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Open English –Associated teaching resources released (25 Aug)

25 August, 2016 - 19:27

We have prepared the first batch of teaching resources especially for schools which will adopt Open English in 2016-17 school year.

Local school teachers can now log into their account to download:

  • Open English Activity Book Secondary 1 Unit 1 (Student's edition)
  • Open English Activity Book Secondary 1 Unit 2 (Student's edition) 

Click to see the full list of released teaching resources for schools

Latest progress on Open English

30 June, 2016 - 10:01

We are now finalizing the supplementary materials of Open English, which will be available by batches for teachers from primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong to download for free starting September 2016.

In the meantime, please sign up to download the sample units for free (Available for the members of the public). [Click for more details]

Also, if you are interested in the open textbooks for post-secondary or tertiary levels, please sign up to download the textbooks for free. 


Sign up to download free Open English

25 January, 2016 - 10:39

登記成為會員 下載Open English樣本單元
感謝各界人士的踴躍參與,香港開放教科書發佈會已圓滿結束。請登記成為會員,免費下載Open English 樣本單元,
Thank you for your enthusiastic participation. The Launch of Open Textbook Project has now been successfully completed. Please sign up to download FREE Open English sample units.

供下載的樣本單元如下 Sample units available for download are: 
Primary 3B Units 1-3Primary 5B Units 1-2Secondary 1 Unit 5; & Secondary 4 Unit 2.

Launch of Open Textbooks

30 December, 2015 - 17:26


日期: 2016年1月23日 (星期六)  Date: 23 January 2016 (Saturday)
時間: 上午10時至下午12時半    Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
地點: 賽馬會校園銀禧學院         Venue: Theatre 1, 3/F, Jubilee College
         3樓演講廳1                                  Jockey Club Campus

出席人士將獲贈Open English的樣本單元一冊和紀念品一份。
Participants will receive a sample unit of Open English and a souvenir.  

報名方法 Registration:

Open English (Key stages 1 to 4) on Recommended Textbook List!

18 September, 2015 - 17:11

We are delighted to announce that Open English for primary schools, both Key Stages and 2 and Open English for secondary schools, both Key Stages 3 and 4 are on EDB's Recommended Textbook List! The whole series will be available for FREE download in PDF format starting February 2016.
For details, please visit EDB's Recommended Textbook List and Open English (hardcopy) price information

Open English (Primary 1 to 3) is now on EDB's Recommended Textbook List!

20 May, 2015 - 11:27

We are delighted to announce that Open English for Primary 1 to 3 is now on EDB's Recommended Textbook List (RTL). The project team completed the development of the Open English textbook series in April 2015. While Open English for Key Stages 2 to 4 are currently being reviewed by the EDB, we are confident that they will be included in the RTL as well.

For details, please visit:  EDB’s Recommended Textbook List  and  Open English (hardcopy) price information

Additional seats available for first comers (Seminar on 11 April 2015)

17 March, 2015 - 17:16

Thank you for schools' enthusiastic support to our seminars on English Language Open Textbooks, the April session is FULL. 

Additional seats will be made available for first comers (i.e. teachers from schools which have not particiapted in our previous briefing sessions / seminars). Additional seats are limited. Please confirm with us the seat availability ASAP (Enquiries: 2768 6482 / 2768 6484). 

[Details of the tryout package]   [Details - Seminar (Apr 2015)]

Final call: Seminar on open textbooks (11 April 2015)

10 March, 2015 - 09:46

Thank you for schools' enthusiastic support to our seminars on English Language Open Textbooks, the March session is FULL. For teachers who have not joined our seminars, don’t miss the April session where you could get FREE multiple-format tryout package for your classes! 

[Details of the tryout package
[Registration and Details - Seminar (Apr 2015)]

Media Coverage and Seminars on Open Textbooks

26 January, 2015 - 17:17

The SCMP interviewed our project leader, Dr Yuen Kin-sun, about how open textbooks can enhance learning and teaching at schools. The interview was published on 9 Jan 2015:  SCMP's report on 9 Jan 2015

For an in-depth understanding about our open textbooks, school principals and teachers are welcome to attend our seminars between February and April 2015. Participants will get some copies of ‘Open English’ textbooks for FREE.
[Registration and Details - Seminar (Feb - Apr 2015)]