September 6, 2022

Effectively Supporting SEN Secondary Students with e-Learning

  Youth I.D.E.A.S. 67 Education Effectively Supporting SEN Secondary Students with e-Learning   Publication Executive Summary Report PowerPoint (Chinese only) Full Report (Chinese only) Press Release (Chinese only)   Photos
September 6, 2022

Press Briefing on “ Effectively Supporting SEN Secondary Students with e-Learning”

  The coronavirus shut down schools and most schools had to resort to online teaching. The changes of education setting pose a considerable challenge to students with special educational needs (SEN). What are their difficulties and what kind of support do they need? The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has completed the study “Effectively Supporting SEN Secondary Students with e-Learning” in which survey and interview were conducted to SEN students and teachers. The research report has been published on 6 September 2022. More: Effectively Supporting SEN Secondary Students with e-Learning  
July 31, 2022

Tapping into the Economic Opportunities of the Metaverse

  Youth I.D.E.A.S. 70 Economic Development Tapping into the Economic Opportunities of the Metaverse   The concept of the virtual “Metaverse” world has become popular since 2021. It is considered a new economy trend worthy of universal attention.[1] The Metaverse generally refers to a network of 3D virtual worlds focused on social connection. People in the real world can enter these artificial worlds with an avatar by using virtual-reality and augmented-reality headsets, mobile phones, personal computers and video game consoles. The Metaverse can also be understood as a huge application of various off-the-shelf technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, virtual […]
July 31, 2022

Press Briefing on “Tapping into the Economic Opportunities of the Metaverse”

  The Metaverse signifies the arrival of Web 3.0 with a new economic structure. A number of governments from different places have already introduced relevant policies to support the economic development of the Metaverse. It is worth to look at how Hong Kong can tap into this economic opportunity and catch up with the global development trends. The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has completed the study on “Tapping into the Economic Opportunities of the Metaverse” through an online survey and in-depth interviews and released the report on 31 July 2022. More: Tapping into the Economic Opportunities […]
July 4, 2022

“What Young People Want for Hong Kong” Press Briefing

  The Hong Kong society has experienced unprecedented difficulties in recent years brought about by social incidents, epidemic and others. The relationship between the Government and the youngsters gets worse. While Hong Kong is entering into a new stage with the establishment of the sixth-term of the HKSAR Government, the aspirations of the youngsters for their own, the city, as well as the new government deserve our attention.The Youth I.D.E.A.S. has conducted a research about what young people want for Hong Kong. Data was collected during March to May 2022, and the research report has been published recently.   More: […]
July 4, 2022

What Young People Want for Hong Kong

  Youth I.D.E.A.S. 69 Governance What Young People Want for Hong Kong   Vision is an important navigation tool for any organization, in that it enables each member to reach the goal that is set out in the vision. According to the United Nations, there are various values that governments can use to shape vision for policies, including: enhancing the commitment of decision makers; building capacity for new knowledge in the public sector that have the involvement of different stake-holders.[1] In the long term, it would be beneficial for the sustainable development within society and the good governance in government. […]
May 30, 2022

A Study on the Rise of Fake News

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “A Study on the Rise of Fake News”       The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “The Rise of Fake News”.   “Fake news” refers to disinformation or misinformation. 740 young people (aged 15-34) were polled in this study. 66.2 percent respondents were exposed to disinformation in the past 6 months, of which 83.9% said that they saw disinformation in social media or personal communication platforms, and most often encounter “political” (74.1%) and “pandemic” (73.3%) disinformation.   67.6% of the respondents viewed disinformation […]
May 30, 2022

A Study on the Rise of Fake News

  Youth I.D.E.A.S. 68 Livelihood A Study on the Rise of Fake News   The advancement of information technology and online platforms, has enabled people across the globe to have new ways to connect to each other, gather and spread information. In an era of information expansion, the spread of “fake news”[1] has become an increasingly serious issue in many regions of the world. It influences people’s behaviour and choices and can create public panic[2] and social division. The decline in collective trust is significant.   Many international authorities have taken action to limit the spread of fake news. The […]
May 19, 2022

The Competitiveness of Hong Kong’s Young People in the Greater Bay Area

HSBC and The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Youth Research Centre published a study on “The Competitiveness of Hong Kong’s Young People in the Greater Bay Area”       HSBC and The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Youth Research Centre published a study on “The Competitiveness of Hong Kong’s Young People in the Greater Bay Area.   The respondents – 720 local university students who have shown an interest in developing their careers in the mainland cities in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) – are most interested in working in three sectors: cultural and creative (17.9%); financial […]