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Learning to Learn


A Message from the Chairman of the Curriculum Development CouncilPDF


List of AbbreviationsPDF

Chapter 1
A Holistic Review of the School CurriculumPDF
Purpose of this Report
Structure of the Report
The Review
Views of the Public and Responses of the CDC
Tasks Ahead - All to Act (2001-02 to 2005-06)
Policy Contexts
Chapter 2
Guiding Principles, Development Strategies and Critical Success FactorsPDF
Guiding Principles
Development Strategies
Critical Success Factors
Chapter 3
The School Curriculum - What is Worth Learning
Purpose of the ChapterPDF
Meaning of the CurriculumPDF
Five Essential Learning ExperiencesPDF
Pre-primary CurriculumPDF
Curriculum Framework and Components for Primary and Secondary SchoolsPDF
Advantages and Concerns of the Curriculum FrameworkPDF
Connections across KLAsPDF
What is "Trimmed" in the Curriculum?PDF
Focus for Action in the Key Learning Areas and General Studies for Primary Schools
  Chinese Language Education PDF
  English Language Education PDF
  Mathematics Education PDF
  Personal, Social and Humanities Education PDF
  Science Education PDF
  Technology Education PDF
  Arts Education PDF
  Physical Education PDF
  General Studies for Primary Schools PDF
Chapter 4
How to Act - Effective Learning, Teaching and Assessment
Actions via School Structure, Processes and ManagementPDF
  Learning Opportunity and Learning Environment
  School-based Curriculum Development
  Collaborative Lesson Preparation
  Learning Time and Time-table
Actions with Direct Impact on Learning and Teaching Inside and Outside ClassroomsPDF
  Effective Learning and Teaching Strategies
  Assessment for Learning
  Four Key Tasks
  Effective Use of Textbooks and Learning/Teaching Resources
  Catering for Learner Differences
Actions via Partnership with organisations and PartnersPDF
  Life-wide Learning Opportunities for Whole Person Development
  Smooth Transition between Kindergarten, Primary School and Secondary School
  Home-school Co-operation
Chapter 5
Measures and Resources to Support Schools and TeachersPDF
Characteristics of Measures and Resources to Support Schools and Teachers
Curriculum Guides and Documents
Teacher and Principal Development Programmes
Textbooks and Resources on Learning and Teaching
Collaborative Research and Development ("Seed") Projects
Curriculum Bank
Library Development
School-based Curriculum Development Support
Creating Time and Space for Teachers and Learners
Dissemination Strategies and Networks
Local and International Consultancies
Partnership - All to Contribute
Chapter 6
Monitoring and Review
Final Word
  1. Existing Subjects and New Subjects under the 8 Key Learning Areas (KLAs) for 2001-02 to 2005-06 PDF
  2. Values and Attitudes as Generic Elements in the School CurriculumPDF
  3. Life Events Approach to Moral and Civic Education PDF
  4. Proposed Re-organisation and Trimming of the Content of the Present General Studies Syllabus PDF
Bibliography PDF
Glossary PDF
Membership of the Curriculum Development Council PDF
Terms of Reference PDF


Last revision date: 24 July 2009
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