Laws of Life Workshop
The “Laws of Life” Essay Competition is an international program with a deep, widespread influence on students around the world. The competition gives students a
chance to first reflect on their core, personal values and principles and then use written language to express them. Through this process, the students explore and engage with the values that will stay with them throughout their lives.
Global Connection Program
Global Connection program is the first JA educational program focused on entrepreneurship and innovation to involve high school students from China and U.S. in the creation and management of an international trading company. Global Connection Program aims to foster innovation, leadership, entrepreneurship and promoting cultural exchange between Chinese and American students. The final objective of this program is to help teenagers to become successful competitors in the context of a global economy.
Rural Financial Literacy Workshop
This workshop specifically targets disadvantaged high school students from China's rural areas. It addresses the critical issue of education inequality. The workshop's overall goals are to encourage and support disadvantaged high students to advance their education as well as to equip disadvantaged students with critical financial literacy and management skills. The program has stopped running in 2016 due to end of sponsorship.
Career Go! Workshop
Volunteers work with students to explore career options, practice resume writing and interview skills and discuss common workplace issues. This workshop aims to stimulate and encourage students to think about career management from different perspectives; not only skills necessary in finding a job but also a thinking process that would help them to be a well-rounded and effective individual at managing careers.
Job Training Program
Job Training Program targets university students, offering them up-to-date job knowledge and the opportunity to learn essential working skill during an internship.
Youth Enterprise Solutions for China's BOP
By using business as a tool for empowerment, young entrepreneurs can create sustainable solutions that improve the lives of the millions of people living on less than
$2.25 USD a day in China while also generating profit.
Work Readiness Summer School
JA Work Readiness Summer School is a customized career and life planning program for sub-degree students and senior secondary school students who may go to the world of work or pursue vocational studies after HKDSE (the public examination for Hong Kong secondary students). With the support from over 10 employer parnters from various industries/sectors, the program will be particularly relevant to students interested in design, engineering, entertainment, fire and ambulance services, hospitality, information & communications technology and retail. The month-long summer program comprised a mini job fair, success skills workshops, an entrepreneurship workshop, work experience at one of the employer partners, and a graduation day with sharings by role models, career & life planning advice from educators and HR experts, and mentoring by business volunteers. Participants learned about education paths and career opportunities available to them, and developed their education and career plans through the extended mentorship program.
Youth Development Program
JA Youth Development Program provides an extended and progressive learning experience in three phases for participating students to equip themselves with essential career life skills for their success in the future workplace. After participation in JA Success Skills workshops, selected students will proceed with the extended learning opportunities of workplace immersion, workplace experience, group project challenge, learning reflection as well as sharing and dialogue with young leaders.