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Supporting Children's Literacy Development

The Faculty of Education held a public seminar under the 'Read & Write: A Jockey Club Learning Support Network' scheme on 7 November with a theme on 'Families and Schools Working together for Joyful Ways to Reading' and an introduction of the upcoming series of parent education talks. Prof. Leung Seung-ming (7th right), Dean of the Faculty of Education; Prof. Cheng Pui-wan (centre), principal investigator of the Read & Write Project; and Ms. Jasmine Chung (6th right), charities manager of the Hong Kong Jockey Club were guests of honour. The project offers courses to teachers and parents in supporting struggling readers' literacy development. Around 4,700 primary school teachers, over 2,000 kindergarten principals and teachers, and more than 3,000 primary school parents have received training in the past eight years.


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