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Programme Schedule: Equal Opportunities Awareness Week 2017

Equal Opportunities Awareness Campaign 2017 -  Respect for Diversity
Equal Opportunities Awareness Campaign 2017 - Respect for Diversity

Programme Schedule (6 - 17 March, 2017)

Date Event
  Opening Ceremony, Kick-off Performance and Sharing
7 March (Tuesday)
12:30 – 1:30 pm

Opening Performances
Dance, Sign Language Song and sharing and IPad Band show

7 March (Tuesday) -
9 March (Thursday)
12:00 – 3:00 pm


Exhibition Booths 
1. Dialogue in the Dark Hong Kong – DE Empower 
2. Silence 
3. Office of Service Learning TAC Health Leaders
4. Fu Hong Society 
5. HKSKH Lady MacLehose Centre 

“Flying Dreams in a Wheelchair Art Exhibition” from Ethnic Minority student Mohammad Moavia by Hong Kong Red Cross Margaret Trench School
7 March (Tuesday) -
17 March (Friday)

9:00am – 5:00pm

1/F, Library Foyer
9 March (Thursday)
2:00 – 4:00pm

1/F, Library Foyer
Opening Ceremony and Sharing Session
  • Opening Ceremony 
  • Sharing Session: Artwork sharing and demonstration
  • Guided Tour 
  • Conclusion 

ILP 2 units (Aesthetic Development); 2 LEAP for CC students

Workshops and Talks 
6 March (Monday)
3:30 – 5:30pm

Training workshop for SEN Ambassadors (I)

The workshop will focus on understanding the features and needs of two categories of SEN, that are physical disabilities and learning difficulties. Support and strategies will be further analyzed.

Speaker: Professor Kenneth Sin, The Education University of Hong Kong

7 March (Tuesday)
10:00am– 6:00pm (3 sessions)


"Make it Wheel" Wheelchair Experiencing Activity 
by Voltra 

ILP units: 2 (CIV) CE Training hours: 2

7 March (Tuesday)

"Talk on Awareness, Communication and Empowerment of Hearing Impaired Persons"
by: Silence 

ILP unit: 1 (CIV) CE Training hours: 1

8 March (Wednesday)
12:00noon – 2:30pm (2 sessions)

"Make Fun with Best Buddies" Handicrafts workshop
8 March (Wednesday)
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Training Workshop for SEN Ambassadors (III)

Description: The workshop will start will experiential warm up games (in lip reading, braille and dyslexia) to raise understanding to raise towards disabilities. The speaker will share his own story, as a visually impaired person, to illustrate what challenges the disabled may face; and his belief in setting up CareER. The workshop will end with a brief introduction of the current employment situation for the disabled with higher level education in Hong Kong

Speaker: Mr Walter Tsui , Founder of CareER

ILP units: 1.5 (CIV)  CE Training hours: 1.5

8 March (Wednesday)
5:30 – 7:30pm


Anti-slavery Film showing and post-film sharing  
by: 852 Freedom Campaign

ILP units: 2 (CIV) CE Training hours: 2

15 March (Wednesday)
4:30 – 6:30 pm


“A Fit Mind on Board” – understanding “mental health”

Speaker: Dr Chan Siu-ching, Prof James Rice and Prof Vivian Lun

ILP unit: 2 (CIV) CE Training hours: 2

16 March (Thursday)
5:30 – 7:30 pm

'Social and Political Participation of Ethnic Minority Community - a voice in the wilderness?'

[The Closing Forum of the 3rd Equal Opportunities Awareness Campaign]

Objectives :

  • To examine government policies on ethnic minorities by listening to voices of ethnic minorities
  • To share experiences of ethnic minorities in participation of advocacy and social movements
  • To raise public awareness of ethnic minorities needs and promote diversity

Speakers :
1. Jeffrey Andrews (Indian Social worker)
2. Philip Khan  (Pakistani businessman; 2017 Chief Executive election committee member)
3. Dr Raees Baig (Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work)

[Cantonese and English]

ILP unit: 2 (CIV) CE Training hours: 2

Community Service
9 March (Thursday)
12:00 noon – 3:00 pm


'Share Views Share Happiness' to people with intellectual disability

CE Training hour: 1 Service hours: 2