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USJ’s Outreach Programme (Prison Education Initiative) presented to the Social Welfare Bureau

10/20/2020

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On October 20, a delegation of the USJ met with members of the Social Welfare Bureau to present key features of the USJ’s Outreach Programme.



On October 20, the Rector, Reverend Professor Stephen Morgan, the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Education, Prof. Elisa Monteiro, and the Outreach Programme Leader, Prof. Helen Liu met with members of the Social Welfare Bureau to present key features of the USJ’s Outreach Programme (Prison Education Initiative). The members of the Social Welfare Bureau included, Deputy Director, Mr. Tang Yuk Wa, Chief of division, Department of Social Reintegration, Miss. Ip Sio Mei and Head of the Professional Development and Planning Division, Mr. Leong Ka Fai. The meeting focused on developments and new directions for USJ’s outreach programme.

Professor Helen Liu introduced three main stages of the outreach programme developed and main results and plans for the future. The mission of the outreach programme is to educate and inspire individuals to achieve their academic and professional goals and prepare them for future social reintegration and rehabilitation. The verbal and written feedback of the students involved is very positive. The Rector thanked the Deputy Director, Mr. Tang Yuk Wa and Chief of division, Department of Social Reintegration, Miss. Ip Sio Mei and Head of the Professional Development and Planning Division, Mr. Leong Ka Fai, for their warm welcome and gorgeous support for USJ outreach programme. There will be further discussions with Social Welfare Bureau in the near future.