To take forward COTAP’s vision, mission, objectives and strategies, COTAP have launched an overarching project, T-excel@hk, which symbolises a teaching profession of excellence in Hong Kong with “T” standing for the teaching profession as a whole, including both teachers and school leaders. Eight areas of focus are being planned under T-excel@hk, and they will be prioritised and implemented in phases.

T-standard+

Unified set of standards for the teaching profession
T-datasetPD

Dataset built on territory-wide system survey
T-trainβ

New types and modes of training to be explored
T-surf24/7

One-stop portal for professional development
T-craft3

Three-tier mentorship scheme
T-share

Reinforcement of professional learning communities
T-applause

Promotional and contribution schemes
T-bridge

Feasibility studies on improvement of teacher preparation