HONG KONG, March 26 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong's Secretary for Education Eddie Ng on Wednesday led a delegation to attend the International Summit on the Teaching Profession 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand.
According to the city government, the two-day event, on March 28 and 29, will bring together education ministers and teaching profession members from top-performing countries and regions in the Program for International Student Assessment 2012 to discuss building and supporting teaching excellence.
Hong Kong students performed in the top three in the world for reading, mathematical and scientific literacy in the program.
The summit will consider the best practices worldwide for strengthening the teaching profession and raising student achievement. Education ministers from Singapore, Finland, Britain, the United States and Canada will also participate.
Ng will meet and exchange views with New Zealand key education officials, including the minister for tertiary education, skills and employment, the minister for education, and the secretary for education.