MAN KIU COLLEGE

English Programme Plan (2010-2011)

 

1. Major Concerns

To enhance English learning and teaching.
To prepare for the New Senior Secondary Academic Structure.
To develop moral and civic education.

 

2. Implementation Plan

1

To enhance English learning and teaching
1.1

Provide students with a stimulating English learning environment
• Encourage students to communicate orally in English; e.g. Say It Right Year-round Programme.
• Arrange split-class teaching in S.3, S.6 & S.7 Oral lessons;
• Arrange split-class teaching in S.4 & S.5 NSS Writing & Speaking lessons;
• Organise regular English activities for different levels in the campus; e.g. Story-telling, Book Sharing, Song Dedication, Movie Appreciation
• Provide students opportunities to participate in competitions or activities within or outside school; e.g. Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival, Drama Appreciation
• Praise students for their efforts and help build positive attitudes towards learning English

1.2

Establish clear classroom routines and procedures
• Adhere strictly to the school policy with regard to classroom management and discipline; e.g. Classroom Diary, Assignment Collection, and Value-Added Class Arrangement
• Create an environment of respect and rapport
• Provide frequent, timely and meaningful feedback to students to foster learning
• Reflect upon student learning to assess teaching effectiveness
• Change classroom displays regularly to ensure that all students have the opportunity to display their best work at some time during the year
• Award merit points or certificates for those who perform well; e.g. submit assignment on time, bring all necessary materials to class

1.3

Formulate plans and strategies to cater for learner diversity
• Arrange split class teaching
• Conduct enhancement and remedial courses after school and on Saturdays
• Design lessons and develop resources that address multiple learning needs
• Design activities that promote interest, participation and learning for students at all ability levels
• Promote reading atmosphere and cultivate students’ reading habits

1.4

Enhance teacher professionalism
• Foster good teaching practices through collaborative lesson preparation and peer lesson observation
• Build up a pool of teaching resources accessible to fellow teachers
• Attend staff development workshops within and outside school; e.g. on Effective Questioning Techniques, Individual Learner Differences
• Collaborate with the EDB Language Learning Support Section

 
2 To prepare for the New Senior Secondary Academic Structure
2.1

To prepare for and implement the NSS curriculum
• Set up a resource bank on NSS curriculum on school intranet
• Develop and implement measures on matters relating to NSS curriculum
• Facilitate teachers to attend appropriate NSS seminars, training courses and workshops
• Prepare teaching materials for both compulsory and elective modules
• Help students appreciate language arts
• Develop Student Learning Profile
• Strengthen student ability to adapt to NSS curriculum
• Hire an ELT consultant to facilitate the development of school-based curriculum

 
3

To develop moral and civic education

3.1

Integrate elements of value education into learning activities
• Above all, have respect for oneself, for others, for the school, and for the country
• Encourage students to be a responsible and considerate person (Priority values: Responsibility and Caring)
• Encourage students to develop a proactive learning attitude (Priority values: Commitment and Perseverance)
• Relate priority values to everyday life events and classroom activities
• Create learning experiences that make the priority values meaningful to the students
• Help students set up positive goals and learning strategies through student learning portfolio

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