Group Mentoring Programme
Deacons Cares X Sir Ellis Kadoorie Secondary School (West Kowloon)
In the workplace, one’s body language not only affects others’ perception, but also one’s self-confidence. Thus, mentors organised a body language workshop to convey to mentees how body language and self-confidence complement one another. Through practising eye contact, hand gestures and other body languages, mentees gradually built up their self-confidence.
G2000 (Apparel) Limited X Shun Tak Fraternal Association Tam Pak Yu College
With the aim of raising mentee’s awareness and interest in various roles of the fashion design industry, mentors organised a simulation activity for mentees to experience the design and manufacturing process of clothing products. Throughout the activity, mentees participated and interacted with mentors pro-actively. They also demonstrated their creativity and team spirit in designing clothes of a unique style.
Radio Television Hong Kong X La Salle College
To familiarise mentees with the working environment and operation of a radio station, apart designing their own script, mentees were given the opportunity to take part in actual shooting. During the activity, mentors also shared their working experience with mentees and responded to their queries about the workplace.
Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department X St. Francis of Assisi's College
Mentors brought their mentees to Intercity Through Train Station and Kai Tak Cruise Terminal to introduce them to the procedure of passenger clearance at control points. They then took part in an activity named “career mapping”, aiming at assisting mentees in formulating career goals.
Environmental Protection Department and Marine Department X Cotton Spinners Association Secondary School
The first step to life planning is self-understanding, and mentors hold a workshop with mentees based on such a topic. Under the company and guidance of mentors, mentees analysed their personality and experiences, and hence found out their strengths, weaknesses, future development opportunity and possible challenges in life. At the end, mentees set a goal for their ideal life in the future.
Highways Department X Ho Dao College
(Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen)
Mentors from the Highways Department brought their mentees to visit the Lantau Link Viewing Platform and Visitors Centre. Apart from enjoying the stunning scenery of the Tsing Ma Bridge, mentees also learnt more about the infrastructure development in Hong Kong through the models and information displayed in the visitor centre. Mentors also shared with mentees the roles of Highways Department and other government departments in developing infrastructure. Later that day, mentors and mentees took part in a city hunt and team games, building up a close relationship.
Lands Department X Hoi Ping Chamber of Commerce Secondary School
Mentors from the Lands Department organized a visit to the Urban Renewal Authority for their mentees. With this as a starting point, mentors introduced the work of the Lands Department and various related industries to the mentees. At the same time, mentors also shared some memorable personal experiences at work, allowing mentees a more concrete understanding on the industry’s characteristics, and provoking a more all-rounded reflection on mentees’ future career development.
Beautiful Life Team X Sha Tin Government Secondary School
Mentors from the Beautiful Life Team had their first gathering with mentees. Through a series of self-introductions and team games, mentors and mentees got to know each other better. They then took part in a unique group discussion session based on pictures of various themes, aiming at enhancing mentees’self-understanding and training them to think out of the box.
Hong Kong Fire Services Department (Team B) X Ching Chung Hau Po Woon Secondary School
At this activity, mentors brought their mentees to a fire station, introducing them to the typical job duties of firefighters and ambulancemen. Apart from demonstrating different fire and ambulance services vehicles, mentors even invited mentees to try operating the equipment inside the vehicles for themselves. At the same time, mentors also shared their memorable experience at work. Through the activity, mentors hoped that mentees can understand more about the vision and mission of the Fire Services Department, as well as learn from the persevering spirit of firefighters when facing adversities in striving for their goals and dreams.
Hong Kong Police Force (Team C) X Confucian Tai Shing Ho Kwok Pui Chun College
Mentors from Hong Kong Police Force invited mentees to visit the Police Tactical Unit (PTU) Headquarters. Apart from watching the rehearsal of the PTU Passing Out Parade, mentors introduced mentees to the PTU's arms and equipment, mentees even had the invaluable opportunity to personal try operating these equipment. Through the visit and interaction with mentors, mentees can have a more comprehensive understanding on the application criteria, daily job duties as well as the sweet and sour of working in disciplined services.
Construction Industry Council X Caritas Yuen Long Chan Chun Ha College
Mentors from the Construction Industry Council had their first gathering with mentees at school, and took part in ice-breaking activities. Through watching videos on knowledge about the construction industry and competing in a group quiz, mentors enhanced communication with their mentees and introduced them to various occupations within the construction industry.
Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO) X Po Leung Kuk Mrs. Ma Kam Ming-Cheung Fook Sien College
Mentors from HAECO invited mentees to visit the Hangar at the Hong Kong International Airport and introduced them to various aircraft examination procedures. As the hangar is a restricted area, it is an invaluable opportunity for mentees to be able to visit. They even had the chance to enter a real cockpit to experience being a pilot for once. Mentees were extremely curious about what they heard and saw during the visit and proactively asked mentors lots of questions. They concluded that the activity raised their understanding and interest in related industries.
Vega Technology Limited X SKH Kei Hau Secondary School
The Vega Mentoring Team and their mentees visited an elderly home. Apart from touring the facilities at the home, mentors and mentees chatted and played games with the elders. They also performed as well as distributed fruits and gift packs to the elders. Through such a meaningful volunteer activity, mentors hoped that, apart from working, mentees will also contribute to society through volunteering in their future career.
Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital X Pui Tak Canossian College
Under the guidance of mentors from the Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, mentees toured around School of Nursing campus in Wong Chuk Hang. Mentors and nursing students briefed mentees on the academic requirements and career path of a nurse, as well as explained their daily job duties. Furthermore, mentees had the opportunity to visit a simulated nursing ward and learn about various types of nursing equipment. Also, they personally experienced how to take care of a new-born baby. Through interaction with mentors, mentees can better assess whether they are suited for the medical industry and better prepare for their future.
Electrical and Mechanical Services Department X Hong Kong Teachers' Association Lee Heng Kwei Secondary School
Mentors from the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department brought their mentees to attend the Info Day of the Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) (Tsing Yi), so as to enhance their understanding on the multiple pathways for their further studies. Besides interacting with experienced mentors, mentees had the opportunity to sit in a seminar with actual IVE students, as well as understand the career paths after studying electrical and mechanical engineering from a sharing by an industry expert. Afterwards, mentors and mentees engaged in an exciting and fun archery competition, encouraging mentees to work hard towards their goals and wishing that one day, they will hit the bullseye.
Immigration Department X Buddhist Mau Fung Memorial College
Civil Engineering and Development Department X Ju Ching Chu Secondary School (Tuen Mun)
Home Affairs Department X Lingnan Secondary School
Beautiful Life Team X Cumberland Presbyterian Church Yao Dao Secondary School
Buildings Department X Yuen Long Merchants Association Secondary School
Construction Industry Council X Caritas Yuen Long Chan Chun Ha Secondary School
Census and Statistics Department X Leung Shek Chee College
Office of the Government Chief Information Officer X Newman Catholic College
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department X SKH St Benedict's School
Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited X SKH Kei Hau Secondary School
Airport Authority Hong Kong X SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School
Hong Kong Police Force X Caritas Fanling Chan Chun Ha Secondary School
Hong Kong Police Force X HKFEW Wong Cho Bau Secondary School
Hong Kong Police Force X SKH Lui Ming Choi Secondary School
Hong Kong Police Force X St. Francis of Assisi's College
Hong Kong Police Force X HHCKLA Buddhist Leung Chik Wai College
Hong Kong Health Check and Medical Diagnostic Group Limited X STFA Lee Shau Kee College
Fire Services Department X Kit Sam Lam Bing Yim Secondary School
Fire Services Department X Buddhist Tai Kwong Chi Hong College
Fire Services Department X Lok Sin Tong Young Ko Hsiao Lin Secondary School
Fire Services Department X Chung Sing Benevolent Society Mrs Aw Boon Haw Secondary School
KPMG X Caritas Tuen Mun Marden Foundation Secondary School
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited X Hong Kong Teachers' Association Lee Heng Kwei Secondary School