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Appointments to Education Commission announced

     The Government today (June 24) announced the appointment of five members to the Education Commission (EC).

     The newly appointed members are the Coordinator for Pre-School Education, the Salvation Army, Ms Ng Yin-kam; the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers, Mr Tang Fei; and the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union, Mr Wong Hak-lim. Two incumbent members, Professor Lee Wing-on and Ms Shirley Marie Therese Loo, have been re-appointed.

     All five members have been appointed in their personal capacity for a two-year term with effect from July 1, 2011.

     An Education Bureau spokesman said, "With these five members' rich experience in education and other sectors of the community, we are confident that they will provide valuable advice and contribute to the work of the EC."

     The spokesman also thanked the three outgoing members, Miss Gloria Leung Chi-kin, Mr Tong Chung-fan and Mr Wong Kwan-yu, for their valuable contribution to the work of the EC.

     The new EC membership list with effect from July 1 is as follows:

Dr Moses Cheng Mo-chi

Ex-officio members:
The Permanent Secretary for Education, Mrs Cherry Tse
Chairman, Advisory Committee on Teacher Education and Qualifications, Mr Cheung Pak-hong
Chairman, Curriculum Development Council, Professor Edmond Ko Inq-ming
Chairman, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority Council, Mr Eddie Ng Hak-kim
Chairman, Quality Education Fund Steering Committee, Mr Pang Yiu-kai
Chairman, Standing Committee on Language Education and Research, Professor Cheng Kai-ming
Chairman, University Grants Committee, Mrs Laura M Cha
Chairman, Vocational Training Council, Mr Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen

Non-official members:
Mr Walter Chan Kar-lok
Ms Dilys Chau Suet-fung
Mr Langton Cheung Yung-pong
Professor Lee Wing-on
Mr Liu Ah-chuen
Mrs Connie Lo Ng Wai-fun  
Ms Shirley Marie Therese Loo
Ms Ng Yin-kam
Mr Tang Fei
Mr Wong Hak-lim
Professor Wong Po-choi

Ends/Friday, June 24, 2011
Issued at HKT 15:31


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