HKCAAVQ’s main role is to safeguard the credibility of qualifications under the Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (HKQF) and support the enhancement of the quality of education and training in Hong Kong. HKCAAVQ can provide advisory and consultancy services in Hong Kong and with the approval of the Secretary for Education of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Government, quality assurance services outside Hong Kong.


Our Services

  1. Institution and programme review
  2. Comparability and benchmarking studies of qualifications or education systems
  3. Training in relation to qualifications frameworks, quality assurance for higher and vocational education, programme development and design, etc.


Our Approach

We attach great importance to cultivating mutual understanding with our clients before we prepare a proposal to address their needs and requirements and offer a tailor-made project design and implementation plan to fit the purpose of our clients. The services include a range of activities such as desktop research, focus group meetings, surveys for institutional and programme review.


Our Clients and Track Record

HKCAAVQ has been a strategic partner to government bureaux and other organisations in Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region and have provided tailor-made consultancy services to such organisations. Following are some examples of HKCAAVQ’s completed and ongoing consultancy projects. 


  • Comparative study of veterinary qualifications commissioned by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, the Hong Kong SAR Government
  • Benchmarking study for Yi Jin Diploma under the New Senior Secondary academic structure commissioned by the Education Bureau, the Hong Kong SAR Government
  • Development of parameters and manuals for the quality assurance framework of higher education in Macao commissioned by the Tertiary Education Services Office (GAES), the Government of Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR)
  • Development of generic outcomes standards framework for higher education in Macao commissioned by GAES, the Macao SAR Government
  • Programme Reviews for institutions in Macao



HKCAAVQ is committed to contributing to and actively support developments in the national and global quality assurance community. We welcome discussions on how we can share with you our professional knowledge, experience and good practices in quality assurance.



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