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Self Nomination for Secondary and Primary Students 2019/20

Online Screening Programme Result Announcement and Nomination Invitation 

The Online Screening Programme result with self nomination invitation will be sent to Students' Legal Guardians via email on 21 or 24 February 2020. Students who have completed the Online Screening Programme with a pass will be invited to submit their profiles for further screening through an Online Nomination Platform within 21 Feb 2020 (9:00 a.m.) to 29 April 2020 (12:00 noon)*.

*Due to deferral of class resumption for all schools as announced by the Education Bureau, the HKAGE has extended the deadline for submission of nomination profiles to 29 April 2020 (12:00 noon). Students’ Legal Guardians who have difficulty meeting the deadline may refer to the HKAGE's special arrangement (Click here for details). However, please note that membership for successful students admitted under “the special arrangement” will subsequently be delayed. Therefore, Students’ Legal Guardians are strongly encouraged to submit nomination profiles by 29 April 2020 (12:00 noon), so that students may enjoy the HKAGE services as soon as possible..

Download Information

Timeline and Procedures

Parent Feedback Form

User manual and demonstration video of the Online Nomination Platform

Student's Legal Guardian
1. Nomination
User manual / Demonstration video

2. Result Announcement and Registration & 3.Membership Announcement
User manual / Demonstration video

Nomination Briefing for Parents and Students Download PPT

Nomination Scheme「Stage 2: Submit Nomination Profiles」Frequently Asked Questions Click here to download


The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE) endeavours to secure appropriate learning and development opportunities for gifted students aged 10 to 18 in Hong Kong.

HKAGE admits student members of appropriate ages mainly through the “School Nomination” and “Self Nomination” schemes every school year. Gifted students interested in being members of HKAGE are required to pass “Stage 1: HKAGE Online Learning Programmes for Screening” before they can submit their nomination profiles in “Stage 2: Submit Nomination Profiles” for further screening.  

From school year 2019/20 onwards, one nomination will be arranged to be completed within a school year annually. 




Stage 1                HKAGE Online Learning Programmes for Screening
30 Sep 2019 Step 1  Briefing Sessions: Overall Arrangements for the Nomination Scheme
9 Sep 2019
(9:00 a.m.)
31 Oct 2019
(12:00 noon
extended to
5 Nov 2019
(12:00 noon) 
Step 2  Apply for the HKAGE Online Learning Programmes for Screening
21 Nov 2019
(9:00 a.m.)
30 Jan 2020
(12:00 noon)
Step 3  Complete the HKAGE Online Learning Programmes for Screening with a Pass to be Entitled for Nomination
21 or 24 Feb 2020 Online Screening Programme Result Announcement and Nomination Invitation via Email

Stage 2                          Submit Nomination Profiles
16 March 2020 Step 4  Briefing Sessions: Arrangements for Submission of Nomination Profiles and Operation of the Online Nomination Platform(via live broadcast) 

21 Feb 2020
(9:00 a.m.)
27 Mar 2020
(12:00 noon)

extended to 
29 April 2020
(12:00 noon)*

Step 5  Submit Nomination Profiles for Further Screening through the Online Nomination Platform
Jun 2020 Step 6  Check Nomination Results and Register as Student Members through the Online Nomination Platform

*Due to deferral of class resumption for all schools as announced by the Education Bureau, the deadline for submission of nomination profiles has been extended to 29 April 2020 (12:00 noon).

1. Briefing Sessions for Parents and Students

Briefing sessions will be held for parents and students to familiarise them with the nomination scheme. Please register via online platform before the deadline. 

Date and Time Venue Language Registration Registration Deadline

Cantonese Session
27 September 2019 
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Please click here for the briefing powerpoint.

Lecture Theater, 4/F, West Block, Education Bureau Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong.


Online application

25 September 2019 (Wednesday) 12:00 noon


2. HKAGE Online Learning Programmes for Screening 

Important Documents
Please read the documents below before you start the application
Details and documents about the Nomination Scheme have been published on HKAGE website on 28 August 2019. Related documents are available for download at the links below:

Programme Application

Students’ Legal Guardians apply for ONE appropriate Online Screening Programme according to their child's outstanding performance or potential from 9 September (9:00 a.m.) to 5 November 2019 (12:00 noon) via online application (including upload a completed application form with the legal guardian's signature and school attendance document to the personal 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 respective programme poster.

Programme Date and Time Programme Title (Course Code) Application Details Closing Date for Application

21 November 2019 
(09:00 a.m.)


30 January 2020 
(12:00 noon)

  1. 小學中文網上甄選學習課程 (2019-20) (NCLLO1121)
  2. Primary English Online Learning Programme for Screening (2019-20) (NELLO1222)
  3. Primary Mathematics Online Learning Programme for Screening (2019-20) (NMATO2920)
  4. Primary Science Online Learning Programme for Screening (2019-20) (NSCIO1391)
  5. 小學人文學科網上甄選學習課程 (2019-20)(NHUMO1611)
  6. 中學中文網上甄選學習課程 (2019-20) (NCLLO1111)
  7. Secondary English Online Learning Programme for Screening (2019-20) (NELLO1212)
  8. Secondary Mathematics Online Learning Programme for Screening (2019-20) (NMATO3930) 
  9. Secondary Science Online Learning Programme for Screening (2019-20) (NSCIO1301) 

Programme Details

Online application

31 Oct 2019
(12:00 noon)

extended to
5 November 2019
(12:00 noon)  

3. 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 Students’ Legal Guardians on 21 November 2019.

Programme Date and Timewithin 21 November 2019 (09:00 a.m.) to 30 January 2020 (12:00 noon).

Platform of Online Screening Programme

Screening Criteria for HKAGE Student Membership

Screening by HKAGE is based on Dr Joseph Renzulli’s Three-Ring Conception of Giftedness, taking into consideration whether the student could benefit from the HKAGE programme provision.


  1. Above Average Abilities:
    General abilities: processing information, integrating experiences, and abstract thinking
    Specific abilities: the capacity to acquire knowledge and perform in an activity


  2. Creativity:
    Fluency, flexibility, and originality of thought, an openness to experience, sensitivity to stimulations, and a willingness to take risks

  3. Task Commitment:
    Perseverance, endurance, hard work, self-confidence, perceptiveness and a special fascination with a special subject





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