How does the Reading Scheme Support Kindergarten to Primary School Transition?
Literacy development is paramount for non-Chinese speaking (NCS) ethnic minority (EM) students to succeed in academic achievement because primary education requires strong abilities in reading and writing Chinese.
To strengthen the academic preparedness of NCS EM students at the kindergarten to primary school transition period, the C-for-Chinese@JC Project offers a full-fledged Reading Scheme to extend their Chinese learning hours after school.
The scheme will provide intensive support to K1 - P3 NCS EM students who need extra support in literacy development after school.
Types of Support
54 storybooks with culturally diversified content and linguistic input
Picture cards, word cards and worksheets to reinforce classroom teaching
Storybooks are graded and categorised based on students' levels of reading abilities
Conduct four to five lessons of 30 to 40 minutes for teaching each storybook
School-based and Community Based Programmes
The Scheme supports Culturally Responsive Education (CRE) on both the levels of schools and community for more sustainable development.
|School-based Reading Scheme||Support literacy development after school by hosting campus-based or online programmes.|
|Community-based Reading Scheme||Support literacy development at public libraries or other NGO social service centers, or by hosting online programmes.|
Become a Reading Ambassador Today!
Reading Ambassadors will provide school-based and community-based reading workshops to NCS EM students either in-person or online.
Join us to be a Reading Ambassador alongside 400+ university students, teachers, retired teachers, and volunteers by getting trained to support the Reading Scheme!