The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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Advisory Board for Core Curriculum and General Education

Terms of Reference

Role

The role of an Advisory Board is to act as an interface between Government / industry / commerce / the community at large and the Core Curriculum and General Education Programme.

Power and responsibilities

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 changing needs and nature of potential employment in Hong Kong of graduates of the University;

c) The prospects of local employment for graduates;

d) The adequacy of the equipment and other resources of the academic unit(s) to fulfill 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) 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

Chairperson: To be nominated by the Convener and appointed by the Senate
Convener: Director of Core Curriculum and General Education
Members: To be nominated by the Convener and appointed by the Senate
  Deans or their representatives
Observers and Advisers: The Committee may invite any persons to attend any meeting as observers or advisers.
Secretary: A staff member of the Core Curriculum and General Education Office