Preprimary Essay

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Contents Foreword Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Chapter 2 5-13 Position of Pre-primary Education Core Value of Pre-primary Education Child-centredness Aims of the Guide Basic Principles of the Pre-primary Education Curriculum Directions and Strategies for Development Curriculum Framework 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Chapter 3 4 Aims of this Chapter Curriculum Goals Developmental Objectives for Young Children Learning Areas – What to learn? Learning Objectives and Principles of Teaching for Different Learning Areas – What to learn? What to teach? Curriculum Planning 3.1 Self-evaluation – Conditions, strengths and limitations 3.2 Knowing the Stakeholders Well – Children and parents 3.3 Designing the Curriculum – Child-centred, comprehensive and well-balanced, and adopting a play-based strategy 3.4 Establishing Mechanisms for Curriculum Review and Monitoring Chapter 4 Learning and Teaching 4.1 Key Factors in Learning and Teaching – How to teach? How to learn? 4.2 Approaches to Learning and Teaching – Learning through play 4.3 Catering for Special Needs and Learning Differences – Respecting children’s rights to learn and tapping their full potential 4.4 Making Use of Resources – Widening the learning space  6 8 10 10 13 15-36 16 18 18 21 22 37-42 38 39 40 41 43-56 44 51 54 56 Chapter 5 Assessment 57-65 5.1 Purposes of Assessment – To promote learning and development 5.2 Principles of Implementing Assessment – How to assess? 5.3 Scope of Assessment – What to assess? 5.4 Modes of Assessment – Who should assess? 5.5 Records and Reports on the Progress of Children Learning – Student Portfolios Chapter 6 Settling in and Transition to Primary 6.1 Adaptation to School Life – From home to school 6.2 Interface between Kindergarten and Primary
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