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Kindergarten Education Scheme


Latest News

12 Jul 2024

Staff Relief Grant for Staff Taking Paid Maternity Leave - Monthly Salary Ranges and Daily Rates for the 2024/25 School Year uploaded

  

12 Jul 2024

Salary-related Subsidies and Salary Ranges for Teaching Staff under the Kindergarten Education Scheme for the 2024/25 School Year – Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 151/2024 uploaded

  

4 Jul 2024

PowerPoint Slides of the "Training Programme for Kindergarten Supervisors and Managers (2023/24 school year)" uploaded

 

27 Jun 2024

Annual Audited Accounts - Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 96/2024 uploaded

 

21 May 2024

Powerpoint Slides of the Sharing Session on "Professional Training Programme for Kindergarten Leaders in Beijing" uploaded

  

22 Apr 2024

Guangdong-Hong Kong Sister Kindergarten Exchange Programme – Education Bureau Circular No. 13/2024 uploaded

 

10 Apr 2024

"Rental Subsidy Under the Kindergarten Education Scheme in the 2024/25 School Year" – Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 4/2024 uploaded

10 Apr 2024

"School-specific Grants (Premises Maintenance Grant and Grant for a Cook) under the Kindergarten Education Scheme in the 2024/25 School Year" – Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 28/2024 uploaded

28 Feb 2024

"Kindergarten Education Scheme - Enhanced Grant for Promotion of Chinese Art and Culture" – Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 45/2024 uploaded

 

28 Feb 2024

Enhanced Professional Capacity Enhancement Grant – Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 61/2024 uploaded

 

19 Feb 2024

Powerpoint Slides of the Briefing Session on new functions of the "Kindergarten Education Scheme System" and facilities for experiential learning activities uploaded (Chinese version only)

  

18 Jan 2024

Kindergarten Activity Grant "Centres / Facilities provided by Government and Related Organisations – List of Reference" uploaded

 

27 Sept 2023

Powerpoint Slides of the Briefing Session on “Kindergarten Activity Grant” uploaded (Chinese version only)

27 Jul 2023

Relief Grant for Appointment of Kindergarten Supply Teachers - Education Bureau Circular No. 12/2023

Kindergarten Activity Grant - Education Bureau Circular No. 8/2023 uploaded

      

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


     

2. Kindergarten Administration Guide 

 

 

3. Kindergarten Supervisors and Managers – References    

     (xv) Anti-discrimination Laws in Hong Kong and issues in human resources management (21 June  2019)  PDF Chinese Version Only 

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

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

  

 

4. Circular

  • Details of the Kindergarten Education Scheme

  

      Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 206/2023 PDF 

        [Appendix 2 - Application Form  MS Word ]

        [Appendix 3 - Withdrawal from the Scheme MS Word ] 


      Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 191/2022 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 October 2023) PDF Update ] 
[Appendix 2 - Application Form for Supply Teacher Grant 2023/24 (Form 1) (For Specified Recognised Courses on Catering for Students with Developmental Needs) (Revised in May 2024MS Word ]
[Appendix 2 - Application Form for Supply Teacher Grant 2023/24 (Form 2) (For Specified Recognised Courses on Supporting NCS Students) (Revised in May 2024) MS Word ] 
[Appendix 3 - Salary Payment Receipt of the Supply Teacher (Revised in January 2019) MS Word ] 

 

 

   (i)   Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 4/2024 - Rental Subsidy PDF New

   (ii)  Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 28/2024 - School-specific Grants (Premises Maintenance Grant and Grant for a Cook) PDF New        (i)   Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 9/2023 - Rental Subsidy PDF 
                   
       
        (ii)   Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 33/2023 - School-specific Grants (Premises Maintenance Grant and Grant for a Cook) 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  ]

     [Powerpoint Slides of the Briefing Session on “Enhanced Support Measures for Kindergartens Joining the Kindergarten Education Scheme”  Chinese Version Only (Chinese version only)] 
    [“Enhanced Support Measures for Kindergartens Joining the Kindergarten Education Scheme”- Frequently asked questions  Chinese Version Only (Chinese version only)] 

    [Appendix 5 –Report on Use of Grant for “Healthy School” Grant ]

    [Appendix 6 –Report on Use of Grant for “Smart KG” Grant ]

    [Appendix 7 –Report on Use of Grant for Promotion of Chinese Art and Culture  ]

    [Display Form for School-based Learning Activity of Chinese Culture ] 



 

[Annex 1 - Reply Slip ]

[Annex 2 - Application Form ]

[Annex 3 - Report on Use of Grants ]

 

     [Annex - Application Form for Relocation Grant ]

      Promotion of Reading Grant for Kindergartens for the 2023/24 School Year

    [Annex 1 - Measures Supporting the Promotion of Reading in Kindergartens       
                        (updated in September 2023)  ]
    [Annex 2 - Guidelines on the Promotion of Reading Grant for Kindergartens
                        (updated in September 2023)  ]
    [Annex 3 - Plan on the Use of the Promotion of Reading Grant  ]

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

     [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)]
 


 

     [Appendix 2 - Nomination Form for Serving Principal External Observers (For Nomination by School Sponsoring Bodies/Operators)  ] New 
     [Appendix 3 - Application Form for Serving Principal External Observers (For Application of Individual Principal)  ] New 

 

 

    [Annex 1a - Application Form for Supply Teacher Grant (Certificate in Professional Development  Programme for Kindergarten Middle Leaders) (May 2024 version)   ]update
    [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   ]

 

 

      [Annex 1 - Application for Enhanced Professional Capacity Enhancement Grant (Only applicable to KGs not previously provided with Professional Capacity Enhancement Grant)]
      [Annex 2 - Initial Plan on Grant Usage for Professional Capacity Enhancement Grant (PCEG) and Enhanced PCEG (Applicable to all KGs provided with the grant(s))]
      [Annex 3 - First Interim Evaluation Report on Use of Professional Capacity Enhancement Grant (PCEG) and Enhanced PCEG(2023/24 to 2024/25 school years]
      [Annex 4 - Second Interim Evaluation Report on Use of Professional Capacity Enhancement Grant (PCEG) and Enhanced PCEG(2025/26 to 2026/27 school years]
      [Annex 5 – Final Report on Use of Professional Capacity Enhancement Grant (PCEG) and Enhanced PCEG ]

      [Annex - "Guangdong-Hong Kong Sister Kindergarten Exchange Programme" Application Form]

 

 

 

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 

 

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

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

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

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

    (v)   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

  

    Powerpoint slides PDFChinese Version Only

    Powerpoint slides PDFChinese Version Only 

   

(i)    Powerpoint slides on Fee Revision Application (2024/25) (28 Feb 2024) PDF 
(ii)   Powerpoint slides on Refined Arrangement for the Surplus of Unit Subsidy (16 Mar 2023)  PDF 
(iii)  Points to Note for Setting "Proposed School Fees BEFORE Deduction of Government Subsidies" PDF

 

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 Professional Training Programme for Kindergarten Leaders in Beijing (6 May 2024) New
             [Child Development and Teacher Professionalism PDF Chinese Version Only]
             [Kindergarten Management and Leadership PDF Chinese Version Only]
             [Principal and Methodology of Early Childhood Education PDF Chinese Version Only]
             [Patriotic Education and Morality and Ethics of Teachers  PDF Chinese Version Only]

   (ii) Sharing Session on Kindergarten Visits to Australia for Kindergarten Principals (7 Dec 2023 )        

        [Conducive and Safe Learning Environment PDF]
        [Professional Learning and Professional Development PDF]
        [Integration of Main and School-based Curriculum PDF Chinese Version Only]
        [Catering to Learning Diversity PDF]
        [Assessing and Evaluating Student Learning PDF]
        [Teacher-Parent Partnership PDF]




   (iii) Sharing Session on Kindergarten Visits to Nanjing for Kindergarten Teachers (22 October 2020) 
   (Chinese Version Only)

        [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]

    
(iv) 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 ]


                                                                                                                                                                                                                

    

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. 2/2024 PDF 
     Schedules