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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 […]
December 22, 2021

Sustaining Sports Development by Strengthening its Industry

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “Sustaining Sports Development by Strengthening its Industry”       The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Sustaining Sports Development by Strengthening its Industry”.   Data gathered from 520 Hong Kong residents aged 15-64 showed that respondents gave the prospects of sports development, working in the sports industry and being a professional athlete only 5.32, 5.55 and 5.46 points respectively out of 10. Besides, 28.8% of the respondents did not exercise at all in the past six months, while 41% exercise at least once per […]
November 8, 2021

Strengthening the Rule of Law through Education

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “Strengthening the Rule of Law through Education”       The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Strengthening the Rule of Law through Education”.   529 young people (aged 15-34) polled in a survey gave an average 7.87 points on a scale of 0-10 (10 = very important; 5=medium) when asked to rate the importance of rule of law as a core value of Hong Kong. Seventy percent(70.1%)said that their confidence in the city’s rule of law was reduced after the recent spate of social […]
September 27, 2021

Unleashing the Potential of Local Entertainment Industry

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “Unleashing the Potential of Local Entertainment Industry”       The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Unleashing the Potential of Local Entertainment Industry”.   This Research studied the creative industry focusing on music, film, television and online content production. 816 Hong Kong residents aged 15-65 were polled in this study. On a scale of 0 to 10, respondents rated the statement “local entertainment production can best represent Hong Kong’s culture” at an average of 6.23. The statement “local entertainment production enhances my self-identity as […]
August 30, 2021

Preparing for the Changes in the Senior Secondary Curriculum

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “Preparing for the Changes in the Senior Secondary Curriculum” The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Preparing for the Changes in the Senior Secondary Curriculum”.   For the surveyed 395 Hong Kong secondary school teachers, they generally understand the curriculum changes, with an average rating above 6/10. However, when being asked on the progress of preparing teaching materials, Chinese and Liberal Studies teachers rated 4.8/10 and 2.49/10 on average respectively. Moreover, Liberal Studies teachers are less confident (3.63/10) and feel more pressure (7.97/10) than teachers […]
August 2, 2021

Navigating Career Opportunities for Young People

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “Navigating Career Opportunities for Young People”       The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Navigating Career Opportunities for Young People”.   Data gathered from 520 Hong Kong young employees aged 18-34 showed that 72.5% of them mainly considered the factor of salary in job hunting. Most respondents paid attention to the business nature (59.8%) and company size (36.9%) when choosing companies, while 70.0% said company background was not an important factor.   Interviewees from in-depth interviews generally thought that Chinese enterprises can provide […]
June 15, 2021

The Challenges of Civil Servant Talent Development

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “The Challenges of Civil Servant Talent Development”       The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “The Challenges of Civil Servant Talent Development”.   Ninety-two percent of the 527 Hong Kong youth aged 18-34 in an on-site survey said that talent nurturing of the civil servants was important to Hong Kong. In respondents’ perceptions, the city’s civil servants had encountered challenges from the poor public trust of the SAR Government, a divided society, as well as failing to attract outstanding talent. A respective more […]
May 17, 2021

Balancing Privacy Protection and Big Data Development

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “Balancing Privacy Protection and Big Data Development”       The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Balancing Privacy Protection and Big Data Development’”.   A survey on 808 local citizens aged 15 to 65 showed that majority of local citizens generally valued the importance of privacy, scoring 6.66 out of 10 (scale of 0 to 10, with 10 representing very important). However, there is a differentiation of opinions regarding the importance between privacy and other public interests, such as public health, public security, technological […]
April 19, 2021

Supporting Teachers in Facing Educational Challenges

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “Supporting Teachers in Facing Educational Challenges”     The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Supporting Teachers in Facing Educational Challenges”. For the surveyed 354 Hong Kong secondary school teachers, 35.3% worked over 60 hours a week, 14.5% of them even worked over 71 hours or above. Most respondents hoped to reduced administrative work (66.4%), while they wanted to spend more time on engaging with students (61.3%) and lesson preparation work (57.1%). Teacher Interview Cases revealed that workload increased during the pandemic as teachers need […]