Skip to main content Skip to search
Print this page

On-site Professional Support Services


The Section renders on-site professional support to kindergartens and kindergarten-cum-child care centres (hereafter collectively referred as the 'kindergartens') with reference to the needs of professional development of teachers. We develop and implement effective learning and teaching strategies so as to enhance the overall quality of kindergarten curriculum. The Section disseminates and promotes the successful experiences and implementation methods obtained from school-based support.



Work with kindergartens as their professional partner, and initiate professional dialogues and collaboration


Promote the establishment of a professional learning community in participating schools and cultivate an open, explorative, reflective and collaborative learning culture


Strengthen the readiness of participating teachers to design child-centred learning and assessment methods


Strengthen teachers' abilities to scaffold children's learning


Areas of Support


The four areas of support in the 2019/20 school year are: 

* Cultivating Children’s Moral Development

* Promoting the Language Development of Children through Reading

* Promoting Learning through Free Play

* Cultivating Children’s Exploratory Spirit (Nature and Living)



Modes of Support


School development officers will work together with the kindergartens and conduct regular collaborative lesson planning meetings, lesson observations and post-lesson discussions on the selected area of support.  Flexible modes of collaboration will be arranged according to the kindergarten’s needs.  Professional development activities and inter-school visits will be organised and participating kindergartens will be encouraged to share their school-based experiences.


The work flow of the one-year on-site professional support services is as follows:

Planning phase

* Professional dialogue to uncover and identify the focus/foci of onsite school support
* Collaborative planning on the action plan to address the school improvement need(s) identified

Developing phase

* Implementation of the school improvement action plan
* Establish Professional Learning Communities within/across school(s)

Review and evaluation phase 

* Evaluation and reflection of action plan 

* Annual sharing activity

* Compilation of summary report



Last revision date: 30 July 2019
This website is IPv6 EnabledLevel Double-A conformance, W3C WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0Valid HTML 4.01 Strict