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Speeches and Articles by Secretary for Education

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29 Aug 2017Speech at the Open University of Hong Kong Inauguration Ceremony 2017
23 Feb 2017Speech at Hong Kong Trade Development Council Education & Careers Expo 2017
22 Mar 2016Speech at HKQF Conference QF for Mobility and Progression: Collaboration with EQF and Implementation of CAT
03 Jun 2015Speech at the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) Vocational Training Council New Campus Construction Ceremony
25 Apr 2015Speech at the 2015 World Book Day Fest – Towards a Reading City
28 Feb 2015Speech at the Student of the Year 2014 Awards Ceremony
16 Aug 2014Speech at the Prize Presentation and Opening Ceremony of the International Students’ Visual Arts Contest-cum-Exhibition of Hong Kong – (2014)
25 Apr 2014Speech at the 35th Anniversary Open Day of Hong Kong Chinese Women’s Club College
15 Mar 2014Speech at the Opening Ceremony of “2014 European Higher Education Fair”
13 Feb 2014Speech at the HKTDC Education and Careers Expo 2014 Opening Ceremony on 13 February 2014
17 Aug 2013Speech at the Prize Presentation and Opening Ceremony of the International Students’ Visual Arts Contest-cum-Exhibition of Hong Kong – Photography (2013)
18 Mar 2013Speech at the QF Conference on “Global Mobility – Making it Happen”
15 Jan 2013Speech at the HKAGE Annual Hotung Lecture
26 Sep 2012Speech at the Opening Ceremony of the New Office of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ)
03 Nov 2011Speech at the Opening of the 2nd Asian Roundtable of Presidents of Universities of Education
08 Jul 2011Speech at the Opening Ceremony of 63rd OMEP World Conference, 2011
18 Apr 2011Speech at the Networking Luncheon Hanoi, Vietnam Nurturing Talents in a Globalised World – Government’s Role
12 Apr 2011Speech at the 120th Anniversary Celebration of Sir Ellis Kadoorie (Sookunpo) Primary School
10 Mar 2011Speech at the Opening Reception of Going Global 2011
11 Jan 2011Speech at the 2011 HKEAA Reunion Dinner
18 Dec 2010Speech at the St Paul’s Primary Catholic School & St Paul’s Secondary School’s 50th Anniversary – Open Day Exhibition
15 Dec 2010Speech at the 2nd East Asian International Conference on Teacher Education Research
13 Dec 2010Speech at the The 2010 Hang Lung Mathematics Awards Presentation Ceremony
12 Aug 2010Speech at the 4th Asian Conference on Sexuality Education 2010
08 Jul 2010Speech at the Seminar on “Nurturing Talents for Asia” in Tokyo, Japan
06 Jul 2010Speech at the “Study in Hong Kong” Education Exhibition in Seoul
22 Jun 2010Speech at the Managing University Reputation in a Competitive World – Education for a Globalised World
18 May 2010Speech at the Business Luncheon in Malaysia – “Nurturing Talents for Asia”
18 May 2010Speech at the Education seminar in Malaysia - Education Reforms in Hong Kong in the 21st Century for a Globalised World
26 Mar 2010Speech at the HKUST Business School, Top 10 in the World Celebration Reception
23 Jan 2010Speech at the 3+3+4 Symposium on Language Outcomes for University Graduates
16 Jan 2010Speech at the Cathay Pacific Special “English On Air” Media Event
30 Nov 2009Speech at the Topping Out Ceremony for the New Campus of HKDI and IVE(Lee Wai Lee)
27 Nov 2009Speech at the 2009 Hong Kong Management Association Annual Fellowship Dinner
26 Nov 2009Speech at the Annual Speech Day of St Paul’s Convent School
20 Nov 2009Speech at the 37th Speech Day of SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School
19 Nov 2009Speech at the 15th Anniversary Roundtable of The Federation for Continuing Education in Tertiary Institutions
31 Oct 2009Speech at Symposium on Internationalisation of the HUCOM Standing Committee on Internationalisation
22 Oct 2009Speech at the Wah Yan Dramatic Society Presentation of Cantonese Opera in English at the 90th Anniversary of Wah Yan College Hong Kong
03 Jul 2009Speech at the Annual Speech Day of Daughters of Mary Help of Christians Siu Ming Catholic Secondary School
22 May 2009Speech at the Dinner Banquet of the Asian Roundtable of Presidents of Universities of Education 2009
16 May 2009Speech at the Hong Kong Annual Gifted Education Conference 2009
16 Feb 2009Speech at the Forum on Fine-tuning the Medium of Instruction for Secondary Schools between the Secretary for Education and Heads of Secondary Schools
05 Jan 2009Speech at Fine-tuning the Medium of Instruction for Secondary Schools – Briefing for Home-School Organisations and Parent Groups
13 Dec 2008Speech at the Opening Ceremony of the Annual Trade Fair Company Programme 2008/09 - Junior Achievement Hong Kong
12 Dec 2008Speech at the Thirtieth Anniversary Speech Day of Hong Kong Chinese Women’s Club College
06 Dec 2008Speech at the Heads of Universities Committee (HUCOM)“334” Symposium – “Partnering for Excellence in Education”Opening and Signing Ceremony
05 Dec 2008Speech at the Seminar on Fine-tuning the Medium of Instruction for Secondary Schools in Hong Kong
29 Nov 2008Speech at the Speech Day of the YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College
27 Nov 2008Speech at the Annual Speech Day of Heep Yunn School
01 Nov 2008Speech at the 10th Anniversary of the Native-speaking English Teacher (NET) Scheme
21 Oct 2008Speech at the 2008 Hang Lung Mathematics Awards Presentation Ceremony
19 Sep 2008Speech at The Rectors/Presidents Conference of the Universities in Hong Kong and Baden-Württemberg
12 Jul 2008Speech at Conference "Reflections" 2008 - Education and Attracting Talent in Hong Kong - Cambridge University Hong Kong and China Affairs Society
07 Jul 2008Speech at Primary Six Graduation Ceremony of Maryknoll Convent School (Primary Section)
09 Jun 2008Speech on Nurturing Talents in a Globalised World – Hong Kong's Game Plan & Opportunities for Canada
29 May 2008Speech at Opening Ceremony of the Leo Lee Arts Centre, Canadian International School
15 May 2008Speech at Opening Ceremony of New Campus of Victoria Shanghai Academy
08 May 2008Speech at Reception in Norway
06 May 2008Speech at Reception in Finland
26 Apr 2008Speech at Opening Ceremony of the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Lee Shau Kee College
27 Mar 2008Speech at Croucher Foundation’s Presentation Ceremony
26 Mar 2008Speech at Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Multi-media Building of the City University of Hong Kong
19 Mar 2008Speech at Hong Kong Baptist University Founders' Day Reception
16 Mar 2008Speech at the Symposium on Medium of Instruction (English Version translated from the Chinese Original)
08 Mar 2008Speech at Grand Opening Ceremony of the Independent Schools Foundation Academy
25 Jan 2008Speech at Topping-out Ceremony of St Paul's Co-educational College Primary School (New Campus)
11 Jan 2008Speech at Annual Speech Day of Sheng Kung Hui Tang Shiu Kin Secondary School
15 Dec 2007Speech at Opening Ceremony of Company Programme 2007/08 Trade Fair - Junior Achievement Hong Kong
14 Dec 2007Speech at 145th Anniversary Speech Day of Queen's College
14 Dec 2007Speech at Joint School Staff Development Day
11 Dec 2007Speech at Celebration Reception of the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Programme
15 Nov 2007Speech at La Salle College's 75th Jubilee Speech Day
15 Dec 2006Speech at Official Opening of La Salle College Brother Amir and Brother Cassian Wings
02 Dec 2006Speech at the 4th Reporting Session of the Education Commission
28 Oct 2006Speech at Opening Ceremony of the Good Hope School Golden Jubilee Open Day
16 Oct 2006Speech at University of the West of England Honorary Degree Conferment Ceremony
12 Oct 2006Speech at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong Diploma Presentation Ceremony 2006
01 Sep 2006SEM's Letter to Teachers
18 Mar 2006Speech at Opening Ceremony of the New Annex Building & 40th Anniversary Open Day of Holy Trinity College
27 Feb 2006A Letter to All Teachers in Hong Kong
06 Feb 2006Speech at Opening Ceremony of the Hong Kong International IT in Education Conference 2006
16 Jan 2006A Letter to All Teachers in Hong Kong
10 Dec 2005Speech at 85th Anniversary of the Hong Kong Young Women's Christian Association cum YWCA Hioe Tjo Yoeng College's New Wing Dedication and 31st Speech Day
03 Dec 2005Speech at Grand Opening Ceremony of Stewards Pooi Kei College
02 Dec 2005Speech at Opening Ceremony of the 40th Anniversary International Conference
12 Nov 2005Beijing-Hong Kong School Dialogue Programme
03 Nov 2005UGC Community Leaders' Dinner on "3+3+4 New Academic Structure"
10 Oct 2005Speech at 40th anniversary celebration alumni dinner of The University of Kent
24 Sep 2005Speech at St Paul's Co-educational College The 90th Anniversary Celebration Fun Fair
25 Apr 2005First Continuing Professional Development Alliance President Summit on “Education Reforms and Professional Development in Hong Kong”
02 Apr 2005Hong Kong Outstanding Students' Association - Youth Summit 2005
23 Feb 2005Opening Ceremony of Rotary Centenary Institute for Wetland Conservation
26 Jan 2005Conference on“Human Capital Management in Greater China: Maintaining Hong Kong's Competitive Advantage and Adding Value to the PRD”
17 Dec 2004Speech at the Presentation Ceremony of the Hang Lung Mathematics Awards
11 Dec 2004Opening Statement at Education Commission's Annual Reporting Session
07 Dec 2004Speech at the Hong Kong Management Association Fellowship Dinner
03 Dec 2004Opening Ceremony of the International Conference on “Internationalization of Lifelong Education: Policy and Issues”
27 Nov 2004Address at the HKU Faculty of Education 20th Anniversary Dinner
25 Nov 2004Speech at St Paul's Convent School Annual Speech Day
19 Nov 2004Speech at Silver Jubilee Banquet of the Croucher Foundation
30 Oct 2004Opening address for the 12th Annual Conference of the Hong Kong Institution of Science (HKIS)
13 Jul 2004Address at Opening Ceremony for International Council on Education for Teaching (ICET) World Assembly 2004
24 Jun 2004Public Launch of Partners in Learning Programme
30 Mar 2004Speech at University Presidents Global Forum
29 Mar 2004Presentation Ceremony of Croucher Senior Research Fellowships and Studentship
18 Feb 2004Address at Opening Ceremony for the 21st ICDE World Conference
17 Dec 2003Annual General Meeting of the Association of the English Medium Secondary Schools
29 Nov 2003Speech at Opening Ceremony of the 100th Anniversary Open Day of St. Stephen's College
11 Nov 2003Speech at Ying Wah College and Ying Wa Primary School Opening Ceremony
23 Sep 2003Award & Graduation Ceremony of Hong Kong Society of Accountants
22 Sep 2003Higher Education Institutions Employers Forum "Nurturing graduates for the future"
11 Oct 2002Speech for Seminar on Native English-speaking Teachers (NET)
Last revision date: 27 October 2017
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