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Schedule of Events

Schedule

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August – October 2019

 

Invitation to take part in

‘Time to Talk’

Emails from the NET Section informing schools of the competition.

Late October 2019

 Conditions and Regulations on EDB website and NET Scheme e-Platform

Conditions and Regulations

24 October, 2019

3.45 – 4.45 p.m.

 

Briefing session (compulsory)

Rm W303, West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon

EDB Training Calendar System (TCS) notification – online application 

(Course Code: CDI020191361)

14 November, 2019

9.30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

 

Public speaking workshop for teachers: Competition Series: Speaking with Purpose – From Public Speaking to Teaching Public Speaking (compulsory)

Native-speaking English Teacher Section, Rm 1120, 11th Floor, Tsuen Wan Multi-storey Carpark Building, Tsuen Wan, NT

EDB Training Calendar System (TCS) notification – online application (around 1 month before event)

(Course Code: CDI020191394)

29 November, 2019

5 p.m.

Deadline for submission of entries

‘Time to Talk’ Competition Entry Form

15 November, 2019

 

until 3 April, 2020

 

Round 1to be held in schools

 

26 February, 2020

Public speaking workshop for teachers – Catering for Learner Diversity Series: Introducing Public Speaking to Students of a Diverse Range of Ability Levels (optional)

Native-speaking English Teacher Section, Rm 1120, 11th Floor, Tsuen Wan Multi-storey Carpark Building, Tsuen Wan, NT

EDB Training Calendar System (TCS) notification – online application (around 1 month before event)

(Course Code: TBC)

8 – 15 May, 2020 (one date, TBC)

Competitions and prize-giving ceremonies

Email from the NET Section, CDI, EDB, to notify schools of the confirmed dates

 

Expectations

Schools:

  • must send one or two English teachers to attend the competition briefing session on 24  October, 2019 (compulsory);
  • must send one or preferably two English teachers (one of whom may be the NET) to attend the professional development workshop on public speaking on 14 November, 2019 (compulsory);
  • send one or two teacher(s) to escort students to the competition finals in May 2020 (date TBC).

Teachers will need to:

  • attend the briefing session on 24 October, 2019;
  • hand out and collect parental consent forms for the NET Section to take images of students for later possible use for educational purposes and for uploading to the Internet;
  • participate fully in all public speaking activities at the professional development workshop;
  • use what they have learnt to prepare their students for the competition;
  • organise to meet the RNC at their school for school support;
  • organise a Round 1 at their schools (or between schools); and
  • ensure that students are escorted to, and supervised at, Rounds 1 and 2 of the competition.

Students will need to:

  • participate fully in any training sessions organised by their teachers in preparation for the competition;
  • participate in Round 1of the competition at their school (or between schools);
  • take part in the competition by giving a public speech, in a team, for 3 – 5 minutes on one date between 8 and 15 May, 2020 (date TBC, not at the weekend).
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