Panel on Education

Meeting on Monday, 11 July 2005 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


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

LC Paper No. CB(2)2165/04-05

-Minutes of special meeting on 20 June 2005

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

LC Paper No. CB(2)2127/04-05(01)
(English version only)

-A letter from Pun U Association Wah Yan Primary School Parents Teachers Association to the Secretariat of the Working Group on Secondary School Places Allocation and Review of Medium of Instruction for Secondary Schools dated 22 June 2005

LC Paper No. CB(2)2141/04-05(01)
(Chinese version only)

-A submission on review of the medium of instruction of secondary schools and secondary school places allocation from the Federation of Parent-Teacher Associations of the Central and Western District dated 27 June 2005

LC Paper No. CB(2)2215/04-05(01)
(English version only)

-Reply letter dated 6 July 2005 from the Secretary for Education and Manpower to the Chairman's letter dated 21 June 2005 on "Second Matching Grant Scheme for University Grants Committee-funded Institutions"

III.Native-speaking English Teacher Scheme
(4:40 pm - 5:45 pm)

Meeting with Native English-speaking Teachers' Association (NESTA) and the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)2167/04-05(01)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)2167/04-05(02)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)2191/04-05(01)

-The Administration's response to the three submissions from NESTA [LC Paper Nos. CB(2)1775/04-05(01)-(02) and CB(2)1783/04-05(01)]

LC Paper No. CB(2)2191/04-05(02)
(English version only)

-Submission from NESTA

Relevant papers

LC Paper No. CB(2)1775/04-05(01)
(English version only)

-Letter dated 25 May 2005 from NESTA

LC Paper No. CB(2)1775/04-05(02)
(English version only)

-A note dated 31 May 2005 from NESTA

LC Paper No. CB(2)1783/04-05(01)
(English version only)

-Letter dated 1 June 2005 from the Special Allowance and Gratuity Committee of NESTA

IV.Training of kindergarten teachers
(5:45 pm - 6:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2167/04-05(03)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)2167/04-05(04)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

V.Proposed revision of senior secondary school fees
(6:30 pm - 7:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1924/04-05(01)

-Paper provided by the Administration

VI.Any other business
(7:25 pm - 7:30 pm)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
7 July 2005