Pilot Scheme of Integrated Bilingual Education
Description of the Scheme
The nursery provides children with a bilingual environment of sign language and spoken language, which allows children to receive bilingual input and grow up healthily and happily in a caring environment. In addition, the nursery offers support for parents and promotes communication and interaction between parents and children.
Children aged 1 to 3 who have hearing impairment or have parent(s) with hearing impairment.
Creche Infantário de Nossa Senhora do Carmo.
Scope of Service
Eligible applicant will be referred to the nursery in the Pilot Scheme.
Social Service Centre in the applicant’s residential area, Children and Youth Service Division, service organizations or early intervention organizations for the hearing impaired funded by IAS.
Application Procedures and Documents Required
The applicant is required to submit an application at Social Service Centre in his/her residential area, Children and Youth Service Division, service organizations or early intervention organizations for the hearing impaired funded by IAS which will be referred to the Children and Youth Service Division for follow-up. The applicant should submit:
• Photocopies of valid Macao Resident Identity Card of the applicant and his/her family members;
• Photocopy of documentation to prove the hearing impairment of the child or his/her parents (father or
mother), e.g., Disability Assessment and Registration Card issued by IAS, or other evidential
document issued by a hospital or assessment institution;
• Other relevant documents(For enquiry, please contact the unit accepting the application.).
Free of charge.
Monthly fees will be determined by the Nursery after the referral.
Time for Arranging Appointment
Depending on the application. If necessary, immediate interview can be arranged.
Duration of the Scheme
September 2018 to August 2021.