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HKCAAVQ enters into Memorandum of Understanding with Korean Skills Quality Authority (KSQA)

14 Aug 2020

The Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korean Skills Quality Authority (KSQA) in August 2020, as its second collaborating partner in the international arena with the purview in quality assurance of VET.  This signing of MoU came after two years of in-depth discussions and fruitful exchange between the two agencies. Details can be viewed here: (a) https://www.hkcaavq.edu.hk/en/events/hkcaavq-speaks-at-international-forum-of-ksqa-in-seoul; and (b) https://www.hkcaavq.edu.hk/en/events/ksqa-visits-hkcaavq-and-signature-operators-in-hong-kong-visit.

The two agencies share similar missions and institutional objectives and have a common interest in the development and promotion of good practices in VET.  Through this MoU, both agencies agree to work closely together toward the development of quality VET in each other’s jurisdiction.   

Established in 2015, KSQA, an affiliate of the Ministry of Employment and Labor, is a specialized evaluation and assessment organization leading job competency development in the Republic of Korea. It aims to contribute to strengthening the national competitiveness and competency based society by harmonizing fair and objective evaluation, systematic training, promoting quality training and strict blocking of fraudulent training. Details can be viewed here: http://eng.ksqa.or.kr/main/main.html.  

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