• Built Environment & Placemaking
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Mental and Behavioral Health
  • Leadership Programme in Life Education (Primary Level)

Aims:

To increase students' awareness about the relationship between our built environment on sustainable development, and its impact on the economy, environment, society and culture

Intended Learning Outcomes:

  1. To cultivate a sense of spatial awareness and abilities to identify the strength and weakness of a place
  2. To explain the relationship between building revitalization and sustainable development

In-school activities:

  1. Coordinated and facilitated by teachers
  2. Including Searching for information, brainstorming, project development preparation and project presentations
  3. Mentor support provided

Suggested Project Topics:

Theme: Engage Community, Build a Better Living Environment

Key Words:

  • Zero emission living environment
  • Sustainable community
  • Sustainable space design
  • Urban revitalization and environment improvement
  • Green building
  • Cultural and natural heritage
  • Building conservation

Aims:

Students to gain an awareness of agriculture and the relationship with sustainable development.

Intended Learning Outcomes:

  1. To enable students to have an overview of the relationship between ecosystem and agriculture and between urban and rural areas
  2. To provide students with opportunities to explore feasibility in agricultural economy in Hong Kong
  3. To help students to rethink in local agricultural policy and the role of agriculture in Hong Kong

In-school activities:

  1. Coordinated and facilitated by teachers
  2. Including Searching for information, brainstorming, project development preparation and project presentations
  3. Mentor support provided

Suggested Project Topics:

Theme: Preserving Agriculture for Pursuing a Sustainable Future

Key Words:

  • Agriculture and Sustainable Development
  • Biodiversity
  • New Agricultural Policy and Agricultural Economy
  • Organic Farming
  • Relationship between Urban and Rural Areas

Aims:

Students to be aware of the impact of tourism and hospitality industries on our culture, economy, environment and society

Intended Learning Outcomes:

  1. To identify sustainable tourism in the context of Hong Kong and overseas
  2. To describe the benefits of sustainable tourism and hospitality practices
  3. To identify practices and habits that a traveler can adopt to minimize the social, environmental and cultural impact while on tour

In-school activities:

  1. Coordinated and facilitated by teachers
  2. Including Searching for information, brainstorming, project development preparation and project presentations
  3. Mentor support provided

Suggested Project Topics:

Theme: Sustainable Tourism, Cultural Tourism and Eco Tourism

Key Words:

  • Green Tourism
  • Cultural Tourism
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Geo Tourism
  • Agenda 21 & Tourism
  • Fish and Bear Paw : Economy and Conservation

Aims:

Students to recognize the relationship between mental well-being and sustainable development as well as its impact on community

Intended Learning Outcomes:

  1. To understand the concepts of Public Health: Mental Health & Addiction
  2. To identify topics on Mental Health & Addiction

In-school activities:

  1. Coordinated and facilitated by teachers
  2. Including Searching for information, brainstorming, project development preparation and project presentations
  3. Mentor support provided

Suggested Project Topics:

Theme: Mental & Behavioural Health of Urban Life

Key Words:

  • Enhancement of Mental Health
  • Depression and Mania
  • Stress and Health
  • Prevention and Care
  • Analyze Behavior Disorder
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Drug abuse
  • Rehabilitation and Social Costs

Programme Objectives

  • To understand the value of life through preparing and implementing a project to make the world more beautiful
  • To cultivate students to be leaders in schools so as to influence life with life and participate in life education work
  • To promote self-understanding and connect students and the community.

Programme Content

Part 1: Through various activities, students will be trained as a leader and explore the meaning of life.

Part 2: Students will be encouraged to prepare and implement projects to "make the world more beautiful" in school so as to influence life with life. Their projects would be showcased at the Presentation and Assessment Day.

Schedule & Activities

Kick-off Ceremony & Drama Workshop 1* (Personal Development)
Date: 10 October, 2015 Venue: Hong Kong Science Park

Life Education Activity 1 - Cross road foundation
Date: 24 October, 2015 Venue: 2 Castle Peak Road
Life Education Activity 2 - The Conservancy Association
Date: 7 November, 2015 Venue: TBC

Life Education Activity 3 - Non-Profit making Veterinary Service Society
Date: 21 November, 2015 Venue: Ki Lung Street, Prince Edward, Kowloon

Life Education Activity 4 - Dialogue In the Dark
Date: 5 December, 2015 Venue: Dialogue In the Dark
Prepare a deed to “make the world more beautiful” in school
Date: Jan to March 2016 Venue: Participants’ school

Presentation & Assessment Day
Date: 11 March, 2016 Venue: HK Institute of Education

Award Presentation & Closing Ceremony
Date: 19 March, 2016 Venue: Hong Kong Science Park

*This session is organized in collaboration with “Chung Ying Theatre company”

Participation:

Fee:HK$600 per student (8 students per group)

Target participants: P4-P5 students

Target

Secondary School: S1-S5 Students

Primary School: P4-P6 Students

Fee

HK$600/student (8 Students per group)

Schedule

From Oct 2015 to Mar 2016 (6-month programme)

Kick-off Ceremony cum Opening Talk 
Date: 10 Oct 2015 Venue:GHKSTP

Mentors and Students Meeting
Date: 10 Oct 2015 Venue:GHKSTP

Thematic Workshop
Date: 14 Nov 2015 Venue:GHKSTP

Personal Development Skills Workshop
Date:14 Nov 2015 Venue:GHKSTP

Study Visits
(Built Environment & Placemaking, Mental and Behavioral Health, Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Tourism)
Date: Nov 2015 – Jan 2016 Venue:GTBC

Mentorship Scheme (1-2 times meeting)
Date: Jan 2016 – Feb 2016 Venue:GTBC

Presntation and Assessment Day (Rules)
(Built Environment & Placemaking, Mental and Behavioral Health, Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Tourism)
Group written report submission deadline: 23 Feb 2016
Date: 5 Mar 2016 Venue:GHKSTP

Award Presentation cum Closing Ceremony
Date: 19 Mar 2016 Venue:GHKSTP

  • Terms and conditions
  • Personal Information Collection Statement
  1. Registration will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis.
  2. There are 6-8 students for each participating group.
  3. Students must wear proper school/ PE uniform to participate all activities including study visit.
  4. Every student must attend at least one site visit.
  5. Every School must nominate 1 teacher for supervising students’ project learning.
  6. Project titles should be submitted beforehand.
  7. Please submit an official medical certificate /letter from parent with stating the reason for the absence of the event.
  8. An email will be sent one week before the event.
  9. The association reserves the rights to use students’ work such as photos, videos and reports, etc.
  10. The association will not offer transportation services.
  11. Programme fee covers the insurance of the Kick Off Ceremony, workshops, assessment day and award ceremony.
  12. The association will not be held liable for any loss or damage incurred thereby.
  13. The association and all co-organizing organizations reserve the right to cancel or change the schedule of the programme.
  1. All the personal information collected will only be used for contacting the participants and identity verification.
  2. The supply of data is voluntarily except for those data specified in the data collection form as obligatory. Failure to supply such obligatory data will prevent us from fulfilling the above-mentioned purposes.
  3. UNESCO HK Association will keep all personal information confidential and will not transfer to any thirdparties.
  4. The Association will delete all personal data two months after the event.

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