Appointments to Education Commission announced

     The Government today (June 28) announced the re-appointment of three serving members and the appointment of two new members to the Education Commission (EC).
     The three re-appointed serving members are Ms Nancy Ho Lan-sang, Mr Joseph Luc Ngai and Mr Wong Kam-leung. The newly appointed members are Dr Winnie Tang Shuk-ming and Mr Herbert Chia Pun-kok. Both of them have strong expertise in technology and entrepreneurship.
     The five members have been appointed in their personal capacity. Their terms of membership will be effective from July 1, 2021, except that of Mr Chia, which will be effective from September 1, 2021. Their terms will all end on December 31, 2022.
     A spokesman for the Education Bureau said, "Given their rich experience in education and other relevant sectors, we are confident that the five members will provide valuable advice and contribute to the work of the EC."
     The EC membership list with effect from July 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, Dr Anissa Chan Wong Lai-kuen
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
Dr Winnie Tang Shuk-ming
Ms Vu Im-fan
Mr Wong Kam-leung
Mr Dieter Yih Lai-tak

Ends/Monday, June 28, 2021
Issued at HKT 12:45