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Appointments to Education Commission announced

     The Government today (December 29) announced the appointment of two members to the Education Commission (EC).

     The newly appointed member is the Chairman of the Committee on Home-School Co-operation, Mr Henry Tong Sau-chai. An incumbent member, Mr James Lam Yat-fung, has been re-appointed.

     The two members have been appointed in their personal capacity for a two-year term with effect from January 1, 2015.

     An Education Bureau spokesman said, "Given their rich experience in education and professional sectors, we are confident that they will provide valuable advice and contribute to the work of the EC."

     The spokesman also thanked the outgoing member, Dr Gordon Tsui Luen-on, for his valuable contribution to the work of the EC.

     The new EC membership list with effect from January 1, 2015, is as follows:

Dr Moses Cheng Mo-chi

Ex-officio Members
Mrs Cherry Tse, Permanent Secretary for Education
Dr Carrie Willis, Chairman, Committee on Professional Development of Teachers and Principals
Mr Tim Lui Tim-leung, Chairman, Committee on Self-financing Post-secondary Education
Professor Kenneth Young, Chairman, Curriculum Development Council
Mr Rock Chen Chung-nin, Chairman, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority Council
Mr Duffy Wong Chun-nam, Chairman, Quality Education Fund Steering Committee
Professor Cheng Kai-ming, Chairman, Standing Committee on Language Education and Research
Mr Edward Cheng Wai-sun, Chairman, University Grants Committee
Mr Clement Chen Cheng-jen, Chairman, Vocational Training Council

Non-official Members
Mr Walter Chan Kar-lok
Ms Dilys Chau Suet-fung
Mr Langton Cheung Yung-pong
Mr James Lam Yat-fung
Professor Lee Wing-on
Ms Shirley Marie Therese Loo
Ms Ng Yin-kam
Ms Shum Siu-fong
Mr Tang Fei
Mr Henry Tong Sau-chai
Mr Wong Hak-lim

Ends/Monday, December 29, 2014
Issued at HKT 15:00


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