Panel on Education

Meeting on Monday, 9 January 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)783/05-06

-Minutes of meeting on 12 December 2005

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

LC Paper No. CB(2)686/05-06(01)

-Three school project proposals regarding a primary school at Kwun Tong, a primary school at Kowloon City and a private independent school at Discovery Bay respectively

LC Paper No. CB(2)763/05-06(01)

-Paper provided by the Administration on "Start-up Loan for Post-secondary Education Providers"

LC Paper No. CB(2)795/05-06(01)

-Paper on "Progress of the Second Matching Grant Scheme" provided by the University Grants Committee

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

Appendix I to LC Paper No. CB(2)779/05-06

-List of outstanding items for discussion

Appendix II to LC Paper No. CB(2)779/05-06

-List of follow-up actions

*IV.Education for children of ethnic minorities
(4:45 pm - 6:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)779/05-06(01)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)779/05-06(02)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

Relevant paper

LC Paper No. CB(2)2305/04-05(01)

-Information note provided by the Administration on "Education support for ethnic minority children"

Meeting with deputations and the Administration

  1. Equal Opportunities Commission
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)774/05-06(01)]

  2. DAB Ethnic Minorities Committee
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)806/05-06(01)]

  3. Pakistan Islamic Welfare Union Incorporated (HK) Ltd
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)779/05-06(03)]

  4. International Youth Association

  5. Society for Cultural Integration

  6. Christian Action
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)839/05-06(01)]

  7. Hong Kong Christian Service
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)797/05-06(01)]

  8. Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor

  9. Ethnic Minority Concern Group
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)797/05-06(02)]

  10. Unison Hong Kong
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)839/05-06(02)]

  11. Hong Kong Integrated Nepalese Society
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)806/05-06(02)]

  12. Hong Kong SKH Lady MacLehose Centre
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)821/05-06(01)]

  13. Minhaj-Ul-Quran
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)806/05-06(03)]

  14. Islamic Kasim Tuet Memorial College
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)806/05-06(04)] (Chinese version only)
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)806/05-06(05)]

  15. Federations of Minority Schools
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)806/05-06(06)] (revised)

  16. Yang Memorial Methodist Social Service

  17. Khalsa Diwan (Sikh Temple)
V.Any other business
(6:25 pm - 6:30 pm)

* Members of the Panel on Home Affairs are invited to join the discussion of this item.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
10 January 2006