Stage 2 Module 2

Exploring the Internet

Initial Steps

Course Description

In this module students build on their searching skills so that they are able to make use of the internet for information gathering. They also learn how to use standard features of browser software in order to help collect, store and retrieve information. Students should be able to recognise links and navigation options on a web page and be able to use them to find the information they need. The aim is to give students sufficient skills to be able to use the internet safely and efficiently for simple information gathering. Students should be starting to identify by themselves which search results are useful and which should be rejected.

  • Use internet tools to find information
  • Evaluate relevance and usefulness of material
  • Store and retrieve information
  • Copy and paste information from a website
  • Save URL!|s and objects from a website
  • Use extended search skills

Students are able to use a web browser and one or more search engines to retrieve information. They should be able to filter information, for example by country, and refine their searches to find relevant material. Students are able to check information to ensure it is relevant and useful, discarding any other information - but they may keep more useful information than they need. Students are able to use a variety of means to store information they have found for future use.They are able to save a web page and view it later. They are able to use the browser software to print a web page. They are able to bookmark a site and view it later. Students are able to use the browser software to select, copy and paste useful text into another software package or document.

Students are able to use a web browser and one or more search engines to retrieve information. They should be able to filter information, for example by country, and refine their searches to find relevant material. Students are able to check information to ensure it is relevant and useful, discarding any other information - but they may keep more useful information than they need. Students are able to use a variety of means to store information they have found for future use.They are able to save a web page and view it later. They are able to use the browser software to print a web page. They are able to bookmark a site and view it later. Students are able to use the browser software to select, copy and paste useful text into another software package or document. Students are able to use copy/paste to copy URL!|s into another document or email. Students are able to save single objects like images from a web page for their own use. Students are able to work independently using the practical skills they have acquired to gather simple useful information about a topic. They are able to present their findings in another document. The findings at this level should be relevant but not necessarily organised or reworded.

At the end of this course, student will take the ICT Starters Assessment of Next Steps Stage 2 Module 2 : Exploring the Internet.

Cambridge Certification is available at TWO stages.

  • Students will be awarded the Cambridge Stage 1 Certificate upon successful completion of all stage 1 modules within three years.
  • Those who can complete all stage 1 and stage 2 modules within the same period will be awarded a full certificate.

Weekly Regular Cambridge Preparatory Courses

  • Regular courses are arranged every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, student takes 1 hour class per lesson.
  • Course Duration per module is 12 hours, so 3 months is needed for completing a module.
  • Fees are collected in monthly basis. Course fee per 4 lessons is HK$1,260
  • Total Course fee per module is HK$3,780
  • Assessment will be arranged after student completing the course, assessment fee per module is HK$450
  • This module (Exploring the Internet) would be held with the module Exploring Email together, each with 6 lessons. Student has to take the corresponding two assessment.
  • HK$180 Registration Fee is required for new student
  • Please refer to Regular Cambridge Preparatory Courses for latest schedule
Enrolment Procedures and Notes to Applicants

Course Enrolment

  • Complete Application Form:
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  • Settle payment by:
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    • Transfer to our Heng Sang Bank account with a proof of transfer
    • Cash (Please come to our center in-person)
  • Send us the completed application form with the proof of payment through:
    • mail to Flat A, 7 Floor, China Harbour Building, 370 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong
    • email to fkcorp@futurekids.com.hk
    • WhatsApp to 54225884
  • HK$180 Registration Fee is required for new student, which covers FUTUREKIDS passport and school folder.

Course Reservation

  • Reservations can be done by contact us through phone, email or WhatsApp during the office hours.
  • Confirmation by payment in full should be made within 7 days of the date the reservation.

School Fee Collection Policy

  • All School fee shall be settled before the start of class.
  • Upon payment of school fee, PAID Stamps with receipt number will be endorsed in the Student Passport as proof of payment.
  • Upon entry of classroom, student should produce the Passport to Teacher showing the class student is going to attend was pre-paid. Student may not be allowed to enter classroom should the shcool fee is not paid more than two classes. Teacher will check and advise students to pay the school fee before entering the classroom.
  • Student should buy the Student Passport in case of the passport is lost or it is fully stamped.

Class Arrangement for Typhoon and Rainstorm

When signal(s)* is/are removed Arrangement of Classes
Before 6:30 am All classes will be held as scheduled
Before 8:30 am Classes starting from 10:30am will be held as scheduled
Before 10:30 am Classes starting from 12:30pm will be held as scheduled
Before 12:30 pm Classes starting from 2:30pm will be held as scheduled
Before 2:30 pm Classes starting from 4:30pm will be held as scheduled
After 2:30 pm All classes will be cancelled

*Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above OR "Black" Rainstorm Warning Signal

  • If any class is cancelled due to the the typhoon No. 8 or above / "Black" rainstorm warning signal hoisted, a make-up class will be arranged.

Make-Up Class or Assessment Policy

  • Please contact us 3 working days on or before the scheduled class or assessment for applying make-up arrangement.
  • We reserve the rights to reject any application after 3 working days and charge for the administration fee HK$100.
  • Regular Class student could apply for make-up class once per month. Administration fee HK$100 will be charged for afterward application.
  • Holiday Camp student could apply for make-up class once per course. Administration fee HK$100 will be charged for afterward application.
  • Make-up date and time will be arranged according to our course or assessment schedule, the number of students and the availability of teachers. Please note that we cannot arrange make-up upon individual’s demand.

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