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  1. Public hospitals to trial external accreditation

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Authority to support upgrades The Hospital Authority is to provide extra resources to three public hospitals that will join a pilot external accreditation scheme early next year. Hospital Authority director for quality and safety Leung Pak-yin said the authority would set up a special team to support the participating hospitals, which would be monitored by an accreditation ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Plan will aid international accreditation

    Posted Jul 21st 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The new drug reconciliation service introduced at Queen Mary Hospital has helped pave the way for the Hospital Authority to obtain international accreditation. The South China Morning Post reported earlier that the government wanted all public and private hospitals in Hong Kong to have their standards assessed by a common accreditation system. The authority is looking ...

  4. Interpreters need accreditation scheme

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... questions have been raised about an interpreter service provided for the Hospital Authority by a non-government organisation. Despite its cultural mix, Hong Kong does not have an accreditation ... even for those with degrees in the subjects. They are also imprecise skills. Accreditation systems are, however, well developed overseas. As an international financial and services centre Hong ...

  5. Tibetan-born reporter still in HK after failing to get accreditation

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Dhondup Gonsar, a Tibetan-born reporter who is stuck in Hong Kong awaiting his media pass to cover the Beijing Olympics, said he would not easily give up hope of attending the Games. The reporter for Radio Free Asia (RFA), a Washington-based outfit sponsored by the US Congress, has not received accreditation documents from the Beijing Organising Committee ...

  6. Security 'not considered' as WTO accredits militant group

    Posted Nov 14th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung Security concerns were not considered when a South Korean militant protest group was granted accreditation to join next month's ministerial meeting in Hong Kong, ... People's Alliance on the WTO, which will co- ordinate protests during the meeting, has also been accredited. Its chairwoman, Elizabeth Tang Yin-ngor, said the group would enter the venue to take ...

  7. IOC-accredited visitors to be granted visa-free entry

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Beijing will waive visa requirements for IOC-accredited overseas visitors a month before and after the 2008 Olympic Games, a public security official said yesterday. Li Changyou, deputy director of the Exit and Entry Administration under the Ministry of Public Security, said the visa-free terms would apply to people with valid Olympic accreditation cards issued ...

  8. HKIE-accreditation makes the professional

    Posted Dec 08th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... stages of the institution's Scheme A to qualify as one of its corporate members. To enter the scheme you must have a degree- normally in engineering- either from an HKIE-accredited university programme in Hong Kong or abroad, on a programme covered by the Washington Accord, an international accreditation agreement. The scheme is broadly the same across the 18 disciplines, ...

  9. Lawyers' studies receive professional accreditation

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Members of the Law Society of Hong Kong can now apply points earned in Open University programmes towards requirements in the society's continuing professional development scheme. The Open University of Hong Kong's China law programmes, offered through the School of Arts and Social Sciences, received accreditation from the society last month. The three ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

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    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:13am by Linda Yeung

    ... Foundation Certificate in Sports Coaching Theory class took place last month at the Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI) to nurture professional coaches. It has been accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications and recognised as equivalent to level 2 under the qualifications framework. The 30 enrollees include in-service personnel from the sports sector ...




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