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Kindergarten Education Scheme

 

1. Kindergarten Administration Guide

 

2. Circular

  • Details of the Scheme

  

  • Application for Joining the Scheme
  • 2020/21 School Year 
    Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 176/2019 PDF New

        [Appendix 2 - Application Form  MS Word ]

        [Appendix 3 - Withdrawal from the Scheme MS Word ] 

 

  • 2019/20 School Year 
    Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 165/2018 PDF 

        [Appendix 2 - Application Form  MS Word ]

        [Appendix 3 - Withdrawal from the Scheme MS Word ]  

  

  • Application for Fee Revision

 

  • Continuous Professional Development Policy
            [Appendix 1 - Recognised Courses on Catering for Students with Developmental Needs and on Supporting NCS Students (Revised in February 2020) PDF]
[Appendix 2 - Application Form for Supply Teacher Grant 2019/20 (Form 1) (For Courses on Catering for Students with Developmental Needs) (Revised in April 2020) MS Word ]
[Appendix 2 - Application Form for Supply Teacher Grant 2019/20 (Form 2) (For Courses on Supporting NCS Students) (Revised in April 2020) MS Word ]
[Appendix 3 - Salary Payment Receipt of the Supply Teacher (Revised in January 2019) MS Word ] 

 

  • Parent Education

 

  • School-specific Grants 

   

  • 2019/20 School Year         

    (i)    Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 15/2019 - Rental Subsidy PDF

    (ii)   Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 12/2019 - School-specific Grants PDF

 

  • 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 (2020/21 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 ]

 

  • Website Enhancement Grant

    [Annex 1 - Application for the Website Enhancement Grant   ]

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

  • Pilot Schemes on Renovation Grant and Relocation Grant (2020/21 School Year)

    [Annex to Appendix 1 - Application form for Premises Renovation Grant  ]

    [Annex to Appendix 2 - Application form for Relocation Grant  ]

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 

 

  • Unit Subsidy, Grant for Support to Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) Students and Staff Relief Grant for Paid Maternity Leave (2020/21 school year) New

    (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 2020/21 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)

 

  • 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) (7 and 12 November 2019)  (Chinese Version only)  New

    (i) Observation on Audit Findings PDFChinese Version Only

    (ii) Preparation for the submission of 2018/19 annual audited accounts PDFChinese Version Only

 

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

    (i) Powerpoint slides PDFChinese Version Only 

   

    (ii) Sharing session on corruption prevention and integrity in kindergartens (31 May 2019)PDF Chinese Version Only 

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

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

    (v) Anti-discrimination Laws in Hong Kong and issues in human resources management PDFChinese Version OnlyNew 

 

 

7. Kindergartens joining the Scheme  

 


 

 

 

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.

 

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

 

  

10. Professional Development for Principals and Teachers

 

  • Professional Development Programmes for Kindergarten Principals and Teachers 

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

        [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 ]

    
(ii) 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  ]

 

    
(iii) Sharing Session on Kindergarten Visits to Nanjing for Kindergarten Teachers (29 May 2019) (Chinese Version Only)

         [Home-school Co-operation; Interface between Kindergarten and Primary EducationPDF Chinese Version Only ]

         [Enhancing the Learning Autonomy of Young Children through Learning Corners PDF Chinese Version Only ]

         [Development of Pre-primary Education in Nanjing and Reviews on the Current Situation
          in Hong Kong PDF Chinese Version Only ]

         [Differences in Early Childhood Education between Hong Kong and Nanjing  PDF Chinese Version Only ]

 

    

(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 ]

 
    

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

 
 

12. Parents’ Seminars on Kindergarten Education

 

  

 

13. Other Circulars 

  • Application for Fee Revision (only for Kindergartens NOT joining the Scheme)
    Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 2/2020 PDF Schedules
    Key Points to Note PDF