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Vision and Mission


HKCAAVQ aims to be a nationally and globally recognised independent quality assurance body in education and training, dedicated to high quality accreditation, assessment and consultancy services.


HKCAAVQ safeguards the credibility of qualifications under the Qualifications Framework and enhances the quality of education and training in Hong Kong through provision of efficient and effective quality assurance services.

Our Core Professional Values

Quality: We provide quality services which are learner-centred and consistent with our quality assurance principles and criteria.
Integrity: We work to the highest standard of service and are accountable for our actions.
Independence: We operate independently in making decisions and performing our functions.
Transparency: We operate in a transparent, fair and impartial manner.
Innovation: We actively pursue new ideas and practices that enhance quality assurance and improvement; and the capacity of our specialists and staff.

Our Core Functions

The quality assurance activities of HKCAAVQ underpin the Qualifications Framework; and education and training system in Hong Kong.

  1. Safeguarding the quality of academic and vocational qualifications under the Qualifications Framework as the Accreditation Authority in Hong Kong.
  2. Ensuring the credibility of the Qualifications Register (QR) as the QR Authority in Hong Kong.
  3. Enhancing the quality of education and training in Hong Kong through institutional review, accreditation, assessment and consultancy services; and disseminating good practices in quality assurance.
  4. Advocating life-long learning with a focus on learner-centred education and training.
  5. Researching new trends and developments in quality assurance practices.
  6. Providing capacity building activities for operators to strengthen their quality assurance capabilities.
  7. Providing consultancy and quality assurance services for the education and training community beyond Hong Kong.
  8. Ensuring continuous improvement as a self-reflective quality assurance body.