Project Duration: Jan 2022 to Jun 2023

Project Description:

The extension of Jockey Club Age-friendly City project aims to sustain the achievement of the Ambassador Scheme. 3 ambassador training sessions would be organized to strengthen ambassadors’ knowledge and experience related to age-friendly city and maintain the ambassador network. Ambassadors’ opinions and aspiration of Infusion Age-friendly City Education (IAFCE) activities would also be gathered in the process. To promote the integration of age-friendly city education into the formal curricula of different disciplines, the project will collaborate with academic champions from 5 different disciplines to plan and infuse IAFCE activities into their formal curricula that facilitates intergenerational interaction between Age-friendly City ambassadors and PolyU students.

Project Objectives:

  • Facilitate the AFC ambassadors to share their knowledge, experience, and practice related to age-friendly city
  • Increase AFC ambassadors’ sense of self-worth through intergenerational learning
  • Facilitate university students to equip with age-friendly mindsets and capabilities through interacting with the AFC ambassadors
  • Promote the integration of age-friendly city education into the formal curricula of different disciplines at PolyU

Funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust