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Kindergarten Education Scheme

1. Kindergarten Administration Guide

 

2. Circular
   
Details of the Scheme

 

 
Application for Joining the Scheme

 

[Appendix 2 - Application Form  MS Word ]

[Appendix 3 - Withdrawal from the Scheme MS Word ] 

 

[Appendix 2 - Application Form (For KGs Joining the Scheme in the 2017/18 School Year) MS Word ]

[Appendix 3 - Application Form (For KGs NOT Joining the Scheme in the 2017/18 School Year) MS Word ]

[Appendix 4 - Withdrawal from the Scheme MS Word ] 

 

Application for Fee Revision
 

 

Continuous Professional Development Policy

[Appendix 2 - Application Form for Supply Teacher Grant 2018/19(Form 1)(For Courses on Catering for Students with Developmental Needs) MS Word ]

[Appendix 2 - Application Form for Supply Teacher Grant 2018/19(Form 2)(For Courses on Supporting NCS Students) MS Word ]

[Appendix 3 - Salary Payment Receipt of the Supply Teacher (Revised in January 2019) MS Word ] 

 

Parent Education

 

School-specific Grants 

 

[Annex A to Appendix 1 - Application for the Premises Maintenance Grant (For KGs approved to receive the Grant for the 2018/19 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 2018/19 school year) MS Word]

[Annex to Appendix 2 - Application for the Grant for a Cook MS Word]

[Annex to Appendix 3 - Application for the Tide-over Grant (For KGs which have been approved to receive ToG for the 2018/19 school year) MS Word]

  

 

 

 

One-off Start-up Grant

 

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 ) 

  

Reimbursement of Rates and Government Rent

 

 

 

Annual Audited Accounts

 

(Proforma - Remuneration Packages for Key PersonnelMS Word)

(Proforma sample - Remuneration Packages for Key PersonnelPDF)  

 

Salary-related Subsidies and Salary Ranges for Teaching Staff (2018/19 school year)

 

Special Grant on Typhoon Disturbance (Kindergarten)

 

Strengthening School Governance and Transparency

 

Kindergarten Education Resource Centres

 

 

Paid Maternity Leave for Staff and Staff Relief Grant

[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 ]

 

3. Documents Templates (For reference only) 

 

 

4. Frequently Asked Questions

 

5. Other references
  • Leaflet on “Kindergarten Education Policy” PDF   

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

 

 

 

 

  • Procurement Procedures in Kindergartens (November 2017)  

(i) Guidelines on Procurement Procedures in Kindergartens (November 2017)PDFChinese Version Only (English version to be provided) (Pages 6, 17 and 28 of the file have been updated on 29 December 2017)   

[Annexes MS Word Chinese Version Only (English version to be provided)] (Pages 3 and 14 of the file have been updated on 29 December 2017)   

 

(ii) Powerpoint slides of the briefing session on procurement in kindergartens (14, 20 and 25 February 2019)  New

[Introduction of Guidelines on Procurement Procedures in Kindergartens (Feb 2019)PDFChinese Version Only 

[Sharing session on integrity procurement in kindergartens PDFChinese Version Only

 

 

6. Briefings / Workshops

 

  • Information of Workshop about the Scheme (1, 3, 4 and 5 August 2016)

(i) Powerpoint slides PDF 

(ii) Worksheet 1: Staff Requirements and Arrangement PDF 

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

  

  • Information of briefing on financial and accounting matters (3,10,15 and 16 February 2017)

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

 

  • Briefing Session on Rental Subsidy (2 and 6 March 2017)

(i) Powerpoint slides PDF 

 

  • Briefing Sessions on the Arrangements for Disbursement of Unit Subsidy and Reimbursement of Rates and/or Government Rent (13 and 16 July 2018) 

(i)  Powerpoint slides on the arrangements for disbursement of subsidyPDFChinese Version Only (Chinese version only)

(ii) Guidance Notes on Subsidy Disbursement (2018/19 school year)PDF and AppendicesPDF

 

  • Powerpoint slides of briefing sessions on Kindergarten Administration Guide (2017/18 school year)(Version 1.0) (15, 18 and 19 September 2017) 

         (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 

 

  • Powerpoint slides of Kindergarten Education Scheme Briefing Sessions (20, 21, 22 and 25 June 2018)  (Chinese Version only)  

(i) Continuous Professional Development Policy PDF

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

(iii) Strategies for promoting parent education PDF

  

  • Powerpoint slides of Briefing Sessions on Kindergarten Education Scheme (Financial Management) (19 and 30 November 2018)  (Chinese Version only)  

(i)  Remuneration Package for Key Personnel PDFChinese Version Only

(ii) Observation on Audit Findings PDFChinese Version Only

(iii) Frequently asked questions on Financial matters /Preparation for the submission of 2017/18 annual audited accounts PDFChinese Version Only

 

  • Information of briefing on financial and accounting matters (22 and 28 February 2019) (Chinese Version only) New

(i) Powerpoint slides PDFChinese Version Only 

  

 

7. Kindergartens joining the Scheme 

 

  • List for the 2019/20 school year PDF (as at 1 March 2019) New

 

Hong Kong Island

Central & Western

New

 Eastern

New

 Islands

 

 Southern

New

Wan Chai

 

 
Kowloon

 Kowloon City

New

Kwun TongNew

New

Sai Kung

New

Sham Shui Po

 

 Wong Tai Sin

New

Yau Tsim Mong

 

East New Territories

North

 

 Sha Tin

New

Tai Po

 

     
West New Territories

Kwai Tsing

New

 Tuen Mun

New

Tsuen Wan

 

 Yuen Long

New

   

 

  • List for the 2018/19 school year PDF (as at 14 December 2018)

 

Hong Kong Island

Central & Western

Eastern

Islands

Southern

Wan Chai

 
Kowloon Kowloon City

Kwun Tong

Sai Kung

Sham Shui Po

Wong Tai Sin

Yau Tsim Mong

East New Territories North

 Sha Tin

Tai Po

     
West New Territories

Kwai Tsing

Tuen Mun

Tsuen Wan

Yuen Long

   

 

 

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

 

9. 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.

 

Circular

Chinese 

English

Hindi

Bahasa Indonesia

Nepali

Tagalog 

Thai

Urdu 

Punjabi

(Indian)

1. Birthday Party  MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word
MS Word
MS Word
MS Word
2. Visit Activity  MS Word MS Word  MS Word  MS Word  MS Word MS Word MS Word  MS Word MS Word
3. School Picnic  MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word  MS Word MS Word MS Word
4. Parents' Day  MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word  MS Word MS Word  MS Word MS Word

5. Class Observation

    Day 

MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word  MS Word  MS Word MS Word

6. Communicable

    Diseases 

MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word MS Word  MS Word  MS Word MS Word MS Word

7. Staff Development

    Day 

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

9. P1 Admission for

    K3 Students 

MS Word MS Word MS Word  MS Word MS Word MS Word  MS Word  MS Word  MS Word

10. Graduation

      Ceremony 

MS Word MS Word MS Word  MS Word MS Word  MS Word MS Word  MS Word  MS Word

 

  

10. Professional Development for Principals and Teachers

 

 

  • Professional Development Programmes for Kindergarten Principals and Teachers (Chinese Version Only) New

 

         (i) Sharing Session on Kindergarten Visits to Seoul, Korea for Kindergarten Principals (17 December 2018)

              [Overview of Early Childhood Education in Korea PDF Chinese Version Only ]

              [Kindergartens and Child Care Centres in Korea PDF Chinese Version Only ]

              [Parent Participation and Education in Korea PDF Chinese Version Only ]

              [Community Resources and Support for Early Childhood Education in Korea PDF Chinese Version Only ]


         (ii) Expert Talk cum Sharing Session on 2017/18 Professional Training Programme for Kindergarten Leaders (2 February 2018)

              [Curriculum Planning of Kindergartens (Wuhan)  PDF Chinese Version Only ]

              [Leadership Roles in Kindergartens — Reflections on Wuhan Tour PDF Chinese Version Only ]

   
         (iii) Sharing Session on Kindergarten Visits to Japan for Kindergarten Principals (25 April 2018)

              [Overview of Early Childhood Education in Japan PDF Chinese Version Only ]

              [Kindergartens and Child Care Centres in Japan PDF Chinese Version Only ]

              [Parent Participation and Education in Japan PDF Chinese Version Only ]

              [Community Resources and Support for Early Childhood Education in Japan PDF Chinese Version Only ]
    
         (iv) Sharing Session on Kindergarten Visits to Nanjing for Kindergarten Principals (10 May 2018)

              [Overview of Early Childhood Education in Nanjing PDF Chinese Version Only ]

              [Kindergartens and Child Care Centres in Nanjing PDF Chinese Version Only ]

              [Parent Participation and Education in Nanjing PDF Chinese Version Only ]

              [Community Resources and Support for Early Childhood Education in Nanjing PDF Chinese Version Only ]
 

 

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

 

 
 
12. Parents Seminars on Kindergarten Education

 

Title Date

The Key to Children Development: Respect Children’s Learning Characteristics and Uniqueness (Dr Hui Na Na Anna) PDF Chinese Version Only

9/6/2018

Learn Happily Through Play (Ms Elaine Tang) PDF Chinese Version Only

9/6/2018

Decoding the Password of Children’s Growth (Mrs Lam Woon Sum Maria, MH) PDF Chinese Version Only 

16/6/2018 

Success Is Not Determined at the Scratch Line (Ms Shirley Loo) PDF Chinese Version Only 

16/6/2018 

  

 

 

  

Last review date: 25 March 2019
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