Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR)

Chinese and English Language Enhancement Programme for Kindergarten Teachers
Enrolment Details
Enrolment Phases

The enrolment for the 2018/19 school year is divided into 2 phases:

Phase Start date of Classes Enrolment Period
Phase 1 25/10/2018 – 15/01/2019 03/09/2018 – 21/09/2018
Phase 2 16/02/2019 – 04/05/2019 10/12/2018 – 04/01/2019
Enrolment Method

Step 1: Open Online Enrolment Account

  • Invitation letters have been sent to kindergartens which join the Free Quality Kindergarten Education Scheme in 2018/19 school year for opening online enrolment account.
  • The kindergartens are required to confirm their contact details and return the reply slip by fax.
  • Upon receiving the reply slip from the kindergartens, SCOLAR will send a designated login name and password to the respective kindergartens via the email address that they provided within two working days.

Step 2: Phase 2 Enrolment

Step 3: Release of Enrolment Results of Phase 2

  • Teachers will be assigned to the classes in accordance with their preference as far as possible. The enrolment results of courses for kindergarten teachers will be released on the programme website on 11 Jan 2019. Kindergartens may login to the programme website for information. The enrolment results of courses for kindergarten principals will be emailed to respective kindergartens.

Step 4: Registration for Phase 2

  • After the announcement of enrolment results, kindergartens should arrange their principal and teachers who have been successfully admitted into the courses to complete course registration with respective course provider(s) from 17 Jan 2019 to 30 Jan 2019.
Guide to Schools
  • In the three school years of 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20, each local non-profit-making kindergarten joining the Free Quality Kindergarten Education Scheme will be given the priority to enroll to the Programme with subsidised places as follows:
    TeachersPrincipal
    Chinese Programme41
    English Programme41
  • Kindergartens may nominate their teachers and principals who meet the entry requirements of respective courses of the Programme to enrol in the courses. Kindergarten principals and their nominated teachers have the responsibility to check whether the online enrolment procedures have been completed or not.
  • After the announcement of enrolment results, kindergartens which fail to arrange their teacher(s) and/or principal who has/have been successfully admitted into the course(s) of the Programme to complete course registration with respective course provider(s) (institution(s)) and fail to inform SCOLAR and the respective course provider(s) (institution(s)) in writing with strong justifications, the subsidised place(s) for the nominated teacher(s) and/or principal concerned shall be deducted from the kindergartens.
  • After the announcement of enrolment results, kindergartens which wish to replace the course participant(s) of the school must seek prior written approval from SCOLAR and the respective course provider(s) (institution(s)) five working days before the commencement of the course.
  • No replacement of course participant(s) is allowed after the commencement of courses.
  • Should a course participant wish to drop out of a course of the Programme due to health reason, he/she and his/her kindergarten must inform SCOLAR and the respective course provider (institution) in writing with supporting documents. Whether or not the subsidised place for the course participant concerned shall be deducted from the kindergarten is subject to SCOLAR’s final decision.
  • Should a course participant resign from the kindergarten which has nominated him/her for the course of the Programme and work in another kindergarten during the course period, the subsidised place for him/her shall be deducted from the kindergarten which he/she has newly joined and serves. Should the new employer (kindergarten) of the course participant decline to provide a subsidised place for the course participant (teacher) concerned, the course participant will not be allowed to attend the course.
  • Should a course participant resign from the kindergarten which has nominated him/her for the course of the Programme and leave the profession before the commencement of the course or during the course period, he or she will not be allowed to attend the course.
  • Whether or not a course participant can complete the course or be issued the course certificate, the subsidised place for him/her shall be deducted from his/her kindergarten.
  • SCOLAR reserves the right for making the final decision with respect to the allocation of subsidised places of each kindergarten.