Social Innovation is a force for social change. Social entrepreneurs develop and adopt effective solutions in addressing social needs in various ways, including product, platform, process and policy innovation.
Fostering university students into teachers for grassroots pupils
Year Established: 2015
Beneficiaries: Grassroots children
|Teach For Hong Kong|
|Cultivating Future Leaders in the Education Sector|
- Only 1 out of 10 students below the poverty line are admitted to universities
- Grassroots pupils often lack skills in core subject and also exposures to extra-curricular activities
- Inviting outstanding students from different academic disciplines into the education sector
- Offering a one-year's "give and take" mentorship programme, so that they contribute the society by teaching at schools, at the same time they are mentored by business leaders to prepare for a career after Fellowship
EXCEPTED SOCIAL IMPACT
|2,000 hours to be taught to grassroots children by our fellows|
|7,305 pupils in 6 partner schools to receive life-changing education from the fellows|
|Pupils under the poverty line to be given better chances to attend university, by being taught core subject skills and by participating in extra-curricular activities|
Teach4HK gains revenue from charging fees from participated schools
Summer training for Teach4HK fellows
Various trainings are provided to our fellows. They include teaching plan development, teaching skills, leadership, career development and social entrepreneurship and its development.
Teaching placement at grassroots schools
Teach4HK fellows teach as permitted teachers in diversified projects including Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA), life-and-career education and in-class teaching.
Alumni’s Network and Career Programmes
They include information about teachers’ career, vocational trainings, employer partnerships and an alumni’s network.