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  1. Courses council rapped

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... conflict of interest with education providers, the Director of Audit has found. The annual audit criticised the Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications yesterday for accepting members without requiring them to submit declarations of their relationships with course operators. The report prompted lawmaker Cheung Man-kwong to urge the council to rectify the problem ...

  2. Cut bureaucracy to widen training, council head says

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Training Council (VTC) said yesterday. At the VTC's annual spring lunch, Clement Chen Cheng-jen shared his concerns about the industry's development as a whole and cited the International ... no visible signs of a delay, the government should speed up its procedures so the school could meet the 2015 deadline. The VTC's executive director, Dr Carrie Willis, agreed, saying ...

  3. Academic council faces set-backs in course vetting

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Framework next year, its executive director said this week at the council's relaunch following its newly widened remit. Peter Cheung Po-tak, executive director of the Hong Kong Council ... by the Executive Council in 2004- scheduled to be implemented in 2008- in an attempt to provide an over-arching hierarchy showing how all local qualifications compared to each other. It was to include ...

  4. ESF students meet to discuss council set-up

    Posted Apr 12th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch Students are hoping to gain a greater say in how the English Schools Foundation operates their schools, with plans under way to establish a student council. Thirty student leaders from across the foundation's six secondary schools are taking part in a two-day 'Sixth Form Leadership Forum' to discuss how they will establish the ESF-wide council ...

  5. Teaching council is a step closer

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau The Council on Professional Conduct in Education is a step closer to setting up a professional teachers' body. Council chairwoman Yu Wai-bing, of the Hong Kong Institute of Education's educational policy and administration department, said a timetable for establishing the General Teaching Council would be drawn up early next year. She said council members would meet next ...

  6. Educators call for General Teaching Council

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... policies were laid out, the money has been set aside and the teaching profession has also agreed on setting up a General Teaching Council.' Former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa said in 1997 ... Mimi Lau The city needs a professional teachers' body with statutory powers, the Council on Professional Conduct in Education has urged in the light of recent misbehaviour ...

  7. Council to merge related courses

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Cheung Po-tak, executive director of the Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation, said on Thursday that the VTC would be the first body in Hong Kong to gain a new form of accreditation ... Liz Heron The Vocational Training Council is to streamline the courses it offers for secondary school students from September and cut the least popular options. The council is a leading ...

  8. Chairman of governing council is reappointed by chief

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong The chief executive has reappointed the chairman and vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Education's governing council, which took the decision not to renew ... was fully conversant with the development of the institute and was the best person to lead the council through the changes ahead. But Jane Leung Chi-yan, president of the institute's student ...

  9. Arthur Li did not pressure me on merger, says council chairman

    Posted May 06th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch, Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui and Liz Gooch The chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Education's council told an inquiry yesterday he was never pressured by Secretary for Education and Manpower Arthur ... Kwok-fai also accused institute president Paul Morris of trying to stop a council member writing critical newspaper articles about the body. The president also pushed for her term ...

  10. HKIEd council chairman refutes pressure claims

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch Hong Kong Institute of Education council chairman Thomas Leung Kwok-fai is set to continue giving evidence today at the commission of inquiry after refuting allegations that he ... of government interference in the institute's affairs, Dr Leung also accused HKIEd president Paul Morris of trying to stop a council member writing critical newspaper articles about the body. ...




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