26th Parents-Also-Appreciate-Teachers Drive

The 26th "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 (HKEdCity) and Sing Tao Daily
 Aim: To provide an e-platform for parents to design in e-format the 'Appreciation Card for Teachers' for showing respect to teachers teaching their children.
  • • Parents with children studying in local kindergartens (including kindergarten-cum-child care centres), primary schools, secondary schools and special schools
  • • Parents are welcome to participate with their children
(Note: Only one entry in each category.)
 of Entries:
Participants should submit their entries online via CHSC website at www.chsc.hk/26paat-e.html or HKEdCity's website at www.hkedcity.net/paat from now on until 14 April 2020. (Application closed)
 Theme: Parents-Also-Appreciate-Teachers
Kindergartens, Primary Schools and Secondary Schools
 Language: English or Chinese
 Format and
 Card Size:
Accept image or video files:
  • • Image: In JPEG / GIF format; file size not larger than 5 MB; resolution not exceeding 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • • Video: In AVI、MP4、MPEG、MPG、MOV、WMV format; file size not larger than 100 MB; video length not exceeding 1 minute.
  • • SWF file is not accepted.
 Deadline: 14 April 2020
 Panel of
Chairpersons and members of the 26th PAAT Drive and representatives from the HKEdCity and Sing Tao Daily
Content (40%); Creativity (40%) and Presentation Skills (20%)
 Prize: Certificates and Souvenirs for the Champion, 1st Runner-up, 2nd Runner-up and Merit Prizes of each Entry Category.
 of Results:
Lists of the prize winners and winning entries will be uploaded to the above websites by the end of May 2020. Winners and their schools will be notified by post.
The winning entries will be shared by other parents and students, who may send the e-cards to their teachers to show their respect.
  1. To raise the originality of the entries, the use of clipart available in software and on the internet is not encouraged.
  2. All submissions should be original, without infringement of copyrights, and have not been publicised before. Submissions 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.
  3. In view of the concerns over privacy and image rights, participants should avoid submitting entries with pictures / photographs of individuals.
  4. The Organisers own the full rights in edition, promotion, exhibition and publication of the submitted materials and need not seek prior approval from the participants for so-doing nor pay them any copyright fees.
  5. All entries cannot display name of participant and the school involved. Submissions not complying with the competition regulations will be disqualified.
  6. Participants agree to provide personal data and authorise the Organisers to release such data for promotional purposes. All collected data, if no longer required, will be destroyed after the Competition.
  7. Awardees must collect the certificate and prize before 31 August 2020. 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 these regulations.
 Enquiry: General issues - please contact the Secretariat of the CHSC  (Tel: 3698 4376)

Technical issues - please contact the HKEdCity (Tel: 2624 1000) or (email: info@hkedcity.net)