Summer Programmes for Secondary School Students 2024

Summer School for Young Diplomats

Deploying foreign affairs as an entry point, the School aims to construct a diverse citizen identity for Hong Kong young people through enhancing their understanding towards global knowledge, foreign affairs and future opportunities. It also nurtures participants' critical thinking abilities which will assist them in grasping the principles of how to handle external relationships among nations, the most updated trends of national affairs and the analysis of current affairs amid globalisation.

Target: Promoting to S3-S6

Summer School for Global Leadership 2024 –
​​​​​​​AI for Sustainability

The summer school provides an opportunity for local and overseas youth to engage in cross-cultural exchanges. Through a series of workshops, lectures, visits and thematic studies, participants will gain insights into their role as future global leaders and recognise the relationship between sustainable development and artificial intelligence. The delegates will propose innovative and feasible technological solutions to foster sustainable development.

Target: Promoting to S4-S6

Summer School - Be the Next English News Anchors

TV news anchors have recently been one of the most popular topics in Hong Kong. Handling complex communication, which is the same technique required to be equipped by Hong Kong’s young leaders, is essential for being a TV news anchor.

The“Be the Next English News Anchors” Programme aims to provide participants with experimental opportunities to enhance their confidence and communication skills while grasping the techniques in news reporting and anchoring.

Target: Promoting to S3-S6

“Hong Kong 200” Leadership Project 2024

This year's "Hong Kong 200" Leadership Project aims to cultivate capable and discerning young leaders who are passionate and proactive in offering sound solutions for society from within and beyond the system across sectors. Participants may take their first step in exploring the possibilities of public and political engagement. ​​​​​​​

Participants will expand their horizons through “Social Experiences” and “Dialogues with Leaders”, keeping abreast of the latest societal developments. At the same time, they will master transferable skills through “skill labs” and “project-based learning” that focuses on Hong Kong's public policies, preparing themselves for future development.

Target: S4 -S6​​​​​​​

Student Leadership Taster Courses –
​​​​​​​Wellness Generation and Mindfulness

Participants will learn different concepts related to the four techniques in wellness and mindfulness to build their self-awareness in their leadership performance.

Target: Promoting to S2 - S6

Student Leadership Taster Courses –
​​​​​​​Brand-New Adventure-Based Training

Through newly designed challenges of team building, problem solving and communication, participants will understand major concepts of successful teamwork and learn how to collaborate, communicate and solve problems in different circumstances.

Target: Promoting to S2 - S6

Student Leadership Taster Courses –
​​​​​​​Team Problem-Solving Challenge – Jail Cell

Through taking problem-solving aptitude tests and jail cell team challenges, participants will learn key creative problem-solving concepts and build their understanding of their own capacity.

Target: Promoting to S4 - S6

Youth LegCo –
​​​​​​​Policy Training Certificate Programme

By taking part in public policy discussion training and mock LegCo, participants will enhance their public policy discussion skills such as perspective thinking, rational evaluation, constructive discussion, idea presentation, progressive speaking and debating skills.

Target: Promoting to S4 - S6

Student Leadership Taster Courses –
Accessibility Experience and Problem Solving

Participants will experience the daily lives of people in wheelchairs to understand their difficulties and try to solve these difficulties through STEM.

Target: Promoting to S3 - S6

Student Leadership Taster Courses –
Programme Designer and Executive

Through case studies, investigating possible problems in actual design and execution processes, participants will sharpen their practical knowledge and leadership skills in planning large-scale events. A self-lab will also be arranged to provide practicums for participants with instant performance feedback.

Target: Promoting to S4 - S6​​​​​​​

Student Leadership Taster Courses –
Global Citizen Rookies

The course equips participants with global knowledge and values through interactive workshops, broadening their national and global perspectives.

Target: Promoting to S2 - S6

Student Leadership Taster Courses –
The Destiny of the Sim-City

By knowing the differences between values and rules, participants can understand their thinking modes, policy analysis processes and related considerations. Familiarising oneself with meeting procedures and rules can help participants practise critical thinking and express opinions confidently from multiple perspectives.

Target: Promoting to S4 - S6

Student Leadership Taster Courses – 2030 SDGs Game

Participants will learn about the concept of “United Nations Sustainable Development Goals” and reflect on their personal values through tabletop games and group discussions. They will learn how to plan actions for implementing the sustainable development goals.

Target: Promoting to S3 - S6

Student Leadership Taster Courses – Court Decode

Participants are required to complete all challenges and decrypt the ultimate code in the Old Court within the time limit. Participants will learn key theories and steps of creative problem solving and understand their capacities in problem solving. Participants can also enhance their leadership and communication skills through collaborating with their teammates.

Target: Promoting to S4 - S6

Cultural Ambassadors Programme

Through systematic training and cultural preservation, participants will be encouraged to promote Hong Kong history and preserve traditional culture. The programme also focuses on nurturing participants’ various audience-oriented communication styles and adaptability to changes, enhancing their speaking and communication skills.

Target: 15 years old or above

Student Leadership Taster Courses –
Team Communication Half-Day Camp

Through different team challenges, participants can strengthen the bonds among team members and enhance their communication, expression and clarification skills.

Target: Promoting to S2 - S6

Student Leadership Taster Courses – Speaking Studio

Through learning speech writing and fundamental public speaking skills, participants will develop confidence and interests in public speaking.

Target: Promoting to S2 - S6​​​​​​​