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The Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (QF) is underpinned by the concept of outcome-based education. The QF is characterised by the Generic Level Descriptors (GLD) which are outcome statements at seven different levels across four aspects. In response to common requests from operators, HKCAAVQ will offer a workshop in October 2017 on developing statements of learning outcomes with reference to the GLD. All operators are welcome. 

Topics to be Covered

  • Concepts of outcome-based education
  • Key components of outcome statements.
  • Generic Level Descriptors of different levels of the Hong Kong Qualifications Framework

Intended Learning Outcomes

At the end of the Workshop, participants are expected to be able to:

  • Appreciate the outcome-based approach to programme development.
  • Construct statements of learning outcome.
  • Relate learning outcomes to programme objectives.
  • Compare learning outcomes to Generic Level Descriptors.

Target participants

All Operators

Date and Time

12 October 2017 (Thursday)
2:30 - 5:30 pm


1/F, HKCAAVQ Office, 10 Siu Sai Wan Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong (MAP

Medium of Instruction

Cantonese (with bilingual materials) 


36 participants per workshop

Registration Fee

Fee: $500
Online Registration Form

Notes to Participants

  1. Training places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
  2. Please follow the procedures below for registration:
    1. Complete the online Registration Form
    2. Upon receipt of the Registration Form, a training place allocation notice will be sent to registrants by e-mail within 1 week.
    3. Registrants should mail the bank-in slip/crossed cheque/bank draft (see below on Payment Methods) to “Research, and Training, HKCAAVQ, 10 Siu Sai Wan Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong” before the date specified on the allocation notice.  Registrants failing to make full payment by the deadline will be deemed to have given up their places.  In such cases, registrants will have to register again if they want to attend the Workshop.
    4. Upon receipt of the full payment, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to participants within 3 working days.
  3. Payment Methods:
    1. Bank Deposit/ ATM Transfer: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited (Account no: 861-502-02007-3; Account Name: Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications)
    2. Crossed Cheque/Bank Draft: payable to “Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications”
    3. Cash and post-dated cheque are not accepted.
  4. HKCAAVQ will not bear the responsibility for any loss due to postal errors.
  5. HKCAAVQ reserves the right to cancel or postpone the workshop.  In the event of such cancellation or postponement, participants will be notified as soon as practicable, normally, if circumstances permit, at least 5 working days before the original scheduled date of the workshop.
  6. Fees paid are not refundable except under the following circumstances:
    1. event cancellation due to adverse weather;
    2. event cancellation due to insufficient number of enrolments; or
    3. full registration.
  7. Any refund will be made within 2 weeks of the scheduled date of the workshop and by cheque only.
  8. Registration is non-transferable in general. If an operator needs to change the attending representatives, a notification to HKCAAVQ via e-mail to [javascript protected email address] must be sent at least 1 day before the workshop; otherwise, the name on the Certificate of Attendance cannot be amended.
  9. If typhoon signal number 8 or black rainstorm warning signal is issued or expected to be issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at noon or after, the workshop will be cancelled. If typhoon signal number 8 is issued during a workshop, the workshop will be suspended immediately. Arrangement about the re-run or continuation of the remaining part will be announced as soon as possible.
  10. Photographing, audio and video recording are not permitted at the workshop.

Certificate of Attendance

  • Participants who attended the full workshop will be issued a Certificate of Attendance, except in the case of late arrivals and/or early departures.  The discretion to issue the Certificate lies with HKCAAVQ.
  • The Certificate of Attendance will be distributed to the participants at the end of the workshop.  A Certificate once issued will not be re-issued.  Requests for any amendment to the Certificate must be sent to Research and Training, HKCAAVQ by e-mail to [javascript protected email address] within 14 days of the workshop.  HKCAAVQ will not be responsible for any damage or loss of the Certificate sent by mail.


For enquiries, please contact Research and Training, HKCAAVQ: Ms Li at 3658 0106 or Ms Kwok at 3658 0166 or e-mail to [javascript protected email address].