Field Learning Expo 2019

Theme : Field Learning towards Helping Professions

Showcase students’ achievement in HMSC field learning as well as to facilitate schools in planning and implementation of field learning.
It consists of three parts : Exhibition, Workshops and Outstanding Student Award.

Details of the Exhibition are as follows :
  • Theme : Field Learning towards Helping Professions

    Date : 9th to 24th April 2019

    Venue : Young Achievers' Gallery, Podium, West Block Education Bureau
    Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong.

    Time : Monday to Friday (except public holidays): 9:00am to 6:00pm

    Exhibits :
    (1) Good practices of field learning
    (2) Field learning opportunities offered by service units
    (3) Health and social care related professions


Display boards :

Series (1): Helping Industry Encounter
  • Hunting for “Nutrition” – A Journey of Future Career

    Date : 9th Apr 2019 (Tue)

    Time : 14:00 – 15:30

    Speaker : Dr Winnie Wong, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Kwai Chung)

    Target Student : S5 Students

    Content : Through the workshop, participants will be taken through a journey to experience the job duties of a nutritionist / dietitian. They will be able to acquire the basic nutritional knowledge and comprehend the applications of the skills in order to promote healthy eating for the general public, for example, reading nutrition labelling for smarter and healthier food choices, and discovering different types of diets for specific groups of people. Participants will also be explored with the nutrition related education and vocational training details, as well as the nutrition related job market trends and career path.


  • Sharing of Therapeutic Skills in Clinical Psychology

    Date : 9th Apr 2019 (Tue)

    Time : 16:00 – 17:30

    Speaker : Dr Rosanna Lau, Clinical Psychologist of Kwai Chung Hospital

    Target Student : S3 - S5 Students

    Content : Considering a future in clinical psychology? Can clinical psychologists read your mind? This workshop will provide an introduction to the pathway of becoming a clinical psychologist, and to the theoretical and practical aspects of clinical psychology. There will also be opportunities for students to learn some interpersonal skills to communicate with people with mental disorders. It aims to help students to explore the field of clinical psychology and improve their understanding on mental health.


  • Introduction of the Nursing Profession and the Cross-disciplinary Collaboration in Mental Health Hospitals

    Date : 10th Apr 2019 (Wed)

    Time : 16:00 – 17:30

    Speaker : Mr K L Luk, Senior Nursing Officer (Psy) of Kwai Chung Hospital

    Target Student : S3 - S5 Students

    Content : Are you interested in following the footpath of Florence Nightingale? Do the nursing professions only work in clinics / hospitals? This workshop will provide an introduction to the profession as nurse in the mental health field, and the cross-disciplinary collaboration with other profession to help the person-in-recovery & their carers in hospital setting.


  • Understanding Prosthetist-Orthotist’s Work and Career Path

    Date : 11th Apr 2019 (Thu)

    Time : 16:00 – 17:30

    Speaker : Dr. M.S.WONG, Associate Head (Academic)/Associate Professor / Programme Leader, BSc (Hons) in BME, Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Target Student : S3 - S5 Students

    Content : Prosthetics and Orthotics (P&O) is one of the streams of the B.Sc. (Hons.) Programme in Biomedical Engineering offered by the Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In this forum, participants will not only learn about the teaching and learning methods of the programme, internship opportunities and the career path of graduates, but will also have a deep understanding about P&O through P&O devices display and demonstration.


  • Field Learning towards Helping Professions

    Date : 12th Apr 2019 (Fri)

    Time : 16:00 – 18:00

    Speaker : Student Award Winners, HMSC Graduates, Nursing Professionals, Social Work Professionals

    Target Student : S3 - S5 Students

    Content : What are the qualities that people need to have when they are aspired to become the helping professionals? How do students know if nursing or social work is a good fit for them? How does field learning help students reflect and gain more insights to know if they will commit themselves in the professions?


Series 2: Inspiring Field Learning Ideas
  • Identification, Assessment and Prevention of Injuries in Schools

    Date : 16th Apr 2019 (Tue)

    Time : 10:00 – 13:00

    Speaker :
    (1) Dr Albert YUNG, Scientific Officer, Department of Health
    (2) Miss Sinney CHEUK, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    (3) Dr Carol LO, Consultant, Occupational Safety and Health Council

    Target Student : S4 - S5 Students

    Content : This workshop aims at raising secondary school students’ awareness of safety and injury prevention through imparting knowledge and empowerment. This workshop will offer an overview of injuries in Hong Kong, introduction of common sports injuries and their prevention in schools, hazard identification and the concept of risk assessment in schools. After systematic assessment of the school environment with established risk assessment tools, students will be able to identify injury hazards from activities and environment in their campus and be empowered to make recommendations to schools for developing interventions to make their schools safer. Learning risk assessment method can also enhance students’ occupational safety and health awareness in their future career.


  • Experiential Learning on Oral Health Promotion - Teens Teeth Programme

    Date : 16th Apr 2019 (Tue)

    Time : 14:30 – 15:30 or 16:00 – 17:00, 2 workshops

    Speaker : Representative(s) of Oral Health Education Unit, Department of Health

    Target Student : S3 Students

    Content : Our workshop provides an interactive and field learning environment for the participants to learn the oral health messages and master the proper way of tooth brushing and flossing. Apart from increasing their oral health awareness, a brief introduction of the “TEENS Teeth Award Scheme” will be given in the workshop.


  • Promotion of Mental Health – Wellness Recovery Action Plan

    Date : 17th Apr 2019 (Wed)

    Time : 14:00 – 17:00

    Speaker : Representative(s) of New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

    Target Student : S4 - S5 Students

    Content : The Wellness Recovery Action Plan is a self-help program developed by the American Mental Health Movement advocate Mary Ellen Copeland. It aims at introducing various physical and mental health tools and helping participants develop action plans to cope with different emotions. The workshop will help students face changes during puberty and pressure from academics and social relationships, thus they can maintain their physical and mental health, as well as improve their overall quality of life.


  • Co-production' in the Recovery-focus Programmes on Mental Health

    Date : 18th Apr 2019 (Thu)

    Time : 14:30 – 15:30

    Speaker :
    (1) Mr. Wu Ching Wai, Social Worker of Caritas Mindset College
    (2) Ms. Sybil Cheung, Peer Support Worker of Caritas Mindset College

    Target Student : S4 - S5 Students

    Content : Through learning Pastel Nagomi Art, the participants can understand the recent direction of Mental Health services is to encourage the Person-in-recovery be included and involved into the field. Meanwhile, the participants can realise that the duty of the worker in mental health services not only works for the user, but also co-works with the user.


  • Walk with Me in Field Learning – Getting to Know the Peer Support Workers

    Date : 18th Apr 2019 (Thu)

    Time : 16:00 – 17:00

    Speaker :
    (1) Ms Ronnie Yeung , Project Officer Recovery
    (2) Ms. Grace Tang, Peer Support Worker

    Target Student : S5 Students

    Content :
    1) Introduce Peer Support Worker
    2) Lived experience sharing by peer support worker
    3) Introduce wellness tool : Stretching


Workshops Registration Form




Details of Outstanding Student Award are as follows:

Aim :
  • To enhance students’ reflective thinking in field learning / experiential learning
Applicants :
  • Each school can nominate at most three S4 - S6 students to participate.
Content :
  • Themes of the reflection – Caring in Action: Health and Social Care
    Choose any ONE of the following sub-themes:
    * Experiential Learning on Health / Social Care
    * Field Learning towards Helping Professions
  • Each nominated student should submit a reflection in not more than 1 000 words (either in Chinese or English) at or before 6 p.m. on 22 February 2019. The content after the 1000th word will NOT be read.
  • The shortlisted students will be invited to attend an interview and give a 5-minute presentation to the Judging Panel about the learning outcomes and reflection, followed by a brief discussion on the reflection with the judges.
Rules of The Award :
  • The work must be original and should not be published or entered any competition before.
  • Participants need to guarantee that the submitted work does not involve plagiarism or infringe any copyright.
  • The Award results are determined by Independent Judging Panel. Participants shall not object to the results and awards determined.
  • All entries submitted will not be returned.
Submission Deadline :
  • 22 February 2019
Timeline :
Date Event
22nd February 2019 (Friday) Deadline of nomination and submission of student reflection (Appendix 3c and 3d)
1st March 2019 (Friday) Notification of shortlisted candidates
11th - 15th March 2019 (Monday – Friday) Interview
18th March 2019 (Monday) Announcement of results
12 April 2019 (Friday) Award presentation ceremony
Awards :
    The Outstanding Student Award includes:
  • Gold Award - coming soon
  • Silver Award - coming soon
  • Bronze Award - coming soon
  • Each Outstanding Student Award winner will be:
  • recognised with certificate of appreciation
  • arranged to join a team(s) of healthcare professionals / Non-governmental Organisation projects to experience and participate in health and social care work in authentic workplace settings
Judging Panel :
  • Representatives from the related disciplines in universities and experienced professionals of the related sectors
Judging Criteria :
1. Clearly present the reflection that matches with the authentic learning experience 20
2. Demonstrate the ability to apply related theories, concepts, ideas and terminology 20
3. Support views with appropriate data collected from a range of sources 20
4. Explore and/or examine own beliefs, assumptions, values and feelings on the experience 15
5. Suggest sound and feasible proposals for improvement 15
6. Presentation skills such as presentation of data and suggestions 10

Outstanding Student Award Registration Form



Gallery :

Exhibition : Snapshots of Seminar / Workshop :
Series (1): Helping Industry Encounter Series (2): Inspiring Field Learning Ideas Learning
Identification, Assessment and Prevention of Injuries in Schools Learning about sport injuries
Experiential Learning on Oral Health Promotion Learning of tooth brushing
Getting to Know the Peer Support Workers Learning stretching from a peer support worker
Co-production' in the Recoveryfocus Programmes on Mental Health Learning Pastel Nagomi Art from a peer support worker
Outstanding Student Award :
Gold Award Winner Silver Award Winner Bronze Award Winner