Overview

The Public Education Programme ("PEP") aims to work with the insurance sector on publicity and outreach to promote public awareness of the wide range of career opportunities in the insurance sector and the career paths of functional jobs in the sector.
 

School Activities

 

Public Activities

 

To raise youngsters and public awareness of the wide range of career opportunities and the career path of professionals in different functions in insurance industry, the PEP launched the "News-reporting Video Filming Competition for Insurance Sector". Through the Competition, participants attended public seminar and workshops in order to equip with the knowledge on insurance and learn about the ample job opportunities in the industry, as well as the process of developing a TV news report.
 
Enrollment deadline was 29 April 2017.
 
Details and results of the competition: https://m21.hk/news_story/page.php#page-top
 
 
 
 
Date
University / Tertiary Institute
Time
Location
Category
21/3/2017
The Open University of Hong Kong
3pm – 4pm
OUHK Campus
Career Talk
24/3/2017
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
12noon – 5pm
HKUST Campus
Career Fair
7/4/2017
SPEED, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
10:30am – 6pm
PolyU West Kowloon Campus
Career Talk / Career Fair
11/4/2017
City University of Hong Kong
11am – 4pm
CityU Campus
Career Fair
23/10/2017 The Hong Kong Universtiy of Science and Technology 12noon – 5pm HKUST Capmus Career Fair
2/11/2017 City University of Hong Kong 11am – 4pm CityU Campus Career Fair
31/1/2018 The University of Hong Kong 12noon – 5pm HKU Campus Career Fair
5/2/2018 Lingnan University 4:30pm – 5:30pm  LU Campus Career Talk
26/2/2018 The Open University of Hong Kong 4:30pm – 5:30pm OUHK Campus Career Talk
9/3/2018 Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Centennial College, Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hang Seng Management College, Tung Wah College 10am – 7pm Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Career Fair
12/4/2018 SPEED, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 10:30am – 6pm PolyU West Kowloon Campus Career Fair
Note: Pre-registration may be requried for individual career fair / talk, please check with relevant institutes for more deatils.
 
 

 

Seminar on "Life Planning Education – Profession in the Risk Management Sector" (Concluded)

A Life Planning Seminar for teachers and Parent-Teacher Associations of secondary schools to learn about the career and job prospects in the risk management sector – one of the most promising industry in Hong Kong that offers plenty of opportunities for career advancement and progression.

 

Details of the Seminar

Date:    27 April 2018 (Friday)

Time:     Session 1 – 1:30pm – 3:00pm

              Session 2 – 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Location: Auditorium, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, 56/F, Two International Financial Centre, Central  

 

Guests (Session 1)

  • Mr Raymond TAM Wai-man, Executive Director, Policy and Development, Insurance Authority
  • Ms. Shirley YAU, Director, Policy Owner Service, MassMutual Asia Limited
  • Ms Monica Ma, Vice President, Swiss Reinsurance Company Limited
  • Mrs Agnes KOON, Steering Committee Member of the Pilot Programme to Enhance Talent Training for the Insurance Sector
  • Ms Charity AU, Committee Member of Life Insurance Council of the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers
     

Guests (Session 2)

  • Mr Raymond TAM Wai-man, Executive Director, Policy and Development, Insurance Authority
  • Ms. Shirley YAU, Director, Policy Owner Service, MassMutual Asia Limited
  • Mr Clement HAU, Head of Property and Specialty, Property and Specialty Business Center Distribution, Hong Kong, Zurich Insurance Company Limited
  • Mr P L CHAN, Steering Committee Member of the Pilot Programme to Enhance Talent Training for the Insurance Sector
  • Ms Winnie WONG, Steering Committee Member of the Pilot Programme to Enhance Talent Training for the Insurance Sector
  • Mr Philip MAK, Steering Committee Member of the Pilot Programme to Enhance Talent Training for the Insurance Sector
 

 

Inter-School Innovation Competition on Insurance Technology: Life Can Be Insured
 

The Public Education Programme entrusted Cyberport to organise the “Inter-School Innovation Competition on Insurance Technology: Life Can Be Insured”in Sept to Nov 2018. The competition aims to raise students’ awareness on career opportunities and career path in the insurance industry, and to inspire innovation and develop the problem-solving skills in insurance and related technologies.

The competition comprises the secondary division and the tertiary division. Students of the secondary division are required to develop a mobile app, game or platform to provide users with either basic concepts of insurance or the industry prospect, whereas a hackathon will be held for the tertiary division to develop InsurTech solutions to tackle pain points of the insurance industry. For details and application method of the competition, please visit www.insurtech.cyberport.hk.

Enquiry (Cyberport)
Email: youth@cyberport.hk
Tel: 3166 3839

 


 

During the academic year 2017/18 and 2018/19, the Pilot Programme organises student and teacher education workshops in secondary schools through Po Leung Kuk. Chamber Solving Game will also take place during summer 2018 and 2019. The activities could allow students to learn the ample job functions and positions in the insurance industry, as well as to enhance their understanding towards the risk management sector. Details of the school workshops and game are as follows:

Vocational Training Workshop (for Students)
Target: Senior Secondary School Students (S.4 to S.6)
Content:  

The awareness of the financial and risk management sector as a focal point, the Workshop includes the following features:

  • Career Seminar / Workshop: To build students’ interest and acceptability towards the risk management sector by understanding different job functions and positions within the industry.
  • Mock Interview: Volunteers from the sector will conduct training to provide students with insight into the skills required for the industry, such as a prudent and systematic mind, interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills, and improve their capabilities in career development.
  • Company Visit: Company visits are arranged for students to experience the actual working environment and operations between departments. Together with sharing from industry practitioners on the entry path, job requirements and industry information, the visit can raise students’ awareness and enable them to equip themselves earlier to stay at a competitive edge.
 
Life Planning and Risk Management Workshop (for Teachers)
Target: Secondary School Teachers (Recommended 10 to 15 participants per workshop)
Content:   

The Workshop is designed to equip teachers with a comprehensive overview of the insurance and risk management sectors through the discussion of concepts on risk management and protection by daily issues. A wide range of themes includes:

  • Understanding of life planning and the insurance industry
  • Personal life planning and insurance workshops for teachers
  • Risk management in the school and life planning workshops
 

If you are interested in the School Workshop, please fill in this reply slip.

 

Chamber Solving Competition (Concluded)

Target: Senior Secondary School Students (S.4 to S.6) and Tertiary Students
Participants: 3 to 4 students per team
Date of competition:  21/8/2018 – 31/8/2018
Time of competition: 12:00 nn – 10:00 pm (45 minutes per round)
Venues:

Causeway Bay Room: 1/F, 1-3 Pak Sha Road (Lee Garden Road Entrance)
OR
Mongkok Room: 4/F, Pakpolee Commercial Centre, 1A-1K Sai Yeung Choi Street South

 
Content:                                                       

Participating teams can select a timeslot within the date and timeframe of the competition. In the game, each participant plays a different role, including underwriter, claim manager, risk manager and actuary. Within a tailored story setting, the team needs to search clues and use the abilities of different roles to solve the mysteries in order to escape from the chamber within a time limit and win a prize! The better the team understands the job functions and scope of the roles, the more effective the team could solve the mysteries. 

 

If you are interested in the Chamber Solving Competition, please visit this webpage https://goo.gl/wvFDfQ (available in Chinese only) and proceed to online or email registration.  

 

Enquiries (Po Leung Kuk Life Planning & Financial Education Centre)

Tel: 2185 6047 (Mr. Window Chan)

Website: https://goo.gl/wvFDfQ

Fax: 3020 9377

Email: window.chan@poleungkuk.org.hk

 


                                                                              

Public Seminar on "Explore Your Future"
The public seminar featured seasoned in-service practitioners from the middle- and back-offices of the insurance industry to share their views in career prospect, opportunities and challenges, professional development and interesting encounters to the public.
 
Two Key Opinion Leaders, Mrs MAK HO Siu Kuen (the author of a popular parenting book) and Ms Alison CHANG (a veteran executive search professional and career counsellor) were also invited to share their own parenting journeys, as well as to provide insights into how to unleash children's full potential for attaining goals and aspirations.
 
Date:
8 July, 2017 (Saturday)
Time:
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Venue:
Room 701, Yeung Kai-yin Memorial Lecture Theatre, 7/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Guest:
Ms MAK HO Siu Kuen / Ms Alison CHANG, and experienced industry practitioners from middle- and back-office
Download:
Click here for event leaflet (Chinese version only)
 
「Explore Your Future」Public Seminar Part 1 — Opening Speech by Ms Wendy CHUNG
 
 
「Explore Your Future」Public Seminar Part 2 — Sharing of Parenting Tips by Mrs MAK HO Siu Kuen
 
 
「Explore Your Future」Public Seminar Part 3 — Sharing of Work Experience in Insurance Industry by Experienced Industry Practitioners
 
 
「Explore Your Future」Public Seminar Part 4 — Sharing of Career Development by Ms Alison CHANG
 
News Story Filming Competition Award Presentation Ceremony
The News Story Filming Competition Award Presentation Ceremony will be held on 16 September 2017.  The event will present awards to winners of the competition, with seasoned industry practitioners to share their experience and insights in the insurance sector.  TVB actor, Mr Benjamin YUEN will also join the sharing session.  There will also be game booths to enhance public knowledge on insurance industry.
 
Date:
16 September, 2017 (Saturday)
Time:
12:00noon - 6:00pm (Game Booths)
2:30pm - 4:00pm (Stage Events)
Venue:
Level 1, Fantasy Island, Maritime Square, 33 Tsing King Road, Tsing Yi, Hong Kong
Guest:
Download:
Mr Benjamin YUEN
Click here for event leaflet
 
 
 
 

 "It' s a Cool Profession" Roving Truck will tour the 18 districts from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm, from 5 to 29 March 2018. The public will be able to learn more about the middle- and back-office operations of the insurance profession by taking a prize quiz or by participating in role-matching game. Come and play to win fabulous prizes, and to experience this cool profession! "Pro-Squad" Education Ambassadors will also meet you from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm every Saturday and Sunday!
 
Date and Location of the Roving Truck Tour:
Date  Location District
5/3 Pilkem Street, Jordan (near to Bowring Street) Yau Tsim Mong District
6/3 Kweilin Street, Sham Shui Po (near to Fuk Wa Street) Sham Shui Po District
7/3 Outside Po Leung Kuk Castar Primary School, Tsing King Road, Tsing Yi Kwai Tsing District
8/3 Outside Hilton Plaza, Sha Tin Centre Street Shatin District
9/3 Outside Po Heung Street, Tai Po (near to Tai Po Complex) Tai Po District
10/3 Outside Hang Hau Station (Sheung Ning Road) Sai Kung District
11/3 Outside TMT Plaza, Tuen Shun Street, Tuen Mun Tuen Mun District
12/3 Long Lok Road, Yuen Long (outside the bus terminal of Sun Yuen Long Centre) Yuen Long District
13/3 No.37, Wo Fung Street, Fanling North District
14/3 Outside Radio City, 505-511 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai (eastbound) Wan Chai District
15/3 Outside Oi Tung Shopping Centre, Oi Yin Street, Shau Kei Wan Eastern District
16/3 68, Yue Kwong Road, Aberdeen (near Pik Fai House, Shek Pai Wan Estate) Southern District
17/3 Outside Pier 7 on Man Kwong Street, Central Central and Western District
18/3 Outside Exit A of Tung Chung Station Islands District
19/3 Outside Exit A of Tai Wai Station (Tsuen Nam Road) Shatin District
20/3 Outside the Hong Kong Jockey Club Betting Branch at Kai Tin Shopping Centre, Kai Tin Road, Yau Tong Kwun Tong District
21/3 Outside Charming Garden, Hoi Wang Road, Mongkok Yau Tsim Mong District
22/3 Outside Citywalk I, Wo Tik Street, Tsuen Wan Tsuen Wan District
23/3 Outside The Mission Covenant Church Holm Glad Primary School, 56 Sau Ming Road, Sau Mau Ping Kwun Tong District
24/3 Outside Mannings, Tin Yiu Plaza, Tin Ho Road, Tin Shui Wai Yuen Long District
25/3 Outside Oi Man Shopping Centre, 60 Chung Hau Street, Homantin Kowloon City District
26/3 New Jade Shopping Arcade, Chai Wan (Kut Shing Street) Eastern District
27/3 Outside Lok Fu Place, 198 Junction Road, Lok Fu Wong Tai Sin District
28/3 On Luk Street, Ma On Shan (outside Sunshine City Plaza) Shatin District
29/3 Sai Yeung Choi Street South, Mongkok (near Dundas Street) Yau Tsim Mong District
 

 

 
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