Panel on Education

Meeting on Monday, 13 November 2006, at 4:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes
(4:30 pm - 4:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)228/06-07

-Minutes of meeting on 12 October 2006

LC Paper No. CB(2)280/06-07

-Minutes of special meeting on 19 October 2006

II.Information paper(s) issued since the last meeting
(4:35 pm - 4:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)60/06-07(01)

-Information paper provided by Administration on three school projects

LC Paper No. CB(2)77/06-07(01)
(English version only)

-Letter from Hong Kong Christian Service dated 9 October 2006 concerning designated schools for non-Chinese speaking students

LC Paper No. CB(2)195/06-07(01)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from the Hong Kong School Clerks and Janitors General Union concerning salary adjustments for clerks and janitors in schools

LC Paper No. CB(2)206/06-07(01)
(English version only)

-Submission from 396 parents of pupils in a private independent kindergarten concerning subsidization of early childhood education

LC Paper No. CB(2)247/06-07
(Chinese version only)

-Referral from Duty Roster Members of the submission from the Society of Community Organizations concerning the provision of 15-year free basic education

LC Paper No. CB(2)260/06-07(01)

-The Administration's response to the letter from Hong Kong Christian Service

LC Paper No. CB(2)329/06-07(01)

-Information paper provided by the Administration concerning a proposal to construct an 18-classroom primary school at Tai Pak Tin Street, Kwai Chung

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(4:40 pm - 4:45 pm)

Appendix I to LC Paper No. CB(2)277/06-07

-List of outstanding items for discussion

Appendix II to LC Paper No. CB(2)277/06-07

-List of follow-up actions

*IV.Subsidising early childhood education
(4:45 pm - 6:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)277/06-07(01)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)277/06-07(02)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)369/06-07(01)

-Information paper provided by the Administration entitled "New Initiatives in Pre-primary Education"

Meeting with deputations and the Administration

  1. Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)316/06-07(01)] (Chinese version only)

  2. Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(01)] (Chinese version only)

  3. Hong Kong Institute of Education Past Student's Association of Early Childhood Teacher Education
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(02)] (Chinese version only)

  4. Hong Kong Baptist Kindergarten Education Convention
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)331/06-07(01)] (Chinese version only)

  5. Hong Kong Early Childhood Educators Association
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)341/06-07(01)] (revised) (Chinese version only)

  6. Tai Po Early Childhood Education Principal Association
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)277/06-07(03)] (Chinese version only)

  7. The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(03)] (Chinese version only)

  8. Hong Kong Kowloon and N.T. Kindergarten Education Advancement Association
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)301/06-07(01)] (Chinese version only)
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)301/06-07(02)] (Chinese version only)
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(04)] (Chinese version only)

  9. Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(05)] (Chinese version only)

  10. The Non-Profit-Making Kindergarten Council of Hong Kong
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(06)] (Chinese version only)

  11. Hong Kong Baptist University Early Childhood Education Society
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(07)] (Chinese version only)

  12. Hong Kong Institute of Education
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)277/06-07(04)] (English version only)

  13. Society for Community Organization Children's Rights Association

  14. Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)316/06-07(02)] (Chinese version only)

  15. The Salvation Army
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)301/06-07(03)] (Chinese version only)

  16. Civic Party
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(08)] (Chinese version only)

  17. Mr David LEUNG
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(09)] (Chinese version only)

  18. Hong Kong Teachers' Association
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(10)] (Chinese version only)

  19. Council of Non-Profit Making Organizations for Pre-Primary Education
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)331/06-07(02)] (Chinese version only)

  20. Private Independent Early Education Association
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)301/06-07(01)] (Chinese version only)
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)301/06-07(02)] (Chinese version only)

  21. Catiline Anglo-Chinese Kindergarten

  22. World Organization for Early Childhood Education - Hong Kong
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(11)] (Chinese version only)

  23. Education Convergence
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(12)] (Chinese version only)

  24. 培幼教育事業協會

  25. S.K.H. Kindergarten and Nursery Council
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(13)] (Chinese version only)

  26. Alumni Association of Pre-school Education Administration and Management course SPACE - University of Hong Kong
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(14)] (Chinese version only)

  27. Hong Kong Kindergarten Association
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)277/06-07(05)](Chinese version only)
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)301/06-07(01)] (Chinese version only)
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)301/06-07(02)] (Chinese version only)

  28. Luk Chiu Kwan Hung's Child Development Research Centre
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)341/06-07(02)] (Chinese version only)

  29. Hong Kong Parents Association Ltd
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)331/06-07(03)] (Chinese version only)

  30. New Forum
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)341/06-07(03)] (Chinese version only)

  31. Committee on Home School Co-operation
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(15)] (Chinese version only)

  32. The Hong Kong Council of Early Childhood Education and Services

Written submissions from individuals not attending the meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)277/06-07(06)
(English version only)

-Submission from Mr Peter CHAN

LC Paper No. CB(2)277/06-07(07)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from Mr Raymond LING

LC Paper No. CB(2)341/06/07(04)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from Dicky HAU

LC Paper No. CB(2)341/06/07(05)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from Bobby SIT

LC Paper No. CB(2)341/06/07(06)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from Ms Angel

LC Paper No. CB(2)341/06/07(07)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 鍾錦玲校長

LC Paper No. CB(2)341/06/07(08)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 黎婉儀

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(16)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Gospel Sau Mau Ping Child Care Centre & Kindergarten

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(17)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from Pentecostal Church Of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(18)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from The Association of Evangelical Free Churches of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(19)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from The Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(20)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from Hong Kong Christian Service

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(21)
(Chinese version only)

-Sample submission from 2 494 學前教育機構校長/教師/接受學前教育培訓學生

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(22)
(Chinese version only)

-Sample submission from Parents from Cheerland Nursery and 82 individuals

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(23)
(Chinese version only)

-Sample submission from 40 individuals

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(24)
(Chinese version only)

-Sample submission from 30 individuals

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(25)
(Chinese version only)

-Sample submission from 基督教宣道會幼兒學校校監and 7 individuals

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(26)
(Chinese version only)

-Sample submission from Pentecostal Church of H.K. Tseung Kwan O Nursery School, 竹園區神召會南昌康樂幼兒學校 and 7 individuals

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(27)
(Chinese version only)

-Sample submission from St. Vincent De Paul Nursery School and 基督教聖約教會司務道幼稚園幼兒園

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(28)
(Chinese version only)

-Sample submission from聖雅各福群會麥潔蓮幼稚園 and 聖雅各福群會銅鑼灣幼稚園

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(29)
(Chinese version only)

-Sample submission from 3 individuals

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(30)
(Chinese version only)

-Sample submission from 世界佛教友誼會港澳分區總會 and Taiming Wong

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(31)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 基督教宣道會天頌幼兒學校

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(32)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 基督教宣道會利東幼兒學校

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(33)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 基督教宣道會沙田幼兒學校

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(34)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 基督教宣道會海怡幼兒學校

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(35)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 基督教宣道會富山幼兒學校

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(36)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 基督教宣道會寶湖幼兒學校

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(37)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 香港學生輔助會寶達幼兒園

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(38)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 香港學生輔助會寶達幼兒園家長教師會

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(39)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 香港學生輔助會

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(40)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 五邑工商總會張祝珊幼兒園幼稚園家長教師會

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(41)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 中華基督教福幼幼稚園幼兒中心

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(42)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 觀塘幼兒學校智恩家長會

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(43)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 大坑東幼兒學校全體教師

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(44)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from Ngan Tai Yeung

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(45)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 吳美儀老師

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(46)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 梁詠媚老師

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(47)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 救世軍幼兒園家長黃太

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(48)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 王佩珠

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(49)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 學前教育機構教師徐美華

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(50)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 家長劉建基先生

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(51)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 幼兒學校教師陳慧慧

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(52)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 香港基督教女青年會幼兒學校教師劉小麗

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(53)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 幼兒家長 - 杜太

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(54)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from Hau Ying Lin

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(55)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from Paul Choy

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(56)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from King Yung

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(57)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 一名家長

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(58)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 楊嘉儀

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(59)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 某非牟利機構幼兒學校幼兒老師

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(60)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from 幼兒教師Lai Man So

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(61)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from TSE Yuet-kwan

LC Paper No. CB(2)389/06-07(62)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from William ENG

V.Any other business
(6:25 pm - 6:30 pm)

* All other Hon LegCo Members are invited to join the discussion of this item.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
17 November 2006