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Kindergarten Education Scheme


Latest News

11 Aug 2022Kindergarten Administration Guide (July 2022 Updated Version)

 

15 Jul 2022EDBCM No. 105/2022 "Relocation Grant (2022/23 School Year)" issued

  

28 Jun 2022EDBCM No. 106/2022 “Submission of 2021/2022 Annual Audited Accounts by Kindergartens / Kindergarten-cum-Child Care Centres and Schools with Kindergarten Classes Joining the Kindergarten Education Scheme (“the Scheme”)” issued

7 Jun 2022Letter to Kindergartens on "Suspension of Work from Home Arrangement for Pregnant Teachers" PDF

29 Apr 2022Letter to Kindergartens on "Work Arrangements for Pregnant Teachers Under the COVID-19 Epidemic" PDF
[Appendix 1 - Special Supply Teacher Grant Application Form Doc]
[Appendix 2 - Salary Payment Receipt of the Supply Teacher for the Pregnant Teacher Working From Home Doc]

 

1 Mar 2022EDBCM No. 49/2022 “Ventilation Assessment and Improvement Measures of Kindergartens” issued


1.   Report on the Review of the Kindergarten Education Scheme  

2.  Kindergarten Administration Guide

3.  Kindergarten Supervisors and Managers – References

4.  Circular

5.  Documents Templates (for reference only) 

6.  Frequently Asked Questions

7.  Other References

8.  Briefings / Workshops

9.  Kindergartens Joining the Scheme 

10. Communication Cue Cards for Non-Chinese Speaking Families in Kindergartens 

11.  Templates of General Kindergarten Circulars for Parents in Nine Languages (for reference only)

12. Professional Development for Principals and Teachers

13. Centre for Health Protection: 2017/18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Arrangement for Children 

14. Parents’ Seminars on Kindergarten Education

15. Other Circulars



1. Report on the Review of the Kindergarten Education Scheme New 


     

2. Kindergarten Administration Guide 

 

 

3. Kindergarten Supervisors and Managers – References 

    (iii) Anti-discrimination Laws in Hong Kong and issues in human resources management (21 June 2019)  PDFChinese Version Only 

    (iv) Application of Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance in schools (8 June 2019)  PDFChinese Version Only

    (v) Copyright and education (8 June 2019): click here for further information on EDB website

 

 

4. Circular

  • Details of the Scheme

  

      Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 150/2021 PDF

        [Appendix 2 - Application Form  MS Word ]

        [Appendix 3 - Withdrawal from the Scheme MS Word ] 

 

      Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 155/2020 PDF 

        [Appendix 2 - Application Form  MS Word ]

        [Appendix 3 - Withdrawal from the Scheme MS Word ] 

  

        [Appendix 4 - Summary of Estimated Expenditure MS Word ]

 

            [Appendix 1 - Recognised Courses on Catering for Students with Developmental Needs and on Supporting NCS Students (Revised in May 2022) PDF New ] 
[Appendix 2 - Application Form for Supply Teacher Grant 2021/22 (Form 1) (For Specified Recognised Courses on Catering for Students with Developmental Needs) (Revised in September 2021MS Word ]
[Appendix 2 - Application Form for Supply Teacher Grant 2021/22 (Form 2) (For Specified Recognised Courses on Supporting NCS Students) (Revised in September 2021) MS Word ] 
[Appendix 3 - Salary Payment Receipt of the Supply Teacher (Revised in January 2019) MS Word ] 

 

 


        (i)   Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 9/2022 - Rental Subsidy PDF New 
                   
       
        (ii)   Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 23/2022 - School-specific Grants PDF New
                            
                                 [Annex A to Appendix 1 - Application for the Premises Maintenance Grant (For KGs approved to receive the Grant for the 2021/22 school year) MS Word]
[Annex B to Appendix 1 - Application for the Premises Maintenance Grant (For KGs NOT approved to receive the Grant for the 2021/22 school year) MS Word]
[Annex to Appendix 2 - Application for the Grant for a Cook MS Word]

         (i)   Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 3/2021 - Rental Subsidy PDF 

         (ii)  Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 10/2021 - School-specific Grants PDF 

                        

            

Related documents: Guide to Procurement of Goods and Services and Appointment of StaffPDF  (Record Form A, Record Form B, Annex 1 and Annex 2 MS Word ) 

  

  

            

(Proforma - Remuneration Packages for Key PersonnelMS Word)

(Proforma sample - Remuneration Packages for Key PersonnelPDF)  

 

 

 

 

 

    [Appendix 1 - Application Form for Staff Relief Grant for Staff Taking Paid Maternity Leave  MS Word ]

    [Appendix 2 - Staff Relief Grant for Staff Taking Paid Maternity Leave: Examples PDF ]

    [Appendix 3 - Salary Payment Receipt of Substitute Staff for Staff Taking Paid Maternity Leave MS Word ]

    [Annex 1 - Application for the Website Enhancement Grant   ]

    [Annex 2 - Report on Use of the Website Enhancement Grant  ]

     [Annex - Application Form for Relocation Grant ]


      Promotion of Reading Grant for Kindergartens for the 2022/23 School Year

    [Annex 1 - Measures Supporting the Promotion of Reading in Kindergartens       
                        (updated in September 2022)  ]
    [Annex 2 - Guidelines on the Promotion of Reading Grant for Kindergartens
                        (updated in September 2022)  ]
    [Annex 3 - Plan on the Use of the Promotion of Reading Grant  ]

    [Annex 4 - Report on the Use of the Promotion of Reading Grant  ]

     [Designated Book List (Kindergarten) MS Excel ]  (Last update: 12 Nov 2021)
     [Book Procurement Form (Chinese version only)  MS Excel ]
     [Annex to Appendix 2 - Application for “Do It Yourself (DIY) Handicraft and Learning Package Scheme”        (2020/21 to 2021/22 school years) MS Word ]
     [Appendix 3 - Summary Report on the Grant to Support Students’ Learning at Home MS Word ]
     [Powerpoint slides to introduce the provision of the one-off subsidy (provided by the EDB):Narrated version  Windows Media Player Chinese Version Only  Print version PDF Chinese Version Only  (Chinese version only) Frequently asked questions PDF ] 
     [Powerpoint slides to introduce the library services and resources for kindergarten students (provided by the LCSD):Narrated version  MS PowerPoint Chinese Version Only  Print version PDF Chinese Version Only  (Chinese version only)]
 


 

 

 

    [Annex 1a - Application Form for Supply Teacher Grant (Certificate in Professional    Development  Programme for Kindergarten Middle Leaders) (April 2022 version)   ]
    [Annex 1b - Salary Payment Receipt of the Supply Teacher   ]
    [Annex 2 - Application for Professional Capacity Enhancement Grant  ]
    [Annex 3 - Interim Evaluation Report on the Usage of Professional Capacity Enhancement Grant  ]
    [Annex 4 - Final Report on the Usage of Professional Capacity Enhancement Grant   ]

 

 

 

 

5. Documents Templates (For reference only)  

 

 

6. Frequently Asked Questions

 

7. Other references

     

Versions: English , Traditional Chinese , Simplified Chinese , Bahasa Indonesia , Hindi , Nepali , Punjabi(Indian) , Tagalog , ThaiUrduVietnamese

 

  Technical Report PDF
Executive Summary PDF

 


    (i)    Corruption Prevention Toolkit on Kindergartens' Operations (December 2020PDF

    (ii)   Sample Code of Conduct for Managers and Staff of Kindergartens (December 2020)

    (iii)  Sample Documents (December 2020MS Word

    (iv)  Frequently Asked Questions (December 2020) PDF

 


 

8. Briefings / Workshops 

    (i) Powerpoint slides PDF 

    (ii) Worksheet 1: Staff Requirements and Arrangement PDF 

    (iii) Worksheet 2: School Fee Estimation (Half-day courses)PDF

  

    (i) Powerpoint slides PDF  (English version to be provided)  (Pages 18 and 19 have been updated)

    (i) Powerpoint slides PDF 

 

    (i)    Powerpoint slides on unit subsidy: Narrated version Chinese Version Only      Print version PDF Chinese Version Only (Chinese version only)

    (ii)   Guidance Notes on Subsidy Disbursement PDF 

           Appendices (with unit subsidy rates for 2022/23 school year) PDF 

    (iii)  Powerpoint slides on Grant for Support to NCS StudentsNarrated version Chinese Version Only      Print version PDF Chinese Version Only (Chinese version only)

    (iv)  Powerpoint slides on Grant for Support to NCS Students - School PlanNarrated version Chinese Version Only      Print version PDF Chinese Version Only (Chinese version only)

    (v)   Powerpoint slides on reporting student informationNarrated version Chinese Version Only      Print version PDF Chinese Version Only (Chinese version only)

    (vi)  Powerpoint slides on Staff Relief GrantNarrated version Chinese Version Only      Print version PDF Chinese Version Only (Chinese version only)

 

            

(i) Introduction of Kindergarten Administration Guide (2017/18 school year)(Version 1.0) PDFChinese Version Only English version to be provided]

            

(ii) Trading operation, fund-raising activities and procurement of goods and services in kindergartens PDFChinese Version Only  [English version to be provided]

            

(iii) Financial matters of kindergartens (Please refer to the Powerpoint slides of briefing on financial and accounting matters (February 2017) of this page)

            

(iv) Prevention and control of communicable diseases in kindergartens/child care centres/schools PDF

            

 

    (i) Continuous Professional Development Policy PDF

    (ii) Training on Catering for the Diverse Needs of Children PDF

    (iii) Strategies for promoting parent education PDF

  

    (i) Observation on Audit Findings PDFChinese Version Only

    (ii) Preparation for the submission of 2020/21 annual audited accounts PDFChinese Version Only

 

    (i) Powerpoint slides PDFChinese Version Only 

   

(i)   Powerpoint slides on Fee Revision Application (2022/23) (25 Feb 2022) [revised as at 10 March 2022] PDF New
(ii)  Powerpoint slides on Refining the Arrangement for the Surplus of Unit Subsidy (25 Feb 2022) PDF New

 

9. Kindergartens joining the Scheme  


 

 

 

11. Templates of general kindergarten circulars for parents in nine languages (for reference only)

10 templates of general kindergarten (KG) circulars for parents, each with nine languages, are provided below for KGs’ reference.

 

CircularChinese EnglishHindiBahasa IndonesiaNepaliTagalog ThaiUrdu Punjabi (Indian)
1. Birthday Party MS WordMS WordMS WordMS WordMS WordMS Word
MS Word
MS Word
MS Word
2. Visit Activity MS WordMS Word MS Word MS Word MS WordMS WordMS Word MS WordMS Word
3. School Picnic MS WordMS WordMS WordMS WordMS WordMS Word MS WordMS WordMS Word
4. Parents' Day MS WordMS WordMS WordMS WordMS Word MS WordMS Word MS WordMS Word

5. Class Observation Day

MS WordMS WordMS WordMS WordMS WordMS Word MS Word MS WordMS Word

6. Communicable Diseases

MS WordMS WordMS WordMS WordMS Word MS Word MS WordMS WordMS Word

7. Staff Development Day

MS WordMS WordMS WordMS WordMS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word
8. School Holiday MS WordMS Word MS WordMS WordMS WordMS WordMS WordMS Word MS Word

9. P1 Admission for K3 Students

MS WordMS WordMS Word MS WordMS WordMS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word

10. Graduation Ceremony

MS WordMS WordMS Word MS WordMS Word MS WordMS Word MS Word MS Word

 

  

12. Professional Development for Principals and Teachers

 



   (i) Sharing Session on Kindergarten Visits to Nanjing for Kindergarten Teachers (22 October 2020) 
   (Chinese Version Only)New
        [Enhancing Self-learning Ability of Young Children through Game Corners PDF Chinese Version Only]
        [How to Enhance Young Children's Learning Interest through Gamification of Curriculum PDF Chinese Version Only]
        [Reflection on How Kindergartens in Nanjing Enhance Young Children's Spirit of Exploration PDF Chinese Version Only]

    
(ii) Sharing Session on Kindergarten Visits to Seoul, Korea for Kindergarten Principals (13 January 2020) (Chinese Version Only)

        [Exploring Resources and Support in Korean Community from Various Angles PDF Chinese Version Only ]

        [Differences in Learning Through Play between Kindergartens in Korea and Hong Kong PDF Chinese Version Only ]

        [Lifelong Learning with Parents PDF Chinese Version Only ]

        [Kindergarten and Nursery School: Comparison between Education and Care PDF Chinese Version Only ]

    
(iii) Sharing Session on Kindergarten Visits to Japan for Kindergarten Teachers (3 July 2019)

         [Taking Care of Children's Diversity PDF Chinese Version Only ]

         [Parent SupportPDF Chinese Version Only ]

         [Creative Learning EnvironmentsPDF Chinese Version Only ]

         [Unbounded Nature of LearningPDF  ]

 

    
(iv) Expert Talk cum Sharing Session on 2018/19 Professional Training Programme for
      Kindergarten Leaders (9 March 2019) (Chinese Version Only)

         [Curriculum Formulation in Kindergartens in China - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow PDF Chinese Version Only ]

         [Characteristics of Play in Kindergartens in Beijing  PDF Chinese Version Only ]

        

 
 


    

13. Centre for Health Protection: 2017/18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Arrangement for Children  

 
 

14. Parents’ Seminars on Kindergarten Education

 

  

 

15. Other Circulars 

     Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 3/2022 PDF 
     Schedules