Panel on Education

Meeting on Monday, 11 January 2010, at 4:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Revised agenda
(as at 12 January 2010)

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

LC Paper No. CB(2)663/09-10

-Minutes of meeting on 14 December 2009

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

LC Paper No. CB(2)645/09-10(01)

-Letter from the Secretary for Education dated 29 December 2009 about the Final Report of the Study on Small Class Teaching

LC Paper No. CB(2)648/09-10(01)
(Chinese version only)

-A referral dated 24 December 2009 from the Complaints Division concerning a request from葵涌基層關注組for review on policies of student financial assistance

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

Appendix I to LC Paper No. CB(2)665/09-10

-List of outstanding items for discussion

Appendix II to LC Paper No. CB(2)665/09-10

-List of follow-up actions

IV.Briefing on the work of the University Grants Committee
(4:45 pm - 5:15 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)665/09-10(01)

-Paper provided by the University Grants Committee

LC Paper No. CB(2)665/09-10(02)

-Background brief entitled "Role and functions of the University Grants Committee" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

*V.The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Amendment) Statutes 2010
(5:15 pm - 5:55 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)665/09-10(03)

-Paper provided by The Chinese University of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. LS37/09-10

-Paper entitled "The use of the term "Teacher" in the Ordinances establishing Universities" prepared by the Legal Service Division of the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)712/09-10(01)

-A table entitled "Membership of the Senate of Universities" prepared by the Legal Service Division of the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)712/09-10(02)

-A table entitled "Membership of the Council of Universities" prepared by the Legal Service Division of the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)665/09-10(04)

-Background brief entitled "The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Amendment) Statutes 2009" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

Meeting with deputations

  1. The Teachers' Association of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)712/09-10(03)](Chinese version only)

  2. The Chinese University of Hong Kong Employees General Union
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)736/09-10(01)](Chinese version only)
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)736/09-10(02)]

  3. The Student Union of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Joint submission from five student unions of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)736/09-10(03)](Chinese version only)

  4. Student Union of Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Joint submission from five student unions of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)736/09-10(03)](Chinese version only)
Relevant papers

LC Paper No. CB(2)1718/08-09(01)
(Chinese version only)

-Letter dated 21 April 2009 from The Student Union of The Chinese University of Hong Kong regarding the reorganization of the Senate of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)1824/08-09(01)
(Chinese version only)

-Joint declaration from five student unions of The Chinese University of Hong Kong concerning the reorganization of the Senate of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)180/09-10(07)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from The Chinese University of Hong Kong Employees General Union requesting the inclusion of "instructor" in the definition of "teacher" in the Statutes of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

VI.Review of the Pre-primary Education Voucher Scheme
(5:55 pm - 6:25 pm)
(Deferred for discussion at the next meeting to be held on 8 February 2010)

LC Paper No. CB(2)665/09-10(05)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)665/09-10(06)

-Updated background brief entitled "Pre-primary Education Voucher Scheme" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

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

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

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
12 January 2010