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Qualifications and Accreditation Committee (QAC)

Terms of Reference

  1. To consider and make recommendations to the Council on accreditation policies, standards 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 role 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 Isabella POON Wai-yin

Deputy Chairperson

Ir Professor Richard YUEN Kwok-kit


Professor James CALLEJA
Ir Dr Alex CHAN Siu-kun, BBS
Mr Anthony CHAN Tung-shan
Mr Rock CHEN Chung-nin, SBS, JP
Ir Francis CHENG Cho-ying, MH
Ms Margaret CHENG Wai-ching
Professor Ronald CHUNG Chi-kit
Professor Zita FAHMI
Professor QIU Hanqin
Ms Edith SHIH
Professor Bjørn STENSAKER
Ms Candy TAM Lai-chuen, MH
Professor Paul TAM Kwong-hang, JP
Professor Ricky WONG Ngok-shun
Mr Wilfred WONG Kam-pui, BBS, JP
Mr Peter YAN, JP
Mr Esmond LEE Chung-sin, JP (Deputy Secretary for Education (1)Education Bureau (representative of Permanent Secretary for Education))
Mr Albert CHOW (Executive Director of HKCAAVQ)