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April 28, 2017

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

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Development of Creative Craftsmanship in Hong Kong The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Development of Creative Craftsmanship in Hong Kong”.  Data gathered from 520 Hong Kong Residents aged 18 or above showed that 28.2% thought the most disadvantage condition for craftsmanship development is the short of talents, 23.0% thought it is the short of space.  Some young creative craftsman cases revealed that space is the most significant problem in craft production.  There are also […]
March 28, 2017

STEM Education in Primary Schools

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on STEM Education in Primary Schools   A questionnaire survey on 520 P.4 to P.6 senior primary school students noted that 40.8% were not familiar with STEM Education. Respondents tend to believe that their creativity and problem solving skill were slightly above average, they scored 5.95 and 5.79 respectively (0-10 scale, 10 indicates extremely good ).   Primary Students polled did not participate in any kinds of STEM learning activity because they have too many assignments (49.8%), the classes are too costly (36.2%) and do not have passion for related subjects (36.0%).   […]
February 28, 2017

Young People’s Views on the Performance of Political Appointments

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Young People’s Views on the Performance of Political Appointments     A territory-wide telephone survey on 532 young people aged 15 – 34 noted that more than half of them expected the Principal Officials under the Political Appointment System could have the abilities to grasp public opinions (57.7%), or with accountability spirit (55.2%).  Yet, some 65% (64.8%) of the respondents did not think that they trusted the Principal Officials.   Regarding the biggest problem of the System, 43.9% of the respondents said that there was a lack of a mechanism in monitoring […]
January 24, 2017

Young people’s views on “Hong Kong 2030+”

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Young people’s views on “Hong Kong 2030+”     The Youth I.D.E.A.S. has released its eighteenth study on Young people’s views on “Hong Kong 2030+”. Data gathered from 512 young respondents aged 18-34 found that 57.8% of young people surveyed indicated Hong Kong’s livability is above average. This statement received an average score of 5.8 on the scale of 0 to 10. 74.0% of them thought the greatest shortcoming of Hong Kong as a livable city is crowded living environment.   In addition, 80.2% of young respondents thought Hong Kong must increase […]
December 29, 2016

Flexible Employment of Today’s Youth

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Flexible Employment of Today’s Youth     The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Flexible Employment of Today’s Youth”.  Data gathered from 528 working youth aged 15-34 showed that 51.1% of them took up flexi-work in the past year, most (52.4%) saying flexible employment offers greater control over working hours while 44.8% saying it was more lucrative than conventional jobs.   The study recommended setting up a platform of “Flexi Circle” to provide supporting service and information.  It also recommended the Education Bureau to improve […]
November 28, 2016

Attitude of Secondary Students on Physical Education

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “Attitude of Secondary Students on Physical Education”   A territory-wide telephone survey on 520 F.1 to F.6 Secondary School Students noted that 81.6% enjoy having Physical Education (PE) lesson. On average, respondents scored 6.12 and tend to believe that PE can help them establish positive attitude (0-10 scale, 10 indicates extremely agree, 5 indicates normal).   Nevertheless, secondary students get inadequate exercises. An overwhelming majority only did an average of 2.2 times, in which 30 minutes per one, moderate to vigorous-intensity exercise a week. The frequency can yet reach the international standard. […]
October 30, 2016

Young People’s Views on Civil Servant Challenges

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Young People’s Views on Civil Servant Challenges     A territory-wide telephone survey on 523 young people aged 18 – 39 noted that 46% considered “serving the public” as the greatest contribution made by the civil servants.  On average, respondents gave 5.94 points regarding the performance of the civil servants (0-10 scale, 10 indicating very excellent, 5 indicate a pass).   Nearly 57% agreed with the notion that “you trust the civil servants more than the Principal Officials”, and some 45% believed that the civil servants would tell the truth.   When […]
September 27, 2016

Challenges Faced by Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Challenges Faced by Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong   The Youth I.D.E.A.S. has released its fourteenth study on “Challenges Faced by Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong”. Data gathered from 520 young respondents found that 62.7% of young people surveyed did not make contact with Ethnic Minorities in past year while 35.4% of them did.   In addition, 64.3% of young respondents thought they have a poor understanding of the daily life and culture of Ethnic Minorities. This statement received an average score of 3.3 on the scale of 0 to 10.   […]
August 30, 2016

Diversifying Hong Kong’s Attractions to Boost Tourism

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Diversifying Hong Kong’s Attractions to Boost Tourism     The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Diversifying Hong Kong’s Attractions to Boost Tourism”.  Data gathered from 570 visitors showed that only 14.4% come here to shop and only 17.5% are interested in luxury products.  Visitors are more interested in humanized and localized feature travel.   The study recommended diversifying the development of the tourism industry by accrediting native guides who have professional knowledge on specific communities and the promotion of local travel routes suggested by […]