Department of Education Studies teams up with Caritas Family Service and schools to provide learning experiences for senior secondary school students.
With the aim to provide career development education and service learning experiences to senior secondary students, the Department of Education Studies teams up with Caritas Hong Kong Family Service and their School Social Work Service to organize the “Weave a Dream Project” for the third consecutive year. On top of providing career talks and interactive workshops by experts and professional trainers from different fields, participating students get the opportunity to engage in real work settings to build up their career development skills through authentic experiences.
The “Weave a Dream Project Sharing Ceremony” was held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Hong Kong Baptist University Tsang Chan Sik Yue Auditorium (AAB201). More than 200 students from local secondary schools and their school principals as well as the Director and programme leaders from Caritas Hong Kong Family Service attended the event. In the opening speech, Prof. Atara Sivan, Head of the Department of Education Studies, delivered a warm welcome to the participants. Guest speaker, Mr. Charles Ho, Global Training Manager, MTR Corporation Limited, shared themes of “Hope” to encourage students in pursuing their own dream.
Prof. Vicky Tam, Associate Head of the Department of Education Studies, Mr. Frederick Lai Wing Hoi, JP, Acting Director, , Caritas Hong Kong Social Work Services Division, Ms. Eliza Lam, Head of Caritas Hong Kong Family Service, and Mrs. Elaine Shum, Consultant of “Weave a Dream Project” also attended the event.
During this project, the Department of Education Studies will engage the senior secondary school students in a range of career-based learning experiences on campus.
The event was attended by Prof. Atara Sivan, Prof. Vicky Tam, Mr. Fredrick Lai Wing Hoi, JP, Ms. Irene Tsang, and other guests.