September 22, 2017

Individual and Society

  This study, Individual and Society, with special focus on desirable social conditions, media contact, personal development and social awareness, is the first of the Study Series on civic awareness. 533 young people, aged 15 to 29, were sampled in Hong Kong, 500 were sampled in Guangzhou and 505 in Beijing. This comparative youth study provide much information to better understand young people in Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Beijing. Major findings: Young people in Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Beijing share the same desire for social stability and a sound legal systeim in respect of the most important social conditions; Over […]
July 31, 2017

Views of Senior Secondary Students on Taking a Gap in Their Studies

Youth I.D.E.A.S. 24 Education and Innovation Views of Senior Secondary Students on Taking a Gap in Their Studies 31 July 2017
July 30, 2017

Views of Senior Secondary Students on Taking a Gap in Their Studies

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Views of Senior Secondary Students on Taking a Gap in Their Studies   A survey on 905 S.4 to S.6 senior secondary students noted that they have positive views of gap year. Respondents believed taking a gap can broaden students’ horizons, improve their independence and help students find their life goals. They scored an average 8.10, 7.65 and 7.58 points respectively on a 0-10 scale, where 10 indicated totally agree, while 5 indicated “half-half”.     If the Gap Year program was implemented in secondary school, 75.7% of the respondents said they […]
July 29, 2017

The Belt and Road Initiative and Its Opportunities for Youth

Journal of Youth Studies January 2017 Volume 20 . Issue No. 1 Serial No. 39   The Belt and Road refers to the land-based “Silk Road Economic Belt” and the seagoing “21st Century Maritime Silk Road”. The routes cover about 70 countries and regions from Asia to Europe. This innovative concept has aroused global concerns and discussions. The latest issue of the HKFYG Journal of Youth Studies (JYS) focuses on the Belt and Road Initiative and its opportunities for youth. How Hong Kong can capitalise on its unique status to enhance its position by taking full advantage of the opportunities offered […]
July 28, 2017

Volume 20, Issue No. 1 (Serial No. 39) The Belt and Road Initiative and Its Opportunities for Youth

Journal of Youth Studies January 2017 Volume 20 . Issue No. 1 Serial No. 39  
June 26, 2017

Young People’s Views on Togetherness

Youth I.D.E.A.S. 23 Governance and Constitutional Development Young People’s Views on Togetherness 26 June 2017
June 25, 2017

Young People’s Views on Togetherness

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Young People’s Views on Togetherness     A territory-wide telephone survey on 519 young people aged 15 – 34 noted that an overwhelming majority (95.2%) of respondents considered social togetherness to be important to Hong Kong.  In their views, the greatest meaning for Hong Kong to have social togetherness is to improve people’s livelihood (27.6%), keep it moving on (27.4%), or increase people’s sense of belonging (20.8%).   Close to half (49.3%) of respondents referred to the sense of belonging when asked about the crucial element for social togetherness.  This is followed […]
May 31, 2017

How Young People Cope with Stress

Youth I.D.E.A.S. 22 Society and Livelihood How Young People Cope with Stress 31 May 2017
April 27, 2017

Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Development of Creative Craftsmanship in Hong Kong

Youth I.D.E.A.S. 21 Employment and Economic Development Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Development of Creative Craftsmanship in Hong Kong 27 April 2017