Committee on Home-School Co-Operation

Enrolment halves in 29pc of schools

Analysis of new figures shows extent of collapse in student numbers as birthrate plummets

Figures released this week highlight the dramatic impact the falling birthrate is having on school enrolment.

Saturday, 15 September, 2007, 12:00am

Leave passes backed

Parents should be given leave from work to attend school meetings and events, a new education liaison body is recommending.

8 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Selecting schools

On the eve of the release of a school guide by the Committee on Home-School Co-operation, two Internet startups yesterday separately released the results of two education surveys. One tried to identify the 50 most popular secondary schools among parents, while the other asked parents and students to list the attributes of a good institute.

3 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Group may help train parents in school management

Proposals to strengthen school management might give rise to conflict on campus, a parents group said.

Tik Chi-yuen, chairman of the Committee on Home-School Co-operation, said that school authorities might worry that parents would meddle in the day-to-day operation of schools.

'And parents will not be happy if their voice is not heard,' he said.

8 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Parents must share responsibility in bringing up their children

A good father should be responsible and understand his children's needs, according to the chairman of the Committee on Home-School Co-operation.

'We can't draw the line between the roles of a mother and a father. The father is no longer just a breadwinner; both parents share the responsibility in bringing up the children,' said Tik Chi-yuen.

17 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

'Let parents help choose books'

Parents should be given the right to help choose textbooks for their children, an education advisory body urged yesterday.

The Committee on Home-School Co-operation said it was unfair for parents who paid for the textbooks to be denied a say over which books their children used.

29 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Ceremony lauds teachers

Parents sent more than 600,000 cards of appreciation to their children's teachers this year.

To mark the end of the third 'Parents also Appreciate Teachers' drive, a recognition ceremony was held at the Academic Community Hall of Baptist University.

13 Jun 1997 - 12:00am