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01 Ksao (Project Editor)


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01 Ksao (Project Editor)

  1. 1. Impact on Project Editor New job tasks Implications KSAO • Ensure the textbooks meet • latest information on Knowledge the criteria stipulated by curriculum reform, • Education and Training — Education Bureau in terms assessment, pedagogy Knowledge of principles and of their flow, organization, and ‘investigative methods for curriculum and cohesion, pedagogic view approach’ to learning training design, teaching and and assessment methods. (pedagogic knowledge) instruction for individuals • Prepare new teaching • new chemistry and groups, and the materials such as question knowledge due to new measurement of training bank, assessment booklets elective modules in effects. and multimedia tools. new NSS curriculum • Chemistry — Knowledge of • Plan, evaluate, and revise (more specialised in the chemical composition, curricula, textbook content, chemistry subject structure, and properties of and teaching materials and knowledge) substances and of the methods of instruction. chemical processes and • Keep abreast of transformations that they developments in the field by undergo. This includes uses reading current literature of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods. • Ability • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. • Keep abreast of • need to co-ordinate and Knowledge developments in the field by distribute work among • Administration and reading current literature, subordinate editors and Management — Knowledge talking with colleagues, and production department of business and management participating in professional (equity theory, principles involved in conferences. awareness of strategic planning, resource • Supervise and coordinate personalities, allocation, human resources work of 2-3 editors. teambuilding, modeling, leadership • Plan and revise the schedule coaching) technique, production of work for new authors, • involve in appraisal of methods, and coordination of editors and graphic editors (performance people and resources. designers. management) • Psychology — Knowledge • interview 2 more of human behavior and editors (HR policy and performance; individual legal requirement, differences in ability, selection criteria) personality, and interests; learning and motivation; 1
  2. 2. psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders. Skills • Instructing — Teaching others how to do something. • Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job. • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Ability • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. • Source new authors for the • need to source and liase Same as above new components of the with freelance authors HKDSE chemistry syllabus from tertiary institution • Supervise and coordinate (HR procedure, work of authors. negotiation skills, subject knowledge, interpersonal skills) • Co-ordinate among different authors on submission of manuscripts on time (project management skills, negotiation skills) 2