Restructuring vocational education system: Exploring dual pathways to achieve career and educational aspirations

Education | 2017-09-05

The study on ‘Realising your dreams through vocational education and training (VET)’ suggests ways to enhance the VET system through restructuring its academic pathways and restoring public confidence in VET. Our suggestions aim to help students develop their talents into strengths and reach full potential, thus building a vibrant talent pool to facilitate the city’s overall development.


Can Government help make events greener?

Environment | 2018-01-05

Hong Kong hosts many large-scale events throughout the year. The waste produced, however, is considerable. While the Hong Kong Government has enforced some measures to reduce the waste, can overseas experience offer insight into encouraging or even forcing major events to go greener?


Who are the educators of digital literacy?

Technology and Innovation | 2018-01-06

Children in Hong Kong are growing up in a world of gadgets. This may worry many parents who are not well-equipped to provide oversight, and if so, who can teach the digital generation to use technological devices wisely?


The battle in post-antibiotic era

Healthcare | 2018-01-22

World Health Organization once warned that the world was heading for a post-antibiotic era. To confront the ‘superbugs’, apart from promoting research on developing alternatives to antibiotics and providing incentives to speed up the research into new antibiotics, the governments should also intensify monitoring of an outbreak of ‘super germ’ in the community.


How to bridge the digital divide in the age of IoT?

Technology and Innovation | 2018-01-15

It is indisputable that the Internet of Things (IoT) is reshaping our lives. Meanwhile, will people who are materially-deprived lose out from the start? How can we bridge this new digital divide?