|Course Title||New Senior Secondary (NSS) Enriching Knowledge: Appreciating Short Stories|
|Organising Division||Curriculum Development Institute|
|First Issue Date and Time||2009/10/23 16:43|
|Latest Issue Date and Time||2010/01/04 12:57|
Secondary ENGLISH LANGUAGE Panel Heads and Teachers
|Objective(s)||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.|
|CPD Elements for Principal||
|CPD Elements for Teacher||
|Content Area||Curriculum Development & Implementation (V) (NSS)|
|Attendance required for successful completion||100 % Training & development data will be revealed in Teacher's Personal Profile in e-Services Portal upon successful completion.|
1. This programme is a re-run of the programme 'NSS Enriching Knowledge : Appreciating Short Stories' conducted in the 2008/09 school year. Teachers who have attended the workshop NEED NOT apply.
2. There will be upcoming events from March to July 2010 which will be open for enrolment in due course.
3. Schools can continue using the surplus of Teacher Professional Preparation Grant flexibly to employ supply teachers to provide relief for teachers attending NSS-related professional development programmes until 31 August 2012.
4. While priority will be given to schools that have not been allocated any places in the previous year, nominations from schools will, in principle, be processed on a first-come-first-served basis. However, it should be noted that the number of places that schools request may not be fully granted, as consideration needs to be taken with regard to the actual subscription level as well as the need to allow for a wider representation of schools to participate in the programme.
5. Teachers will be notified whether their application is successful via their email accounts as soon as the application is processed, and in any case no later than four working days after the closing date of nomination.
6. Details such as the programme outline, materials and venue information will be sent to participants by the respective programme provider at least one week before the commencement of the programme.
7. Teachers are requested to read the Suggested Scheme of Work for the module 'Learning English through Short Stories'
(http://cd.edb.gov.hk/eng) before coming to the workshop.
8. No parking spaces are available at the venue.
9. Teachers are reminded to be punctual for both sessions of the workshop so that they can be smoothly delivered and participants can benefit more fully. CPD hours may be withheld should teachers fail to achieve 100% attendance due to lateness and/or early leave.
10. Principals who have made nomination(s) for the programme will be notified of the attendance status of the teacher(s) concerned.
11. Special Arrangements for Bad Weather:
(a) Workshop in the morning session will be cancelled when Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is issued at or after 6:30am.
(b) Workshop in the afternoon session will be resumed when Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above is cancelled at or before 11:30am. Otherwise, the workshop will continue to be cancelled.
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|Related Web Site||Please click here for application (Application Deadlines: 9 Jan 2010 (Event 7) and 6 Feb 2010 (Event 8))|