Second piloting of a leadership and intrapersonal development subject at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Tan Lei Shek, Rachel C.F. Sun, Walter W.H. Yuen, Yat Hung Chui, Allen Dorcas, Man Sze Ma, Lu Yu, Yammy L.Y. Chak, Moon Y.M. Law, Yida Y.H. Chung, Pik Fong Tsui

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At The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, a course subject entitled Tomorrow ' s Leaders, which focuses on positive youth development constructs, was developed for the students admitted under the New Undergraduate Curriculum in the 2012/13 academic year. It fulfills the requirement of Leadership and Intrapersonal Development under the General University Requirements. The subject was first piloted in the 2010/11 academic year with very positive evaluation results. To refine the subject and to accumulate more experience, the subject was offered again in the first term of 2011/12 academic year. The course content, evaluation strategies, and some initial findings based on the second piloting exercise are presented in this paper. Consistent with the first piloting exercise, evaluation findings based on different strategies generally showed that the subject promoted the holistic development of the enrolled students.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-114
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal on Disability and Human Development
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2013


  • Credit-bearing subject
  • Leadership
  • Positive youth development
  • Psychosocial competencies
  • University students

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Sensory Systems
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Advanced and Specialised Nursing
  • Speech and Hearing


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