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The 16th issue of Gifted Gateway has been released with contents covering the Seasonal Schedule f or Student Programme Application (2019/20), and the Forthcoming Student Programmes and Events in December 2019 to February 2020. We hope this quarterly e-newsletter can f acilitate student members’ applications f or our programmes. School Year 2019/20 - Seasonal Schedule for Student Programme Application Programme Programme Application Season Application Result Programme Period Commencement Date(s) Announcement Season 1

18 & 25 July 2019

August 2019

September to November 2019

Season 2

17 & 24 October 2019

November 2019

December 2019 to February 2020

Season 3

16 & 23 January 2020

February 2020

March to May 2020

Season 4

16 & 23 April 2020

May 2020

June to August 2020

Remark: The seasonal schedule will apply to most programmes whilst some special programmes and competition follow-on enhancement programmes may not be applicable.

Forthcoming Student Programmes and Events in December 2019 to February 2020 Programme with Screening or First-come-first-served Programmes Programme with Screening Programmes: There are different screening methods for these programmes, for example, online screening question s, written tests or other screening methods. 

Student members are selected based on the performance in the screening. For more information, please refer to the programme info.

If there is a time clash between the applied programmes and other programmes to offer, we will consider if the student will still be accepted.

Students should avoid applying programmes with time clash.

The decision of HKAGE on the result of selection should be final.

First-come-first-served Programmes: 

The capacity of this type of programmes is limited and are on a first-come-first-served basis.

Humanities (Primary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

December 2019

Basic Journalism Course (Level 1): Junior Journalist Scheme (HUMP1811)

(Tentative)

(Language: Cantonese)

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

P4 – P6 Only

24 October 2019

Programme Application Closing Date 4 November 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Result Announcement Date First-come-f irst served


Humanities (Secondary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

14, 21 December 2019, 4, 11 & 18 January 2020

Journalism and Communication Course (Level 3): Journalists Skills in Practices (JC3C-S061)

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 23, 27 & 28 December 2019 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(Language: Cantonese) Communication Course (Level 2): Talk Like a TEDx Speaker (HUMS2840)

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

S1 – S6

17 October 2019

11 November 2019 12:00 noon

S1 – S6

17 October 2019

28 October 2019 12:00 noon

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

P4 to P6

17 October 2019

4 November 2019 12:00 noon

P4 to P6

17 October 2019

4 November 2019 12:00 noon

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

S1 – S3

17 October 2019

Programme Application Closing Date

Programme Application Result Announcement Date 22 November 2019

8 November 2019

(Language: English)

Mathematics (Primary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

4, 11,18 January 2020 & 1 February 2020

Across Domains and Interdisciplinary Course (Level 1): Creative Geometry with GeoGebra (MATP1331)

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

8,15, 22 & 29 February 2020 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(Language: Cantonese) Across Domains and Interdisciplinary Course (Level 1): A Journey to Mathematics through Exploration (MATP1421)

Programme Application Closing Date

Programme Application Result Announcement Date 15 November 2019

15 November 2019

(Language: English) Mathematics (Secondary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

7, 14, 21 & 28 December 2019

Analytical Study Course (Level 2): Quadratic Functions and Standard Conics (MATS2610)

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(Language:

Programme Application Closing Date 11 November 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Result Announcement Date 22 November 2019


Cantonese) Screening Test: 16 November 2019 8, 15, 22 & 29 February 2020 9:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Screening Test: 16 November 2019 7, 14, 21 & 28 December 2019 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Screening Test: 16 November 2019 7, 14, 21 & 28 December 2019 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Aptitude Test: 23 November 2019 22, 29 February, 7 & 14 March 2020 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 30 & 31 January 2020 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

7 December 2019 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Geometry and Topology Course (Level 2): Conics (MATS2340)

S1 – S3

17 October 2019

11 November 2019 12:00 noon

22 November 2019

S1 – S6

17 October 2019

11 November 2019 12:00 noon

22 November 2019

S1 – S6

17 October 2019

11 November 2019 12:00 noon

22 November 2019

S1 – S3

17 October 2019

11 November 2019 12:00 noon

29 November 2019

S2 – S6

17 October 2019

11 November 2019 12:00 noon

22 November 2019

S4 – S6

17 October 2019

25 November 2019 12:00 noon

First-come-f irst served

(Language: Cantonese)

Geometry and Topology Course (Level 4): Algebra Series - Vectors (MATS3320) (Language: English) Numbers and Arithmetic Course (Level 4): From Number to Network Communication Series – Introduction to Abstract Algebra (MATS3270) (Language: Cantonese) Introductory Course in Mathematical Olympiad: Maths Ignition – Coordinate Geometry (MATS1115) (Language: Cantonese) Introductory Course in Mathematical Olympiad: HK Winter Mathematics Olympiad 2020 (MATS1100) (Language: Cantonese) Advanced Talk in Mathematics: Solving Maths Problems WITHOUT the Techniques You Learned at School (MATT3930) (Language: English)


Sciences (Primary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

21, 28 December 2019 & 4 January 2020

Chemistry Course (Level 1) : Elementary Chemistry (SCIP1152)

8:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 14, 21 December 2019 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

29 January 2020 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

(Language: Cantonese) Astronomy Course (Level 1): Astronomy 1, Interstellar- Journey into the Cosmos (SCIP1401) (Language: Cantonese) Introductory Talk in Science: Daily Science in Food (SCIT1302)

Programme Application Result Announcement Date 15 November 2019

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

P4 to P6

24 October 2019

4 November 2019 12:00 noon

P4 to P6

17 October 2019

28 October 2019 12:00 noon

8 November 2019

P4 – P6 Only

24 October 2019

4 November 2019 12:00 noon

First-come-f irst served

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

S1 – S6 Only

24 October 2019

6 December 2019 12:00 noon

S1- S3

17 October 2019

28 October 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Closing Date

(Language: Cantonese) Sciences (Secondary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

18 January 2020

Talk Series on Emerging Technologies — Science, Opportunities and Challenges: (3) Computers That Learn f rom Experience — Deep Learning and Its Applications (TECT1903)

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Tentative)

December 2019 – July 2020 (Tentative)

(Language: English) Intermediate Course in Computer Controlled Robots: Mini Robocon 2020 (TECS 2371, TECS2372, TECS2373) (Language: Cantonese)

Programme Application Closing Date

Programme Application Result Announcement Date First-come-f irst served

8 November 2019


23 December 2019, 4, 11 & 18 January 2020, 8, 15, 22 & 29 February 2020 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon 31 January 2020 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Tentative) 24 January 2020

Intermediate Course in Innovative Technology: Creative Design Thinking and IoT Application Making Innovative Rehabilitation Products (TECS2303)

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Tentative)

(TECT1603)

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

24 October 2019

4 November 2019 12:00 noon

15 November 2019

P4 – S3

24 October 2019

4 November 2019 12:00 noon

First-come-f irst served

S4 – S6

24 October 2019

25 November 2019 12:00 noon

6 December 2019

(Language: Cantonese) Introductory Talk in Biotechnology: The Miraculous Stem Cells

4, 11 & 18 January 2020

S1 – S6 Only

(Language: Cantonese) The Quest f or Ultimate Mysteries –Time, Lif e and the Fate of Our Universe (JC3C-S081) (Language: English)

Personal Growth and Social Development (Primary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

27 December 2019

Let Us Shine! (LUS1920003 007)

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

23, 30 December 2019, 18 & 30 January 2020

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

P4 – P6

24 October 2019

For details please ref er to HKAGE website

P4 – P6 (Having completed Let Us Shine!)

17 October 2019

25 November 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Closing Date

Programme Application Result Announcement Date For details please ref er to HKAGE website

(Language: Cantonese / English) For details please ref er to HKAGE website

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Students may only choose one session to join) 23, 24 & 27 December 2019 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Self -Awareness – Sharing Workshop (JC3W-S011) (Language: Cantonese)

6 December 2019


21, 22 & 23 January 2020 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon 23 January 2020 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

29, 30 & 31 January 2020 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

7, 14, 21 & 28 February 2020 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Social Skills Workshop (JC3W-S031) (Language: Cantonese) I AM WHO I AM: A Creative Movement workshop f or thinkers (JC3W-S041) (Language: Cantonese) Time Management Workshop – Primary Edition (JC3W-S051) (Language: Cantonese) Creativity Workshop (PGSCRE1920)

P4 – P6 (Having completed Let Us Shine!)

24 October 2019

25 November 2019 12:00 noon

6 December 2019

P4 – P6 (Priority will be given to student members who have completed Self -Awareness Sharing Workshop) P4 – P6 (Having completed Let Us Shine!)

24 October 2019

25 November 2019 12:00 noon

6 December 2019

24 October 2019

25 November 2019 12:00 noon

6 December 2019

P4 – P6 Only

17 October 2019

31 January 2020 12:00 noon

For details please ref er to HKAGE website

(Language: Cantonese

Personal Growth and Social Development (Secondary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

14 December 2019

“Get-set-goal (GSG)- Blueprint of Our Lif e” Series : Dripping with Jewels? Making Drastic Change to a Stone (GSGW1009)

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

(Language: Cantonese)

29 January 2020 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

“Get-set-goal (GSG)- Blueprint of Our Lif e” Series : From Teacher to Teachers' Teacher (GSGW1010) (Language: Cantonese)

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

S1 – S6 HKAGE student members in 2019-20 academic year. Priority will be given to S1 – S6 student members admitted in the 2018-19 academic year. (HKAGE student number begins with “181”, ”182” or “184”). S1 – S6 HKAGE student members in 2019-20 academic year. Priority will be given to S1 – S6 student members admitted in the 2018-19 academic year. (HKAGE student number begins with “181”, ”182” or “184”).

17 October 2019

4 November 2019 12:00 noon

24 October 2019

4 November 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Closing Date

Programme Application Result Announcement Date First-come-f irst served

First-come-f irst served


1 February 2020 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

“Get-set-goal (GSG)- Blueprint of Our Lif e” Series : Being the Best Drama Perf ormer (GSGW1011) (Language: English)

21 December 2019

30 December 2019, 2 & 3 January 2020 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

What Aspires that Matters: Beyond Jurisprudence: The Power, Capital and Justice of Lawyers (Tentative) (JC3T-S011) (Language: Cantonese) “Peersay” Communication Skills Workshop (JC3W-S021) (Language: Cantonese)

S1 – S6 HKAGE student members in 2019-20 academic year. Priority will be given to S1 – S6 student members admitted in the 2018-19 academic year. (HKAGE student number begins with “181”, ”182” or “184”). S1 – S6

24 October 2019

4 November 2019 12:00 noon

First-come-f irst served

24 October 2019

25 November 2019 12:00 noon

6 December 2019

S1 – S3 (Priority will be given to student members who have completed Af f ective Education Workshop)

24 October 2019

25 November 2019 12:00 noon

6 December 2019

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

P5 – S2

17 October 2019

7 November 2019 12:00 noon

S1 – S6

24 October 2019

28 November 2019 12:00 noon

Advanced Learning Experiences

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

23 November 2019

Coding Club: Programming Fun with Scratch (SG/001)

10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. & 30 November 2019 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The selected student members will be f urther assigned to student-initiated events planning which f alls into the period of January – August 2020

Programme Application Closing Date

Programme Application Result Announcement Date 12 November 2019

(Language: Cantonese (supplemented by English, if necessary))

Recruitment of Student Organising Team Members (ALE/SO/R)

January 2020 (Tentative)


8, 15, 22, 29 February & 7 March 2020

Big History and Sustainability (BHCL/001/C)

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 11 December 2019 – 29 February 2020

(Language: English) Big Idea: Rehabilitation and Technology (ALE/BID/001)

S1 – S6

24 October 2019

28 November 2019 12:00 noon

12 December 2019

S1 to S6 Only

17 October 2019

28 October 2019 12:00 noon

8 November 2019

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

P4 – P6

8 November 2019

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

S1 – S6

17 October 2019

S2 – S4

17 October 2019

S1 – S6

24 October 2019

(Language: English and Cantonese) Multi-disciplinary (Primary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

13 December 2019 – 19 August 2020

Web-based Learning Courses f or Gif ted/More Able Students (of f ered by EDB and HKAGE)

Programme Application Closing Date 20 November 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Result Announcement Date 12 – 13 December 2019

⚫ Economics (HUMO1570) ⚫ Mathematics (MATO3920) ⚫ Astronomy (SCIO1302) ⚫ Earth Science (SCIO1303) ⚫ Palaeontology (SCIO1304) Multi-disciplinary (Secondary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

Not Applicable

Gif ted Angels – Service Learning Project 2019/20 Introductory Talk in Multi-disciplinary: The Latest IoT and Remote Sensing Technologies f or Monitoring Urban Trees (MULT1402)

30 December 2019 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

8, 22 February, 7 & 21 March 2020 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

(Language: English) Introductory Course in Design Thinking: Design Thinking Hand-On (APPS2530) (Language: Cantonese)

Programme Application Closing Date 10 December 2019 5:00 p.m. 25 November 2019 12:00 noon

4 November 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Result Announcement Date For details please ref er to this website First-come-f irstserved

15 November 2019


13 December 2019 – 19 August 2020

Web-based Learning Courses f or Gif ted/More Able Students (of f ered by EDB and HKAGE)

S1 – S6

8 November 2019

20 November 2019 12:00 noon

12 December – 13 December 2019

⚫ Economics (HUMO1570) ⚫ Mathematics (MATO3920) ⚫ Astronomy (SCIO1302) ⚫ Earth Science (SCIO1303) ⚫ Palaeontology (SCIO1304) 

For updated inf ormation of student programmes and events, please visit: http://www.hkage.org.hk/en/student-programme/f ace-to-f ace

For details of online programmes, please visit: http://www.hkage.org.hk/en/student-programme/online

For details of student talks, please visit: https://www.hkage.org.hk/en/talk

All the programme information is for ref erence only and is subject to change without prior notice. All information is subject to the latest announcement on the website.


Forthcoming Student Programmes and Events in December 2019 to February 2020 Programme with No Screening There are no screening questions, written tests or other screening methods for this type of programmes. ⚫

Student members can select up to 5 programmes from a list of selection s. Student members have to state the priority when submitting the application. (1 st priority, 2nd priority, 3rd priority, etc)

Application can only be submitted once. Once it is submitted, the priority and the programm e selection cannot be changed.

If a student member withdraws from a programme before the application deadline, the choice priority will remain unchanged. (For example: A student selected three prog rammes and withdraws from the 1st priority programme. The choi ce of 2nd and 3rd priority will remain unchanged with no promotion in priority).

We will select the students based on the student’s choice of priorities and a randomly generated selection by the computer system. If there is a time clash between the applied programme and other programmes with offer, we will consider if the student will still be accepted.

Priority will be given to student members who have not completed the applied programmes.

Students should avoid applying programmes with time clash.

The decision of HKAGE on the result of selection should be final.

Humanities (Primary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

28, 30 December 2019, 4, 11 & 18 January 2020

Logic I Course (Level 2): Playing with Logic Concept (HUMP2341)

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

P4 – P6 Only

17 October 2019

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

S3 – S6 Only

17 October 2019

Programme Application Closing Date 28 October 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Result Announcement Date 1 November 2019

(Language: Cantonese)

Humanities (Secondary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

4, 11, 18 January, 8, 15 & 22 February 2020

Global Citizenship I Course (Level 4): International Relations and Modern World (HUMS2570)

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

(Language: English)

Programme Application Closing Date 28 October 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Result Announcement Date 1 November 2019


Sciences (Primary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

29 January 2020 & 1 February 2020

Daily Science Forensic Science Course (Level 1): Crime Scene Investigation (SCIP2321)

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

P4 – P6 Only

17 October 2019

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

S1 – S6 Only

17 October 2019

28 October 2019 12:00 noon

S1 – S3 Only

17 October 2019

28 October 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Closing Date 28 October 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Result Announcement Date 1 November 2019

(Language: Cantonese)

Sciences (Secondary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

7, 14, 21, 28 December 2019, 4 & 11 January 2020

Introductory Course to Fintech: Fintech and the Future of Financial Services (TECS1761)

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

29 January 2020

(Language: English) Introductory Course in Innovative Technology: Virtual Reality and Its Application in Sustainable Development (TECS1362)

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(Language: English)

29 January 2020, 1 & 8 February 2020 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Programme Application Closing Date

Programme Application Result Announcement Date 1 November 2019

1 November 2019

Personal Growth and Social Development (Secondary)

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

18 January 2020

Af f ective Education Workshop: Self -Management I (PGSSW0042)

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

15 February 2020 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(Language: Cantonese) Af f ective Education Workshop: Self -Management II (PGSSW0043) (Language: Cantonese)

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

S1 – S3 Only

17 October 2019

28 October 2019 12:00 noon

S1 – S3 Only

17 October 2019

28 October 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Closing Date

Programme Application Result Announcement Date 1 November 2019

1 November 2019


Advanced Learning Experiences

Programme Date

Programme/ Event

7 December 2019 – 1 February 2020

Blended Learning: Introduction to Astrophysics (ALE/TPE/002)

Target Participant (HKAGE Student Members)

Programme Application Commencement Date

S4 to S6 Only

17 October 2019

Programme Application Closing Date 28 October 2019 12:00 noon

Programme Application Result Announcement Date 1 November 2019

(Language: English) 

For updated inf ormation of student programmes and events, please visit: http://www.hkage.org.hk/en/student-programme/f ace-to-f ace

For details of online programmes, please visit: http://www.hkage.org.hk/en/student-programme/online

For details of student talks, please visit: https://www.hkage.org.hk/en/talk

All the programme information is for ref erence only and is subject to change without prior notice. All information is subject to the latest announcement on the website.

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Gifted Gateway Issue No.16  

The 16th issue of Gifted Gateway has been released with contents covering the Seasonal Schedule for Student Programme Application (2019/20),...

Gifted Gateway Issue No.16  

The 16th issue of Gifted Gateway has been released with contents covering the Seasonal Schedule for Student Programme Application (2019/20),...

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