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About LiPACE

The Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE) is one of the six constituent schools of the Open University of Hong Kong. Originally established in 1992 as the Centre for Continuing and Community Education (CCCE) and renamed as LiPACE in 2000, it has carried out its original mission of serving the broadest range of learners in HK. LiPACE is now an established Vocational Professional Education and Training (VPET) provider of full-time post-secondary education and part-time professional and continuing education as well as corporate training. At the same time, it advances non-formal learning through its two flagship programmes for women and senior learners, the Capacity Building Mileage Programme (CBMP) and the Elder Academy Open University (EAOU).


To be the preferred choice of learners for postsecondary education, new skills training and lifelong learning in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area and beyond.


LiPACE provides quality programmes and courses distinguished by creativity, novelty, and the creation of value for learners at different stages of their learning needs.


LiPACE places value on:

  • Providing top-quality and all-rounded learning experience for students

  • Empowering learners to participate in the skills-based economy through continuous professional development

  • Valuing non-formal learning for the benefit of non-economically active members of the community

  • Accountability to stakeholders

  • Creativity and responsiveness in programme development, instructional design, teaching delivery and assessment

  • Excellence in service quality


“Advancing VPET and Lifelong Learning for All”



Maintained by: Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education ( lipace@ouhk.edu.hk )
Modified Date: Nov 25, 2019