Calendar 2000–01

#, teaching; • rendering consultancy services in putonghua proficiency testing and teacher training for schools, community-based centres and other institutions. The centre’s administration is accountable to a management board drawn from senior members of the Faculty of Education and the Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research (HKIER) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. The board includes the dean of education, the director of HKIER, the director and associate director of the centre, and a number of leading experts on putonghua. ! " ) * ' Tel.: 2609 6996 Fax.: 2603 6850 E-mail: The Hong Kong Centre for the Development of Educational Leadership was established under the auspices of the Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research in late 1998 as a major vehicle for advancing the practice, understanding, and development of leadership at all levels of education. Through working closely with practising professionals, the centre aims to conduct quality research, and organize development and training activities for educational leaders in Hong Kong, the Asia-Pacific Region and the wider international community. The centre aims at promoting the professionalism of educational leaders through: • providing supportive services in the form of training courses; • offering consultancy services to individuals and institutions; • developing connections with other leadership centres; • promoting research in educational leadership and administration. The centre offers a wide range of activities related to educational leadership, including courses, workshops, seminars, conferences, research, consultancy, exchanges and visits, experience-sharing sessions, and lectures by visiting speakers. Hong Kong Cancer Institute Tel.: 2632 2119 Fax.: 2649 7426 E-mail: The Hong Kong Cancer Institute was established in 1990 as a focus of activities related to cancer and its problems. Its specific purposes are to coordinate, promote and organize activities relating to the prevention and treatment of cancer; to promote and provide training in cancer research; to educate the public on methods of prevention and the early treatment of cancer; to improve the welfare of cancer patients; and to organize seminars, workshops and conferences for advancing its objectives. Most of the institute’s activities are conducted in the Sir Yue-kong Pao Centre