The primary objective of establishing the HKQF is to provide a platform to encourage and facilitate lifelong learning, with a view to enhancing the capability and competitiveness of the workforce in Hong Kong.
The objectives are to be achieved through:
- Defining clear and objective standards applicable to qualifications in the academic, vocational and professional as well as continuing education sectors;
- Assuring the quality of qualifications and the associated learning programmes available to learners; and
- Assuring relevancy of learning to industry needs.