Effect of staff development programme on promoting the quality of Hong Kong catholic diocesan kindergarten education

Mei Yung Hazel LAM, Y. M. LAU, K. M. NG, P. F. TUNG, K. H. WAN

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Abstract

The symposium aims at sharing the personal experience of the principals of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocesan Kindergartens on the effect of Staff Development Programme on promoting quality kindergarten programme in their schools. In order to promote the quality of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocesan Kindergarten education, the Management Committee of Hong Kong Catholic Diocesan Kindergartens had organized a series of staff development programme for the teaching staff and principals. The staff development programme which included a one workshop on teaching approaches, a 13-session staff development seminars for principals and head teachers funded by the Quality Education Fund and a project on reading stories with young children had been conducted from March 98 to July 98. the principals found that the series of staff development programme had enhanced their construction of professional knowledge and the management of their kindergartens. The symposium will provide opportunities for the presenters and the audience to share their first hand experience on the related issues.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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Lam, H. M. Y., Lau, Y. M., Ng, K. M., Tung, P. F., & Wan, K. H. (1999, February). Effect of staff development programme on promoting the quality of Hong Kong Catholic Diocesan Kindergarten education. Paper presented at the International Conference on Teacher Education 1999: Teaching Effectiveness and Teacher Development in the New Century, Hong Kong Institute of Education, China.