A. Terms of Reference

  • Promote Whole Person Education through the development and maintenance of the General Education Programme (GEP) within the College;
  • Develop policies and practices for implementing and monitoring the GEP. As appropriate, to submit proposals for the introduction and revision of policies and procedures to the Senate for approval via the Quality Assurance Committee (QAC);
  • Review periodically the Programme intended learning outcomes (PILOs) and the courses under the Core and Distribution requirements, to make recommendations for changes in the content or teaching/assessment strategy, and to approve the addition and deletion of courses within the College prescribed requirements for the GEP;
  • Liaise with Programmes, divisions and other teaching units concerning the General Education requirements and the course/teaching provisions from various academic units within the College;
  • Keep under review resource needs of all kinds across the College that are needed to ensure proper implementation of the GEP;
  • Assist with the coordination and liaison of logistics arrangements needed for General Education teaching;
  • Take up such other relevant issues as may be referred to the Committee by QAC, Senate or the College academic leadership.

B. Membership Composition

Chairman: Associate Vice-President
Secretary and Member: Director of General Education
Members: Vice-President (Academic Affairs), ex officio
Deans of Divisions
Director  of English Language Centre or his/her representative
Director of Chinese Language and Culture Centre
Coordinator of Centre for Foreign Languages and Cultures
Deputy Academic Registrar
Director of Whole Person Education Office
Director of Quality Assurance Office
Representative of Physical Education
Observer: One student member of Senate