This project is a response to the Education Reform 2000 to enhance the quality of preschool education through curriculum innovation. It aims at transferring knowledge to the preschool sector through a University-school Partnership programme. The knowledge was transferred through formative and summative mechanisms. The former included on-site school support from consultants, public seminars, school network meetings, dedicated website to participating schools and the general public; while the latter comprised of a project-end dissemination seminar, a book “Exemplary Practice on Effective School-Based Curriculum”, three presentations in international conferences and three journal papers. Locally, the project transferred knowledge directly to around 800 practitioners and 9,000 children from the 60 participating preschools, and indirectly to all 1,100 preschools and 110,000 early childhood education practitioners all over Hong Kong through the above-mentioned dissemination efforts. Internationally, the knowledge generated in this project was disseminated through international conferences and papers to the wider international academic and professional communities.
|Publication status||Published - 2010|