Professional Development Programme for SS Biology Curriculum and Combined Science (Biology Part)

To facilitate the implementation of the SS Biology Curriculum, a series of professional development programmes is being organised. Major domains of the professional development programmes to be provided are: (I) Understanding and Interpreting the Curriculum; (II) Assessing Student Learning; (III) Learning and Teaching Strategies; and (IV) Enriching Knowledge for the Biology Curriculum.

2019/20 School Year
Course Titles Course ID Date
I. Understanding and Interpreting the Curriculum
Understanding and Interpreting the SS Biology and Combined Science (Biology Part) Curricula (Refreshed) CDI020200002 2020/01/16
II. Assessing Student Learning
Briefing Session on 2019 HKDSE Biology and Combined Science (Biology Part) Examination (New) CDI020200003 Event AA: 2019/11/13
Event AB: 2019/11/25
Biology and Combined Science (Biology Part) SBA Conference (New) CDI020200004 2019/10/26
SBA of Biology and Combined Science (Biology Part) – Induction Course for New Teachers (Refreshed) CDI020200005 Session 1: 2019/10/25
Session 2: 2019/11/01
III. Learning and Teaching Strategies
Workshop on Effective Use of IT (New) CDI020200006
Practical Activities Related to Biotechnology and Microbiology (New) CDI020200007
Course for Laboratory Technicians — Practical Activities Related to Biotechnology and Microbiology (New) CDI020200008
Practical Activities of Biology (New) CDI020200009
The Use of Physical Models in the Learning and Teaching of "Reflex Action" (New) CDI020200020 2019/12/04
Infusing STEM-related Learning Elements and Scientific Investigation into Rocky Shore Field Studies (New) CDI020200021 2019/12/20
IV. Enriching Knowledge
Biodiversity and Conservation in Hong Kong —Visit to Fung Yuen Nature and Culture Education Centre & Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve (Re-run) CDI020200010
Application of Biotechnology—Visit to a Local Biotech Safety Testing Startup (New) CDI020200011
Applied Ecology — Visit to a Local Organic Farm (New) CDI020200012
Biodiversity and Conservation in Hong Kong - Visit to a Country Park Visitor Centre (New) CDI020200013


2018/19 School Year
Course Titles Course ID Date
I. Understanding and Interpreting the Curriculum
Understanding and Interpreting the SS Biology and Combined Science (Biology Part) Curricula (Refreshed) CDI020190013 2019/01/10
II. Assessing Student Learning
Briefing Session on 2018 HKDSE Biology and Combined Science (Biology Part) Examination (New) CDI020190015 Event AA: 2018/11/13
Event AB: 2018/11/28
Biology and Combined Science (Biology Part) SBA Conference (New) CDI020190016 2018/10/13
SBA of Biology and Combined Science (Biology Part) – Induction Course for New Teachers (Refreshed) CDI020190017 Session 1: 2018/10/23
Session 2: 2018/11/02
III. Learning and Teaching Strategies
Marine Biodiversity and Conservation – the Discovery of Ocean Drifter (Sponsored by Environment and Conservation Fund, ECF) (New) CDI020190024 Event AA: 2018/11/22
Event AB: 2018/11/30
Workshop on Effective Use of IT (New) CDI020190018 2019/01/07
Effective Use of Museum Resources related to Biodiversity and Evolution (Re-run) CDI020190019 2019/04/08
The Design and Make of a Plankton Trap for Field Study Investigation on the Biodiversity of Plankton (New) CDI020190020 2019/06/04
IV. Enriching Knowledge
Biodiversity and Conservation—Visit to Fung Yuen Nature and Culture Education Centre & Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve (New) CDI020190021 2019/05/17
Application of Microbiology — Visit to a Local Beer Production Plant (New) CDI020190022 Event AA: 2019/03/29
Event AB: 2019/04/04
Development of Local Biotechnology Industry and Pioneer Biological Researches (New) CDI020190025 2019/06/11