Board of Directors

The Board of Directors (BoD) is the supreme governing body of FSTE. Its membership comprises official representatives appointed by their respective institutions. The total number of Directors tallies with the quantity of FSTE Full Members. Work of BoD is fully supported by the Executive Committee, which officers are elected amongst the Board members every two years.

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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee (EC) reports to the Board of Directors. It exercises all powers required by FSTE, subject to the provisions of Articles of the Association and to the directions as may be issued by the Board of Directors, including investment and deal with any of FSTE’s monies, acquisition or sell for FSTE as well as overseeing the operation of the FSTE Secretariat via the Secretary-General. It coordinates the work of the Committees and Working Groups appointed by the Board of Directors as well as appointing ad-hoc committees/working groups, project teams or task forces at any time. It also vets applications for membership of FSTE, considers membership status and makes recommendation to the Board.
Current Term (2021 – 2023)

Chairman: Professor Ronald CHUNGDean, School of Continuing Education, Hong Kong Baptist University

Vice-Chairman: Dr CHAN Cheuk HayPresident, Hong Kong College of Technology

Honorary Secretary: Dr John Cribbin, Deputy Director (Academic Services), HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education

Honorary Treasurer: Dr Joy SHIPresident, Hong Kong Institute of Technology

Co-opted Members:

Dr Benjamin CHANDean, Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education, Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Ms Gladys YAMDeputy Executive Director, Vocational Training Council (w.e.f. 10 February 2022)

Professor Peter YUENDean, College of Professional and Continuing Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Mr LEUNG Yam Shing, Deputy Executive Director, Vocational Training Council (until 30 September 2021)

Ex-officio Member: Dr Dorothy HONFSTE Secretary-General

Secretary: Ms Promena PO, FSTE Corporate Services Manager

Diploma Yi Jin Programme Management Committee

The Diploma Yi Jin (DYJ) Programme Management Committee (PMC) oversees and monitors the operation of DYJ programme as a whole, inclusive of assuring its quality, organizing promotion campaign and managing admission of students. In collaboration with the Education Bureau and other stakeholders, PMC also maps out the strategic plan for the development of DYJ. PMC further promotes DYJ as an alternative pathway for secondary 6 school leavers. The qualification acquired is comparable to the attainment of Level 2 standard in five subjects including Chinese Language and English Language in the HKDSE Examination; and meeting the accreditation standards at QF Level 3 to employers, educational institutions and the general public.
Chairman: Dr CHAN Cheuk Hay, President, Hong Kong College of Technology

Members: Representatives from Member Institutions

Secretary: Mr Edsel LAU, FSTE Senior Executive Officer

Membership and Membership Development Committee

The Membership and Membership Development Committee (MMDC) reviews the membership criteria from time to time. It also considers membership applications and makes recommendations to the Executive Committee.
Chairman: Dr CHAN Cheuk Hay, President, Hong Kong College of Technology

Members: Representatives from Member Institutions & Dr Dorothy HON, FSTE Secretary-General

Secretary: Ms Promena PO, FSTE Corporate Services Manager

Research and Development Committee

The Research and Development (R&D) Committee studies various topical issues pertaining to the improvement of continuing education in Hong Kong to encourage R&D activity amongst local self-financing tertiary education sector. It monitors research projects undertaken by FSTE from Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) and various commissioned studies to provide assurance of overall quality and expertise of different aspects. The committee also reviews recommendations on project submission and sets up task forces for specific issues.
Chairman: Professor Peter YUEN, Dean, College of Professional and Continuing Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Members: Representatives from Member Institutions

Secretary: Ms Mavis FAN, FSTE Project Officer

Academic and Quality Assurance Subcommittee

The Academic and Quality Assurance Subcommittee (AQA) monitors quality of the DYJ Programme and proposes measures for quality assurance.
Chairman: Dr Forrest CHAN, Head of Strategic Planning and Institutional Research, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Members: Independent Members and Representatives from Member Institutions

Secretary: Mr Edsel LAU, FSTE Senior Executive Officer

Investment Sub-committee

The Investment Committee formulates strategies and exercises powers vested in Executive Committee in dealing with FSTE investments.
Convenor: Dr Joy SHI, FSTE Honorary Treasurer
Members:

Professor Ronald CHUNG, FSTE Chairman

Mr Raymond CHIU, Director of HKMU Finance and Facilities Management Office (w.e.f. April 2022)

Dr Simon LEUNG, Director of PolyU Hong Kong Community College

Dr Dorothy HON, FSTE Secretary-General

Secretary: Ms Promena PO, FSTE Corporate Services Manager