How does Service-Learning works into different modules and bring benefits to our community?
Here are some examples of projects we have worked on in past semesters as well as projects which will be implemented in the coming year.
|Stream||Module||Partner Organization||Beneficiaries||Needs of the Partner Organization||Service-Learning Project Contents|
|Business||Marketing Research||Caritas Elderly Centre - Lai Kok||Elderly||Re-arrangement of interest class for members||Students conduct survey on members and elderly nearby, to explore their interests and views|
|Social Science||Individual and Society||Tsing Yi Trade Association Primary School||Primary students of ethnic minorities||Enhance the interest of learning Chinese for non-Chinese students||Students make use of Chinese picture books to spread the message that “learning Chinese is fun”|
|Supply Chain Management||Quality Process Management and Analysis||Goods Co-share||Low-income individual and families||Logistics and process strategies in selling groceries to needy at a lower price||Students evaluate the process of goods delivery and storage. Students produce improvement suggestions on the process and design a more sustainable mode of service|
|Common Core-Cirriculum||Understanding Emotion: A Scientific Approach||Heart-to-Heart Life Education Foundation Ltd.||The bereaved||Volunteers to conduct concern visits and support to the bereaved||Groups of students provide concern visits to the bereaved to show support and meanwhile have a deeper understanding and reflection towards the meaning of life|
|Computing||Human Computer Interaction||Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong- Shatin Youth Outreaching Social Work Team||Marginalized children and youth||Easier statistics reporting system for social workers to improve efficiency and accuracy in compilation of data||Students design and develop a database system for entry, storage and compilation of essential statistical figures|
|English Language||Teaching English as a Second Language||Secondary School||Junior secondary students from underprivileged families||Provide extra resources for students with limited talent in English but lack resources and ability to afford private tutorial classes||Students teach underprivileged students practical English skills in enhancing the listening, reading, speaking and writing|
|Business||Consumer Behaviour||Caritas Elderly Centre - Lai Kok||Elderly||Explore potential service needs of carers of fragile elderly||Students conduct in-depth interviews with carers of elderly and explore their views on current service’s satisfaction and preferences of service|