On 27 November, PolyU collaborated with Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) and Federation for Self-financing Tertiary Education (FSTE) to organise an online conference themed “Credit Transfer Practices in Higher Education: Partnership for Success”, with Education Bureau (EDB) as the supporting organization.

This conference aimed at advancing local credit transfer practices with streamlined programme articulation and transparent information, exploring the integration of recognized overseas systems into the local education context and promoting a cross-institutional collaborative culture among sending and receiving institutions for the better learning experience of Senior Year Admitted (SYA) students.

Attracting more than 300 officials, academics and administrators from 55 organisations including government, sub-degree, self-financed and UGC-funded institutions and professional accreditation bodies. This conference offered a platform for local and overseas experts from Canada, Netherlands, USA to share valuable experiences in the development of, challenges on and support to credit transfer practices in higher education. The engaging interaction contributed to fruitful discussions which have given inspirational feedback to both audiences and speakers.

The conference was organized by the UGC-funded Teaching and Learning Project “Enriching Senior Year Places Students' Learning Experience through Curricular and Co-curricular Activities in Hong Kong's Universities” (The SYA Project) led by Dr Kin CHEUNG, Associate Professor of School of Nursing. City University of Hong Kong (Dr Bin Li as a co-leader), Hong Kong Baptist University (Prof Peter Benz as a co-leader), and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Prof Ka Ming Chow as a co-leader) are the partnering institutions of the SYA Project and the co-organizers of the conference.

For more details of the conference, please click HERE.

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