Steering Committee on Enriched IT Programme in Secondary Schools (SCITP)

A Steering Committee was set up in August 2014 to steer and monitor the implementation of the Enriched IT Programme, including the Enriched IT Class Programme and the Enriched IT Activities Programme.

Background

The Government Chief Information Officer, with the support of the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development and the Secretary for Education, proposes to implement, on a pilot basis, a two-pronged Enriched IT Programme in secondary schools to be launched in the 2015/16 school year for eight years until 2022/23. The Enriched IT Programme comprises two elements —

(a) Enriched IT Class Programme - enriched IT classes to be run by up to eight selected secondary schools to provide intensive IT training to students who are interested and talented in IT; and

(b) Enriched IT Activities Programme - enriched IT activities to be organised by secondary schools to foster a pro-IT atmosphere and stimulate interest in IT in the school community.

Terms of Reference

The Terms of Reference of the Steering Committee are —
(a) To provide steer, oversee, coordinate and monitor the implementation of Enriched IT Programme;
(b) To consider and formulate curriculum enrichment and project-based learning activities for Enriched IT Class Programme;
(c) To evaluate, select and monitor Enriched IT Activities Programme;
(d) To consider and resolve concerns encountered during programme implementation;
(e) To review the Enriched IT Programme; and
(f) To advise on any matter related to the Enriched IT Programme.

Members of the Steering Committee on Enriched IT Programme in Secondary Schools (From 1 August 2014 to 31 July 2016)

Chairman

Government Chief Information Officer (GCIO)

Non-official Members (Ad Personam)

Academia
Professor CAO Jian-nong
Chair Professor and Head
Department of Computing, Faculty of Engineering,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Professor Sam KWONG Tak-wu
Head and Professor
Department of Computer Science, College of Science and Engineering,
City University of Hong Kong
Dr ONG Lay-lian
Academic Director
(Information Technology)
Vocational Training Council (VTC)
Professor Roland CHIN
President and Vice-Chancellor
Hong Kong Baptist University
Professor LEUNG Ho-fung
Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering,
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Industry
Mr Dominic ALLON *
Managing Director
Google Hong Kong

 

Mr Horace CHOW
General Manager
Hong Kong and Macau
Microsoft Hong Kong Limited
Mr Robin LO
Managing Director
Entreprise Business Group (Hong Kong)
Huawei Tech. Investment Co. Ltd.
Mr Tony TAI
General Manager
Chair Professor and Head
IBM China/Hong Kong Limited
Other organisations
Mr MA Hoi-hung
Chairman
Hong Kong Association for Computer Education (HKACE)

 

Professor NG Tai-kai
Executive Director
Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE)
Professor TAM Kar-yan
Council Member
Curriculum Development Council (CDC)
Mr Albert WONG
Chairman
Association of I.T. Leaders in Education (AiTLE)

Co-opted Members (Appointed by the Government Chief Information Officer)

Partner schools
Principal
Cheung Sha Wan Catholic Secondary School

Principal
Christian Alliance SW Chan Memorial College

Principal
Pak Kau College
Principal
Pui Ching Middle School
 

Principal
Shun Tak Fraternal Association Yung Yau College

Principal
St. Paul's Convent School
Principal
The Y.W.C.A. Hioe Tjo Yoeng College
 

Principal
Tin Ka Ping Secondary School

Ex-officio Members

Deputy Government Chief Information Officer
(Policy and Industry Development) Office of the
Government Chief Information Officer
Principal Assistant Secretary (Curriculum Development)
Education Bureau

Secretary

Chief Systems Manager (Industry Development)
Office of the Government Chief Information Officer
  Remark:
  * Mr Dominic ALLON resigned on 12 July 2016.