A. Terms of Reference

  1. To promote Whole Person Education through the development and maintenance of the General Education Programme (GEP) within the College;

  2. To develop policies and practices for implementing and monitoring the GEP, and to submit proposals for the introduction and revision of policies and procedures related to the GEP to the Senate for approval via the Quality Assurance Committee.

  3. To review periodically the programme intended learning outcomes and the courses under the Core and Distribution categories in consultation with academic units and the Academic Registry, 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.

  4. To liaise with academic units within the College concerning the General Education requirements and the relevant course/teaching provisions.

  5. To keep under review resource needs of all kinds across the College that are needed to ensure proper implementation of the GEP.

  6. To assist with the coordination and liaison of logistics arrangements needed for General Education teaching.

  7. To take up such other relevant issues as may be referred to the Committee by the Quality Assurance Committee, Senate or the College academic leadership.

  8. To submit an annual report to the Senate (via the Quality Assurance Committee) at the end of the academic year.

B. Membership Composition



Secretary and Member:

Director of General Education Office


President ex officio


Chairperson of Quality Assurance Committee ex officio

Dean of each Division or designage

Deputy Academic Registrar or designate

Director of Whole Person Education Office

Director of English Language Centre

Director of Chinese Language and Culture Centre

Coordinator of Centre of Foreign Languages and Cultures

One representative from the Physical Education Centre

Associate Director of General Education Office

One student member of the Senate

Under- Secretary:

Administrative Officer of GEO