Academic & Staff Development Committee

Academic and Staff Development Committee

 

Aims

  1. To develop the school language policy. To build an English-rich learning atmosphere at school for the enhancement of the English standard of the students.
  2. To enable subject departments and committees of the school to cope with the school language policy.
  3. To plan academic exchange programs.
  4. To enhance teachers’ professional development.
  5. To unite the teaching staff, providing opportunities to exchange different point of views, and establish and enhance the support network between staff.
  6. To form the bridge between PLK Vicwood K.T. Chong Six Form College and PLK Tong Nai Kan Junior Secondary College.
  7. To introduce new ideas in education to staff for inspiration for continuous personal professional development.
  8. To assist new staff in adapting to the environment and understand the school culture.
  9. To organize joint school activities for promoting a better learning environment for STEAM education.
  10. To care for the physical and mental health of colleagues.

 

Program Plan

 

Target

Implementation Plan

Person in charge

1. Establishing School-Based Curriculum

1.1 To develop STEM education

STEAM Education Development Team

  • Action Research
  • Teachers in STEM subjects are required to do the action research regarding STEM education or pedagogy.
  • To invite Professional Consultant to give advice on the action research
  • Action Research mid term evaluation
  • Action Research Feedback
  • To hold joint-school STEM activities and competitions with the sister schools.
  • Motorboat joint-school competition
  • Joint with the following schools:
  • PLK Lam Man Chan English Primary School
  • PLK Stanley Ho Sau Nam Primary School
  • Chan Sui Ki (La Salle) Primary School
  • PLK Ngan Po Ling College
  • Chan Sui Ki (La Salle) College
  • Venue: PLK Ngan Po Ling College

2. Enhancing the assessment systems and the efficiency of teaching and learning

2.1 Enhancing the quality of assessment tools

Staff Development Team

  • To provide training for quality assessment tools

 

3. Strengthening the education on the gifted and exploring their potentials

3.1 Nurturing the gifted students with different potentials in a systematic way

 

Academic Exchange Program Team

  • To expand the resources for the gifted students for participating in study tour.
  • China-Hong Kong Exchange Program

 

  • Make use of the funds under “Grant for the Sister School scheme” to purchase equipment required for holding teleconferences.

ITC

4. Enhancing the teaching conditions, providing high-quality education

4.1 Facilitating the professional development of teachers, enhancing the efficiency of teaching and learning

Staff Development Team

 

  • To provide training for different pedagogies.

4.2 Applying various teaching pedagogies with flexibility

  • Encourage teachers to use different pedagogies.

4.3 To arrange joint-school staff development day

  • At least one whole-school academic/social activity would be organized to facilitate a professional dialogue with another school.
  • To visit Madam Lau Kam Lung Secondary School of Miu Fat Buddhist Monastery
  • Joint-School Staff Development Day

(Inter School Lesson Observation)

  • Joint-School Staff Development Day (lesson observation de-briefing / sharing)

4.4 To develop teachers’ professionalism

  • Peer Micro-teaching
  • Professional Exchange Months
  • To develop Action Research
  • To organize staff development day

5. Providing appropriate support, enhancing students’ academic performances

5.1 Understanding students’ characteristics and their abilities, providing various support and adjustments

Academic Exchange Program Team

  • To provide training about catering for learners’ diversity.

5.2 To organize overseas study tours every year

  • At least one study tour would be arranged to visit an overseas school in order to nurture our students’ English skills.
  • Overseas Study Tour
  • Beijing Study Tour (F.2)

6. Care for the physical and mental health of colleagues.

6.1 To hold different activities/workshops in order to relieve teacher’s pressure.

Staff Development Team

  • Joint School Fun Fun Day
  • Green School activity
  • arrange activity related to depression prevention

 

Target

Implementation Plan

Person in charge

1 To build an English-rich learning atmosphere at school for the enhancement of the English standard of the students

1.1 To provide ample opportunities for students to use English

Academic Exchange Program Team

1.2 The annual overseas study tours

2 To enhance the interface with the NSS curriculum and the collaboration between our school and SFC

2.1 Arrange a Joint-schools Staff Development Day

Staff Development Team

3 Staff Development

3.1 Professional Exchange Month (Nov, May)

Staff Development Team

3.2 Peer Micro-teaching

3.3 To develop Action Research

3.4 To invite Professional Consultant to give advice for the action research

3.5 To provide professional training for staff to broaden their horizons.

4 To broaden students’ horizons and enhance the academic atmosphere of the school

4.1  China-Hong Kong Academic Exchange Program

Academic Exchange Program Team

4.3  To receive sister school teachers and students

4.4  To make 1516 New Zealand Study Tour Booklet

4.5  To make the video clips for the New Zealand Study Tour 1516.

4.6  1516 New Zealand Study Tour Prize Presentation Ceremony

5 Promote the education of STEM and

enhance students’ interests and school atmosphere.

5.1  To hold joint schools activities and competitions with the sister school.

STEM Education Development Team

5.2  To hold the study tours and visits of the mainland’s science and technology development.