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Global Liberal Arts Programme (GLAP)

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Advisory Board and Committees


 

To deliver a quality programme that enables students to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge in the subject area and maintain a high academic standard, an Advisory Board will be established to provide valuable advice to the programme. The Advisory Board will serve as the interface between government/industry/commerce/the community at large and the host departments of the programme.

 

Power and Responsibilities

 

The Advisory Board will meet once per year to help plan and review the following aspects of work, including future developments:

1.   The level and length of courses/programmes concerned in relation to regional needs.
2.   The relevance of the courses/programmes to the changing needs and nature of the programme graduates’ potential employment.
3.   The prospects of regional employment for the graduates of the programme.
4.   The adequacy of equipment and other resources of the academic units to fulfil regional needs.
5.   The development of teaching and other activities carried out jointly by the academic units and the appropriate community sectors.
6.   The investigation, consultancy and other services given by the academic units.
7.   Monitor the assistance that the community can give to further the objectives of the University in the subject concerned by way of practical training facilities, the provision of part-time teaching staff and equipment and the award of scholarships and student-fellowships.

 

Membership

 

Chairman

Mr. WONG, Chi Kwong Patrick

Chairman
Lingnan Education Organisation

Members

Mr. CHAN, Andy

Managing Director
Skydeal Group Limited

Mr. CHEUNG, Jamie

Managing Director
Somerley Group Limited

Ms. CHIU, Jenny

Director-Human Resources
New World Development Company Limited

Ms. LAU, Mary

Executive Director
Hong Kong Orbis

Dr. LEI, Zhibin James

Acting Director
Intelligent Software & Systems
Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited


 

Terms of Reference

 

The BoE makes decisions on examinations, continuous assessments and student recommendations for graduation. It has the following duties:
1.   To maintain the academic standards of the programme at a level appropriate to the type of award.
2.   To approve examination question papers after considering the views and recommendations of External Academic Advisers, where appropriate.
3.   To maintain general supervision of the system of continuous assessment, where it applies.
4.   To maintain the proper conduct of examinations.
5.   To determine students’ examination results.
6.   To assess the progress of students and to report its decisions, including its recommendations for Honours Degree classification, to the Undergraduate Examination Boards.
7.   To consider appeals referred to it by the Registrar.

 

Membership

  • Chairperson: Programme Director
  • Members: (1) All staff concerned with the setting and marking of any part of the Examinations; (2) one representative from the adviser group; and (3) External Academic Advisers, if any.
  • Secretary: To be appointed by the Chairperson.

 

Terms of Reference

 

The PCC serves to monitor and assure the satisfactory operation of the programme. The terms of reference of the Committee are as follows:
1.   To take charge of the degree programme, including the design, implementation and review of the curricula, the achievement of the intended student learning outcomes and others.
2.   To liaise with teaching staff regarding programme matters, such as course offerings, advising process for each academic year.
3.   To liaise with the Registrar on all academic matters, including the review of academic regulations and examination matters.
4.   To liaise with the Director of Office of Global Education and Interdisciplinary Studies on exchange matters.
5.   To review the degree programme’s admissions policy.
6.   To deal with all other matters related to the degree programme.

 

Membership

  • Chairperson: Programme Director
  • Members: (1) All academic staff of the GLAP required courses; (2) one representative from each Faculty; (3) one representative from the advisor group; and (4) two student representatives from the programme.
  • Secretary: To be appointed by the Chairperson.

 

Terms of Reference

 

The SSCC has the following duties:
1.   To promote understanding between students and teaching staff.
2.   To consider feedback from students regarding teaching, learning and course evaluation and issues of importance for enhancing teaching and learning quality.
3.   To consider any other matters of concern to students.
4.   To review and monitor the learning and teaching quality assurance mechanisms and processes within the programme.
5.   To provide feedback to students on changes made to courses and teaching in response to the Course Teaching and Learning Evaluation (CTLE) exercise.
6.   To formulate strategies to help students learn more effectively.

 

Membership

  • Chairperson: Programme Director/A staff member appointed by the Programme Director.
  • Members: (1) At least two teaching staff representatives and (2) at least three student representatives.
  • Secretary: To be appointed by the Chairperson.