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YCCECE’s Inauguration and Grand Opening of the Pamela Peck Discovery Space to commemorate new milestones (31 May 2019)

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Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education (YCCECE) was proud to host the YCCECE Inauguration and Grand Opening of the Pamela Peck Discovery Space on 31 May 2019. Over 200 guests, including ECE experts from overseas, donors, friends and students joined this special occasion to celebrate the establishment of YCCECE which marked a significant milestone for early childhood education in Hong Kong. Mr. Kevin Yeung, JP, Secretary for Education, HKSAR, officiated at the Inauguration and congratulated Yew Chung for its longstanding contributions to education and Hong Kong.

(From left) Prof. Shen Shir Ming, President of YCCECE, Members of YCCECE Board of Governors, Dr. Simon Lee, MH, Dr. Lydia Chan, Prof. Won Young Rhee, Mr. Kevin Yeung, Dr. Betty Chan, Mr. Jiang Jianxiang, Deputy Director-General, Department of Educational, Scientific and Technological Affairs of the Liaison Office, HKSAR, Members of YCCECE Board of Governors Prof. Paul Yip, Prof. Kathy Sylva, Mr. N. Y. Li and Mr. Felix Hsu officiated the Inauguration Ceremony.

We were also honoured to have the Founders of its generous donor Heart to Heart Foundation, Ms. Pamela Peck and Mr. Paul Tse, JP, to officiate the Grand Opening of the Pamela Peck Discovery Space. The Pamela Peck Discovery Space is Hong Kong’s first exploratory learning-through-play space designed for children from birth to eight years of age and their families, aiming to actively promote innovative best practices in Early Childhood Education and engage in various forms of community outreach, professional development, and research.

Dr. Betty Chan, Chairperson of YCCECE Board of Governors, remarked, “Today marks a historic moment in the history of Yew Chung, as well as in the history of Hong Kong, as we officially inaugurate YCCECE and launch the ‘Pamela Peck Discovery Space’ today.”


The on-campus facility “Pamela Peck Discovery Space”.


This innovative play space in the Aberdeen campus will be opened to the public in July 2019. Learn more about the Pamela Peck Discovery Space at https://www.yccece.edu.hk/en/ycecdc-discovery-space/.

Yew Chung Education Foundation and the Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education would like to thank all of you – our distinguished guests – for supporting us throughout the years.

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