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Appointments to Education Commission announced
     The Government today (December 23) announced the appointment of two members to the Education Commission (EC).
     The newly appointed members are the Chairman of the Committee on Home-School Co-operation, Mr Eugene Fong Yick-jin, and the Chairman of the Hong Kong Subsidized Secondary Schools Council, Mr Lau Chun-hung.
     The two members have been appointed in their personal capacity for a two-year term with effect from January 1, 2021.
     An Education Bureau spokesman said, "Given their rich experience in the 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 members, Dr Halina Poon Suk-han and Mr Henry Tong Sau-chai, for their valuable contributions to the work of the EC.
     The new EC membership list, effective from January 1, 2021, is as follows:

Mr Tim Lui Tim-leung
Ex-officio members
Permanent Secretary for Education, Ms Michelle Li Mei-sheung
Chairman, Committee on Professional Development of Teachers and Principals, Professor Alvin Leung Seung-ming
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, Mr Tony Tai Chark-tong
Non-official members
Ms Kelly Chan Yuen-sau
Mr Eugene Fong Yick-jin
Dr Fung Wai-wah
Ms Nancy Ho Lan-sang
Mr Lau Chun-hung
Dr Leung Wing-hung
Mr Joseph Luc Ngai
Ms Vu Im-fan
Mr Wong Kam-leung
Mr Dieter Yih Lai-tak
Note: Professor Alvin Leung Seung-ming is also one of the non-official members.
Ends/Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Issued at HKT 15:00
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