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Professional Upgrading of Kindergarten Principals and Teachers


From 2007/08 to 2011/12 School Year -

Course Fees Reimbursement for Studying One Approved Course in Early Childhood Education

1. This is to inform all serving kindergarten (KG) principals and teachers that the Approved Course List (ACL) for course fee reimbursement has been uploaded.
2. According to paragraph 9(a) on professional upgrading of kindergarten principals and teachers as stipulated in the Education Bureau Circular No. 1/2007 on 'New Initiatives in Pre-primary Education' , in order to upgrade the professionalism of pre-primary education workers, the Government will provide financial support for all principals and teachers for further professional upgrading by studying approved courses as from the 2007/08 school year to the end of the 2011/12 school year.  Please refer to 'Summary' for details.
3. Serving principal and serving full-time teachers teaching the full curriculum of nursery, lower and upper classes in the KGs as from the 2007/08 to 2011/12 school year are eligible for course fee reimbursement for one approved Certificate/ Diploma in Early Childhood Education (C(ECE)) or Bachelor of Education Degree in Early Childhood Education (BEd(ECE)) course/ Principal Certificate Course.
4. Please refer to ‘Questions and Answers’ for other related information.
First version in March 2007


Last revision date: 23 June 2009
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