Reading Programme at Principal Chan Free Tutorial World

Background of co-organiser

Principal Chan Free Tutorial World was established in April 2011. It is a non-profit organization recognized by the HKSAR Government. With the support of many generous people in the society who have become their volunteer teachers, they provide absolutely free learning support to the underprivileged children who have financial difficulties.

Project details

The Reading Programme was established to bring the enjoyment and benefits of storytelling to children and to increase kids’ confidence in using English in their daily lives and at school.

In the project, students are required to:

  • Attend a compulsory briefing organised by Principal Chan Free Tutorial World on November 23 or December 8 to familiarize themselves with the arrangement of the reading programme and to understand the organisation’s beneficiaries; and
  • Conduct 2 English reading sessions at designated centres of the organisation
    • Plan and design learning activities to be conducted in the reading sessions.
    • Submit a lesson plan to the centre at least one week prior to the reading session.

Details of the reading programme:

Briefing session:

November 23, 11am – 11:30am (Kwai Chung)

December 8, 10:30am to 11am (Tai Kok Tsui)

[Students are required to attend either one of the above sessions]

Reading programme:

Cheng Yu Tung Kwai Chung Learning Centre (Shop B on G/F, Wai Yin Building, Nos.430-436 Castle Peak Road, Kwai Chung)

Dates: Jan 5, Jan 12, Jan 26, Feb 2, Feb 9, Feb 16 (Sunday)

Time: 11am – 12nn

Topic: Festivals in Hong Kong

Target participants: Students aged 7-10

Jockey Club Tai Kok Tsui Talent Development Centre (Shop 205-206, 2/F, Park Summit, 88 Beech Street, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon)

Dates: Jan 11, Jan 18, Feb 8, Feb 15, Feb 22, Feb 29, Mar 7, Mar 14, Mar 21, Mar 28 (Saturday)

Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Topic: STEM knowledge or sports activities

Target participants: P4 – P6 students


PGDE (part-time) students from all majors


[PGDE(part-time) students applying for this project are not required to submit the self-nominated EL project proposal.]

Application Deadline

4 November 2019


Ms Ivy Chung, Faculty of Education (HKU) [Email: ivychung@hku.hk]