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Ambassador Training
HKU Holistic Urban Farming Ambassador Training Programme (Jun - Aug 2023)
港大都市種植大使培訓計劃 (2023年6月至8月)
Date 日期:  14 - 17 Jun 2023
 
Time 時間: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
 
Venue 地點: HKU, Green Hub and Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden
 
Speaker(s) 講師: Dr. Vivian Chu 朱可兒博士
Mr. Gabriel Ho 何啟邦先生
Ms. Stella Chong 張可欣女士 
Ms. Carol Fung 馮麗晶女士
Dr. Jessie Chow 周美玲博士
 
Summary 內容: The urban farming spaces on campus have been providing the opportunity and inspirations for students and staff to engage in organic farming, horticulture practices, as well as interdisciplinary studies. Throughout the years, the spaces act as a hub to promote awareness on sustainability and wellbeing among the HKU community.

To expand the benefits of the edible spaces to a wider audience, we have been recruiting HKU students, who are passionate about gardening/farming and sustainability, to be Holistic Urban Farming Ambassadors to assist in hosting tours and workshops.

The fourth round of Ambassador Training Programme is now open for application. In the programme, experts from respective areas will share their knowledge and experiences with the participants, and the students will apply what they have learnt to design and host tours and workshops.

校園中的都市種植空間為師生提供參與有機耕種和園藝活動的機會,並啟發了一些跨學科的研究項目。透過舉辦各種活動,「港大都市種植」致力向師生推廣可持續發展及提高身心健康的關注,為了進一步與大眾各界分享都市種植的好處和潛力,我們招募港大學生成為「都市種植大使」,協助籌辦導賞團及工作坊,學生大使既能親身實踐綠色生活,也能為可持續發展出力,推廣都市種植對社區身心靈的裨益。

第四屆「都市種植大使培訓計劃」現正接受報名,一系列工作坊將由各領域的專家擔任導師,學員參加工作坊後將協助設計導賞活動,並於活動中應用所學。

activities of ambassador training
 
#1&2 Workshops at HKU & Field Trips
 
Date 
Time 
Content 
14/6/2023 (Wed)
 
17:30 - 18:15
Briefing Session 計劃簡介 (and Tour at Herb Garden)
18:30 - 20:00
Session 1
Community Resilience and Localised Food Production
社區抗逆力與在地食物生產
 
Speaker: Dr. Vivian Chu 朱可兒博士
Assistant Lecturer, Centre for Civil Society and Governance, HKU
 
Venue: HKU
16/6/2023 (Fri) 
11:00 – 13:00 
Session 2
Urban Edible Landscape and Sustainable Living
城市可食用景觀及可持續發展生活
 
Speaker: Ms. Stella Chong 張可欣女士
Green Hub, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden
 
Venue: Green Hub (Old Tai Po Police Station) 綠匯學苑(舊大埔警署)
13:15 - 14:30
Low Carbon Lunch 低碳午餐
 
Venue: Green Hub (Old Tai Po Police Station) 綠匯學苑(舊大埔警署)
15:00 – 17:00 
Session 3 
Organic and Sustainable Farming – Theories and Techniques
有機及永續耕種 – 理論與技巧
 
Speaker: Ms. Carol Fung 馮麗晶女士
Sustainable Agriculture Officer, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden
 
Venue: Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (Lam Kam Road, Tai Po) 嘉道理農場暨植物園 (大埔林錦公路)
17/6/2023 (Sat) 
11:00 – 13:00 
Session 4 
Event Planning and Implementation for General Public
公眾活動之策劃及執行
 
Speaker: Mr. Gabriel Ho 何啟邦先生 Registered Social Worker & Horticultural Therapist, Serene Oasis, Christian Family Service Centre
 
Venue: HKU
14:30 – 16:00 
Session 5 
Wellbeing and Mindfulness
身心健康與靜觀
 
Speaker: Dr. Jessie Chow 周美玲博士
Educational Psychologist, Jockey Club "Peace and Awareness" Mindfulness Culture in Schools Initiative, HKU
 
Venue: HKU
 

#3 HKU Holistic Urban Farming Tours and Workshops  「港大都市種植」導賞團及工作坊 

Upon completion of the Training Programme, participants will apply what they have learnt to design HKU Holistic Urban Farming tours and workshops for the HKU community as well as the general public. Each group will host one session of the activities.  Participants will receive an allowance of HK$300 each for hosting the tours and workshops.

完成培訓課程後,學員將應用所學,分組為「港大都市種植」設計導賞團及工作坊,並帶領其中一節活動,每位學員完成導賞團後,可獲津貼HK$300,並可於日後舉辦的「港大都市種植」活動擔任導賞員。
 
 
Dates: 
Trial-run:8/7/2023 (Sat)
 2.5 hours for each group
  
Tours and Workshops:12/8/2023 (Sat), 19/8/2023 (Sat), & 26/8/2023 (Sat)
 each group will host one 2- hour session
 
Application Details 報名詳情
 
Eligibility: HKU full-time students who are passionate about gardening/farming and sustainability 
對象:香港大學全日制學生,對種植/耕種及永續有熱誠

Quota 名額: 20

Deposit: HK$200 (to be collected after successful admission to the programme)
按金HK$200 (成功入選計劃後繳交)
 
Language: English and Cantonese (For the Training Workshops conducted in Cantonese, simultaneous interpretation in English will be provided if needed) 
語言:英語及廣東話(部分培訓工作坊以廣東話教授,設英語即時傳譯)
 
Attendance Requirement: To become HKU Urban Farming Ambassadors, participants have to complete over 80% of the Training Workshops, attend Trial-run and host a Tour and Workshop. Each ambassador will receive the deposit refund of HK$200 and an allowance of HK$300 at the end of the programme.
 
They are also eligible to host similar tours and workshops for HKU Edible Spaces in the future and honorarium will be provided.
 
出席率要求:學員須出席80%以上培訓課程,並完成導賞團及工作坊,便正式成為港大都市種植大使,並可獲退回按金HK$200及津貼HK$300,學員亦可於日後舉辦的「港大都市種植」活動擔任導賞員,完成活動後會獲津貼。
 
 
Online Application 網上報名:http://wp2.cedars.hku.hk/forms/node/772
 
(Shortlisted applicants may be invited for an interview 報名學生可能需出席面試 )
 
Application Deadline (Extended) 延長截止報名日期:18:00, 26/5/2023 (Fri)