About ECD-WIE Office
Employability Competency Development in Work-Integrated Education
With the funding from the HKSAR Government through the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) under the Self- financing Post-secondary Education Fund, the establishment of the ECD-WIE Office is a strategic approach to the central coordination of work-related and employability competency development activities as well as the enhancement of institutional capacity to enable students to gain learning experiences conducive to their future employability.
The key aims of ECD-WIE office are to:
- Arouse students’ awareness to better equip and position themselves in the Hong Kong labour market.
- Support students’ learning experience and workforce readiness by building relationships with the business, industry, government and community sectors in an effective way.
- Organise career-related and employability competency development activities (e.g. work placements, internship opportunities, job shadowing, career talks, company visits, non- technical skills training and the like) to get students acquainted with the workplace and enhance their employability.
- Provide quality WIE experience and training in alignment with graduates’ capabilities to meet the expectations of all key stakeholders.