Assessment Criteria

Theme-based and Open-ended Projects

(A) Benefits
  • whether the proposed project can benefit the post-secondary education sector as widely as possible;
  • whether the proposed project can benefit a significant number of beneficiaries to enhance teaching/learning quality; and
  • whether the impacts/benefits can be sustained in a longer term.

(B) Viability and deliverables
  • whether the proposed project is both technically and financially viable, and its schedule of implementation is well-planned and practicable;
  • whether the applicant has provided a satisfactory track record and/or evidence to show that it has the technical and/or management capability and experience to successfully carry out and complete the proposed project; and
  • whether the project budget is prudent, realistic and cost-effective, and the major expenditure items are reasonable.

(C) Institution commitment and self-evaluation mechanism
  • whether the applicant has demonstrated strong commitment such as making its own financial contributions and/or with high degree of staff’s/principal’s involvement to ensure the project implementation or sustainability; and
  • whether the project has clearly described a mechanism and criteria for self-evaluation to facilitate monitoring of progress and assessing the attainment of project objectives.

(D) Sharing of outcomes
  • whether the outcome and result of the project can be widely shared with or used by the whole sector; and
  • whether a publicity plan, including means to implement such plan and materials to be produced, and a dissemination plan to enhance sharing of information/ deliverables in the sector / public is described.

(E) Innovativeness
  • whether the project provides a new solution or covers areas which have not been adopted in other projects.


Industrial Attachment Projects

A) Benefits
  • whether the proposal can benefit a reasonable number of students (such as the number of new internship places and/or the number of existing internship places to receive enhanced support) to enhance their employability; and
  • whether the impacts/benefits of the proposal can sustain after the project period.

(B) Viability and deliverables
  • whether the proposed project is both technically and financially viable, and its schedule of implementation is well-planned and practicable; 
  • whether the applicant has provided a satisfactory track record and/or evidence to show that it has the technical and/or management capability and experience to successfully carry out and complete the proposed project; and
  • whether the project budget is prudent, realistic and cost-effective, and the major expenditure items are reasonable.

(C) Institution commitment and self-evaluation mechanism
  • whether the applicant has demonstrated strong commitment such as making its own financial contributions and/or with high degree of staff’s/principal’s involvement to ensure the project implementation or sustainability; and
  • whether the project has clearly described a mechanism and criteria for self-evaluation to facilitate monitoring of progress and assessing the attainment of project objectives.






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Contact Information:
Address
Self-financing Post-secondary Education Fund Secretariat, 7/F, East Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong

E-mail
self_fin_edu_fund@edb.gov.hk

Telephone No.
3509 7421
Last Review Date: 18/01/2016