Project Description

The ICT courses under the project of “ICT Lifelong Learning for the Third Age at PolyU” are planned for the third age members. Moreover, our tutors are third age members who understand the learners well and have attended the “train-the-trainer” course. The Institute of Active Ageing (IAA) of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) conducts 13 courses in three categories defined by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), including government mobile applications, e-wallet, mobile office and cyber security, etc. Each ICT course comprises five sessions to be completed within three to five weeks. Tutors and participants may use PolyU’s space and facilities on campus, e.g. wireless Internet services, for teaching and learning purposes.


Project Objectives

  • Promote the awareness and basics of cyber security
  • Improve older adults’ information technological capacity
  • Connect our older members with the community in utilising the APPs for daily lives and health management
  • Expand the social circles of our older members


Funded by Office of the Government Chief Information Officer


Project Duration

Dec 2021 to Dec 2023


Enrollment for the Oct to Nov 2023 courses will be open from 16 Mar 2023 (9 a.m.) to 23 Mar 2022 (6 p.m.), please press here or scan the QR code to fill the registration form

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Four courses are provided in this quarter:

1) Social Media & instant Messaging, 2) Data Transmission and Cloud Storage, 3) Photo Editing and Video Making, 4) Guided Experience on Gerontechnology

Please read the posters for detail.



  1. Enrollment open to 60 yrs of age and above only
  2. Each person can enroll for one course only 
  3. Admission criteria: i) priority to first time enrollment for this project, ii) according to time-order of registration (first-come-first-serve), iii) previous attendance rate not lower than 80% in this project, iv) has not attended the same course before


Further enquiry: 2766 4223 (Mr. To)


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