The Schools Challenge


Co-organized by Junior Achievement Hong Kong (JA HK), J.P. Morgan, and supported by 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 from the Kowloon East area. The program aims at broadening students’ interest and learning of various STEM disciplines, and encouraging them to co-create innovative solutions that helps Kowloon East to transform 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 and supported by university student team leaders.

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