|Course Title||IT in Education e-Safety Series : Supporting Parents on e-Learning (Primary School)|
|Organising Division||Education Infrastructure Division|
|First Issue Date and Time||2018/09/21 09:39|
|Latest Issue Date and Time||2018/11/28 17:12|
|Participant Group||All primary school teachers (including special schools) preferably those involved in parent-teacher associations, guidance & discipline and e-learning.|
This course aims to enhance and strengthen teachers’ understanding on parents’ concerns on e-learning, skills to cater for their needs and know-how to bring in support to parents.
After finishing the course, participants should be able to:
(a) help parents, with a brief introduction, understand the learning opportunities, features, strengths and limitations of e-learning;
(b) facilitate parents to provide early guidance for children to make good use of IT in learning and make ethical and legal use of IT;
(c) provide suitable advice to parents according to the age level of their children;
(d) address parents’ concern, with discussion on real cases, on issues related to e-safety, copyright, healthy use of mobile computing devices, physical & psychological health issues, Internet addiction and cyber-bullying;
(e) provide advice on appropriate use of mobile computing devices for parents and students;
(f) formulate school-based Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy and Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) in consideration of parents’ concerns and adoption of relevant technologies, such as mobile device management (MDM); and
(g) bring in support services and resources on healthy and ethical use of IT from community organisations.
1. Overview of e-learning (including strengths and limitations), learning opportunities and the global trends;
2. Methods to help parents understand more about digitally-enhanced classrooms and e-learning;
3. Guidance for children to make good use of IT in learning and make ethical and legal use of IT;
4. Theories, advice and good practices for parents according to the age level of their children;
5. Advice on appropriate use of mobile computing devices and issues related to e-safety, copyright, healthy use of mobile computing devices and cyber-bullying;
6. School-based BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy and AUP (Acceptable Use Policy) in consideration of parents’ concerns; and
7. Support services and resources on healthy and ethical use of e-learning from community organisations.
|Language Medium||Cantonese supplemented with English terms whenever necessary|
|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. Prior application via Training Calendar System (TCS) is required and walk-ins will not be entertained.
2. Heads of schools are requested to endorse the online application on or before the closing date. Nominations will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis whereas considerations will also be given to allow more schools to participate.
3. Applicants and the respective school heads will be notified the application status through TCS 7 days before the event start date under normal circumstances. Successful applicants should attend the confirmed event and bring along the confirmation mail when attending the course.
4. The accepted applicants who cannot attend the course are required to inform the ITE Section at least 3 working days before the event date in order to arrange substitution.
5. Rejected applicants and the respective school heads will also be notified through the TCS 3 days before the respective event commencement under normal circumstances.
6. 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 no wastage of public money, teachers 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 I. Head of school is required to fill in a Notice of Absence shown in Appendix II 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 'Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong' via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for necessary action.
7. To help keep a more accurate attendance record, participants are required to sign-in & sign-out on registration list. Being late or early leave for more than 30 minutes will NOT be awarded CPD hours of the session.
8. No parking space is available at the venue.
9. Please refer to Appendix III for the Special Arrangements for Bad Weather.
10. Details of IT in Education Professional Development Programmes for teachers can be accessed at the IT in Education Section's website:
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