The Education Bureau (EDB) provided all public sector schools joining the WiFi-100 project and Batches 1 & 2 of the WiFi-900 project with the OITG in January 2017 and Batch 3 of the WiFi-900 project in December 2017 to implement or explore various e-learning strategies using mobile computing devices. The amount of OITG to be disbursed will be on average $200,000 per school. In line with the current practice for disbursement of the Composite Information Technology Grant, this one-off grant will be determined in accordance with the number of approved classes of your School in the school year of the grant disburse. Details of the grant can be referred to EDB Circular No. 185/2016 for WiFi-100 project and Batches 1 & 2 of the WiFi-900 project and EDB Circular No. 210/2017 for Batch 3 of the WiFi-900 project.
Schools can use OITG to –
(a) acquire mobile computing devices for use by students;
(b) hire or subscribe additional manpower to enhance technical support for mobile computing devices, and
(c) acquire or subscribe e-learning resources, software or platforms for supporting e-learning, e.g. learning management systems.
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For enquiries, schools may contact respective Senior School Development Officers or the Information Technology in Education Section at 3698 3606.