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  1. Nursing Council to clarify its rules on accreditation of courses

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau The Nursing Council is rewriting its accreditation handbook for training institutions after the controversy that erupted when it refused to recognise a programme operated by the Hong Kong Institute of Technology. Clause 9 in the handbook says accreditation can only be given when a course is fully operational. But this led to the current situation in which students were ...

  2. York Chow welcomes action on dental school

    Posted May 04th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The Dental Council's move to set up an accreditation process for the University of Hong Kong dental school- the first official examination of standards since 1996- was welcomed by the health minister yesterday. The accreditation, to be conducted in two years, would help improve standards, Secretary for Food and Health Dr York Chow Yat-ngok said. The South China ...

  3. Call for approval system on media

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong and Simpson Cheung Police have called for a centralised accreditation system for journalists following skirmishes between officers and the press during last year's visit ... it was difficult for police to balance the safety of dignitaries and access by journalists. It said there was scope to discuss a centralised journalists' accreditation system, saying if the identities ...

  4. Millions to be poured into sub-degree courses

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong and comes amid a fresh controversy over the recognition of the qualifications. That row was sparked by a decision last week by the Nursing Council of Hong Kong to refuse to accredit ... and the lack of monitoring. The government source said the report would raise the issue of monitoring, suggesting that the Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation and the Joint Quality Review ...

  5. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the report ''Highest achievement' for two of HK's universities', which appeared in the Professional & Executive Education supplement on April 17, 2010, it was wrongly stated that the University of Hong Kong became the first university in the city to achieve Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accreditation for both its business ...

  6. A modular, Asian-focused course

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a recognised bachelor's degree, a satisfactory GMAT score and at least three years' work experience. The programme is accredited by the European Quality Information System and the Association ...

  7. Internet advert lured academics to diploma mill

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison, Fox Yi Hu

    ... the other cost 'a little bit extra', Dr Tsui said. He was working at HKU Space at the time. People from St Regis even mailed him accreditation paper showing that the 'university' was accredited by a US state and by the government of Liberia, he said. He also stressed that he never used the certificates to get a job or a pay rise. ...

  8. Awaiting good news

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... of HKU's Journalism and Media Studies Centre; and Lesley Cheung Wai-man of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications. Hang Seng's application ... is still being considered. Academic accreditation is a tedious process that can take years to complete. But, the Hang Seng application may have been unfairly affected and delayed. Some existing ...

  9. SPACE in private university quest

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... to the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications to offer six to eight self-financing degree programmes. The college will also collaborate with HKU to offer top-up ...

  10. Firm outlines solid career plan

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... from university to real-life engineering. 'There are so many things to learn and there's never enough time,' he says. Arup has 10 accredited training schemes with the Hong Kong ...




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