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Qualifications and Accreditation Committee (QAC)

Terms of Reference

  1. To consider and make recommendations to the Council on accreditation policies, criteria and procedures relevant to the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualification’s (HKCAAVQ) statutory role as the Accreditation Authority under the Qualifications Framework and those relevant to non-QF-related accreditation/quality assurance services. 
  2. To consider and make recommendations to the Council on policies and procedures for maintaining the Qualifications Register (QR) in fulfilment of HKCAAVQ’s statutory roles as the QR Authority.
  3. To consider and make recommendations to the Council on policies, criteria and procedures for undertaking assessments in regard to:
    • Non-local courses
    • Continuing Education Fund (CEF) reimbursable courses
    • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses
    • Individual qualifications
    • Any other relevant activities
  4. To consider and advise the Council on any other matters concerning or affecting HKCAAVQ’s accreditation, assessment and consulting services.
  5. To make recommendations to the Council on such matters within QAC’s remit as they arise.



Professor PONG Ting-chuen

Deputy Chairperson

Professor Isabella POON Wai-yin


Mr Roger Thomas BEST, JP
Professor James CALLEJA
Professor Chetwyn CHAN Che-hin
Ir Dr Alex CHAN Siu-kun, BBS
Ir Francis CHENG Cho-ying, MH
Ms Margaret CHENG Wai-ching
Professor Zita FAHMI
Professor HAU Kit-tai, BBS, MH, JP
Professor Paul LAM Kwan-sing, SBS, JP
Ms Edith SHIH
Professor Bjørn STENSAKER
Professor Paul TAM Kwong-hang
Ms Candy TAM Lai-chuen, MH
Mr Wilfred WONG Kam-pui, JP
Deputy Secretary for Education (1)Education Bureau (representative of Permanent Secretary for Education)
Mr Albert CHOW (Executive Director of HKCAAVQ)