Course ID EI0020190127
Course Title IT in Education Subject-related Series: Strategies and Practices — Effective Use of Digital Reading Resources and Tools for Extensive Reading
Organising Division Education Infrastructure Division
First Issue Date and Time 2019/03/12 12:44
Latest Issue Date and Time 2019/03/19 09:29
 Event (ID)   Session   Date   Time   No. of Hours   Venue   Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s)   Max. no. of participants 
 AA    2019/04/08 (Mon)    14:30 - 16:30    2.0    Lecture Theatre, 4/F., West Block, Education Bureau Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
(Exit E, Kowloon Tong MTR Station) 
 1. Mr LAM Wai-nam,
Librarian of Notre Dame College

2. Ms LAW Wai-ching,
Librarian of Kam Tin Mung Yeung Public School

3. Assistant Professor LOH Ka-yee, Elizabeth,
Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong

4. Ms Alison CHAN,
Board Chair of Bring Me A Book Hong Kong

5. Representatives from Hong Kong Education City 
 Event (ID)   Session   Closing date for   Remark 
 Applicant   Recommending / Approving Officer 
 AA   1   2019/03/28   2019/03/29   This is a refreshed programme.
Course content is similar to EI0020180284. 
Participant Group All teachers and teacher librarians in primary and secondary schools (Priority will be given to language teachers and teacher librarians.) 
Objective(s) This seminar aims to introduce various e-reading resources and how to use the wide range of e-books under eRead Scheme to promote schools’ reading culture. 
Programme Description 1. Overview of the success factors of a reading school;
2. Introduction to HK Reading City and eRead Scheme;
3. Teacher experience sharing on using e-reading resources to promote reading; and
4. Questions and answers.  
Language Medium Cantonese  
CPD Elements for Teacher
CPD Mode: Structured Learning
CPD Hours: 2.0   Hour(s)
CPD Domain: I. Teaching & Learning
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.
Enrolment Method: Web enrolment
Number of Nominees from Each School/Unit: 3
Requiring School Priority: Yes
Maximum No. of Event(s) selectable: 1
First-Come, First-Served: Yes
Evaluation Paper evaluation  
Contact Person(s): (1) Enrolment: IT in Education Section / (2) Course Content: Hong Kong Education City
Enquiry Telephone No: (1) 3698 3579 / (2) 2624 1000
Email Address: (1) / (2)
Remarks 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 by 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 via email ( 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. To help keep a more accurate attendance record, participants are required to sign-in & sign-out on registration list. Being late or leaving early for more than 30 minutes will not be granted any CPD hours.

7. No parking space is available at the venue.

8. Special Arrangements for Bad Weather
a. Course/Activity in the morning session will be cancelled when Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is issued or stays in effect at or after 6:30 am.
b. Course/Activity in the afternoon session will be resumed when Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is cancelled at or before 11:30 am. Otherwise, the Course/Activity is declared to be cancelled.

9. 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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