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Task Force on Home-school Co-operation and Parent Education convenes first meeting
     The Task Force on Home-school Co-operation and Parent Education convened its first meeting today (December 1) to discuss its terms of reference and work plan.
     Following the relevant announcement in the Chief Executive's 2017 Policy Address, the Education Bureau invited the Education Commission (EC) to set up a task force to strengthen home-school co-operation and parent education. The EC accepted the invitation and the Task Force was formed in December 2017. The main tasks of the Task Force include reviewing the existing approach in promoting parent education and home-school co-operation, and, based on the outcome of the review, formulating the direction and strategy for fostering home-school co-operation and promoting parent education so that parents could help their children learn effectively and grow up happily and healthily.
     The Task Force will make recommendations on home-school co-operation and parent education and gauge the views of stakeholders, anticipating to complete its work by the second quarter of 2019. The Task Force is chaired by the EC Chairman, Mr Tim Lui Tim-leung, with membership as follows:
Mr Tim Lui Tim-leung
Non-official members
Mr Rock Chen Chung-nin
Mr Benny Ding Pak-hei
Mr Lee Hon-mo
Dr Amelia Lee Nam-yuk
Mr Patrick Man Ka-wai
Ms Shum Siu-fong
Mr Sin Kim-wai
Dr Tik Chi-yuen
Mr Henry Tong Sau-chai
Dr Odalia Wong Ming-hung
Ms Wong On-mei
Mr Dieter Yih Lai-tak
Mr Wharlee Yip Wai-yee
Official member
Representative of the Education Bureau
Ends/Friday, December 1, 2017
Issued at HKT 15:05
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