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22 Jun 2020
Live VTC Parents’ Programme 2020
to help youngsters prepare for HKDSE results release (27 June)

As the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) Result Release Day draws closer, parents’ support becomes most crucial when their children are planning for their future after completing the HKDSE. To this end, the Vocational Training Council (VTC) continues to join hands with the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) to co-host an online Parents’ Programme this year on 27 June (Saturday). Leveraging the digital platform, experts come together to provide comprehensive study information and admission figures for parents and HKDSE candidates, and share tips on effective mutual communication to help relieve the pressure of students on the results release day and other possible challenges.
 
Themed “HKDSE Parenting Tips”, this year’s Parents’ Programme will be broadcast live for FREE. Parents who care about their children’s future can stay tuned at home to get valuable tips on both the diverse articulation pathways and effective mutual communication skills. (Please refer to Annex for details.)
 
Kicking off the talk, Joseph TSANG Chi-to, Chairperson of Hong Kong Association of Careers Masters and Guidance Masters, will analyse the latest study information and key figures. He will also draw on his first-hand, extensive counselling experience to help parents and HKDSE candidates prepare for the future.
 
In the second session, Sam WONG Tak-sum, former Head Coach of the Hong Kong Windsurfing Team, will share his experience as a veteran athlete and coach in coping with the tremendous pressure of mega competitions. He will also give advice on ways to de-stress and develop positive attitudes to help HKDSE candidates and their parents to face up to  results release day at ease.
 
The online Parents’ Programme 2020 welcomes parents to register for free. Interested parties can register at: www.vtc.edu.hk/ero/talk or call 2836 1888 for enquiries.
 
Established in 1982, the Vocational Training Council (VTC) is the largest vocational and professional education and training provider in Hong Kong. The mission of VTC is to provide a valued choice to school leavers and working people to acquire the values, knowledge and skills for lifelong learning and enhanced employability, and also to provide support to industries for their manpower development. VTC has 13 member institutions, namely the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEithe Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge (PEAK) the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE)the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVEthe Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) , the Hotel and Tourism Institute (HTI) , the Chinese Culinary Institute (CCI) , the International Culinary Institute (ICI) , the Maritime Services Training Institute (MSTI) Youth College , Pro-Act by VTC the Integrated Vocational Development Centre (IVDC) and the Shine Skills Centre.
 
Website: http://www.vtc.edu.hk

Media Enquiries: 
2836 1790 

Annex: Details of the Parents’ Programme 2020 are as follows:

Theme: HKDSE Parenting Tips
Date: 27 June (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 pm
Venue:  Broadcast Live Online
Guest Speakers:  Joseph TSANG Chi-to, Chairperson of Hong Kong Association of Careers Masters and Guidance Masters;
Sam WONG Tak-sum, former Head Coach of the Hong Kong Windsurfing Team and current Executive Director of Hong Kong Amateur Hockey Club

VTC and the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) will co-host the Parents’ Programme 2020 to offer latest study and work information. Experts are invited to share tips on effective mutual communication to help parents and HKDSE candidates chart a desirable future pathway
Joseph TSANG Chi-to (left), Chairperson of Hong Kong Association of Careers Masters and Guidance Masters; Sam WONG Tak-sum (right), former Head Coach of the Hong Kong Windsurfing Team and current Executive Director of Hong Kong Amateur Hockey Club



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