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What's New

  • Upward Adjustment of Maximum Subsidy under the Professional Development Incentive Grant Scheme for Language Teachers

    SCOLAR sets up the Professional Development Incentive Grant Scheme for Language Teachers to encourage serving teachers of the Chinese and English Language subjects who joined the teaching profession before the 2004/05 school year to pursue recognised programmes of studies for enhancing their subject knowledge and pedagogy in the language they teach.  Each applicant may receive an upward adjustment of the maximum subsidy level from $30,000 to $50,000 upon his / her successful completion of the approved relevant programme of study with effect from 1 September 2014.  Retrospective arrangements will only be applicable to those applicants completing the relevant programmes of studies from January to August 2014.  Arrangements will NOT be made to top up the subsidy for the programmes of studies completed on or before 31 December 2013.

    For details, please click here.
  • English Alliance 2014/15

    To extend the enjoyable English language experience brought by English Alliance and to further arouse and foster primary and secondary students’ interest in reading and using English for pleasure, SCOLAR will launch a new series of stimulating, meaningful, fun and educational programmes for primary and secondary school students in the coming 2014/15 school year.

    For details, please click here.
  • Professional Enhancement Grant Scheme for Chinese Teachers (Teaching Chinese as a Second Language)

    As part of our continuous endeavor to enrich the continued professional development of teachers, the Education Bureau will launch a Professional Enhancement Grant Scheme for Chinese Teachers (Teaching Chinese as a Second Language) in the 2014/15 school year.  Under the Scheme, through the provision of a grant, serving Chinese Language teachers are encouraged to take courses that aim to enhance their practical pedagogical knowledge and skills in teaching Chinese to NCS students.

    For details, please click here.
  • Young Writers Training Programme

    The programme aims at arousing students’ interest in writing and enhancing their organisation, observation and communication skills through creative and educational activities, including workshops, mobile classrooms, writing day camp and intensive reading sessions.

    For details, please click here.
  • Fun with Learning Chinese Language through Literary Walk

    The programme aims at nurturing students’ interest in writing through monthly literary walk guided by young writers to various literary spots, for a taste of literature appreciation, establishment of a territory-wide database on literary landscape, sharing sessions, talks, and publication of an anthology.

    For details, please click here.
  • Joint School Writing Project: In Your Own Words

    The project comprised of two components: 1. lyrics re-writing and script-writing for songs (dramatic version) competition; and 2. in-school reading experience sharing of guests from cultural sector or music industry. The project aimed at arousing students’ interest in reading and writing and nuturing a writing culture in schools.

    Result has been announced in the Thematic Website (in Chinese only)

    For details, please click here.
  • The Putonghua Public Speaking Competition for Primary and Secondary Schools

    This largest Putonghua public speaking competition for primary and secondary students in Hong Kong aims at facilitating Putonghua learning in Hong Kong and enhancing students’ language skills.

    For details, please click here.
  • Television and Radio Programmes

    The Television programme aims at demonstrating the use of Putonghua in different everyday life contexts and the radio programme aims at highlighting some common mistakes or misuse of Putonghua in the workplace context.

    For details, please click here.
  • English Alliance 2013/14

    To extend the enjoyable reading experience brought by English Alliance 2012/13 to the school communities and further raise students’ interest in the learning and use of English, SCOLAR will launch a new series of fun, creative and meaningful reading-related English language programmes for primary and secondary school students under English Alliance in 2013/14 school year.

    For details, please click here.
  • English Alliance 2012/13 – “Create Our Own Reading Records!”

    To celebrate the World Book Day, about 15,000 students and teachers participated a mega reading event on 23 April 2013 and created Hong Kong’s own reading records of “Most People Telling a Story Together” and “Most People Reading Aloud Together” at the Hong Kong Stadium.

    For details, please click here.
  • The 29th Sing Tao Inter-School Debating Competition

    This annual debating competition aims to provide all round training to improve students' language, debating, analytical and organisational skills, and as to arouse their interest in social affairs and liberal studies.

    For details, please click here.
  • Project on Supporting Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) Children in Learning Chinese

    SCOLAR, in collaboration with two non-governmental organisations, organises interesting and educational programmes to motivate and support NCS children aged between 3 to 9 to learn Chinese language in their early years.

    For details, please click here.
  • Professional Development Incentive Grant Scheme for Language Teachers

    SCOLAR set up the Professional Development Incentive Grant Scheme for Language Teachers in April 2004 to encourage serving teachers of the Chinese and English Language subjects to enhance their subject knowledge and pedagogy in the language they teach.

     Programmes accepted for grants (May 2014 version)