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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) and engaged 11 of them as EA partners to implement the Training Programme for a period of two-year commencing in around 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.  Some EAs have offered their training courses.  Please refer to the course list or contact respective EAs in the table below for details.

Course List of Year 2022

Courses (As at Aug 2022) (Chinese only)

 Funded Projects

Region Project Title Funded Elder Academy Enquiry
Hong Kong Island Smart Ageing Scheme Aldrich Bay Government Primary School Hong Kong Women Foundation Neighborhood Elderly Centre Elder Academy

Tel: (852) 2543 3890
E-mail: sasenquiry@hkwfhkpc.org.hk

Caritas Wu-Cheng-chung Secondary school Elder Academy - Infinity Technology Caritas Wu Cheng-chung Secondary School Elder Academy

Tel: (852) 2817 2318
E-mail: lyk@cwcc.edu.hk

ELITE (Hong Kong Island) – “Enhancement of Literacy on Information Technology for Elderly” Phase II Hong Kong Island Elder Academies Cluster

Tel: (852) 2700 1600
E-mail: elitehk@ywca.org.hk

Kowloon NAIL “IT”: Navigating in ICT Lifelong Learning Institute of Active Ageing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 

Tel: (852) 3400 8970 / (852) 2766 4223
E-mail: dhiaa@polyu.edu.hk

LST YKH & Buddhist HWCP Innovation Elder Academy – Enjoy Tech, Enjoy Gerontlife LST YKH & Buddhist HWCP Innovation Elder Academy

Tel: (852) 2336 2657
E-mail: ea@ykh.edu.hk

New Territories ELITE (North District) – “Enhancement of Literacy on Information Technology for Elderly” Phase II Ching Wah Elder Academy

Tel: (852) 2676 2525
E-mail: meel@ywca.org.hk

Enriched ICT Training Programme for the Elderly Elder Academy at Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Tel: (852) 2915 2380 (Press [2] [0])
E-mail: elderacademy@hkmu.edu.hk

The Enjoyable Journey of Gerontechnology LingnanU Elder Academy

Tel: (852) 2616 8068
E-mail: luea@ln.edu.hk

NTWEAC Digital Senior Programme 2021-2023 New Territories West Elder Academies Cluster

Tel: (852) 2433 8268
E-mail: ntweac@gmail.com

ICT E-Smart +VE Pui Shing Elder Academy

Tel: (852) 2445 0344
E-mail: wsse@ychss.org.hk

Gerontech Communion No Boundaries TM Hope Elder Academy (Also provide courses in Kowloon region)

Tel: (852) 2462 0850
E-mail: eict@hctmhope.edu.hk