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December 21, 2018

Involving the Community in Public Finance Management

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Involving the Community in Public Finance Management     An onsite survey conducted from October to November on 520 young people aged 18 – 34 noted that close to 60% (59.8%) of respondents believed the greatest benefit of involving the community in the decision making process of the public finance to be its potential to ensure the resources meet the citizens’ need. Close to half (48.5%) considered their participation important, mainly due to the reasons that the public assets belong to the community and they concerned the development prospects of Hong Kong. […]
November 27, 2018

Enhancing Career Opportunities for Higher Educated Youth with SEN or Disabilities

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Enhancing Career Opportunities for Higher Educated Youth with SEN or Disabilities     The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Enhancing Career Opportunities for Higher Educated Youth with SEN or Disabilities”.   Data gathered from 520 Hong Kong residents aged 18 or above showed that 26.0% of them are not willing to work a youth with SEN. The reasons were “it would increase my workload” (60.7%), “I didn’t know how to work with them” (43.7%) and “they could be dangerous or harmful” (27.4%).   Lack […]
October 30, 2018

Improving Incentives for Women’s Employment

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Improving Incentives for Women’s Employment     The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Improving Incentives for Women’s Employment”.   Data gathered from 520 Hong Kong residents aged 18 or above showed that 83.1% support improvement in women’s employment but they only gave an average rate of 4.11 (0-10 scale) on the work of the HKSAR government in this area.   Some women said that they experience tension as a result of both employment and child care. Employers’ representatives said women are welcome to return […]
September 26, 2018

Living with Innovative Technologies and Building a Smart City

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Living with Innovative Technologies and Building a Smart City     The research project conducted from July to August, consists of a 520-participants onsite survey and 20 individual youth talks, found that youths’ understanding towards ‘Innovative technologies, IT’ was unclear, when some of the interviewed referred ‘R&D’ to be their first thought towards the subject. Besides, a mean score of 6.28 on a 10-point scale indicated youths’ passive attitude towards adopting IT in life.   Most participants (92.3%) chose ‘bringing convenience to life’ to be a crucial motivational factor in adopting IT. […]
August 26, 2018

Nurturing Talent for Governance

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Nurturing Talent for Governance   An onsite survey conducted from June to July on 520 young people aged 18 – 34 noted that a significant proportion (77.1%) of respondents recognized the need for greater governance talent in the city. Close to 69% (68.5%) felt a lack of talent was a major hindrance to effective governance of the HKSAR Government. Thirty-eight percent (37.9%) considered that commitment to Hong Kong society the most important character that a talent for governance in Hong Kong should have.   Thirty percent (30.2%) of respondents showed interests in […]
July 26, 2018

Boosting Birth Rate in Hong Kong

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Boosting Birth Rate in Hong Kong   An onsite survey on 520 young people aged 20 – 39 found that the average intended parity was 1.41, less than the ideal parity of 1.84. Although only 5.8% of respondents indicated an ideal family size should be childless, near one in five (18.5%) intended to be childless in the future.   The major reasons of the surveyed youth to give birth were “the desire for a complete family” (71.1%), “the enhancement in family life” (68.5%) and “the love of kids” (66.8%). However, “financial burden […]
June 26, 2018

Encouraging Young-Olds Employment

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Encouraging Young-Olds Employment     The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study Encouraging Young-Olds Employment”.   Data gathered from 520 young people aged 18-34 showed that 71.7% support young-olds employment while 28.1% think that there should not be any upper limit on working age. In general, they are not worried that the employment of young-olds would affect the promotion and employment opportunities of young people.   Some young-olds revealed that employment can provide them with goals and social life. But they are facing with the problems […]
June 19, 2018

Improving Liberal Studies in Senior Secondary Education

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Improving Liberal Studies in Senior Secondary Education     The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Improving Liberal Studies in Senior Secondary Education”.   The Study noted that the value for the New Senior Secondary Liberal Studies (NSSLS) subject was generally upheld by teachers and youth polled in the two separated surveys. An overwhelming majority (94.4%) of teachers believed that the subject can help nurture students’ thinking ability with multiple perspectives. A considerable proportion (83.3%) of youth took the same view.   Around 60 – […]
April 26, 2018

Enhancing e-Government in the HKSAR

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Enhancing e-Government in the HKSAR     An online survey last month on 648 young people aged 18 – 34 noted that more than 70% (71.1%) of respondents had used online Government services during the past 12 months. Of them, “for convenience” (76.4%) and “time saving” (13.0%) were the two major reasons for using these services.   Among the users, close to 47% (46.8%) said the services were satisfactory. A similar percentage (45.8%) said the services were fair. 30% (30.1%) of them were discontented with the insufficient linkage of government department websites. […]