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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 […]
June 28, 2016

Young People’s Views on Continuous Learning

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on “Young People’s Views on Continuous Learning”   The Youth I.D.E.A.S. has released its twelfth study on “Young People’s Views on Continuous Learning”. According to the survey, among 527 respondents, they generally believe that continuous learning is a must, with the average score of 7.03 (10 being the highest score). However, only one-third (32.3%) of respondents revealed that they have participated in continuous learning within the past five years. Moreover, 46.0% of respondents have not yet decided their plan on continuous learning.   The Study found that respondents believe the most crucial factors […]
May 29, 2016

Young People’s Views on the Roles and Functions of the Legislative Council

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Young People’s Views on the Roles and Functions of the Legislative Council     A territory-wide telephone survey on 539 young people aged 18 – 34 noted that on the merits of the current Legislative Council, some 28% of respondents agreed there was a diversity of voices in the chamber.  Some respondents from the face-to-face interviews also expressed positive remark on the role of the Legislative Council, with some saying that it should be a place for debating and discussion on public issues.   In terms of drawbacks, close to one-third (32.7%) […]
March 31, 2016

Challenges and Opportunities: Hong Kong’s Role as a Super-connector

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Challenges and Opportunities: Hong Kong’s Role as a Super-connector The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its ninth study on “Challenges and Opportunities: Hong Kong’s Role as a Super-connector”.  Data gathered during an online survey found that 47.9% think that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) would be beneficial to the economy of Hong Kong while only 29.8% of the 543 young people surveyed said that BRI would be beneficial to their own career development.  Overall speaking, only 35.2% of them are interested in acquiring more information on […]
February 29, 2016

Do “Flipped Classrooms” Motivate Students to Learn?

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Do “Flipped Classrooms” Motivate Students to Learn?   The Youth I.D.E.A.S. has released its eighth study on “Do Flipped Classrooms Motivate Students to Learn?”. The Study found that 995 respondents generally believe that they only have fair self-directed learning ability, with the average score of 5.58(10 being the highest score). According to the survey, among 423 respondents having experienced “Flipped Classrooms”, over half of the students (52.1%) believe that “Flipped Classroom” is able to enhance students’ self-directed ability. When comparing before and after, “Flipped Classroom” has facilitated students’ learning effectiveness in various […]
January 31, 2016

Young People’s Perception on Public Consultations

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Young People’s Perception on Public Consultations
December 30, 2015

Enhancing the Conditions for Technology Start-ups

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Enhancing the Conditions for Technology Start-ups   The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its fifth study on enhancing the conditions for technology start-ups.  Data gathered from 217 start-up entrepreneurs found that the average score for the level of difficulty of starting up technology enterprises is 6.59.  The applied technology environment for technology start-ups is not perceived favourable by the respondents.  The average scores for talent supply, innovation culture, technical support and research standard are 4.86, 5.00, 5.08 and 5.31 respectively.  Government policy receives the lowest average score […]
December 22, 2015

Attracting Talents to Hong Kong: Impact and Opportunities

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Attracting Talents to Hong Kong: Impact and Opportunities   The Youth I.D.E.A.S. has released its sixth study on “Attracting Talents to Hong Kong: Impact and Opportunities”. Data gathered from 520 young respondents found that the average score for the level of support of attracting talents to Hong Kong is 5.8 on the scale of 0 to 10.   Young respondents reveal that talent attraction can promote the development of new industries in Hong Kong with an average score of 6.1 and enhance the quality of Hong Kong’s human capital with an average […]