Children's literature and school-based curriculum are closely related in the reform of language teaching in Hong Kong primary schooling which is also a major concern for frontline teachers. In 2009, the Chinese Department of the Hong Kong Institute of Education received a donation of nearly 10, 000 children's books from Taiwan United Daily News Group, then the Shuxiangkuaijie : Children Reading Promotion Project was launched. The project aims at selecting appropriate teaching materials, proposing teaching plan on Children's Literature and putting them into practice in order to develop a school-based children's literature curriculum at primary level by means of the professionalism and experience of teacher trainers and frontline teachers. Moreover, it is hoped to enhance teachers' professional development in curriculum design and Children's Literature teaching. This article aims at sharing fruitful results of the partnership project, hoping to provide information for teacher education profession and teacher professional development.
|Publication status||Published - 2010|