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Appointments to Education Commission announced
     The Government today (December 28) announced the appointment of three members to the Education Commission (EC).
     The newly appointed member is the Chairman of the Subsidised Primary Schools Council, Mr So Ping-fai, who is appointed for a one-year term. Two incumbent members, Dr Halina Poon Suk-han and Mr Henry Tong Sau-chai, have been re-appointed for a two-year term.
     The three members have been appointed in their personal capacity with effect from January 1, 2019.
     An Education Bureau spokesman said, "Given their rich experience in the education and professional sectors, we are confident that the three members will provide valuable advice and contribute to the work of the EC."
     The new EC membership list, effective from January 1, 2019, is as follows:
Mr Tim Lui Tim-leung
Ex-officio members
Permanent Secretary for Education, Mrs Ingrid Yeung Ho Poi-yan
Chairman, Committee on Professional Development of Teachers and Principals, Dr Carrie Willis Yau Sheung-mui
Chairman, Committee on Self-financing Post-secondary Education, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung
Chairman, Curriculum Development Council, Professor Tam Kar-yan
Chairman, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority Council, Dr Samuel Yung Wing-ki
Chairman, Quality Education Fund Steering Committee, Dr Gordon Tsui Luen-on
Chairman, Standing Committee on Language Education and Research, Mr Lester Garson Huang
Chairman, University Grants Committee, Mr Carlson Tong
Chairman, Vocational Training Council, Dr Roy Chung Chi-ping
Non-official members
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 So Ping-fai
Mr Henry Tong Sau-chai
Mr Wong Kam-leung
Dr Odalia Wong Ming-hung
Mr Dieter Yih Lai-tak
Ends/Friday, December 28, 2018
Issued at HKT 15:00
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