|Course Title||IT in Education e-Safety: Information Literacy in Primary Schools (Advanced Course) – Fostering the Development of Positive Attitude|
|Organising Division||Education Infrastructure Division|
|First Issue Date and Time||2018/01/25 19:48|
|Latest Issue Date and Time||2018/02/15 17:59|
All principals and teachers in primary and special schools.
Preferably teachers responsible for guidance and discipline, class teachers and IT teachers.
Preferably teachers attended the “IT in Education e-Safety Series: Introduction of Information Literacy for
Primary School Students” organised by EDB.
This course aims to strengthen teachers’ capacity to enhance students’ effective and ethical use of information and to address teachers’ concerns on Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).
After finishing the course, participants should be able to:
(a) help students use information and information technology effectively and ethically as responsible citizens and lifelong learners;
(b) formulate school-based BYOD policy and Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) and adoption of relevant technologies, such as mobile device management (MDM);
(c) formulate school-based information literacy (IL) programme in whole-school approach by making reference to the framework “Information Literacy for Hong Kong Students”;
(d) tackle issues on BYOD; and
(e) bring in support services, tools and resources to promote healthy and ethical use of information and information technology.
|Language Medium||Cantonese Supplemented with English|
|CPD Elements for Principal||
|CPD Elements for Teacher||
|Content Area||Information Technology in Education (V)|
|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. Heads of schools are requested to submit the online application to the ITE Section on or before the closing date of nomination. Nominations will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis whereas considerations will also be given to allow more schools to participate. Prior application is required and walk-ins will not be entertained.
2. Please note that the said training course is funded by public money and events will be conducted as scheduled when the enrolment reaches 15 per event. To ensure proper use and prevent unnecessary wastage of public money, teachers being accepted should attend the course on time. If he/she is unable to attend the course before its commencement, head of the school should arrange another teacher to substitute in order to prevent wastage of public money. The substitute teacher should attend the course with the Substitution Note shown in Appendix 1. Head of school is required to fill in a Notice of Absence shown in Appendix 2 for every absentee to provide the reason(s) for absence and failing to make substitution on time. Completed Substitution Notes and Notices of Absence should be sent to the E-learning Development Laboratory, The University of Hong Kong via email (firstname.lastname@example.org/ email@example.com) for necessary action.
3. Accepted or rejected applicants and the respective school heads will be notified through the e-Service Portal Account at least 7 days before respective event commencement. Successful applicants attending the course should bring along their notification letters for the course. No parking spaces are available at the venue.
4. In the event of adverse weather conditions (e.g. tropical cyclone or rainstorm), concerned training sessions (A.M. or P.M.) scheduled, as per class arrangements of the E-learning Development Laboratory, The University of Hong Kong, will be cancelled pending further notice from the training institute on the make-up arrangement. Details of class arrangements during tropical cyclone/rainstorm are available in Appendix 3.
5. Being late or early leave for more than 30 minutes or failing to submit course-related work within 2 weeks after the completion of the course will NOT be counted as achieving 100% attendance.
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