July 30, 2015

The Opportunities of Vocational Training for Youth Employment

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on The Opportunities of Vocational Training for Youth Employment   The new Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its first study on the opportunities offered by vocational training for youth employment.  Data gathered during an online survey found that only a minority (18.2%) think that vocational training educational credentials receive recognition in Hong Kong.  32.0% of the 941 14-25 year-olds surveyed have an impression that vocational training is for those “who are not able to go to the university”.  44.8% think that their prospects with vocational training would be […]
July 30, 2015

The Opportunities of Vocational Training for Youth Employment

Youth I.D.E.A.S. 01 Employment and Economic Development The Opportunities of Vocational Training for Youth Employment 30 July 2015     There is a strong demand for staffing in Hong Kong.  According to a paper from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Government, entitled “Manpower Projection”, there is an expected labour shortfall by 120,000 in 2022.   Other local surveys also show a severe labour shortage of professional and technical personnel in specific industries, especially construction and health care.  This situation is unlikely to be resolved in the foreseeable future.  What makes this situation even more difficult is that many […]
July 13, 2015

Volume 18, Issue No. 2 (Serial No. 36) Strategies and Trends for Implementing Vocational Education in Hong Kong

Journal of Youth Studies July 2015 Volume 18 . Issue No. 2 Serial No. 36
July 13, 2015

Youth Trends in Hong Kong 2015

Youth Trends in Hong Kong 2015 is a compilation of statistical data from various sources and a survey by the Youth Research Centre of the HKFYG. There are five main chapters in the book. They are “Introduction of the main findings about youth”, “Youth research and data analysis”, “Indicators of Youth Values”, “International Youth Comparison” and “Conclusion and Suggestion”. There are two main survey reports included in Trends 2015. For “Indicators of Youth Values” (Chapter 3), it is the twelfth in a series that has been published by the HKFYG Youth Research Centre since 1997. Statistical data including the comparison […]