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Mentoring and Job Tasting Activities

Videos of Activities in School Year 2017/18

School-based Mentoring Programme

As“Life Buddies”enters its second year, 44 Government departments, corporates and organisations, as well as 70 devoted individual mentors from the community, formed 58 mentoring teams to partner with secondary schools in the 2017/18 school year. Throughout the year, the Secretariat visited the career-focused activities of six mentoring teams from a wide range of industries. Mentors and mentees were interviewed on their relationship as both teachers and friends to publish a video. The video was premiered at the Commission on Poverty Summit 2018 held at the Central Government Offices on 24 March 2018. (video in Cantonese only with English subtitles)

Job Tasting Activities

During the summer holiday of 2017, the “Life Buddies” Scheme organised job tasting activities for the second year, providing more than 600 short-term job experience opportunities for senior secondary school students with the support of over 40 Government departments, corporations and organisations. During the activities, the Secretariat visited 10 job tasting venues and interviewed representatives from organisations and students on their experiences to produce a video. The video was premiered at the “Life Buddies” Mentoring Scheme 2017/18 Launching Ceremony held at the Central Government Offices on 4 November 2017. (video in Cantonese only with English subtitles)

Videos of Activities in School Year 2016/17

Mentoring and Job Tasting Activities

The Commission on Poverty Summit 2016 was successfully held at the Central Government Offices on 15 Oct 2016. During the Summit, the Youth Education, Employment and Training Task Force prepared a video containing various mentoring and job tasting activities under the "Life Buddies" Scheme to introduce to guests relevant implementation progress. (Video in Cantonese only)


Mentoring Activities

Job Tasting– Aviation, Architecture, Engineering and Mass Media

Job Tasting– Tourism, Sports and Public Services

Apart from the above video which was displayed at the Commission on Poverty Summit 2016, we have edited 3 other videos to share the mentoring activities and summer job tasting activities in more detail. (Video in Cantonese only)