MEET & SHARES

Objectives

Project Share will design, initiate and facilitate meetings for students first in Tin Shui Wai, Tuen Mun, Yuen Long and Tung Chung, then with corporate partners with the objectives of:

  • Sharing successes, failures and experiences;
  • identifying challenges in overcoming recognised obstacles;
  • exploring how all stakeholders can contribute (collectively “lessons learned”); and
  • recording and providing wider access to lessons learned;

These meetings aim to provide a platform for the youth to explore and discuss openly, in guided manner, their experiences as well as to identify more structured solutions as they encounter educational and career decisions and challenges. 

Who will be involved in the discussion?

CAP is dedicated to serving young people under the age of 21 studying in Band II and III secondary schools located in disadvantaged areas of Hong Kong, primarily Tin Shui Wai, Yuen Long, Tuen Mun and Tung Chung.

Young people at various levels of self- and career development will be involved:

  • those who have succeeded in finding employment outside their own locale;
  • those who are trying to enhance their lives; and
  • those intending to try but still in school.

More about participants

  • Participants’ age: 13-21 (Form 1-6)
  • Each year, Project Share will recruit new youth to the meeting (minimum increment of 5% per annum)
  • Band II and III students – they do relatively poorer academically and has a lower ability to enter universities
  • Not gender biased

Involvement of corporate partners

Project Share work with corporate partners to explain how people can enter specific companies.  Corporate partners will organise site visits; provide speakers to share how they were able to work in such an organisation; and enhance students’ understanding of the expectations of employers and how young people can prepare to fulfill them.

 

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