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Status and mission of ASAEdUHK

The Academic Staff Association of The Education University of Hong Kong (ASAEdUHK) was first established in 1965  as the “Association of Lecturers at Colleges of Education.” Today,  ASAEdUHK and its constitution are registered as a trade union under Section 5 of the Trade Unions Ordinance of the Hong Kong SAR.

Among others, ASAEdUHK is concerned with:

  1. Academic freedom and university autonomy, hence, also with promotion and tenure process of academic staff members

  2. Effective implementation of international labour conventions

  3. Legislation in the interests of its members such as just and proper salary, hours of work and well-being

  4. Spirit of mutual respect and understanding between the Senior Management of The Education University of Hong Kong and the Association by securing a recognized and permanent channel of negotiation

  5. Monitoring disputes among members as well as between members and other parties

  6. Affiliation to a larger trade union or federation with comparable goals and mission

We ASAEdUHK is a component of and affiliated to The Confederation of Tertiary Institutes Staff Unions (CTISU) together with seven other trade unions of Hong Kong higher education institutions. ASAEdUHK became a part of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) in 2013.