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Primary School Nomination 2018/19 (Additional Nomination)

The mission of The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE) is to secure appropriate learning and development opportunities for gifted students, aged 10 to 18. Please visit the HKAGE’s website at for information of the learning opportunities we offer.

HKAGE has developed a new student nomination scheme which has been implemented starting school year 2018/19. The major new element in the new nomination scheme is that gifted students interested in being members of HKAGE are required to apply and pass the HKAGE Online Learning Programmes for Screening (Online Screening Programmes) before they can submit their nomination to be student members of HKAGE. Moreover, admitted student members are required to meet a set of programme completion requirements to sustain their full membership. 

Attention please! HKAGE has arranged an additional round of nomination to be completed within school year 2018/19. If your school has missed the previous nomination invitation sent on April 2018, this is another opportunity for your school to submit your application.  From school year 2019/20 onwards, one nomination will be arranged to be completed within a school year annually. 


Additional Nomination Poster 

Important Documents
Details and documents have been posted to all primary schools (including government schools, aided schools, schools under DSS and ESF, non-profit making private schools and international schools) on 5 November 2018. Related documents are downloadable at the links below:


Important Dates

Cantonese Session
21 November 2018 (3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.) 
Application Deadline: 19 November 2018

English Session (Cancelled)
22 November 2018 (3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Application Deadline: 20 November 2018 

Briefing Sessions for School Representatives

13 November (9:00 a.m.) to 13 December 2018 (5:00 p.m.) Apply for the Online Screening Programmes through Online Application
19 December 2018 Online Screening Programme Application Result Announcement

22 December 2018 to 28 February 2019

Complete the Online Screening Programme with a Pass to be Entitled to Nominate as a Student Member

18 March 2019

Online Screening Programme Result Announcement and Nomination Invitation to Schools

Early April 2019 Nomination Briefing
April 2019 Submit Profile for Screening through a New Online Nomination Platform
June 2019 Nomination Result Announcement and Student Member Registration

1. Briefing Sessions for School Representatives

Briefing sessions will be held for school representatives to familiarise them with the new nomination scheme.  Schools are strongly encouraged to send representatives to the briefing session to make sure that schools have followed the proper (new) procedures in school nomination to avoid misunderstandings.

Please register via online platform before the deadline. 

Date and Time Venue Language Registration Registration Deadline

Cantonese Session
21 November 2018 

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Please click here for the breifing powerpoint

Room 105, The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education, Sha Kok Estate, Shatin, N.T.


Online application

19 November 2018 (Monday)

English Session (Cancelled)
22 November 2018 

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Please click here for the briefing powerpoint

Room 105, The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education, Sha Kok Estate, Shatin, N.T.


Online application

20 November 2018 (Tuesday)


2. HKAGE Online Learning Programmes for Screening 

Programme Application

School Coordinators apply for ONE appropriate Online Screening Programme according to each student's outstanding performance or potential from 13 November (9:00 a.m.) to 13 December 2018 (5:00 p.m.) via online application with the School Login Account.

Please click (here) to download the user manual to read the instructions of application for online screening programmes.

For programme details about medium of instruction, reference duration, system requirement and other important remarks, please click “Programme Details” below for downloading the programme poster.

Programme Date and Time

Programme Title (Course Code)

Application Details

Closing Date for Application

22 December 2018 (00:00 a.m.)


28 February 2019 (11:59 p.m.).

  1. 小學中文網上甄選學習課程 (2018/19) (NCLLO1121)
  2. Primary English Online Learning Programme for Screening (2018/19) (NELLO1222)
  3. Primary Mathematics Online Learning Programme for Screening (2018/19) (NMATO2920)
  4. Primary Science Online Learning Programme for Screening (2018/19) (NSCIO1391)
  5. Primary Humanities Online Learning Programme for Screening (2018/19) (NHUMO1611)

Programme Details

Online application

13 December 2018 
(5:00 p.m.)

Taking the Online Screening Programme

Students should complete the Online Screening Programme with a pass to be entitled to nominate as a student member. Application result with the Online Screening Programme login details will be sent via email to the School Coordinators and Students’ Legal Guardians on 19 December 2018.

Programme Date and Timewithin 22 December 2018 (00:00 a.m.) to 28 February 2019 (11:59 p.m.).

Platform of Online Screening Programme

3. Online Screening Programme Result Announcement and Nomination Procedures

Online Screening Programmes' results with a nomination invitation letter will be posted to School Coordinators on 18 March 2019. Students who have completed the Online Screening Programmes with a pass will be invited to submit their profiles for school nomination screening through a New Online Nomination Platform.

4. Nomination Result Announcement and Student Member Registration

School Coordinators and Students' Legal Guardians login to the Online Nomination Platform to check the nomination results and register to confirm student membership in June 2019.


For enquiries, please contact Student Services Team at 3940 0101 or email to