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AAiSS Online Nomination System (https://hkadcaems.com) The 14th Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme opens for nomination now. Starting from this year, the nomination...

AAiSS Online Nomination System (https://hkadcaems.com)

The 14th Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme opens for nomination now. Starting from this year, the nomination process has gone online. Please follow the steps below to complete the nomination.

 

Notes on the Online Nomination System:

  • For past participating schools, you may login the system to complete the procedures. Login details can be found on the invitation letter;
  • For newly-joined schools, please contact Mr Anson Ng at 3959 3568 or via email (anson_ng@hkadc.org.hk) to obtain the login details;
  • Each school can nominate 2 students and have maximum 2 teacher-in-charge;
  • If you cannot provide all information at once, click the "Save and Next" button. All saved data will be shown during next login;
  • Item marked with * is Compulsory Field. All Compulsory Fields must be filled before submission.
  • Please ensure the accuracy of information input before submission. The online nomination will be closed after nomination deadline. No information can be modified afterwards.

SEVEN easy steps for online nomination:

FIRST: Enter User Name and Password. (Login details can be found on the invitation letter)

 

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SECOND: Basic school information has already been saved in the system. Please check if all information is up-to-date and accurate. If it is all correct, click "Save and Next". Teacher can modify or update the school information if needed. Please contact our staff if you have any queries.

 

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THIRD:

  • For a new teacher-in-charge, please fill in the details and click "Save and Next".
  • For previous teacher-in-charge, please select "No" to the question "First time to Nominate Student?"and select teacher name. If the information is all correct, click "Save and Next".

 

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FOURTH: Enter details of the first student and upload related documents.

Required information of the student:

  • Nominee's Particulars
  • Interested Artform
  • Archievements in Arts (If any)
  • Participation (If any)
  • Writing:
  1. Please share one of the followings: a piece of artwork you create recently/ experience of participating in arts activities/ unforgettable memories in learning arts
  2. How will you fulfil the mission of arts promotion in school?

 

Upload related documents:

  • Student's Photo (jpeg)
  • Photos of Artworks (word, pdf, jpeg, png)
  • Students' articles (word,pdf,jpeg,png)
 
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FIFTH: Apply for activity allowance (If applicable) and specify other arrangements (Only applicable to special schools)
 
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SIXTH: Recommendations from the school (Upload a separate file if necessary)
 
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SEVENTH: Lastly, check all information entered in the summary part, declare that all details are confirmed by the principal and press "Confirm Submission" to complete the online nomination for the first student.
 
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For the second student's nomination, please return to the Home page and repeat the 2nd to 7th step.

 

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The deadline is 7 January 2022.

Technical support: 3959 3568 / 2820 1096

 

Guide on Completing the Nomination Form
Q1. Is there an increase in the number of arts ambassadors to two students per school this year? Yes. Each school can nominate TWO students to be the arts...
Q1. Is there an increase in the number of arts ambassadors to two students per school this year?
  • Yes. Each school can nominate TWO students to be the arts ambassador of their school. Each nominee please fill in a separate nomination form and submit to the HKADC administration office.
 
Q2. Is online registration available for the 14th AAiSS?
  • Yes, the nomination process has gone online from the 13th edition (hard copy of nomination would not be accepted);
  • For past participating schools, you may login the system (https://hkadcaems.com) to complete the procedures. Login details can be found on the invitation letter
  • For newly-joined schools, please contact Mr Anson Ng at 3959 3568 or via email (anson_ng@hkadc.org.hk) to obtain the login details
  • For any technical supports, please reach us at 3959 3568 / 2820 1096.
  
Q3. What are the roles and responsibilities of the “Teacher-in-charge” in the scheme?
  • Each arts ambassador will take part in various kinds of arts activities. Including core activities the Creative Arts+ Camp and Youth Arts Week. The activities information and enrolment details will be sent by email or post to teachers. As a coordinator and contact person in the scheme, teacher-in-charge plays a vital role in encouraging arts ambassadors to actively participate in arts activities and to share the joy of arts to his/her peers in school.
 
Q4.  Why are the email addresses of teacher-in-charge and arts ambassador needed in the nomination form?
  • In addition to our announcement at the scheme website and facebook, teacher-in-charge and Arts Ambassador will also be notified with the latest news of arts activities by email. Some of the activities are limited in quota and distributed on first-come first-served basis, we encourage you to fill in a frequently use email address for better communication.
 

Q5.  Is there any limitation to the interested artform of the student? What kind of training will the student receive?

  • The nominated arts ambassadors can demonstrate their talents and interests in more than one artform. Instead of providing professional arts training programme, this scheme aims at commending the students with excellence in arts and encouraging them to “Live in Art; Thrive in Sharing”.
 
Q6.  Does the nominated student need to enclose photocopies of achievement in arts like awards record and certificates?
  • The nominee is not required to enclose any photocopies of achievement in arts. Our staff will contact particular teacher-in-charge if needed.
 
Q7.  On Item 4 regarding “Participation in arts activities and services”, what is “art services”?
  • “Art services” refers to the experiences of student sharing the joy of arts and serving the society by means of his/her talents in arts. Examples include performing a music piece in an elderly community centre and helping the decoration of school campus.
 
Q8.  In item 5, besides write an essay to share the arts experience, does the nominated student need to enclose artworks or activities photos participated in the past?
  • Yes. Each nominated student should attach artworks or activities photos in relation to your sharing for reference.
 
Q9. How can nominated student apply for the HK$500 activity subsidy?
  • Nominated students from special school division and students who are eligible for “Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme” or “Working Family Allowance Scheme”(Low-income Working Family Allowance Scheme) can apply for a $500 activity allowance to subsidise travel expenses, admission fees and other expenses for participating in arts activities. Subsidy will be disbursed by crossed cheque after students have completed the compulsory arts activities and the nominating teacher has confirmed the fulfilment of pledges on promoting arts at school by the end of academic year. Please submit the relevant supporting documents together with the nomination form.

 

Q10. In what way will the activity subsidy being disbursed? Can the student accept the subsidy if their aged under 18?
  • Activity subsidy will be disbursed by bank transfer after the nominated students have completed the compulsory activities.

    Please fill in the bank’s account details accurately and upload supporting documents of bank details (e.g. copy of bank card/extracts of bank statement).

Programme targets
Q11. Student in Primary 6 or Form 6 may be promoted or transferred to another school in the next academic year. Can they be nominated as the arts ambassadors of our...
Q11. Student in Primary 6 or Form 6 may be promoted or transferred to another school in the next academic year. Can they be nominated as the arts ambassadors of our school this year? Will the programme continue to the next academic year?
  • We do not limit the class of the arts ambassadors. We believe that every nominated student is of great potentiality in arts and is willing to share his/her experience of learning arts. Though arts ambassador may leave his/her nominating school, they can continue the spirit of sharing to the new learning environment.
 
Q12.  We are a registered music education centre. Can we nominate our members as arts ambassadors?
  • All the arts ambassadors must be nominated by the registered primary, secondary or special schools in Hong Kong. Including government schools, government subsidized schools, sponsored, private or international school. If you find a member of your centre has great capability in arts, you may recommend he/she to their school for the nomination.
 
Q13.  We have a student being nominated as“Arts Ambassador-in-school”in previous years. Can we nominate him/her in the next academic year?
  • A student, who had been nominated as the arts ambassador before, cannot be nominated twice by the same school. The principal may nominate another student with excellent performance in arts.
 
Nomination criteria
Q14. There are many brilliant students in arts achievements in our school. Can we nominate more than two students? What nomination criteria should we based...
Q14. There are many brilliant students in arts achievements in our school. Can we nominate more than two students? What nomination criteria should we based on?
  • Each school can nominate two students to be the arts ambassadors of their school. The school may base on the following criteria by considering his/her artistic ability and potentials for nomination.
  1. Possess artistic talent and creativity;
  2. Show active participation in arts activities both inside and outside the school;
  3. Fully utilize artistic creativity and passion to serve people and society;
  4. Take the initiative to promote and share the joy of arts.
 
Q15. Does the nominated student need to be assessed or interviewed?
  • Information submitted will be verified but no interview or selection exercise will be done.
 
Q16. Our school is divided into primary and secondary session (“Through-Train”mode school)/our school have am and pm session, how many application can we submit?
  • Primary and secondary session; am and pm session under the same school, each session can submit two applications respectively.
 
Arts Activities
Q17. Are there any compulsory activities which the nominated arts ambassador must attend? To commit as an Arts Ambassador-in-School, all nominated students must...
Q17. Are there any compulsory activities which the nominated arts ambassador must attend?
  • To commit as an Arts Ambassador-in-School, all nominated students must attend the following compulsory activities stated in the nomination guideline, including:
  1. Creative Arts+ Camp
  2. Youth Arts Week
All nominated students will receive their certificate of recognition after they have attended the above compulsory activities. School must notify our administration office in advance, with the reason for absence in written form, if the student is unable to attend the activities, and submit art performance/ exhibition review within one month after the event. 
 
Q18. What is the main medium of instruction in the arts activities?
  • Content and medium of instruction of the arts activities will be mainly given in Chinese and Cantonese. We would try to arrange individual groupings with English instruction for non English speaking students.
 
Q19. After participating in these arts activities, in what forms of sharing can the student make to share his/her arts experience in campus?
  • Sharing of arts is also a process of arts creation. We open the possibility of arts sharing in various forms to the talented arts ambassador to explore, in cooperation with the effort of teacher, parents and fellow classmates. In the previous years, some arts ambassadors had shared their experience of and views on arts in school newsletter, campus TV, assembly or personal blog. Some senior class arts ambassadors had collaborated with school associations and organised school-wide arts activities.
 
Q20. Can parents or friends of arts ambassadors participate in the arts activities as well?
  • Some of the core activities are particularly organized for the arts ambassadors. To facilitate the programme arrangement, we can only allow arts ambassador to attend the Creative Arts+ Camp. For special needs students, we allow parents to accompany the students if needed.
  • Other fringe activities offered by the local arts group allow the ambassadors to bring with friends to attend.