Each year, UNICEF HK organizes more than 100 talks to share with students the challenges and threats faced by children in developing countries and regions, and to share with them the ways to improve their lives.


Format

Available period: School days – Monday to Friday within school hours

Duration: About 40 minutes per session (excluding students’ admission time)

Medium of instruction: Either Cantonese or English

Venue: School hall / Activity room with audio & projection equipment

Fee: Free of charge

Capacity: 100 students or above per session

Remarks: Each school can apply two school talks in each school year. First-come first-served.

 


School Talk Topic for school year 2016/17

Overview (Download PDF)

Child RightsNatural Disaster & ChildrenWar & ChildrenWater & SanitationChildren in Mainland ChinaEnd Child TraffickingHIV/AIDS & Children
To know about United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and understand child rights by exploring different local and global issues.
General Studies (Primary) – Community and Citizenship
Integrated Humanities (Junior secondary) – Personal and Social Development
Liberal Studies (Senior secondary) – Personal Development & Interpersonal Relationship

Factsheet

To understand the impact of natural disasters on children and to learn more about UNICEF’s emergency work and the needs of affected population.
General Studies (Primary) – People and Environment
Integrated Humanities (Junior secondary) – Place and Environment
Liberal Studies (Senior secondary) – Energy Technology & the Environment

Factsheet

To understand the calamity brought by the war – including about not limited to child soldier, refugee and landmine and to learn how armed conflict deprives child rights.
General Studies (Primary) – Global Understanding and the Information Era
Integrated Humanities (Junior secondary) – Culture and Heritage
Liberal Studies (Senior secondary) – Globalization

Factsheet

To raise awareness of the problems facing children with inadequate access to clean water or sanitation facilities, and be encouraged to take action in response to the issues.
General Studies (Primary) – Health and Living
Integrated Humanities (Junior secondary) – Place and Environment
Liberal Studies (Senior secondary) – Public Health

Factsheet

To know about the living conditions of children in rural areas of mainland China and to understand their challenges and needs.
General Studies (Primary) – National Identity and Chinese Culture
Integrated Humanities (Junior secondary) – Place and Environment
Liberal Studies (Senior secondary) – Modern China

Factsheet

With a documentary, Not My Life, which depicts the cruel and dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery, to understand the helplessness of child victims and explore in what way child rights are deprived.
Integrated Humanities (Junior secondary) – Culture and Heritage
Liberal Studies (Senior secondary) – Globalization

Factsheet

To explore how children’s growth and development are influenced by HIV/AIDS, and to eliminate the myths of AIDS through a deeper understanding.
Integrated Humanities (Junior secondary) – Personal and Social Development
Liberal Studies (Senior secondary) – Public Health

Factsheet


Enquiry

Alvin Ng, Education Officer (Training and Curriculum Development)
Tel: 2836 2929 / 2338 5151
Email: edu@unicef.org.hk


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