Health Management and Social Care Field Learning Expo 2024

Innovative Ideas and Practices for Healthy Lifestyles and Field Learning

It aims to showcase students’ innovative designs and practices in promoting healthy lifestyles and field learning. The Expo will be held on 1 June 2024 and consists of four parts:

C.  Outstanding Student Award

1. Aim

  • To showcase students’ reflective thinking in designing and conducting field learning

2. Target applicants

  •  Students can participate individually or in teams and only one entry in each  category.
  • Each school can nominate at most three teams (1-4 students each) of S4 – S6 students to participate

3. Content

  • Themes – My Field Learning in Health Management and Social Care
  • Categories:
    A. Outstanding Field Learning Design: acknowledging students their in-depth understanding on the HMSC knowledge and concepts as well as the innovative thinking during the process in designing the field learning
    B. Outstanding Field Learning Reflection: acknowledging students who show outstanding reflective abilities and critical thinking in the application of knowledge and the practical experiences in field learning.
  • Schools should complete the nomination form and return it with student’s work on or before 1 March 2024 (Friday).
  • Each nominated student / team should submit a design / reflection in not more than 1 000 words (either in Chinese or English). Late submission or the content after the 1000th word will NOT be read.
  • The shortlisted students / teams will be invited to give a 5-minute presentation to the Judging Panel about the design / reflection on 1 June 2024 (Saturday), followed by a brief discussion on the reflection with the judges.
  • Gold, silver and bronze awards will be given to the students / teams with outstanding performance.

4. Rules of The Award

  • The work must be original and should not be published or entered any competition before.
  • Participants need to guarantee that the submitted work does not involve plagiarism or infringe any copyright.
  • The Award results are determined by Independent Judging Panel. Participants shall not object to the results and awards determined.
  • All entries submitted will not be returned.

5. Awards

Each category includes:

  • Gold Award
  • Silver Award
  • Bronze Award

The winners may be invited to experience and participate in health and social care work in authentic workplace settings.

6. Judging Panel

  • Representatives from the related disciplines in universities and experienced professionals of the related sectors.

7. Judging Criteria

(A) Outstanding Field Learning Design:

Criteria %
Effectively identify and define problems
Demonstrate the ability to apply related theories, concepts, ideas and terminology in the design
Generate unique and creative design concepts and solutions
Estimate the effectiveness and limitations of solutions with the use of data and information
Feasible design that can be easily translated into practical applications
Organizes and communicates design concepts and solutions in a logical and structured manner

(B) Outstanding Field Learning Reflection:

Criteria %
Clearly present the reflection that matches with the authentic learning experience
Demonstrate the ability to apply related theories, concepts, ideas and terminology
Support views with appropriate data collected from a range of sources
Explore and/or examine own beliefs, assumptions, values and feelings on the experience
Suggest sound and feasible proposals for improvement
Presentation skills such as presentation of data and suggestions

8. Submission deadline

  • 1 March 2024 (Friday)

9. Timeline

Date Event
1 March 2024 (Friday)
Deadline of nomination and submission of student reflection / design
22 March 2024 (Friday)
Notification of shortlisted candidates
1 June 2024 (Saturday) (PM)
Interview, Announcement of results and Award presentation ceremony