CLAP@JC Community of Practice Session on “Creating a youth-enabling environment via a systematic framework and cross-sectoral collaboration to facilitate students’ life exploration”
Funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust and organised by the Department of Social Work, CUHK, the CLAP@JC Community of Practice Session on “Creating a youth-enabling environment via a systematic framework and cross-sectoral collaboration to facilitate students’ life exploration” was held successfully on 16 July 2021 via Zoom. Over 130 participants from different parts of the world, including Hong Kong, mainland China, Thailand and the United States, attended the event.
It was an honour to have Ms. Chocolate Leung, Student Engagement & Hub Facilitator of CLAP@JC, Ms. Kiki Tam, Student Engagement & Hub Facilitator of CLAP@JC, Mr. Daniel Kwan, Community Connector of CLAP@JC, as well as Mr. Terry Yeung, Community Connector of CLAP@JC as our guest speakers. They shared how The Hong Kong Benchmarks for Career and Life Development (HKBM) can help schools to foster cross-sectoral collaboration as well as how Alternative Path Finder Scheme (APFS) supports school and community to build an early identification and referral mechanism to motivate at-risk students to strengthen their career support networks and co-create an individualised career roadmap.
This Research Programme aims to generate research-based knowledge to facilitate the understanding of young people and develop further the theory and practice of youth research and youth service. It thereby incorporates both quantitative and qualitative research methods to elucidate and explain issues pertaining to young people. The Research Programme works closely with other children and youth research centres in promoting, exchanging and conducting childhood and youth research. It also serves as a resource in Chinese society for assembling academic colleagues from various disciplines and practitioners in different fields to work on the policies, services, developments and problems affecting young people.
A. To conduct research on social policies, services, and issues pertaining to young people
B. To develop indigenous knowledge and practices for use in working with young people
C. To promote cross-disciplinary collaboration and partnership with other child and youth research organizations
D. To publish academic research reports, papers, monographs, and books.
The Youth and Childhood Research Programme
Room 504, T. C. Cheng Building, United College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong