker(s): Speakers assigned by HKBU 
Language: Cantonese Supplemented with English
Registration Deadline: (AA): 27 Jan 2011
Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Mr. Jason Yu
Enquiry Telephone No. : 31508004
Email :net@hkfyg.org.hk
Application: Apply Online
2011-01-13 Leadership Development Programme for Middle Leaders of Secondary Schools ­¼¶³
 
Topic: Leadership Development Programme for Middle Leaders of Secondary Schools
Date:

(AA) 2011/02/11 (Fri) - 2011/05/20 (Fri)
(AB) 2011/02/12 (Sat) - 2011/05/21 (Sat)  

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University 
Organizer(s):

EDB

Target Audience:

Deputy heads and senior teachers of secondary schools (including PGMs/SEOs, SGMs/EOs, PAMs, SAMs & AMs) 

Details:

This programme aims at equipping the secondary school middle leaders to grasp the overall development of the school education, strengthen their awareness and ability in school leadership and management, so as to improve the school leadership and team management. With their empowerment to implement the educational affairs more effectively, quality education for students can be achieved. After completion of the programme, the participants will be expected to:

1. recognize the role, attitude, knowledge and skills of the school middle leaders;
2. assume a leadership role among the teaching staff;
3. take up the leadership role in "Learning and Teaching" (including subject teaching and whole person development);
4. improve the quality of the implementation of the school holistic educational task;
5. enhance the reflective ability in the individual role and responsibility in the school;
6. contribute to the building of the school learning culture; and 7. play the communicative role between school leaders and the fellow teachers, parents and students.  

For details, please refer to here.

Speakers: Speakers assigned by Hong Kong Baptist University 
Language: Cantonese (mainly) and English  
Registration Deadline :

(AA): 25 Jan 2011
(AB): 25 Jan 2011

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Miss LAM (Hong Kong Baptist University) Miss LEUNG (Education Bureau)
Enquiry Telephone No. : 34115747(HKBU); 3150 8040(EDB)
Email : gcasld@edb.gov.hk
Application: Apply online
2011-01-13 NSS Literature in English Learning and Teaching Series: (III) Exploring Drama ­¼¶³
 
Topic: NSS Literature in English Learning and Teaching Series: (III) Exploring Drama
Date & Time:

(AA) Session (1): 2011/02/19 (Sat)    09:30 - 12:30

(AA) Session (2): 2011/02/26 (Sat)    09:30 - 12:30


Venue:

Rm 106, LG1/F, KK Leung Building, University of Hong Kong 

Organizer(s): EDB
Target: LITERATURE IN ENGLISH Panel Heads and Teachers 
Details:

1. To introduce participants to the drama component of the new senior secondary Literature in English curriculum

2. To enhance teachers' knowledge of approaches and strategies in teaching drama

3. To enable participants to design tasks and activities to help deepen students' understanding and appreciation of drama and to formatively assess students' learning

For details of program, please refer to here.

Speaker(s): Teaching Staff from the Centre for Applied English Studies, The University of Hong Kong   
Language: English
Registration Deadline:

(AA): 21 Jan 2011 

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Mr Frankie WONG
Enquiry Telephone No. :2241 5808
Email :wfrankie@hkucc.hku.hk
Application: Apply online
2011-01-13 IT in Education Technological Series: Effective Application of Document Conversion Software in the Preparation of e-Learning Resources ­¼¶³
 
Topic: IT in Education Technological Series: Effective Application of Document Conversion Software in the Preparation of e-Learning Resources
Date:

(AA): 2011/02/26 (Sat)   09:00 - 12:00

Venue: Education Bureau Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, Room E418, 4/F, East Block, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong (Exit E, Kowloon Tong MTR Station) 
Organizer(s):

EDB

Target Audience:

All Primary and Secondary School Teachers 

Details:

This workshop aims to discuss how to make use of Adobe Acrobat software for developing suitable PDF learning and teaching resources, so as to match the requirements of different electronic readers in the market (Netbook¡BiPad¡BTablet PC¡BPalm¡Belectronic-ink reader, e-Schoolbag, etc). Moreover, the workshop will also analyze the method to select suitable e-Learning materials to suit the needs of students. 

1. Brief introduction of the functions of Adobe Acrobat software;
2. Demonstrate the conversion of different files to PDF format, and explain the tips in file conversion procedure;
3. Explain the difference between Acrobat PDF files and those PDF files converted by other freeware (e.g. free online PDF converter);
4. Illustrate the difference in display format of PDF files shown by different electronic readers;
5. Hands-on practice of using the software for making electronic learning and teaching materials;
6. Sharing by frontline teachers the successful experiences of application of the software in learning and teaching of primary schools and the selection of suitable e-Learning materials; and
7. Questions & Answers.

For details, please refer to here.

Speakers: Mr Tse Pui-yue (teacher of Shak Chung Shan Memorial Catholic Primary School) and representative from SiS International Limited 
Language: Cantonese
Registration Deadline :

(AA): 26 Feb 2011

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Ms CHAN Wai-fong, Sally
Enquiry Telephone No. : 2408 6373
Email :cwf@scs.edu.hk
application: Apply Online
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