Teaching and Learning

A.  Focus on Learning and Teaching; Develops School-Based Curricula

Teaching is always conducted to facilitate learning, and school-based curricula have been implemented in all subjects. Liberal Studies has been taught to the junior forms since 1994. In addition, the Chinese Department received a Certificate of Merit under the Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence in 2004 for its Higher-Order Thinking Skills Programme.

B.  School-Based MOI Policy; EMI in Senior Forms

For over several consecutive years 100% of the students taken in by the School have been from Band 1. The medium of instruction for junior forms is predominantly Chinese, emphasizing teacher-student interactions. To ensure that students have a smooth transition to senior forms where English becomes the principal medium of instruction, English Bridging Programmes have been conducted with remarkable success.

C.  Enriched MOI Policy for Multi-Disciplinary Growth

All junior-form students participate in the One Sport One Art One Service for Life Programme where the studentsmulti-disciplinary potentials can be more fully exploited.In addition, the implementation of project learning in all subjects greatly enhances the students' self-learning, collaborative, expressive, analytical, and creative powers, among other skill areas. To broaden the students' horizons, regular field trips and study tours (both local and overseas) are regularly organized.

D.  EffectiveSchool; Professional Level Recognized

In 1999 the School was among the first batch of schools participating in Education Bureau's Quality Assurance Full Inspection which covered various aspects of the operation of the School and was highly commended in the School Inspection Report.
In 2000, the School was named an Effective School by the Education Department, and was commented as “a continually evolving school amid an open, participative and diverse culture” in a school effectiveness study conducted by the Faculty of Education of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
From 2002 to 2004, our School was invited by the District Teachers' Professional Sharing Plan of the Education Bureau to participate in the Professional Development and Collaboration Project, where the School shared its work in such areas as curriculum development, teaching, and student development with professional teachers from all over Hong Kong.

E.  Develops Pedagogical Research; Optimizes Teaching Effort

Throughout the years, the School has collaborated closely with the educational researchers at the local universities and The Hong Kong Institute of Education, so as to continually raise the pedagogical standards of the School. For the current academic year, the School has invited a number of academic researchers to act as the School's pedagogical consultants, spearheading several educational research projects.

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