28th Parents-Also-Appreciate-Teachers Drive

The 28th "Parents-Also-Appreciate-Teachers" Drive (PAAT Drive)
Regulations on the Competition on E-card Design of "Appreciation Card for Teachers"

Organisers: Education Bureau, Committee on Home-School Co-operation (CHSC), Hong Kong Education City (EdCity) and Sing Tao Daily
Objective: It aims to encourage parents to express gratitude to their children's teachers through designing the "Appreciation Card for Teachers" in e-format to carry on our cultural tradition and provide students with a good role model who show respect and gratitude to the teachers.
Eligibility: Parents whose children being current students of local kindergartens (including kindergarten-cum-child care centres), primary schools, secondary schools and special schools are welcome. They can also participate with their children as a group.
(Note: Each participant group should submit ONE entry only.)
of Entries:
Participants have to submit their entries online via the CHSC webpage at www.chsc.hk/28paat-e.html or the EdCity webpage at www.edcity.hk/paat from now on until 29 April 2022.
Theme: Parents-Also-Appreciate-Teachers
Kindergarten, Primary School and Secondary School
Language: English or Chinese
Entry Specifications: Image or video files with following formats are required:
  • • Image: In JPEG / GIF format; file size not larger than 5 MB; resolution not exceeding 1920 x 1080 pixel
  • • Video: In AVI / MP4 / MPEG / MPG / MOV / WMV format (SWF file is not accepted); file size not larger than 100 MB; video length not exceeding 1 minute
Deadline: 29 April 2022
Panel of
Chairpersons and members of the 28th PAAT Drive and representatives from the EdCity and Sing Tao Daily
Assessment Criteria: The assessment criteria include:
• Content (40%)
• Creativity (40%)
• Presentation Skills (20%)
Awards: Certificates and souvenirs will be awarded to the Champion, 1st Runner-up, 2nd Runner-up and Merit Prize of each Entry Category.
of Results:
Lists of winners and winning entries will be uploaded to the CHSC and EdCity websites by mid-June 2022. Individual winners and their schools will be notified by post.
The winning entries will be shared to other parents and students, who may send the winning e-cards to their teachers to show their gratitude and respect.
  1. All entries cannot bear any names and school names. Signature, border and watermark in the form of text, symbols or pictures which contain personal information are prohibited. Submissions not complying with the competition regulations will be disqualified.
  2. To promote the originality of the entries, the use of clipart available in software and on the internet is not encouraged.
  3. All submissions should be original, without infringement of copyrights, and have not been publicised before. Entries found to have infringed other people's copyrights, be they commercial or non-commercial, will be disqualified. The Organisers will not be held responsible for any infringement of copyrights committed by the participants.
  4. In view of the concerns over privacy and image rights, participants should avoid submitting entries with pictures / photographs of individuals.
  5. The Organisers own the copyrights of all entries and will have the right to edit and use all entries in promotion, exhibition and publication purposes. Prior notice or payment to participants for the copyright is not required.
  6. Participants agree to provide personal data and authorise the Organisers to release such data for promotional purpose. All collected data will be destroyed if they are no longer required after the Competition.
  7. Awardees must collect the certificate and prize before 31 August 2022. Uncollected certificates and prizes will be deregistered thereafter. The Organisers are not obliged to reissue replacement certificates and prizes.
  8. Decisions of the panel of adjudicators shall be final and participants shall raise no objection.
  9. The Organisers reserve the final right to interpret and amend the regulations of the Competition.
Enquiry: General issues - please contact the Secretariat of the CHSC (Tel: 3698 4376)
Technical issues - please contact the EdCity (Tel: 2624 1000) or (email: info@edcity.hk)