Appointments to Education Commission announced
The newly appointed members are the Principal of Po Leung Kuk Li Tsui Chung Sing Memorial Kindergarten, Ms Nancy Ho Lan-sang, and the Chairman of the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers, Mr Wong Kam-leung. Three incumbent members, Professor Alvin Leung Seung-ming, Dr Odalia Wong Ming-hung and Dr Fung Wai-wah, have been re-appointed.
The five members have been appointed in their personal capacity for a two-year term. While the re-appointment of Dr Fung will take effect on September 1, 2017, the appointment/re-appointment of the other four members will take effect on July 1, 2017.
An Education Bureau spokesman said, "Given their rich experience in the education sector, we are confident that they will provide insightful views to the deliberations of the EC."
The spokesman also thanked the outgoing members, Ms Ng Yin-kam and Mr Tang Fei, for their valuable contributions to the work of the EC.
The new EC membership list with effect from July 1, 2017, is as follows:
Mr Tim Lui Tim-leung
Permanent Secretary for Education, Mrs Marion Lai Chan Chi-kuen
Chairman, Committee on Professional Development of Teachers and Principals, Dr Carrie Willis
Chairman, Curriculum Development Council, Professor Kenneth Young
Chairman, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority Council, Mr Rock Chen Chung-nin
Chairman, Quality Education Fund Steering Committee, Mr Duffy Wong Chun-nam
Chairman, Standing Committee on Language Education and Research, Mr Lester Garson Huang
Chairman, University Grants Committee, Mr Carlson Tong
Chairman, Vocational Training Council, Dr Clement Chen Cheng-jen
Ms Kelly Chan Yuen-sau
Dr Fung Wai-wah
Ms Nancy Ho Lan-sang
Professor Alvin Leung Seung-ming
Dr Halina Poon Suk-han
Ms Shum Siu-fong
Mr Sin Kim-wai
Mr Henry Tong Sau-chai
Mr Wong Kam-leung
Dr Odalia Wong Ming-hung
Mr Dieter Yih Lai-tak
Note: Being the ex-officio Chairman of the Committee on Self-financing Post-secondary Education, Mr Tim Lui Tim-leung is also one of the ex-officio members.
Ends/Friday, June 30, 2017
Issued at HKT 15:00
Issued at HKT 15:00