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Advisory Board (AB)

Terms of Reference
An Advisory Board shall normally meet once a year to help plan and keep under review the following aspects of work including future developments:
a) level and length of courses/programme(s) concerned in relation to local needs;
b) the relevance of the courses/programme(s) in relation to the local needs;
c) the prospects of local employment for graduates;
d) the adequacy of the equipment and other resources of the academic unit(s) to fulfil local needs;
e) the development of teaching and other activities carried out jointly by the academic unit(s) and the appropriate sector of the community;
f) investigation consultancy and other services given by the academic unit(s); and
g) keep under review the assistance which 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, the award of scholarships, student-fellowships, etc.
Membership Title Post & Organisation
Chairman : Mr. Chan Shun Kit Charles Head Educational Psychologist, School-Based Educational Psychology Service, Po Leung Kuk
Convener : Prof. YU Baohua Lucy Programme Director
Members : Mr. Chan Ka Yun Principal, S.K.H. Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School
Prof. HOU, Yung-chi Angela Associate Dean College of Education National Chengchi University (Taiwan)
Mr. PANG Chi Wa Fritz Registered Educational Psychologist, Founder of New Horizons Development Center
Prof. SHEN, Wenqin Associate Professor Higher Education at the Graduate School of Education Peking University (PRC)
Mr. YU Tai Wai Principal, Yan Chai Hospital No.2 Secondary School
Secretary : Administrative Officer of the Programme
Observers : The Committee may invite any persons (such as alumni and other stakeholders) to attend any meeting as observers or advisers

Board of Examiners (BoE)

Terms of Reference
a) To maintain the academic standards of the programme at a level appropriate to the type of award.
b) To approve examination question papers after considering the views and recommendations of External Academic Advisers, where appropriate.
c) To maintain general supervision of the system of continuous assessment, where it applies.
d) To maintain the proper conduct of examinations.
e) To determine students' examination results.
f) To assess the progress of students and to report its decisions, including its recommendations for award classification, to the Postgraduate Studies Committee (postgraduate programmes).
g) To consider appeals referred to it by the Registrar.
Chairman : Programme Director
Members : Dean of School of Graduate Studies or his/her delegate
All staff concerned with the setting and marking of any part of the examinations
Secretary : To be appointed by the Chairman

Programme and Curriculum Committee (PCC)

Terms of Reference
a) To take charge of the degree programme including the design, implementation and review of the curricula, inter alia, the achievement of the intended student learning outcomes;
b) To liaise with teaching staff concerned on programme matters such as course offerings for each academic year;
c) To liaise with the Registry/School of Graduate Studies on all academic matters including review of academic regulations and examination matters;
d) To review admissions policy for the programme; and
e) To deal with all other matters related to the programme.
Chairman : OPEM Programme Director
Members : Dean of School of Graduate Studies or his/her delegate
Associate Dean of School of Graduate Studies
OPEM Admissions Coordinator
All staff contributing towards teaching courses in the programme
One student representative.
Secretary : To be appointed by the Chairman

Staff-Student Consultation Committee (SSCC)

Terms of Reference
a) To promote understanding between students and teaching staff.
b) To consider feedback from students regarding teaching, learning and course evaluation and issues of importance for enhancing teaching and learning quality.
c) To consider any other matters of concern to students.
d) To review and monitor the learning and teaching quality assurance mechanisms and processes within the programme.
e) To provide feedback to students on changes made to courses and teaching in response to the Course Teaching and Learning Evaluation exercise.
f) To formulate strategies in helping students to learn more effectively.
Chairman : Programme Director
Members : At least two staff members teaching for the Programme in the current academic year
At least three student representatives from variety of education/training/working backgrounds in current academic year
Co-opted : If any, up to two co-opted members as appropriate member
Secretary : To be appointed by the Chairman