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The 7th Territory-wide Inter-school Basic Law Competition

In tandem with the work of the Basic Law Promotion Steering Committee, the Education Bureau continues to organise the 7th Territory-wide Inter-school Basic Law Competition this year and is thankful to Hong Kong Education City for providing technical support during the stage of the online competition. We envisage that students would read more materials relating to the Constitution, the Basic Law and national security so as to deepen their understanding of the inseparable relationship between the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and our country, as well as to enhance their knowledge about the history of the establishment and developments of the HKSAR, and how the Constitution, the Basic Law and national security promote the development of the HKSAR. For the schedule of events, regulations and electronic posters (Chinese only), please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum below:

EDB Curricular Memorandum No.47/2021 “The 7th Territory-wide Inter-school Basic Law Competition”

 Announcement of the Shortlisted Teams of the School Bulletin Board Design Competition on National Security

The Curriculum Development Institute of the Education Bureau organised the School Bulletin Board Design Competition on National Security in March 2021 to encourage students to design school bulletin boards on National Security creatively. After the first round assessment, the Assessment Committee shortlisted 10 teams to enter into the second round. The members of the Committee will go to the schools of the shortlisted teams to conduct a second round assessment to determine the winners of various awards.

Please click here for the shortlisted teams of the School Bulletin Board Design Competition on National Security (Chinese version only).

 Extension of deadline for  “Law-abidingness” and “Empathy” Lesson Plan Design Competition

To encourage more schools to join the “Law-abidingness” and “Empathy” Lesson Plan Design Competition, its submission deadline has been extended to 31 August 2021 (Tuesday). For details, please refer to the EDB Circular Memorandum No. 180/2020.

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 Announcement of  “Law-abidingness” and “Empathy” Poster Design Competition Results

Law-abidingness” and “Empathy” Poster Design Competition was completed and received positive feedback. We would like to thanks all the schools and students for their enthusiastic participation. Please find the awardees below:

Winner List
Winning entries: Primary School Secondary School

Results announcement of Short Videos on Schools’ Experience in Promoting Reflections on the COVID-19 Outbreak

 

"My Pledge to Act 2019 - I Can Do It!" Activity (I) - Video Sharing of School Implementation Experience has been concluded successfully. Please find the awardees below.

Winner List
Please click here to watch the highlight of selected winning videos

2020 "National Constitution Day" Online Competition

In order to strengthen primary and secondary students’ understanding of the Constitution and national security, the Curriculum Development Institute, EDB organised the 2020 "National Constitution Day" Online Competition in December 2020. Schools responded actively with a total enrolment of 370 primary and secondary schools, and the total number of participating students exceeded 20 000. The EDB wishes to express great gratitude for schools’ active support.

Awardees list Click here (Chinese Only) 

「樂諾小太陽」學生創意貼圖設計比賽得獎結果

My Pledge to Act activity series: (2) Mascot (“樂諾小太陽”) creative sticker design competition has been concluded successfully.  Please find the winners by clicking the hyperlink below.

Winners of Primary and Secondary Sections CHI





 “My Green Space” Student Competition 2020-21 - Extension of Registration Deadline

In order to encourage more students to participate in the “My Green Space” Student Competition 2020-21 organised by the Hong Kong Green Building Council, the registration deadline for the competition has been extended to 31 December 2020. Through this Competition, students can learn green building concepts and develop their creative thinking.

Interested schools and individuals are required to register online. The entry should be submitted by 6:00 pm, 26 February 2021.

For details, please visit the Competition website.
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Extension of deadline for  “Law-abidingness” and “Empathy” Poster Design Competition

To encourage more students to join the “Law-abidingness” and “Empathy” Poster Design Competition, its submission deadline has been extended to 26 February 2021 (Friday). For details, please refer to the EDB Circular Memorandum No. 180/2020.

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 “My Green Space” Student Competition 2020-21 - Extension of Registration Deadline

In order to encourage more students to participate in the “My Green Space” Student Competition 2020-21 organised by the Hong Kong Green Building Council, the registration deadline for the competition has been extended to 31 December 2020. Through this Competition, students can learn green building concepts and develop their creative thinking.

Interested schools and individuals are required to register online. The entry should be submitted by 6:00 pm, 26 February 2021.

For details, please visit the Competition website.
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Radio Programme  “Hong Kong Letter” (5 December 2020): “‘Law-abidingness’ and ‘empathy’ added as priority values and attitudes to nurture students’ positive values and attitudes” by Chairman of Curriculum Development Council (CDC)

Prof TAM Kar-yan, Chairperson of the CDC, and Dean of Business and Management School of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, wrote a speech for the RTHK radio programme “Hong Kong Letter”, addressed adding “law-abidingness” and “empathy” as priority values and attitudes to nurture students’ positive values and attitudes. The episode was broadcast on 5 December 2020, please refer to the“Hong Kong Letter” Webpage for details.

“Law-abidingness” and “Empathy” Poster Design Competition  

EDB has organised a poster design competition on “Law-abidingness” and “Empathy” for primary and secondary students to encourage them to unleash their creativity and promote the priority values and attitudes of “Law-abidingness” and “Empathy”. For details, please refer to the EDB Circular Memorandum No. 180/2020.

Download the application form of “Law-abidingness” and “Empathy” Poster Design Competition.
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“Law-abidingness” and “Empathy” Lesson Plan Design Competition

EDB has organised a lesson plan design competition on “Law-abidingness” and “Empathy” for primary and secondary school teachers to encourage them to share ways of deepening students’ understanding and recognition of the two priority values and attitudes, namely, “Law-abidingness” and “Empathy”, and encourage them to put it into practice, through designing lesson plan. For details, please refer to the EDB Circular Memorandum No. 180/2020.
Download the application form and the template of the lesson plan of“Law-abidingness” and “Empathy” Lesson Plan Design Competition.
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Suspension on the distribution of promotional materials for “My Pledge to Act – Be Grateful, Treasure What We Have, Stay Positive and Optimistic”
In view of the latest pandemic situation, the distribution of promotional materials for “My Pledge to Act – Be Grateful, Treasure What We Have, Stay Positive and Optimistic” will be suspended by Moral, Civic and National Education Section until 15 December 2020. For enquiries, please contact Ms Cristal CHOW at 3698 3157.

 Hong Kong Green Building Week 2020 – Team Up with us ONLINE in December!

HKGBC

The annual public campaign "Hong Kong Green Building Week" which is jointly organised by the Construction Industry Council and the Hong Kong Green Building Council, will be conducted online this year. With the theme of "Green Building Team Up!", a series of online games, experts’ sharing and short videos will be released on 5 to 11 December 2020 to educate the public (including students) on how green building and its users work together in reducing carbon emissions and learn more about the green buildings in Hong Kong Island East through tour videos.

 

For details, please visit the website and Facebook page of the Hong Kong Green Building Council.

 

My Pledge to Act - Be grateful and treasure what we have, stay positive and optimistic (2019-2020)

 

Extension of deadline for “My Pledge to Act” Activity series

To encourage more schools’ participation of “My Pledge to Act” activity series: (1) short videos on schools’ experience in promoting reflections on the COVID-19 outbreak and“My Pledge to Act” activity series: (2) Mascot (“樂諾小太陽”) creative sticker design competition, so as to promote the positive messages. The deadline of submission has been extended to 31 December 2020(Thursday) and the result will be announced on 19 February 2021(Friday). For details on the activities, please read the EDB Circular Memorandum No. 104/2020.

 

Re-opening application for Quality Education Fund(QEF)

In view of the gradual resumption of face-to-face classes in phases in late September and schools’ re-planning needs, “My Pledge to Act – Be Grateful and Treasure What We Have, Stay Positive and Optimistic” Funding Programme for the 2020/21 school year is now re-open for application from 5 November 2020 to 31 December 2020. For details, please refer to the QEF website .

The 6th Territory-wide Inter-school

Basic Law Competition

 

In tandem with the work of the Basic Law Promotion Steering Committee, the EDB continues to organise the Competition this year to encourage primary and secondary students to read materials relating to the Basic Law so as to deepen their understanding of its content and the inseparable relationship between Hong Kong and the Mainland, as well as to enhance their knowledge about the history of the establishment, development and achievements of the HKSAR. In commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the Promulgation of the Basic Law, questions regarding historical development and achievements since the founding of the People’s Republic of China will be added in the Competition with an aim to strengthening students’ understanding of our country in these aspects through preparation for and participation in the competition. For respective schedule and regulations, please refer to the Circular Memorandum below:

EDB Curricular Memorandum No.17/2020 "The 6th Territory-wide Inter-school Basic Law Competition"

 

Announcement of the winning primary and secondary schools, please refer to the appendix (Chinese Only).
Click here.

(11/11/2020)

Basic Law Writing Competition
We welcome entries in the Basic Law Writing Competition to express your vision of how the Basic Law should be implemented in Hong Kong.
All you need to do is send us your essay and you have a chance to win a US$400 e-gift voucher.
Why not get writing now! For details, please visit:
https://basiclaw-competition.hk/en/

(21/9/2020)

 My Pledge to Act 2020- Be Grateful and Treasure What We Have, Stay Positive and Optimistic



In the 2020/21 school year, the EDB continues to adopt “Be Grateful and Treasure What We Have, Stay Positive and Optimistic” as the theme of “My Pledge to Act”(2020) to foster an atmosphere conducive to positive education in schools. To support schools in continuously implementing the work related to MPA in the 2020/21 school year, the EDB now launches a new series of learning and promotional activities, including:

  • “My Pledge to Act” activity series: (1) short videos on schools’ experience in promoting reflections on the COVID-19 outbreak
  • “My Pledge to Act” activity series: (2) Mascot (“樂諾小太陽”) creative sticker design competition
  • “My Pledge to Act” activity series: (3) “I can do it” – sharing of students’ pledges
  • Provision of promotional resources for “My Pledge to Act”
  • Provision of learning and teaching resources for “My Pledge to Act”
  • “My Pledge to Act – Be Grateful and Treasure What We Have, Stay Positive and Optimistic” Funding Programme

 

For details, please read the EDB Circular Memorandum No. 104/2020 or surf the webpage of ‘My Pledge to Act’(2019-2020) (https://www.edb.gov.hk/en/mpa2019-2020).

(28/7/2020)

ECF Green Building Education Video Series - Online Green Building Seminar for Teachers and Tour

The Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) launched the project on “ECF Green Building Education Video Series” in December 2019 with aims to raise senior primary and secondary students’ awareness on green building concepts and deepen their knowledge on green buildings and environmental issues. To support teachers in teaching education for sustainable development, HKGBC has prepared an online green building seminar for teachers. The content includes the application of renewable energy, the promotion of energy conservation and biodiversity enhancement, etc. HKGBC has also produced a video on green building tour to help students understand the operation of green buildings. All videos in the project are available on HKGBC’s website.



(30/6/2020)

 

Learning Materials designed by QTN on

Promoting Wellness in School

 

During the school suspension period, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (the Centre), the University of Hong Kong (香港大學香港賽馬會防止自殺研究中心), which is commissioned by the Quality Education Fund to establish a Quality Education Fund Thematic Network on Promoting Wellness in School (共建卓悦校園主題網絡計劃) in the 2019/20 school year, has prepared a range of online activities and teaching materials to enhance mental health and personal growth among both students and teachers. The activities and materials will be uploaded by the Centre to the website every week. Please share the following link among your students and teachers for the aim of raising awareness and capacity building in looking after their mental wellness.

https://qtn.csrp.hku.hk/educational-materials-schoolsuspension/

 

 

(18/3/2020)

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Life Education Activity Programme

E-learning Programme


The E-learning Programme (「停課不停學 -網上輕鬆學習證書計劃」) launched by the Life Education Activity Programme provides primary students with a series of online educational materials (in Chinese only), covering different weekly topics ranging from personal hygiene, cyber safety to emotional health. For details, please refer to www.leap.org.hk/e-learning

 

(12/3/2020)

YouthCan


‘YouthCan’ provides young people with information, presented in entertaining ways, on what they need and care about including health knowledge, basic life skills as well as community resources in order to encourage young people to meet challenges in life positively. Learn more about resilience in the latest March issue.

(12/3/2020)

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WSD  "Innovative Water Efficient

Showerhead Design Competition"

 

The Water Supplies Department is organising the "Innovative Water Efficient Showerhead Design Competition" and invites students of secondary schools and tertiary institutions to participate individually or as a team so as to promote the importance of water conservation.


 For details, please visit: https://www.showerheaddesign.hk/

(23/1/2020)

Basic Law Quiz Competition 2018-19

 

"The Basic Law Quiz Competition 2018-19" was co-organised by Home Affairs Bureau, the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education and the Working Group on Local Community under the Basic Law Promotion Steering Committee. Please visit this link to view RTHK’s TV Programme "Basic Law Quiz Competition": https://www.rthk.hk/tv/dtt31/programme/basiclawquizcompetition/episode/568482

 

(19/9/2019)

My Pledge to Act 2019 -

Expressing gratitude, to cherish, be proactive and optimistic

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The Education Bureau encourages schools to continue organising ‘My Pledge to Act’ to develop students’ healthy lifestyle, character and civic awareness. The theme of ‘My Pledge to Act’ (2019) is "Expressing gratitude, to cherish, be proactive and optimistic’’. Schools are encouraged to help students develop a sense of gratitude, learn to cherish the things they have; adopt a proactive and optimistic attitude towards life, in order to help them face the challenges and difficulties of growing up. A great variety of online resources is provided on the webpage of ‘My Pledge to Act’(2019) (http://www.edb.gov.hk/mpa2019) to support the promotion at schools.

 

For details of 'My Pledge to Act' (2019), please read the EDB Circular Memorandum No. 116/2019 and No. 143/2019.

 

(22/8/2019)

ECC MTR Environmental Award for Schools
Results Announcement of "All Go Plastic-free" Poster Design Competition

 

The Environmental Campaign Committee (ECC), the Environmental Protection Department and the Education Bureau have been jointly organising the "ECC MTR Environmental Award for Schools" annually since 1997. The programme is sponsored by the MTR Corporation aiming to nurture a sense of care and responsibility for the environment among students and encourage them to unleash their creativity in environmental protection.

 

This year, an "All Go Plastic-free" Poster Design Competition was organised for all primary and secondary students to promote the message of "Go Plastic-free" and avoid the use of disposable items.

 

For details of the winning entries primary and secondary schools, please click here: (https://school.ecc.org.hk/english/mtr_environmental_award/mtr_environmental_award0406final.html)

 

(13/6/2019)

Road Safety

Road Safety Bulletin No. 43 - 45

 

To support schools on implementation of Road Safety Education, the Transport Department has published a series of Road Safety Bulletin.  The latest issues include:
Bulletin No. 43 "Safe Driving on Expressways". Please click here for details.
Bulletin No. 44 "Pay Attention to Passenger Safety". Please click here for details.
Bulletin No. 45 "In Case of Emergency". Please click here for details.

(22/1/2019)