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Enriched ICT Training Programme for the Elderly (2021-2023)

Background

The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) launched the first round of Enriched ICT Training Programme for the Elderly (the Training Programme) in 2019, which was well received by the elderly participants and completed in August 2021.

To launch the subsequent round of the Training Programme, OGCIO openly invited applications from Elder Academy (EA) in September and October 2021. Ten EA partners were engaged to implement the Training Programme for a period of two-year commencing from December 2021.

Target Beneficiaries

Elderly people aged 60 or above with basic ICT knowledge.

Courses Provided

Each funded EA provides different categories of ICT courses which cover topics including government mobile applications, smart healthcare, online shopping, mobile payment, e-wallet and cyber security, etc. Training courses will be available for enrolment in around March or April 2022.

 Funded Projects

Region Project Title Funded Elder Academy
Hong Kong Island Smart Ageing Scheme Aldrich Bay Government Primary School Hong Kong Women Foundation Neighborhood Elderly Centre Elder Academy
Caritas Wu-Cheng-chung Secondary school Elder Academy - Infinity Technology Caritas Wu Cheng-chung Secondary School Elder Academy
ELITE (Hong Kong Island) – “Enhancement of Literacy on Information Technology for Elderly” Phase II Hong Kong Island Elder Academies Cluster
Kowloon NAIL “IT”: Navigating in ICT Lifelong Learning Institute of Active Ageing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
LST YKH & Buddhist HWCP Innovation Elder Academy – Enjoy Tech, Enjoy Gerontlife LST YKH & Buddhist HWCP Innovation Elder Academy
New Territories ELITE (North District) – “Enhancement of Literacy on Information Technology for Elderly” Phase II Ching Wa Elder Academies
Enriched ICT Training Programme for the Elderly Elder Academy at Hong Kong Metropolitan University
The Enjoyable Journey of Gerontechnology LingnanU Elder Academy
NTWEAC Digital Senior Programme 2021-2023 New Territories West Elder Academies Cluster Limited
ICT E-Smart +VE Pui Shing Elder Academy