Harbour Crossings June 12

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Stanley Lau Chin-ho appointed Chairman of the Hong Kong Productivity Council
June 12, Stanley Lau Chin-ho (劉展灝) was appointed Chairman of the Hong Kong Productivity Council, effective July 1. His predecessor Clement Chen Cheng-jen had served two terms since July 2009. Lau is an industrialist and presently the Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries.

VEGA Chairman fired by VTC
June 5, Albert Li Sau-sang (李壽生), chairman of Vocational Training Council Employees General Association (VEGA, 職業訓練局員工總會) was abruptly fired by the VTC. The Council’s explanation for the decision was that Lee “had been in bad terms with fellow co-workers, casting negative impacts on the harmony within the working enviroment.” Lee was a project manager at VTC. He also taught engineering at Institute of Vocational Education (IVE).

Appointments of SCOLAR
June 10, the Education Bureau announced the appointment of Mr Lester Garson Huang (黃嘉純) as Chairman of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR, 語常會). His tenure will last two years.

The full list of SCOLAR members as follows. Effective from July 1.

Chairman

  • Mr Lester Garson Huang (黃嘉純)

Re-appointed members

  • Mr Patrick Chan Kwok-wai (陳國威)
  • Mrs Mimi Cunningham King Kong-sang (簡金港生)
  • Ir Dr David Ho Chi-shing (何志盛)
  • Mr Tavier Lau Chi-kuen (劉志權)
  • Ms Gloria Leung Chi-kin (梁志堅)
  • Mr Ma Ching-nam (馬清楠)
  • Mr Raphael Tong Tai-wai (唐大威)
  • Mr Tsang Wing-keung (曾永強)

Newly appointed members

  • Dr Julia Chan Lai-chu (陳麗珠)
  • Ms Chan Shin-kwan (陳倩君)
  • Professor Cecilia Chun Ka-wai (秦嘉慧)
  • Dr Yuen Chun-wah (袁振華)

Ex-officio members

  • Deputy Secretary for Education Mrs Angelina Cheung (張馮泳萍)
  • Chairperson of Curriculum Development Council’s Committee on Chinese Language Education (TBA)
  • Chairperson of Curriculum Development Council’s Committee on English Language Education (TBA)
  • Chairperson of Curriculum Development Council’s Committee on Early Childhood Education (TBA)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Professional Development of Teachers and Principals (TBA)
  • Secretary-General of Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority or representative (TBA)