EMB Training Calendar
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2011-01-13 Internet Safety Series - Online Legal Trap ­¼¶³
 
Topic: Internet Safety Series - Online Legal Trap
Date & Time:

(AA): 2011/02/28 (Mon)   14:30 - 16:30 

Venue:

Function Room, 25/F, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Building, 21 Pak Fuk Road, North Point, HK 

Organizer(s): EDB
Target: All Primary and Secondary School Teachers 
Details:

This seminar is the second one in the Internet Safety Series, and it aims to enhance participants¡¦ recognition on cyber crimes and internet security. 

1. Relationship between the cyber world and legal trap;
2. Cyber crimes commonly committed by youths; and
3. How to assist youths to develop an appropriate manner when using the Internet. 

For details of program, please refer to here.

Speaker(s):  1. Mr Ken NGAI, Website Director, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups
2. Representatives from the Technology Crime Division of the Hong Kong Police Force
3. Social Worker from the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups  
Language: Cantonese  
Registration Deadline: (AA): 17 Feb 2011
Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Ms Cecilia NG
Enquiry Telephone No. : 2788 3444
Email :net@hkfyg.org.hk
Application: Apply Online
2011-01-13 Internet Safety Series - Internet Addiction ­¼¶³
 
Topic: Internet Safety Series - Internet Addiction
Date:

(AA) 2011/03/17 (Thu)  14:30 - 16:30 

Venue: Rm E419, 4/F East Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon 
Organizer(s):

EDB

Target Audience:

Secondary School Curriculum Coordinators, Careers Teachers and Teachers

Details:

This workshop is the third activity of the Internet Safety Series, and it aims to enhance participants¡¦ awareness of cyber culture and how to handle internet addiction. 

1. How to identify and assess internet addiction;
2. The possible causes and effects of internet addiction;
3. Experience-sharing on how to handle internet addiction; and
4. Case studies.  

For details, please refer to here.

Speakers: Social Worker from the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups 
Language: Cantonese  
Registration Deadline :

(AA): 7 Mar 2011

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Ms Cecilia NG
Enquiry Telephone No. : 2788 3444
Email : net@hkfyg.org.hk
Application: Apply online
2011-01-13 Seminar on "Supporting Students with Dysfluency " ­¼¶³
 
Topic: Seminar on "Supporting Students with Dysfluency "
Date & Time:

(AA): 2011/01/26 (Wed)     14:00 - 17:00 


Venue:

Room 422, 4/F., West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong 

Organizer(s): EDB
Target: Ordinary Primary and Secondary School Teachers 
Details:

To acquaint teachers with knowledge on dysfluency and support strategies for students with dysfluency

For details of program, please refer to here.

Speaker(s): Speech Therapist and Inspector (Speech and Hearing Services) 
Language: Cantonese
Registration Deadline:

(AA): 21 Jan 2011 

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Miss Fong Chor Wah
Enquiry Telephone No. :36984260
Email :chorwahfong@edb.gov.hk
Application: Apply online
2010-12-29 Seminar for Promoting Originality of Students' Work ­¼¶³
 
Topic: Seminar for Promoting Originality of Students' Work
Date:

(AA) 2011/01/13 (Thu)   08:45 - 12:00

(AB) 2011/01/31 (Mon)  13:45 - 17:00  

Venue: Room W301, 3/F, West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong 
Organizer(s):

EDB

Target Audience:

Principals & Teachers of Secondary Schools  

Details:

The seminar aims at exploring with school principals and teachers the proper attitude of students in doing their learning and assessment activities, and ways to authenticate students¡¦ work. Roles of different parties, including the schools, EDB and HKEAA in promoting work originality and respect for intellectual property will also be discussed. Besides, the administrative and legal considerations of schools in checking authenticity of students¡¦ assessment tasks and activities by technological means will be explored. 

For details, please refer to here.

Speakers: Speakers from Secondary School, University & EDB 
Language: Cantonese Supplemented with English  
Registration Deadline :

(AA): 6 Jan 2011
(AB): 24 Jan 2011

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Mr Henley Chan
Enquiry Telephone No. : 2892 6126
Email :henleychan@edb.gov.hk
application: Apply Online
2010-12-29 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 & Time:

(AA): 2011/02/26 (Sat)        09:30 - 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: All Primary and Secondary School Teachers   
Details:

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 of program, please refer to here.

Speaker(s): Mr Tse Pui-yue (teacher of Shak Chung Shan Memorial Catholic Primary School) and representative from SiS International Limited 
Language: Cantonese  
Registration Deadline: 18 Feb 2011
Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Ms CHAN Wai-fong, Sally
Enquiry Telephone No. : 2408 6373
Email :cwf@scs.edu.hk
Application: Apply Online
2010-12-15 NSS Understanding and Interpreting Applied Learning Curriculum (Web-Based Programme) (Re-run) ­¼¶³
 
Topic: NSS Understanding and Interpreting Applied Learning Curriculum (Web-Based Programme) (Re-run)
Date:

(AA) Session 1: 2011/01/21 (Fri)     14:30 - 16:30  
(AA) Session 2: 2011/01/21 (Fri)     14:30 - 16:30   

Venue: EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, Rm W301, 3/F, West Block, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. 
Organizer(s):

EDB

Target Audience:

Secondary School Curriculum Coordinators, Careers Teachers and Teachers

Details:

The course comprises two parts: a ten-hour self-learning web-based session and a two-hour face-to-face sharing session. Participants are expected to complete the web-based session in January and February, which includes five chapters.

12 CPD hours will be granted to participants who have successfully completed the following:
1) Chapter-End Assessments
2) Programme-End Evaluation Form
3) A 2-hour Face-to-Face Session: experience sharing by an ApL participating school

For details, please refer to here.

Speakers: ApL Participating School and Curriculum Development Officers, CDI, EDB 
Language: Web-Based Programme (Chinese and English); Sharing Session (Cantonese) 
Registration Deadline :

(AA):13 Jan 2011

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Miss Yvonne Lee, Project Coordinator (Applied Learning)
Enquiry Telephone No. : 36983181
Email : miuyannlee@edb.gov.hk
Application: Apply online
2010-12-15 Experience Sharing on School-based Curriculum: From Design to Implementation (Secondary Schools) ­¼¶³
 
Topic: Experience Sharing on School-based Curriculum: From Design to Implementation (Secondary Schools)
Date & Time:

(AA):2011/01/13 (Thu)    14:15 - 17:15


Venue:

Lecture Theatre, 4/F, West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. 

Organizer(s): EDB
Target: Secondary School Heads, Deputy Heads, Panel Heads and Teachers 
Details:

The sharing session aims to provide opportunities for the participants to better understand how to enhance learning and teaching effectiveness through designing and implementing a school-based curriculum based on students' needs and abilities. 

For details of program, please refer to here.

Speaker(s): 1. Buddhist Wong Wan Tin College
2. Buddhist Mau Fung Memorial College 
Language: Cantonese
Registration Deadline:

(AA): 7 Jan 2011 

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Ms Bernice FUNG
Enquiry Telephone No. :39023737
Email :scoqa@edb.gov.hk
Application: Apply online
2010-12-15 IT in Education Technological Series: Experience Sharing on Application of Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) in Promoting Reading to Learn (Course 2) ­¼¶³
 
Topic: IT in Education Technological Series: Experience Sharing on Application of Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) in Promoting Reading to Learn (Course 2)
Date:

(AA) Session 1: 2011/01/14 (Fri)    15:30 - 17:30   

Venue: Education Bureau Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, Room W134, 1/F, West Block, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong (Exit E, Kowloon Tong MTR Station) 
Organizer(s):

EDB

Target Audience:

Principals and teachers of all primary, secondary and special Schools 

Details:

This briefing session aims to share first-hand experience of applying Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) in promoting Reading to Learn ¡V from preparation, implementation to evaluation. 

1. Sharing by SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School on applying web library system in motivating students¡¦ interest in reading;
2. Introduction of effective ways to utilize reading materials in web library with Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) to enhance self-learning ability and to facilitate the conducting of project-based learning; and
3. Introduction to the use of web library system in promoting cross-curricular reading and to facilitate the formation of reading groups among students for peer-learning; and
4. Questions and Answers. 

For details, please refer to here.

Speakers: Teacher representative from SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School and the representative from Library Master 
Language: Cantonese  
Registration Deadline :

5 Jan 2011

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Information Technology in Education Section
Enquiry Telephone No. : 3698 3924
Email :ite-training@edb.gov.hk
application: Apply Online
2010-12-15 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 & Time:

(AA): 2011/01/29 (Sat)      09:30 - 13:30   
(AB): 2011/02/24 (Thu)     09:30 - 13:30    

Venue:

 Computer Room 2, English Language Centre, City University of Hong Kong

Organizer(s): EDB
Target: 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 of program, please refer to here.

Speaker(s):  Teaching staff from English Language Centre, City University of Hong Kong 
Language: English  
Registration Deadline: (AA): 17 Jan 2011
(AB): 1 Feb 2011
Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Ms Addy KAM
Enquiry Telephone No. : 34424993/34428242
Email :nsselc@cityu.edu.hk
Application: Apply Online
2010-12-15 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: 2011/01/25 (Tue)     08:30 - 11:45 
(AA) Session 2: 2011/01/25 (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):8 Jan 2011

Enquiry: Contact Person(s) :Ms Hilda Leung
Enquiry Telephone No. : 2913 5192
Email : edb.nss@britishcouncil.org.hk
Application: Apply online
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