跳到内容
博雅教育成就一生 Emerald Publishing
开始内容

Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer (ORKT)

IIF KT Programme Projects - Building a Caring and Understanding Society

projects_on-going

003

Reducing the linguistic prejudice towards migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong

- To help the general public and employers of migrant domestic workers (MDWs) reconsider the marginalised and stigmatised identities of MDWs in society
- To promote the appreciation for MDWs’ contributions in Hong Kong

Target beneficiaries: Migrant domestic workers and the general public
Project Leader: Prof Janet HO, Department of English, Faculty of Arts


projects_completed

Plastic Circularity: Learning Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in STEM for a better future

- To raise the young generation’s awareness of the selected Sustainable Development Goals by developing a mailable STEM educational kit to complement the online learning
- To enhance the young generation and their families on practical ways in achieving a healthy and sustainable lifestyle through online and offline engagement

Target beneficiaries: Primary and junior secondary school students
Project Leader: Prof Paulina WONG, Science Unit

001

Precarities facing food delivery workers – A cross-ethnic evaluation of job security and satisfaction

- To raise the public awareness of the possible discrimination and stigma that the food delivery workers face
- To provide recommendations on measures to ensure job security, satisfaction and equality in the food delivery industry

Target beneficiaries: Food delivery workers, South Asian/ South East Asian communities and management groups of food delivery platforms
Project Leader: Prof Lisa LEUNG, Department of Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts

KT19A4

Contextualizing discourses of sexual violence: Perpetrator’s perspectives

- To enhance sexual violence prevention services, staff training and public education by developing and providing resources
- To promote understanding of the role of discourses in the motivations and behaviours of sexual violence perpetrators

Target beneficiaries: NGOs, social workers, teachers, students and the general public
Project Leader: Prof Annie CHAN, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, Faculty of Social Sciences

kt_clip_image_Plastic

Plastic Circularity: Online education materials for secondary school students to learn the negative impact of plastic to the environment and the concept of circular economy

- To develop learning materials on plastic pollution and circular economy
- To equip students with knowledge, awareness and horizons as a global citizen to drive the sustainable development of Hong Kong

Target beneficiaries: Secondary school students and teachers, and the sustainability professionals
Project Leader: Prof Paulina WONG, Science Unit

KP18A8

Promoting the well-being of children and young people in Hong Kong

To promote the well-being of children and young people in Hong Kong via a series of coordinated events and strategic media exposure to foster dialogue between the public and key targeted stakeholders 

Target beneficiaries: Local stakeholders working on the issues of well-being of children and young people 
Project Leader: Prof Stefan KÜHNER, Institute of Policy Studies

KT19A1

Building inclusive workplaces for lesbian and bisexual women in Hong Kong’s financial services industry

- To shape the development of company policies and raise professional standards of conduct for business in tackling discrimination against lesbians and bisexual women
- To increase public awareness on workplace issues and challenges facing lesbians and bisexual women working in the financial services industry 

Target beneficiaries: Lesbians and bisexual women working in the financial services industry 
Project Leader: Prof Denise TANG, Department of Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts

KT19A5

The long-term care needs of older people in Hong Kong rural area: The case of Yuen Long

- To inform policy makers and welfare practitioners the long-term care needs of older people in rural area
- To enhance young people’s understanding of the needs of older people and enhance communication between the two generations 

Target beneficiaries: NGOs, government departments, elderly services providers, the elderly and youth
Project Leader: Prof Dickson CHAN, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies

KP18A1

First generation South Asian settlers in Hong Kong - An ethnic documentary theatre project

- To transform the stories of the first generation of South Asian settlers in Hong Kong into a theatre piece
- To raise public awareness towards the historical contributions of South Asian minorities in Hong Kong

Target beneficiaries: South Asian minorities and youths, performing arts sector, and the general public
Project Leader: Prof Lisa LEUNG, Department of Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts

KP18A4

Training ethnic minority teenage community interpreters in Hong Kong

To empower the ethnic minority teenagers in Hong Kong by training them as community interpreters through seminars and workshops 

Target beneficiaries: Ethnic minority teenagers
Project Leader: Prof Andy CHAN, Department of Translation, Faculty of Arts

KP17A4

Job seeking practices of South Asian youths in Hong Kong - Evaluation of employment support services

- To delve into job seeking practices and difficulties that South Asian youths encounter
- To provide recommendations on improving the design of existing government support measures and services that can better identify the needs of South Asian youths and hence enhance their employment prospects 

Target beneficiaries: South Asian youths in Hong Kong, participants who join the seminar and the training programmes
Project Leader: Prof Lisa LEUNG, Department of Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts

KP17A3

Question-and-Answer site for Chinese-speaking societies

To eradicate prejudice and discrimination against other countries or regions, and facilitate mutual understanding by building an intellectual cross-border community and platform for sharing information and well-informed analysis across the region of East Asia, especially the Chinese-speaking societies 

Target beneficiaries: Academics and intellectuals, media workers and outlets, NGO workers and online readers
Project Leader: Prof IP Iam-chong, Department of Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts

OV-002

Ethnic minorities and the news media - Portrayal and public perception

- To examine the portrayal of South Asians / South East Asians in news media and advertisements
- To inform the public regarding the role that media representation plays in shaping public perception of local ethnic minorities
- To encourage reflection about these perceptions, and how it is affecting ethnic harmony in the local context 

Target beneficiaries: Tertiary school students, South Asians minorities in Hong Kong, NGOs involving in ethnic minority services, stakeholders involved in the livelihood of South Asians in Hong Kong including teachers, medical staff, policemen, social service agents and the public
Project Leader: Prof Lisa LEUNG, Department of Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts

OV-001

Hong Kong studies and the subject of liberal studies

- To create an online platform for the publication of Modern Asian Thought (MAT) Hong Kong office (Thinking Hong Kong)
- To encourage the use of this platform in Liberal Studies of the local secondary curriculum 

Target beneficiaries: Secondary school teachers and students
Project Leader: Prof IP Iam-chong, Department of Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts

OV-004

Building an inclusive society: Disseminating rights awareness to foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong

To provide accessible and comprehensive information to foreign domestic workers about their rights and duties under the laws and policies of Hong Kong 

Target beneficiaries: Filipino and Indonesian domestic workers
Project Leader: Prof James RICE, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts

Mainstreaming gender mainstreaming: Engaging stakeholders and the community

To develop a tool-kit for gender mainstreaming, and organize promotion for adaptation by stakeholders and public 

Target beneficiaries: The Women’s Coalition, political parties, regional and legislative councilors, The Women’s Commission, Labour and Welfare Bureau and other government departments, and the general public
Project Leader: Prof Annie CHAN, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, Faculty of Social Sciences

CV-001

A co-learning network for university researchers and youth educational professionals

To develop a co-learning network on youth education among secondary school Liberal Studies teachers, social workers in the field of youth work, and Cultural Studies researchers through online professional magazines and onsite training workshops 

Target beneficiaries: Secondary school Liberal Studies teachers, social workers in the field of youth work
Project Leader: Prof HUI Po-keung, Department of Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts

002

Creating urban commons with the youth: A pilot training scheme

- To culturally and socially empower youths by equipping them with creative, digital and entrepreneurial skills to co-create and execute urban common projects

Target beneficiaries: Youths in Tuen Mun and Yuen Long
Project Leader: Prof PUN Ngai, Centre for Cultural Research and Development, Faculty of Arts

003

Improving decision-making competence and social risk management skills of older adults in Hong Kong

To improve older adults’ decision-making competence and social risk management skills by providing effective training programmes 

Target beneficiaries: Older adults, people with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia
Project Leader: Prof HUANG Yi, Department of Applied Psychology, Faculty of Social Science