The Schools Challenge


Co-organized by Junior Achievement Hong Kong (JA HK), J.P. Morgan, and supported by the Energizing Kowloon East Office (EKEO) of the Development Bureau, The Schools Challenge – Live Smart @ Kowloon East is a STEM-focused social innovation program for junior secondary students. The program aims to broaden students’ interest and learning of various STEM disciplines, encouraging them to co-create innovative solutions that help to transform Kowloon East into a pioneer smart city in Hong Kong. Throughout the 4-month program, each student team (4 – 6 students) will be mentored by business volunteers from J.P. Morgan and supported by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology student leaders, among others.

Program length: Approx. 25 learning hours over 4 months

Target Participants: Form 2 to 3 students

Language: Cantonese (supplemented by English)

Program format: A series of hands-on learning workshops, mentorship sessions, project development and presentation.

Date: End January to mid May 2018