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Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education

Appointed by the Secretary for Home Affairs

Enquiry : Secretariat, Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education
11/F, West Wing,
Central Government Offices,
2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong
Telephone :

3509 7027

Official website :

Ms Melissa Kaye Pang, MH, JP  
Non-official members  
Dr CHAN Cheuk-hay
Dr Andrew CHIU Ka-yin
Mr Stanley CHOI Tak-shing
Miss Catherina CHOY Mei-wa
Mr Andrew FAN Chun-wah, JP
Miss Sammi FU Hiu-lam
Ms Amy FUNG Dun-mi, MH
Miss Maisy HO Chiu-ha, BBS
Mr Kinsey HO Ka-tsun
Miss HUNG Wing-ki
Mr Rex IP Yik-nam
Rev Peter Douglas KOON Ho-ming, BBS
Mr Roger KWAN Ho-yeung
Mr LAI Chin-hong
Mr LAM Cheung-chi, MH
Mr George LAU Ka-keung, MH, JP
Mrs Christine LAU MA
Mr Timmy LEE Tan-chun, MH
Ms Fonnie LEUNG Fung-yee
Mr LIU Ah-chuen, MH
Miss Bella LO Sung-yi
Ms Shirley Marie Therese LOO, BBS, MH, JP
Ms Helen LU Hai, BBS, MH, JP
Mr TANG Kwong-shing, MH
Mr Laurence TANG Yat-long
Dr WONG Kwok-yan
Dr YAN Wai-kiu, MH, JP
Mr Eric YEUNG Chuen-sing
Ms Jennifer YEUNG Yin-chi
Official members
Representative of Home Affairs Bureau
Representative of Education Bureau
Representative of Information Services Department
Representative of Department of Justice
Representative of Social Welfare Department
Representative of Hong Kong Police Force
Representative of Radio Television Hong Kong
Representative of Independent Commission Against corruption

Secretary : Principal Assistant Secretary (Civic Affairs)2, HAB

Terms of reference

Having regard to the existing programmes and activities in promoting civic awareness and responsibility:

(1)    Study, discuss and make proposals on the objectives and scope of civic education and its ways of implementation, including mapping out the strategy and plans on promotion of national education and encouraging cooperation amongst the Government, voluntary agencies, youth organizations, district and community organizations in promoting national education;
(2) Liaise with and assist in the efforts of various Government departments and community organizations in promoting civic education;
(3) Encourage all sectors of the community to actively promote civic and national awareness, the respective responsibilities and to participate in associated activities, as well as to provide the necessary guidelines and support for this purpose.

Description of the job

The Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education was set up in 1986 to liaise with related government departments and community organizations in promoting civic education outside schools and encourage all sectors of the community to actively promote civic awareness and assume civic responsibility. Apart from producing educational materials and organizing publicity and educational programmes, the Committee also operates the Community Participation Scheme to sponsor community organizations in organizing civic education projects.

The Committee has also set up the Civic Education Resources Centre which is open for public use. Its facilities include reference library, reading area, audio-visual equipment, computer, etc. The Centre is located at 7/F, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong.

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