Primary and secondary education



DateContextSummary of developmentAction
15.8.97 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the progress of the implementation of whole-day primary schooling. [Paper] [Minutes]
19.12.97 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper outlining the then current Secondary 1 and Secondary 4 places allocation methods. [Paper] [Minutes]
26.3.98 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper on new school designs. [PLC Paper No. CB(1)1168(02)] (no softcopy is available)

The Panel also discussed the Administration's paper on demand and supply of primary and secondary school places. [PLC Paper No. CB(1)1168(03)] (no softcopy is available) [Minutes]

15.7.98 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHEUNG Man-kwong raised a question on "Class sizes in primary and secondary schools". [Hansard]
16.11.98 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the furniture and equipment grant to aided schools. [Paper]
18.1.99 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper on student-teacher ratio for primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong, and the relevant information in other countries for comparison. [Paper]
30.3.99 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper on the allocation of land for school development and the provision of facilities for schools. [Paper]
8.3.00 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon TANG Siu-tong raised a question on "Building new school premises for implementation of whole-day schooling in primary schools". [Hansard "page 13"]
3.5.00 CM denoting Council Motion A motion moved by Hon CHEUNG Man-kwong on "Improving the teaching environment in schools" was passed. [Hansard "page 89"]
25.10.00 CQ denoting Council Question Hon LAU Kong-wah raised a question on "Supply and demand for primary school places". [Hansard "page 8"]
20.11.00 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the new and unified funding arrangement for aided schools with effect from the 2001/02 school year for composite furniture and equipment grant. [Paper]
18.12.00 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper on provision of school sites in achieving various education initiatives. [Paper]
15.1.01 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper providing detailed information on the availability of some 200 additional reserved sites. [Paper]
19.12.01 CQ denoting Council Question Hon YEUNG Yiu-chung raised a question on "Teacher-student ratios of aided schools". [Hansard "page 63"]
10.02 AUD denoting Director of Audit´s Report Director of Audit conducted a value-for-money audit on Primary education - Planning and provision of primary school places. [Report]
20.11.02 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHEUNG Man-kwong raised a question on "Land reserved for constructing primary and secondary schools". [Hansard "page 80"]
20.1.03 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed paper on the number of school sites reserved and the Administration's plan for use of these sites. [Paper]
2.03 PAC denoting Public Accounts Committee PAC considered in detail report of the Director of Audit on primary education - Planning and provision of public primary school places. [Report]
19.5.03 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper on effective strategies of class and group teaching in primary schools. [Paper]
16.6.03 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the progress on the implementation of whole-day primary schooling. [Paper]

The Panel also discussed the Administration's paper on "Study on effective strategies of class and group teaching in primary schools" [Paper]

10.03 AUD denoting Director of Audit´s Report Director of Audit conducted a value-for-money audit on planning and provision of public secondary school places. [Report]
26.11.03 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHEUNG Man-kwong raised a question on "School planning". [Hansard "page 62"]
3.12.03 CM denoting Council Motion A motion moved by Hon CHEUNG Man-kwong on "Education policy" was negatived. [Hansard "page 79"]
30.1.04 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper on planning and provision of public sector school places. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

2.04 PAC denoting Public Accounts Committee PAC considered in detail report of the Director of Audit on planning and provision of public secondary school places. [Report]
16.2.04 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper on preliminary findings of the first stage of the study on Effective Strategies of class and group teaching in primary school and the second stage of the study. [Paper]

The Panel circulated the Administration's paper providing the references drawn on in considering the study on small class teaching. [Follow-up paper]

19.7.04 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel met with deputations and received views on the Review on the implementation of the recommendations of the Education Commission Report No. 5 on improving teacher-student ratios and class sizes in primary and secondary schools.

The Panel also discussed the Administration's paper on teacher-to-class ratios and class sizes in primary and secondary schools. [Paper]

27.10.04 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Audrey EU raised a question on "Decline in primary one students". [Hansard "page 69"]
8.12.04 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHEUNG Man-kwong raised a question on "Insufficient intake of primary and secondary Students". [Hansard "page 62"]
16.3.05 CQ denoting Council Question Hon MA Lik raised a question on "Secondary Schools Places Allocation". [Hansard "page 11"]
6.4.05 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Audrey EU Yuet-mee raised a question on "Breakdown on Expenditures on Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education". [Hansard "page 88"]
20.4.05 CQ denoting Council Question Hon TAM Yiu-chung raised a question on "Building Additional Primary Schools in Districts with Surplus School Places". [Hansard "page 42"]
18.5.05 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Jasper TSANG raised a question on "Cessation of Operation of Schools Failing to Admit Sufficient Students". [Hansard "page 88"]
30.5.05 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper on Review of the School Building Programme. [Paper]

The Panel also noted the background brief prepared by Legislative Council Secretariat on "School Building Programme and School Improvement Programme". [Paper]

24.10.05 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper on Review of the School Building Programme. [Paper]

The Panel also noted the background brief prepared by Legislative Council Secretariat on "School Building Programme and School Improvement Programme". [Paper]

7.12.05 CQ denoting Council Question Hon MA Lik raised a question on "Capacity Enhancement Grant". [Hansard "page 76"]
22.3.06 CQ denoting Council Question Hon TAM Yiu-chung raised a question on "Vacant school premises". [Hansard "page 18"]
29.3.06 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon Raymond HO raised a question on "School improvement progammes". [Hansard "page 23"]
17.5.06 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Audrey EU raised a question on "Statistics for primary and secondary schools". [Hansard "page 70"]
21.6.06 CQ denoting Council Question Hon LEUNG Yiu-chung raised a question on "Cessation of school operation". [Hansard "page 83"]
17.3.10 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Cyd HO raised a question on "Demand and Supply of School Places for Primary and Secondary Schools". [Hansard "page 69"]
14.4.10 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon PAN Pey-chyou raised a question on "Ratio of Graduate Teacher Posts in Public Sector Primary and Secondary Schools". [Hansard "68"]
5.5.10 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHEUNG Man-kwong raised a question on "Employment of Permanent and Contract Teachers". [Hansard "page 101"]
12.5.10 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHEUNG Kwok-che raised a question on "Comprehensive Student Guidance Service". [Hansard "page 95"]
13.12.10 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "School Net Arrangements in Islands District under the Secondary School Places Allocation System". [Paper]

The Panel noted the background brief prepared by Legislative Council Secretariat entitled "Provision of school places in the Islands District". [Paper]

The Administration was requested to provide information on: (a) the existing number of local and non-Chinese speaking students in South Lantau; (b) the projected number of these students in the next five years; and (c) the number of school-age children in South Lantau who have not been enrolled in schools. [Paper]

23.11.11 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHEUNG Man-kwong raised a question on "Ratios of Graduate Teacher Posts in Public Sector Primary and Secondary Schools". [Hansard "page 39"]
18.1.12 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Paul CHAN raised a question on "Class Restructuring Measures of Secondary Schools". [Hansard "page 84"]
12.3.12 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Albert HO raised a question on "Reduction of Primary and Secondary School Places". [Hansard "page 135"]
12.3.12 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled " Arrangements for Students Affected by Relocation of Private Schools" [Paper]
20.4.12 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Improvement measures to the administration and governance of Direct Subsidy Scheme Schools" [Paper]

The Panel also noted the background brief prepared by Legislative Council Secretariat entitled "Direct Subsidy Scheme Schools" [Paper]

23.5.12 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon LAM Tai-fai raised a question on "Use of Vacant School Premises". [Hansard "page 115"]
6.6.12 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHAN Hak-kan raised a question on "Primary School Places in North District". [Hansard "page 36"]
6.6.12 CQ denoting Council Question Hon LEUNG Kwok-hung raised a question on "Allocation of Secondary One Places". [Hansard "page 106"]
11.6.12 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Use and Disposal of Vacant School Premises" [Paper]

The Panel also noted the background brief prepared by Legislative Council Secretariat entitled "Use and disposal of vacant school premises" [Paper]

The Administration was requested to provide a breakdown with the names, locations and the current/proposed use of the vacant premises of primary and secondary schools which had ceased operation since 2003. [Follow-up paper]

13.6.12 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Albert HO raised a question on "Use of Vacant School Premises". [Hansard "page 99"]
17.10.12 CQ denoting Council Question Hon IP Kin-yuen raised a question on "Measures to stabilize the development of schools in response to the dwindling number of Secondary One students". [Hansard "page 67"]
17.10.12 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon LAM Tai-fai raised a question on "Implementation of the Moral and National Education subject". [Hansard "page 101"]
17.10.12 CM denoting Council Motion A motion moved by Hon IP Kin-yuen on "Urging the Government to withdraw the curriculum guide of Moral and National Education subject and requesting the Secretary for Education, Mr Eddie NG, to step down" was negatived. [Hansard "page 175"]
31.10.12 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Tommy CHEUNG Yu-yan raised a question on "The English Schools Foundation Nomination Rights Scheme". [Hansard "page 55"]
2.11.12
3.11.13
ED denoting Education Panel The Panel met with deputations and the Administration to discuss "Relief Measures to Address the Temporary Decline in Secondary One Student Population in the Coming Few Years" [Paper]

The Panel also noted the background brief prepared by Legislative Council Secretariat entitled "Measures to address issues arising from the drop in secondary student population" [Paper]

2.11.12
3.11.12
14.1.13
17.4.13
ED denoting Education Panel The Panel noted the Administration's response on measures to address issues arising from the drop in secondary student population [Follow-up paper]

The Panel also noted Administration's further information on its responses on measures to address issues arising from the drop in secondary student population [Follow-up paper]

12.11.12
14.1.13
17.4.13
ED denoting Education Panel The Panel noted the Administration's reply dated 7 December 2012 to the motion passed under the agenda of "Measures to address issues arising from the drop in secondary student population - Follow-up to special meetings on 2 and 3 November 2012" at the meeting held on 12 November 2012 as set out in LC Paper No. CB(4)149/12-13(01) [Follow-up paper]
23.1.13 CM denoting Council Motion A motion moved by Dr Hon Elizabeth QUAT on "Assisting the middle class" was passed with amendment. [Hansard "page 173"][Progress report from the Administration]
25.1.13 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel noted Administration's information paper on the contents of Mainland exchange programmes for primary and secondary students (Chinese version only) [Follow-up paper]
6.2.13 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Frankie YICK Chi-ming raised a question on "Allocation of Primary One places to local students". [Hansard "page 70"]
7.2.13 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Issues Related to the Shortfall in Primary School Places in the North District" [Paper]

The Panel noted Administration's paper on the revised arrangements under the Primary One Admission System applicable to eligible cross-boundary students with effect from the 2014 school year [Follow-up paper]

The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Pilot Project on Revised School Complaints Handling Arrangements" [Paper]

The Panel also noted Administration's response on Pilot Project on Revised School Complaints Handling Arrangements [Follow-up paper]

27.2.13 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Ronny TONG Ka-wah raised a question on "Governance and administration of Direct Subsidy Scheme schools". [Hansard "page 85"]
11.3.13 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Student Guidance Service in Primary Schools" [Paper]

The Panel also noted Administration's response on Student Guidance Service in Primary Schools [Follow-up paper]

27.3.13 CQ denoting Council Question Hon LEUNG Che-cheung raised a question on "Transport arrangements for cross-boundary students". [Hansard "page 18"]
17.4.13 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel noted the Administration's reply dated 4 February 2013 to Hon IP Kin-yuen's paper dated 13 January 2013 on measures to address issues arising from the drop in secondary student population as set out in LC Paper No. CB(4)314/12-13(03) (Chinese version only) [Follow-up paper]

The Panel also noted the Administration's reply dated 9 May 2013 to the motion passed under the agenda of "Measures to address issues arising from the drop in secondary student population - Follow-up to meetings on 2, 3 and 12 November 2012" at the meeting held on 17 April 2013 as set out in LC Paper No. CB(4)578/12-13(01) [Follow-up paper]

The Panel also noted the Administration's response on measures to address issues arising from the drop in secondary student population - Follow-up to meetings on 2, 3 and 12 November 2012 and provision of international school places and facilitation measures [Follow-up paper]

29.5.13 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Gary FAN Kwok-wai raised a question on "Handling of the shortfall of Primary One places". [Hansard "page 8"]
30.5.13 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel noted Administration's response on School-based After-School Learning and Support Porgrammes [Follow-up paper]

The Panel also noted Administration's response on Formulation of policy statement on sexual harassment in schools [Follow-up paper]

30.5.13
22.6.13
ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Class-to-Teacher Ratio in Secondary Schools" [Paper]
5.6.13 CQ denoting Council Question Hon IP Kin-yuen raised a question on "Aided schools becoming Direct Subsidy Scheme schools". [Hansard "page 41"]
10.6.13 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Teachers Employed on Contract Terms in Primary and Secondary Schools " [Paper]

The Panel also noted Administration's response on teachers employed on contract terms in primary and secondary schools [Follow-up paper]

22.6.13 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel met with deputations and the Administration to discuss "The profile of the years of service of regular teachers employed on approved establishment at government and aided primary and secondary schools" [Paper]

The Panel also noted Administration's reply dated 2 August 2013 to 2 motions passed under the agenda of "Class-to-teacher ratio in secondary schools" at the special meeting held on 22 June 2013 as set out in LC Paper Nos. CB(4)828/12-13(01) and CB(4)828/12-13(02) [Follow-up Paper]

3.7.13 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Starry LEE Wai-king raised a question on "Teaching Chinese history in secondary schools". [Hansard "page 7"]
9.7.13 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Review on the subvention arrangement for the English Schools Foundation" [Paper]

The Panel also noted the background brief prepared by Legislative Council Secretariat entitled "Issues related to the subvention arrangements for the English Schools Foundation" [Paper]

The Panel also discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Secondary School Places Allocation System Challenges Arising from Fluctuation in Secondary One Student Population" [Paper]

The Panel also noted Administration's supplementary information paper entitled "Secondary School Places Allocation System (SSPA) 2013 Overall Situation of Public Sector Secondary Schools upon Release of Allocation Results" [Paper]

10.7.13 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon LAM Tai-fai raised a question on "Resolving the long-standing problems faced by the education sector". [Hansard "page 49"]
10.7.13 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon Helena WONG Pik-wan raised a question on "Direct Subsidy Scheme schools". [Hansard "page 131"]
17.7.13 CQ denoting Council Question Hon SIN Chung-kai raised a question on "Provision of subsidized school places for English speaking students". [Hansard "page 158"]
1.8.13 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel noted Administration's response on Review on the provision of sports facilities in primary and secondary schools [Follow-up paper]
27.11.13 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Mrs Regina IP LAU Suk-yee raised a question on "Allocation of primary and secondary school places". [Hansard "page 58"]
4.12.13 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHEUNG Kwok-che raised a question on "Grants provided under the School-based After-School Learning and Support Programmes". [Hansard "page 185"]
11.12.13 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon Kenneth CHAN Ka-lok raised a question on "Allocation of land and vacant school premises for education purposes". [Hansard "page 130"]
11.12.13 CQ denoting Council Question Council Question Dr Hon LAM Tai-fai raised a question on "Measures to deal with the temporary decline in Secondary One student population". [Hansard "page 160"]
9.4.14 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon Kenneth CHAN Ka-lok raised a question on "Area of and facilities on vacant school premises". [Hansard "page 61"]
7.5.14 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Starry LEE raised a question on "Learning Putonghua in schools". [Hansard "page 48"]
21.5.14 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon Kenneth CHAN Ka-lok raised a question on "Assisting direct subsidy schools in acquiring permanent school premises". [Hansard "page 7"]
9.7.14 CQ denoting Council Question Hon LEUNG Yiu-chung raised a question on "Supply of and demand for school places in the Islands District". [Hansard "page 145"]
29.10.14 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Mrs Regina IP LAU Suk-yee raised a question on "Teaching Chinese History in secondary schools". [Hansard "page 105"]
12.11.14 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon LAM Tai-fai raised a question on "Teaching of the subjects of Chinese History and National Education in secondary schools". [Hansard "page 83"]
17.12.14 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Mrs Regina IP LAU Suk-yee raised a question on "Studying history for the appreciation of archaeological discoveries". [Hansard "page 106"]
21.1.15 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon CHIANG Lai-wan raised a question on "Career and Life Planning Grant". [Hansard "page 17"]
28.1.15 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Albert HO raised a question on "Discretionary Places Admission under the Primary One Admission System". [Hansard "page 92"]
9.2.15 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Chinese History Education in Hong Kong" [Paper] [Follow-up paper]

The Panel noted the background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat entitled "Issues related to Chinese History Education". [Paper]

11.2.15 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Starry LEE raised a question on "Teaching Chinese History in secondary schools". [Hansard "page 39"]
13.5.15 CQ denoting Council Question Hon IP Kin-yuen raised a question on "Revision to the curriculum of the junior secondary subject of Chinese History". [Hansard "page 43"]
15.7.15 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled " Promotion of Moral and Civic Education in Schools " [Paper] [Follow-up paper]
18.11.15 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Michael TIEN raised a question on "Homework for primary school students". [Hansard "page 73"]
14.12.15 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Consultation on the Promotion of STEM Education" [Paper]
18.5.16 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon CHIANG Lai-wan raised a question on "Life planning education". [Hansard "page 101"]
2.11.16 CQ denoting Council Question Hon IP Kin-yuen raised a question on "Impact of the decline in the population of school-aged Secondary One students". [Hansard "page 53"]
14.11.16 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Promotion of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education" [Paper]

The Panel noted the background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat entitled "Promotion of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education". [Paper]

9.1.17 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Revision and Consultation for the Junior Secondary Chinese History Subject and the Different Modes of Implementing the Chinese History Curriculum" [Paper] [Follow-up paper]

The Panel noted the background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat entitled "Issues related to Chinese history education at junior secondary level". [Paper]

21.6.17 CQ denoting Council Question Hon LEUNG Yiu-chung raised a question on "Teaching of the Basic Law at junior secondary level". [Hansard "page 56"]
10.7.17 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Priority Measures to support quality Education" which covered measures related to primary and secondary education. [Paper] [Follow-up paper] [Follow-up paper]
12.7.17 CQ denoting Council Question Hon IP Kin-yuen raised a question on "Collection of Tong Fai by schools to support educational expenses". [Hansard "page 166"]
22.11.17 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon Elizabeth QUAT raised a question on "History on the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression". [Hansard "page 59 "]
29.11.17 CQ denoting Council Question Hon IP Kin-yuen raised a question on "Classification of primary and secondary school subjects as compulsory and independent compulsory subjects". [Hansard "page 100 "]
1.12.17 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Whole-day Primary Schooling, Homework Policy and School-based After-school Learning and Support Programmes". [Paper]
6.12.17 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon CHENG Chung-tai raised a question on "Homework and tests for primary and secondary students". [Hansard "page 123"]
5.1.18 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Whole-day Primary Schooling, Homework Policy and School-based After-school Learning and Support Programmes". [Paper] [Follow-up paper]
24.1.18 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHAN Hak-kan raised a question on "Cross-boundary students progressing to Secondary One". [Hansard "page 151"]
31.1.18 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon CHIANG Lai-wan raised a question on "Protecting children from sexual assaults and implementing sex education at schools". [Hansard "page 70"]
2.2.18 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Overview of Sex Education and Prevention and Handling of Sexual Harassment in Schools ". [Paper] [Follow-up paper]
2.2.18 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Promotion of Reading ". [Paper]
7.2.18 CQ denoting Council Question Hon IP Kin-yuen raised a question on "Promotion of a reading culture among students in schools". [Hansard "page 73"]
28.2.18 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon CHIANG Lai-wan raised a question on "Measures to alleviate study pressure of primary students". [Hansard "page 84"]
2.3.18 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Promotion of Moral and Civic Education (Values Education) in Schools ". [Paper] [Follow-up paper]
2.5.18 CQ denoting Council Question Hon IP Kin-yuen raised a question on "Review of textbooks". [Hansard "page 43"]
9.5.18 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon CHIANG Lai-wan raised a question on "Decline in the population of school-aged Primary One students". [Hansard "page 69"]
1.6.18 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Updates on Promotion of Reading ". [Paper]

The Panel noted the background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat entitled "Promotion of reading". [Paper]

24.10.18 CQ denoting Council Question Hon IP Kin-yuen raised a question on "Primary One places". [Hansard "page 187"]
28.11.18 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon Elizabeth QUAT raised a question on "Promotion of education on subjects related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics". [Hansard "page 133"]
5.12.18 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Vincent CHENG raised a question on "Reducing homework and promoting happy learning". [Hansard "page 105"]
1.2.19 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel met with deputations and the Administration to discuss entitled "Planning for the provision of public sector primary and secondary school places in the light of student population and related stabilisation measures". [Paper]

The Panel noted the background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat entitled "The provision of primary and secondary school places in the light of student population ". [Paper] [Follow-up paper]

3.5.19 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel met with deputations and the Administration to discuss entitled "Progress in the Implementation of Life Planning Education". [Paper]

The Panel noted the updated background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat entitled "Issues related to implementation of life planning education". [Paper]

5.6.19 CQ denoting Council Question Hon IP Kin-yuen raised a question on "Transient increase in demand for Primary One places". [Hansard "page 127"]
26.6.19 CQ denoting Council Question Hon HO Kai-ming raised a question on "Evening secondary courses". [Hansard "page 95"]
8.1.20 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHEUNG Kwok-kwan raised a question on "The scientific, reading and mathematical literacy of Hong Kong students". [Hansard "page 190"]
15.1.20 CQ denoting Council Question Hon MA Fung-kwok raised a question on "Promotion of a reading culture". [Hansard "page 77"]
27.5.20 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHEUNG Kwok-kwan raised a question on "Teaching of the Chinese history in schools". [Hansard "page 75"]
3.7.20 ED denoting Education Panel The Panel discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Development of textbooks and teaching materials for kindergartens, primary and secondary schools". [Paper]


Appendix I:Summary of primary school projects considered by PWSC and FC (2000 - 2007)
Appendix II:Summary of secondary school projects considered by PWSC and FC (2000 - 2007)
Appendix III:Summary of school improvement programme considered by PWSC and FC


Education Bureau - Vacancy situation of schools:
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Appendix I - Summary of primary school projects considered by PWSC and FC (2000 - 2007)

PWSC No.Project TitlePWSCFC
Date of meetingResultDate of meetingResult
PWSC(2000-01)53 A commitment to upgrade 237ES, 252EP and 276EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $118.2 million, $103.2 million and $92.1 million respectively in money-of-the-day (MOD) prices for the construction of a secondary school at Kai Lai Road, a 30-classroom primary school at Wang Chiu Road and a 24-classroom primary school at Kai Lai Road, Kowloon Bay. [Paper]

PWSC circulated the Administration's paper providing the following information -
(a)for each of the school projects considered, the estimated percentage of construction and demolition materials which would be disposed of at landfills, and the reasons behind if these percentages substantially deviated from 16%; and
(b)the recent tender results for school projects. [Follow-up paper]

PWSC circulated the Administration's paper in response to Members' request on-
(a)the provision of a separate green corner for the school; and
(b)if the School Sponsoring Body preferred to have a separate green corner, providing for Members' reference the final layout plan of the three proposed schools. [Follow-up paper]
8.11.00 Endorsed 1.12.00 Approved
PWSC(2000-01)54A commitment to upgrade 268EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $91.9 million in MOD prices for the construction of a primary school at the junction of Tsing King Road and Tsing Luk Street, Tsing Yi. [Paper]

PWSC circulated the Administration's paper providing further information on -
(a)for each of the school projects considered, the estimated percentage of construction and demolition materials which would be disposed of at landfills, and the reasons behind if these percentages substantially deviated from 16%; and
(b)the recent tender results for school projects. [Follow-up paper]

PWSC also circulated the Administration's paper on the nature of Construction and Demolition materials. [Follow-up paper]
8.11.00 Endorsed 1.12.00 Approved
PWSC(2000-01)55 A commitment to upgrade 286EP and 287EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $106.5 million and $103.3 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of a 30-classroom primary school in Kwai Chung and another similar one in Tai Po. [Paper] PWSC also circulated the Administration's paper providing further information on -
(a)for each of the school projects considered, the estimated percentage of construction and demolition materials which would be disposed of at landfills, and the reasons behind if these percentages substantially deviated from 16%; and
(b)the recent tender results for school projects. [Follow-up paper]
8.11.00 Endorsed 1.12.00 Approved
PWSC(2000-01)56 A commitment to upgrade 170ES and 267EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $113.1 million and $102.2 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of a secondary school and a primary school in Area 109, Tin Shui Wai. [Paper] PWSC circulated the Administration's paper providing further information on -
(a)for each of the school projects considered, the estimated percentage of construction and demolition materials which would be disposed of at landfills, and the reasons behind if these percentages substantially deviated from 16%; and
(b)the recent tender results for school projects. [Follow-up paper]
8.11.00 Endorsed 1.12.00 Approved
PWSC(2000-01)64 A commitment to upgrade 281EP to Category A at an estimated total cost of $208.1 million in MOD prices for the construction of two 30-classroom primary schools at Site 5, West Kowloon Reclamation. [Paper] 22.11.00 Endorsed 15.12.00 Approved
PWSC(2000-01)68 A commitment to upgrade 238ES and 256EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $113.1 million and $94.6 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of a 30-classroom secondary school and a 30-classroom primary school in Area 12, Tai Po. [Paper] 6.12.00 Endorsed 12.1.01 Approved
PWSC(2001-02)20 Creation of a commitment of $129.1 million in MOD prices for constructing a 30-classroom primary school in the existing Diocesan Boys' School campus. [Paper] 3.5.01 Endorsed 25.5.01 Approved
PWSC(2001-02)27 A commitment to upgrade 290EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $107.9 million in MOD prices for the construction of a primary school in Shek Pai Wan Redevelopment Phase 2. [Paper] 16.5.01 Endorsed 8.6.01 Approved
PWSC(2001-02)33 Creation of a commitment of $71.3 million in MOD prices for constructing an extension to the primary school to enable it to convert from a 15-classroom bi-sessional school into a 24-classroom whole-day school. [Paper]

31.5.01 Endorsed 22.6.01 Approved

PWSC(2001-02)34 Creation of a commitment of $83.2 million in MOD prices for redeveloping the former premises of the Second Primary School at Sheung Kok Street, Kwai Chung from a nine-classroom primary school into an 18-classroom primary school. [Paper] Endorsed Approved

PWSC(2001-02)35 A commitment to upgrade 291EP, 280EP, 282EP, 283EP and 285EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $94.0 million, $94.0 million, $94.2 million, $96.9 million and $95.9 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of five 30-classroom primary schools, two of which are in Tin Shui Wai, one in Lam Tin and two in Kowloon Bay. [Paper]

PWSC circulated the Administration's paper providing information on -
(a)the typical percentages of construction and demolition (C&D) waste disposed of at landfills for various types of school projects;
(b)a comparison of the school projects under PWSC(2001-02)33, 34 & 35 against such typical figures;
(c)the notional cost of accommodating C&D waste arising from these school projects at landfills; and
(d)the noise attenuation factor of the solid boundary wall for 282EP. [Follow-up paper]
Endorsed Approved
PWSC(2001-02)36 Accepting in principle the financial implications for the construction of three secondary schools and four primary schools, at an estimated total of some $655 million in September 2000 prices at Area 86, Tseung Kwan O. [Paper] 31.5.01 Endorsed 22.6.01 Approved
PWSC(2001-02)48 A commitment to upgrade 272EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $91.6 million in MOD prices for the construction of one 30-classroom primary school in Tuen Mun. [Paper] 20.6.01 Endorsed 6.7.01 Approved
A commitment to upgrade 288EP Category A at an estimated cost of $110.6 million in MOD prices for the construction of one 30-classroom primary school in Tsuen Wan. [Paper] Rejected ------- -------
PWSC(2001-02)58 A commitment to upgrade 232ES, 233ES, 240ES and 279EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $113 million, $101 million, $101 million and $95.6 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of three secondary schools and one 30-classroom primary school in Tung Chung. [Paper] 17.10.01 Endorsed 9.11.01 Approved
PWSC(2001-02)59 A commitment to upgrade 239ES, 284EP and 293EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $104.9 million, $93.1 million and $93.6 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of one secondary school and two 30-classroom primary schools in Area 36, Fanling. [Paper] Endorsed Approved
PWSC(2001-02)60 A commitment to upgrade 292EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $105.7 million in MOD prices for the construction of a 36-classroom primary school at Sze Mei Street, San Po Kong. [Paper]

PWSC circulated the Administration's paper providing information, among other things, on -
(a)the average space allowed for staff room before and after adoption of the Year 2000 school design;
(b)the viability of lengthening the running track from 60 metres to 100 metres for the two schools covered under 232ES and 279EP in Area 20, Tung Chung;
(c)the preference of the school sponsoring bodies for the two schools covered by 239ES and 284EP in Area 36, Fanling, on how the mini-soccer pitch should be paved; and
(d)the plan to meet the projected shortfall of 75 classrooms in the Wong Tai Sin District and a layout plan of the rooftop facilities of 292EP. [Follow-up paper]
Endorsed Approved
PWSC(2001-02)65 A commitment to upgrade 288EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $110.7 million in MOD prices for the construction of a 30-classroom primary school in Ma Wan, Tsuen Wan. [Paper] 31.10.01 Endorsed 23.11.01 Approved
PWSC(2001-02)71 A commitment to upgrade 243ES and 295EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $197.6 million and $86.8 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of two secondary schools and one 30-classroom primary school in Area 73A, Tseung Kwan O. [Paper]

PWSC circulated the Administration's paper providing further information on -
(a)the standard sports facilities for a secondary school; and
(b)the capital and annual recurrent costs for the provision of a swimming pool. [Follow-up paper]
14.11.01 Endorsed 7.12.01 Approved
PWSC(2002-03)51 A commitment to upgrade 274EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $101.8 million in MOD prices for the construction of a 36-classroom primary school in Area 65, Tseung Kwan O. [Paper] 26.6.02 Endorsed 15.7.02 Approved
PWSC(2002-03)56 A commitment to upgrade 301EP and 312EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $94.8 million and $80.1 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of a 24-classroom primary school at Hing Ping Road, Tuen Mun and another at San Ha Street, Chai Wan. [Paper] 26.6.02 Endorsed 15.7.02 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)14 A commitment to upgrade 305EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $222.7 million in MOD prices for the construction of two 36-classroom primary schools at Eastern Harbour Crossing site, Yau Tong. [Paper] 7.5.03 Endorsed 30.5.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)20 A commitment to upgrade 310EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $113.5 million in MOD prices for the construction of a 36-classroom primary school at Cheung Sha Wan Road, Sham Shui Po. [Paper] 21.5.03 Endorsed 13.6.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)24 A commitment to upgrade 298EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $85.6 million in MOD prices for the redevelopment of Shaukiwan Tsung Tsin School, Shau Kei Wan. [Paper]. 21.5.03 Endorsed 13.6.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)27 A commitment to upgrade 258ES and 321EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $105.3 million and $93.1 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of one secondary school and one primary school in Area 104, Tin Shui Wai. [Paper] 25.6.03 Endorsed 18.7.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)31 A commitment to upgrade 244ES and 297EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $89 million and $81.8 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of one secondary school and one primary school in Area 38A, Sha Tin. [Paper] 25.6.03 Endorsed 18.7.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)39 A commitment to upgrade 36EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $123.8 million in MOD prices for the redevelopment of Marymount Primary School and improvements to Marymount Secondary School in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. [Paper] 2.7.03 Endorsed 18.7.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)40 A commitment to upgrade 39EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $191.6 million in MOD prices for the construction of a non-profit-making private independent school comprising a 30-classroom secondary section and a 30-classroom primary section in Area 90B, Ma On Shan. [Paper] 2.7.03 Endorsed 18.7.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)50 A commitment to upgrade 245ES and 302EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $119.2 million and $98.4 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of a secondary school and a primary school in Area 31, Sheung Shui. [Paper]

In view of members' concerns on the demand of secondary school places, the item was withdrawn by the Administration.

The Administration undertook to consolidate the relevant information to address members' concerns raised at the meeting and consult the ED Panel before resubmitting the proposal to PWSC.
29.10.03 Withdrawn ----- -----
PWSC(2003-04)67 A commitment to upgrade 311EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $107.7 million in MOD prices for the construction of a 36-classroom primary school in Area 12, Yuen Long. [Paper] 18.2.04 Endorsed 27.2.04 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)70 A commitment to upgrade 259ES and 322EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $124.4 million and $105.2 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of a secondary school and a primary school in Area 104, Tin Shui Wai. [Paper] 3.3.04 Endorsed 30.4.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)4 A commitment to upgrade 256ES and 319EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $119.1 million and $104.3 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of a secondary school and a primary school at Site 10, West Kowloon Reclamation, Sham Shui Po. [Paper] 21.4.04 Endorsed 14.5.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)5 A commitment to upgrade 329EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $91.8 million in MOD prices for the construction of a primary school at Sheung Shing Street, Ho Man Tin. [Paper] 21.4.04 Endorsed 14.5.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)6 A commitment to upgrade 38EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $126.4 million in MOD prices for the construction of a direct subsidy scheme school (secondary-cum-primary) at Harmony Road, Siu Sai Wan. [Paper] 21.4.04 Endorsed 14.5.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)8 A commitment to upgrade 260ES to Category A at an estimated cost of $116.3 million in MOD prices for the construction of a direct subsidy scheme secondary school in Area 50, Tseung Kwan O. [Paper] 5.5.04 Endorsed 11.6.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)9
(resubmitted as PWSC(2004-05)25)
A commitment to upgrade 102ET to Category A at an estimated cost of $222.5 million in MOD prices for the construction of a direct subsidy scheme school (secondary-cum-primary) in Area 11, Sha Tin. [Paper] 5.5.04
9.6.04
Rejected
Endorsed
25.6.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)18 A commitment to upgrade 23EA to Category A at an estimated cost of $89.7 million in MOD prices for the reprovisioning of The Church of Christ in China Kei Tsz Primary School at Tsz Wan Shan Road, Wong Tai Sin. [Paper] 19.5.04 Endorsed 11.6.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)25 A re-submitted item for a commitment to upgrade 102ET to Category A at an estimated cost of $222.5 million in MOD prices for the construction of a direct subsidy scheme school (secondary-cum-primary) in area 11, Sha Tin. [Paper] 9.6.04 Endorsed 25.6.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)26 A commitment to upgrade 48EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $218.2 million in MOD prices for the construction of a direct subsidy scheme school (secondary-cum-primary) in Area 65, Tseung Kwan O. [Paper] 9.6.04 Endorsed 25.6.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)42 A commitment to upgrade 46EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $184.1 million in MOD prices for the construction of a composite school comprising a 30 classroom secondary section and a 30 classroom primary section at Kong Sin Wan Tsuen, Pok Fu Lam. [Paper] 24.11.04 Endorsed 17.12.04 Approved
PWSC(2005-06)32 A commitment to upgrade 25EA to Category A at an estimated cost of $88.8 million in money-of-the-day prices for the redevelopment of St. Stephen's Girls' Primary School at Park Road, Mid-levels. [Paper] 23.11.05 Endorsed 16.12.05 Approved
PWSC(2005-06)51 A commitment to upgrade 302EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $106.1 million in money-of-the-day prices for the construction of a primary school in Area 31, Sheung Shui. [Paper] 15.2.06 Endorsed 7.4.06 Approved
PWSC(2006-07)3 A commitment to upgrade 324EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $101.4 million in money-of-the-day prices for the construction of a primary school at Hiu Kwong Street, Sau Mau Ping, Kwun Tong. [Paper] 6.4.06 Endorsed 28.4.06 Approved
PWSC(2006-07)6 A commitment to upgrade 8EA to Category A at an estimated cost of $90.7 million in money-of-the-day prices for the construction of a primary school at Jockey Club Road, Sheung Shui. [Paper] 26.4.06 Endorsed 19.5.06 Approved
PWSC(2006-07)19 A commitment to upgrade 325EP and 326EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $110.2 million and $100.2 million respectively in money-of-the-day prices for the construction of two primary schools in Area 13, Yuen Long. [Paper] 29.5.06 Endorsed 23.6.06 Approved
PWSC(2006-07)39A commitment to upgrade 323EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $105.3 million in money-of-the-day prices for the construction of a primary school at the junction of Texaco Road and Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan. [Paper] 25.10.2006 Endorsed 1.12.2006 Approved
PWSC(2006-07)40 A commitment to upgrade 338EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $113.9 million in money-of-the-day prices for the construction of a 24-classroom primary school at Site 10, West Kowloon Reclamation, Sham Shui Po. [Paper] 25.10.2006 Endorsed 1.12.2006 Approved
PWSC(2006-07)47 A commitment to upgrade 307EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $91.1 million in money-of-the-day prices for the construction of an 18-classroom primary school at Tai Pak Tin Street, Kwai Chung. [Paper] 22.11.2006 Endorsed 15.12.2006 Approved
PWSC(2006-07)68A commitment to upgrade 28EA to Category A at an estimated cost of $98.5 million in money of the day prices for reprovisioning St. Francis' Canossian School at St. Francis Street, Wan Chai. [Paper] 24.1.2007 Endorsed 9.2.2007 Approved
PWSC(2006-07)69 A commitment to upgrade 57EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $228.6 million in money-of-the-day prices for the construction of a private independent school comprising a 30-classroom secondary section and a 30-classroom primary section at Caldecott Road, Sham Shui Po. [Paper] 24.1.2007 Endorsed 9.2.2007 Approved
PWSC(2006-07)72 A commitment to upgrade 332EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $111.2 million in money-of-the-day prices for the construction of a 24-classroom primary school in Sham Tseng, Tsuen Wan. [Paper] 7.2.2007 Endorsed 20.2.2007 Approved
PWSC(2007-08)25 A commitment to upgrade 343EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $102.5 million in money-of-the-day prices for the construction of a 24-classroom primary school at the development near Choi Wan Road and Jordan Valley, Kwun Tong. [Paper] 15.6.2007 Endorsed 6.7.2007 Approved


Appendix II - Summary of secondary school projects considered by PWSC and FC (2000 - 2007)

PWSC No.Project TitlePWSCFC
Date of meetingResultDate of meetingResult
PWSC(2000-01)53 A commitment to upgrade 237ES, 252EP and 276EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $118.2 million, $103.2 million and $92.1 million respectively in money-of-the-day (MOD) prices for the construction of a secondary school at Kai Lai Road, a 30-classroom primary school at Wang Chiu Road and a 24-classroom primary school at Kai Lai Road, Kowloon Bay. [Paper]

PWSC circulated the Administration's paper providing the following information -
(a)for each of the school projects considered, the estimated percentage of construction and demolition materials which would be disposed of at landfills, and the reasons behind if these percentages substantially deviated from 16%; and
(b)the recent tender results for school projects. [Follow-up paper]

PWSC circulated the Administration's paper in response to Members' request on-
(a)the provision of a separate green corner for the school; and
(b)if the School Sponsoring Body preferred to have a separate green corner, providing for Members' reference the final layout plan of the three proposed schools. [Follow-up paper]
8.11.00 Endorsed 1.12.00 Approved
PWSC(2000-01)56 A commitment to upgrade 170ES and 267EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $113.1 million and $102.2 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of a secondary school and a primary school in Area 109, Tin Shui Wai. [Paper]

PWSC circulated the Administration's paper providing further information on -
(a)for each of the school projects considered, the estimated percentage of construction and demolition materials which would be disposed of at landfills, and the reasons behind if these percentages substantially deviated from 16%; and
(b)the recent tender results for school projects. [Follow-up paper]
8.11.00 Endorsed 1.12.00 Approved
PWSC(2000-01)68 A commitment to upgrade 238ES and 256EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $113.1 million and $94.6 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of a 30-classroom secondary school and a 30-classroom primary school in Area 12, Tai Po. [Paper] 6.12.00 Endorsed 12.1.01 Approved
PWSC(2001-02)36 Accepting in principle the financial implications for the construction of three secondary schools and four primary schools, at an estimated total of some $655 million in September 2000 prices at Area 86, Tseung Kwan O. [Paper] 31.5.01 Endorsed 22.6.01 Approved
PWSC(2001-02)55 To create a commitment of $128.7 million in MOD prices for the construction of a prevocational school at Northcote Close, Pokfulam, Hong Kong to reprovision the Caritas St. Francis Secondary School at Caine Road, Central. [Paper] 20.6.01 Endorsed 6.7.01 Approved
PWSC(2001-02)57 A commitment to upgrade 241ES and 242ES to Category A at estimated costs of $223 million and $218.2 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of two secondary schools in To Kwa Wan Reclamation and another two at Lee On Road, Kwun Tong. [Paper] 17.10.01 Endorsed 9.11.01 Approved
PWSC(2001-02)58 A commitment to upgrade 232ES, 233ES, 240ES and 279EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $113 million, $101 million, $101 million and $95.6 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of three secondary schools and one 30-classroom primary school in Tung Chung. [Paper] Endorsed Approved
PWSC(2001-02)59 A commitment to upgrade 239ES, 284EP and 293EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $104.9 million, $93.1 million and $93.6 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of one secondary school and two 30-classroom primary schools in Area 36, Fanling. [Paper]

PWSC circulated the Administration's paper providing information, among other things, on -
(a)the average space allowed for staff room before and after adoption of the Year 2000 school design;
(b)the viability of lengthening the running track from 60 metres to 100 metres for the two schools covered under 232ES and 279EP in Area 20, Tung Chung;
(c)the preference of the school sponsoring bodies for the two schools covered by 239ES and 284EP in Area 36, Fanling, on how the mini-soccer pitch should be paved; and
(d)the plan to meet the projected shortfall of 75 classrooms in the Wong Tai Sin District and a layout plan of the rooftop facilities of 292EP. [Follow-up paper]
Endorsed Approved
PWSC(2001-02)71 A commitment to upgrade 243ES and 295EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $197.6 million and $86.8 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of two secondary schools and one 30-classroom primary school in Area 73A, Tseung Kwan O. [Paper]

PWSC circulated the Administration's paper providing further information on -
(a)the standard sports facilities for a secondary school; and
(b)the capital and annual recurrent costs for the provision of a swimming pool. [Follow-up paper]
14.11.01 Endorsed 7.12.01 Approved
PWSC(2002-03)21 A commitment to upgrade 249ES and 253ES to Category A at an estimated cost of $98.8 million each in MOD prices for the construction of one secondary school at Lai Hong Street and another at Hing Wah Street West, Sham Shui Po. [Paper] 8.5.02 Endorsed 24.5.02 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)18 A commitment to upgrade 251ES to Category A at an estimated cost of $124.9 million in MOD prices for the construction of a 30-classroom secondary school at Nam Fung Road, Aberdeen. [Paper] 21.5.03 Endorsed 13.6.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)27 A commitment to upgrade 258ES and 321EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $105.3 million and $93.1 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of one secondary school and one primary school in Area 104, Tin Shui Wai. [Paper] 25.6.03 Endorsed 18.7.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)31 A commitment to upgrade 244ES and 297EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $89 million and $81.8 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of one secondary school and one primary school in Area 38A, Sha Tin. [Paper] 25.6.03 Endorsed 18.7.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)39 A commitment to upgrade 36EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $123.8 million in MOD prices for the redevelopment of Marymount Primary School and improvements to Marymount Secondary School in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. [Paper] 2.7.03 Endorsed 18.7.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)40 A commitment to upgrade 39EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $191.6 million in MOD prices for the construction of a non-profit-making private independent school comprising a 30-classroom secondary section and a 30-classroom primary section in Area 90B, Ma On Shan. [Paper] 2.7.03 Endorsed 18.7.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)50 A commitment to upgrade 245ES and 302EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $119.2 million and $98.4 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of a secondary school and a primary school in Area 31, Sheung Shui. [Paper]

In view of members' concerns on the demand of secondary school places, the item was withdrawn by the Administration.

The Administration undertook to consolidate the relevant information to address members' concerns raised at the meeting and consult the ED Panel before resubmitting the proposal to PWSC.
29.10.03 Withdrawn ----- -----
PWSC(2003-04)70 A commitment to upgrade 259ES and 322EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $124.4 million and $105.2 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of a secondary school and a primary school in Area 104, Tin Shui Wai. [Paper] 3.3.04 Endorsed 30.4.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)4 A commitment to upgrade 256ES and 319EP to Category A at an estimated cost of $119.1 million and $104.3 million respectively in MOD prices for the construction of a secondary school and a primary school at Site 10, West Kowloon Reclamation, Sham Shui Po. [Paper] 21.4.04 Endorsed 14.5.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)6 A commitment to upgrade 38EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $126.4 million in MOD prices for the construction of a direct subsidy scheme school (secondary-cum-primary) at Harmony Road, Siu Sai Wan. [Paper] 21.4.04 Endorsed 14.5.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)8 A commitment to upgrade 260ES to Category A at an estimated cost of $116.3 million in MOD prices for the construction of a direct subsidy scheme secondary school in Area 50, Tseung Kwan O. [Paper] 5.5.04 Endorsed 11.6.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)9
(resubmitted as PWSC(2004-05)25)
A commitment to upgrade 102ET to Category A at an estimated cost of $222.5 million in MOD prices for the construction of a direct subsidy scheme school (secondary-cum-primary) in Area 11, Sha Tin. [Paper] 5.5.04
9.6.04
Rejected
Endorsed
25.6.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)25 A re-submitted item for a commitment to upgrade 102ET to Category A at an estimated cost of $222.5 million in MOD prices for the construction of a direct subsidy scheme school (secondary-cum-primary) in area 11, Sha Tin. [Paper] 9.6.04 Endorsed 25.6.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)26 A commitment to upgrade 48EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $218.2 million in MOD prices for the construction of a direct subsidy scheme school (secondary-cum-primary) in Area 65, Tseung Kwan O. [Paper] 9.6.04 Endorsed 25.6.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)42 A commitment to upgrade 46EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $184.1 million in MOD prices for the construction of a composite school comprising a 30-classroom secondary section and a 30-classroom primary section at Kong Sin Wan Tsuen, Pok Fu Lam. [Paper] 24.11.04 Endorsed 17.12.04 Approved
PWSC(2004-05)49 A commitment to upgrade 87EB to Category A at an estimated cost of $104.4 million in MOD prices for the construction of a non-profit-making private independent secondary school at Norfolk Road, Kowloon Tong. [Paper] 15.12.04 Endorsed 14.1.05 Approved
PWSC(2005-06)24 A commitment to upgrade 86EB to Category A at an estimated cost of $85.4 million in money of the day prices for the construction of a direct subsidy scheme secondary school at Inverness Road, Kowloon Tong. [Paper] 8.6.05 Endorsed 24.6.05 Approved
PWSC(2005-06)25 A commitment to upgrade 54EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $98.1 million in money of the day prices for the construction of a private independent school comprising an 18 classroom secondary section and an 18 classroom primary section in Area 11, Sha Tin. [Paper] 8.6.05 Endorsed 24.6.05 Approved
PWSC(2006-07)10 A commitment to upgrade 84EB to Category A at an estimated cost of $138.5 million in money-of-the-day prices for in-situ redevelopment of Pooi To Middle School at Inverness Road, Kowloon City. [Paper] 10.5.06 Endorsed 9.6.06 Approved
PWSC(2006-07)41 A commitment to upgrade 85EB to Category A at an estimated cost of $81.2 million in money of the day prices for construction of an extension to Fanling Lutheran Secondary School at Jockey Club Road, Fanling. [Paper] 25.10.06 Endorsed 1.12.06 Approved
PWSC(2006-07)69 A commitment to upgrade 57EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $228.6 million in money-of-the-day prices for the construction of a private independent school comprising a 30-classroom secondary section and a 30-classroom primary section at Caldecott Road, Sham Shui Po. [Paper] 24.1.07 Endorsed 9.2.07 Approved


Appendix III - Summary of school improvement programme considered by PWSC and FC

PWSC No. Project TitlePWSCFC
Date of meetingResultDate of meetingResult
PWSC(2000-01)85 A commitment of $1,045.4 million in money-of-the-day (MOD) under 28EC for engaging consultants to carry out pre-construction works at 342 aided schools in the final phase of the School Improvement Programme (SIP). [Paper] 17.1.01 Endorsed 9.2.01 Approved
PWSC(2001-02)106 A commitment to upgrade part of 30EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $1,758.4 million in MOD prices to carry out improvement works for 59 aided schools (27 secondary, 27 primary and five special schools) in the final phase of the SIP. [Paper] 27.2.02 Endorsed 12.4.02 Approved
PWSC(2002-03)4 A commitment to upgrade part of 30EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $1,223.5 million in MOD prices to carry out improvement works for 40 aided schools (18 secondary, 16 primary and six special schools) in the final phase of the SIP. [Paper] 3.4.02 Endorsed 26.4.02 Approved
PWSC(2002-03)57 A commitment to upgrade -
(a)part of 30EC, entitled "Construction works for schools in the final phase of the SIP (batch 3A)", to Category A at an estimated cost of $1,758.1 million in MOD prices for the improvement works to be undertaken by the Architectural Services Department (Arch SD); and
(b)another part of 30EC, entitled "Construction works for schools in the final phase of the SIP (batch 3B)", to Category A at an estimated cost of $652.3 million in MOD prices for the improvement works to be undertaken by individual schools with government subventions. [Paper]
26.6.02 Endorsed 15.7.02 Approved
PWSC(2002-03)64 A commitment to upgrade -
(a)part of 30EC, entitled "Construction works for schools in the final phase of the SIP (batch 4A)", to Category A at an estimated cost of $735.7 million in MOD prices for the improvement works to be undertaken by the Arch SD; and
(b)another part of 30EC, entitled "Construction works for schools in the final phase of the SIP (batch 4B)", to Category A at an estimated cost of $840.3 million in MOD prices for the improvement works to be undertaken by individual schools with government subventions; [Paper]
13.11.02 Endorsed 6.12.02 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)2 A commitment to upgrade -
(a)part of 30EC, entitled "Construction works for schools in the final phase of the SIP (batch 5A)", to Category A at an estimated cost of $259.1 million in MOD prices for the improvement works to be undertaken by the Arch SD; and
(b)another part of 30EC, entitled "Construction works for schools in the final phase of the SIP (batch 5B)", to Category A at an estimated cost of $282 million in MOD prices for the improvement works to be undertaken by individual schools with government subventions; [Paper]
9.4.03 Endorsed 16.5.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)21 A commitment to upgrade part of 30EC, entitled "Construction works for schools in the final phase of the SIP (batch 6)", to Category A at an estimated cost of $141.6 million in MOD prices. [Paper] 21.5.03 Endorsed 13.6.03 Approved
PWSC(2003-04)51 A commitment to upgrade the remainder of 30EC to Category A at an estimated cost of $144 million in MOD prices for improvement works to be carried out by the Arch SD for five aided schools (one secondary and four primary) in the final phase of the SIP. [Paper] 29.10.03 Endorsed 5.12.03 Approved


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