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Student Tour

Secondary school students begin to plan for further studies and/or career path which are indeed an important stage of their growth. Meanwhile, schools would provide various programs to help students develop positive values. The experience at Life Journey Centre is in line with secondary schools’ program such as Liberal Studies, Ethics & Religious Studies, Life Education, Life-wide Learning and Life Planning. It can cultivate students a positive concept in treasuring time and care for family and the elderly.

All secondary schools, tertiary institutes, NGOs, youth organizations, or religious groups are welcome to join the life experience journey. 

*Tailored experience tours are available for primary school and special schools, please contact us for details.

Workshops

Apart from the experience in the Life Journey Centre, workshops are also offered to the student tours. The workshop provides an opportunity to students:

  • To rethink the importance of effective communication with family
  • To have a better understanding of the elderly and a new perspective on ageing
Guess me if you can
Guess me if you can

By a telephone game and face to face dialogue with an elderly person, the students will be able to have a better understanding of the life style of a retiree and can show their care for the elderly by just a phone call.

Micro film screening
Micro film screening

Through watching the micro film produced by the “Silver age Studio”, students can redefine the meaning of “ageing” through different perspectives, feel the immortal spirit of the “silver age”. This will cultivate a new impression of elderly.

When I was 60
When I was 60

The workshop is designed for students to draw what they want to look like when they are 60 years old. They will realize “Old Age” is not necessarily weak, dependent or useless. This self-reflection exercise cultivates a positive perspective on ageing.

Finding the new in the old
Finding the new in the old

What games did seniors play? In “Finding the New in the Old” workshop, an elderly will lead students to play an old-time game in a new way.  The goal of this workshop is to allow students to see that ‘old’ people and things may not be old-fashioned or forgotten.  Students will learn to appreciate and discover the beauty of the ‘old’, thus stimulating and encouraging them to care and understand more the elderly around them.

Fee and Booking

   
Mon - Sun & Public holidays (Closed on Wed)  HK$130 @person

Language    : Cantonese (We also offer tour in English or Putonghua on request, please indicate the tour language while submitting the application form)

Duration:  Around 3.5 hours

No. of participants: 27-40 participants per tour (For more than 40 participants, welcome to contact us)

Timeslots:

  • AM session:9:15 – 13:00
  • PM session:14:15 – 18:00

*Student tour fee is only applicable to ages 25 or below who is currently enrolled in a full-time day course.

 

  • Student tour fee is only applicable to ages 25 or below who is currently enrolled in a full-time day course.
  • Tours are conducted in Cantonese. We also offer tour in English or Putonghua on request; please indicate the tour language while submitting the application form or contact with Life Journey Centre staff. International schools, NGOs are welcome to join, please contact us for details.
  • Ticket fee of two staff members can be exempted, then $100 for each extra staff member.
  • Staff members may be included as observers. They will not participate in the activity.
  • At present, tours are available for groups and upon advance reservation only, all participants must be full-time students (please refer to the above for the definition of student). To apply please read and complete below Notes for Application and return Application form to LJC@schsa.org.hk or fax to 2797 8990.

 

Achievements

From September 2013 to July 2019, over 67,700 participants from around 1,300 secondary schools, tertiary institutes, and youths from religious groups and NGOs participated in the Life Journey Centre.

of students realized that they need to treasure life
of students realized that they need to treasure time
of participants committed to respect and treasure people, especially seniors, around them
of participants changed the negative perception of old after the journey
of participants expressed that they no longer afraid of ageing

Also, we collected comments from Teachers / Social Workers:

of teachers/social workers considered the Tour helpful to the Life Education course in school.
of teachers/social workers considered the Tour helpful in understanding their students’ value of life.
of teachers/social workers agreed that the Tour could deliver positive and educational messages to the participants.
of teachers/social workers would recommend our Tour to others.