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Advisory Committee on Social Work Training and Manpower Planning

(Appointed by the Secretary for Labour and Welfare)

Enquiry: c/o Staff Development and Training Section,
Social Welfare Department
Room 925, 9/F., Revenue Tower,
5 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

  • Professor Thomas WONG Kwok-shing, J.P. (Chairman)
  • Ms. Nancy CHAN LAM see
  • Dr. Eva DUNN Lai-wah
  • Ms. Michelle IP Mei-ho
  • Mr. LAU Chun-chuen
  • Mr. Albert WONG Shun-yee, M.H.
  • Mrs. Queenie WONG CHAN Lai-kwan
  • Deputy Secretary for Labour and Welfare or representative
  • Secretary for Education or representative
  • Director of Social Welfare or representative
  • Head, Department of Social Work and Social Administration,
    The University of Hong Kong or representative
  • Chairperson, Department of Social Work, The Chinese University
    of Hong Kong or representative
  • Head, Department of Social Work, Hong Kong Baptist University
    or representative
  • Head, Department of Applied Social Sciences, City University of
    Hong Kong or representative
  • Head, Division of Social Sciences, Community College of City
    University of Hong Kong or representative
  • Head, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong
    Polytechnic University or representative
  • Head, Department of Social Work, Hong Kong Shue Yan
    University or representative
  • Chairperson, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service or
    representative
  • President, Hong Kong Social Workers Association or representative
Secretary: Senior Executive Officer
(Human Resource Management) /
Social Welfare Department
(Tel.: 3974 5456)
(Fax: 2838 9595)

Terms of Reference

To advise Government on all matters relating to the education and training of social workers, including the planning of manpower to meet welfare service needs, and, in pursuing this objective, to carry out the following activities:

  1. To advise on the need for and the provision of social work education and training in Hong Kong;
  2. to advise on the co-ordination and planning of social work education and training programmes among social work training institutes in Hong Kong;
  3. to advise on matters of evaluation and standard setting in social work education and training;
  4. to advise on the planning of social work manpower to meet the demand for social workers in Hong Kong, including examination of issues relating to such planning;
  5. to provide opportunities for consultation and co-operation among Government, social work training institutes, voluntary social welfare organizations and social work practitioners; and
  6. to support the production of indigenous social work training material for Hong Kong.


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