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Garage Academy offers curated events to inspire, inform and entertain, with true takeaways to shape forward-thinking and sustainable businesses.

Wherever your passions lie, you can count on us to bring forth sessions with heart, insight and good company.

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EdTech Conversations: How Technology Helps Students Find Their Passions

Event Overview Can online platforms disrupt the traditional university career advisor? What’s the most effective way for students to make academic or career choices with so many paths to take? Edtech startups are helping students identify their talents and find their passion with data and career coaches are having holistic conversations online to meet student’s needs. Hear from the next generation of student guidance companies and learn what they think the future of education and recruitment looks like. Key Takeaways - Learn how Generation Z trends might shape the future job market. - Learn why university students and graduates are now using career coaches for education and career advice. - Understand how online platforms support graduate job-seekers in both traditional and non-traditional ways. - Understand how schools are leveraging online platforms to better support their students. - Learn how universities are bringing tech and coaching into their career advisory services to be competitive. - Understand how hiring companies can use tech to attract the best graduate talent, and coaching to retain talent. About our guests Moderator Vivian Lai. Education Specialist A passionate educator who believes in the power of education, the power of lifelong learning. Vivian is experienced in developing learning solutions for adult learning institutions including General Assembly and HKU SPACE in the marketing discipline and technology-related areas. Panellists Vivica Xiong. Work In Progress Jumpstart Coach. With a background in international education, Vivica is dedicated to helping young people grow and achieve their highest and best. She supports high-school leavers with higher education admissions and explores career directions with fresh graduates and early-stage young professionals. Fred, Ng. Glints Glints is a recruitment platform in Asia that helps companies build successful teams with young talent. About Work In Progress Work in Progress is a hub where you can seek advice and connect with peers, coaches or mentors. Whether you want to change career, overcome a roadblock in your life or get practical advice on how to start something new, WIP can help you to build confidence in the path you've chosen. About Garage Academy Garage Academy is Garage Society’s knowledge-sharing platform with a mission to nurture the leaders of the new generation workforce through a wide curation of classes, workshops and community events rooted in innovation and emerging technologies. Join our digital community Garage Commons now to connect with fellow entrepreneurial minds, build your personal & professional skill set, and innovate & grow your business!

Academy for Business: Keep Calm and Communicate

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In the month of Education at Garage, we have created events that help you unlearn what you’ve learnt – even the most basic skill, communication. Millions of texts, emails and verbal transit every day, we all want our voice to be heard, but how? Garage Academy is happy to invited Communication expert Rachel Shieff to hold a workshop to help you to achieve in business by effectively communicate with your business partners, colleagues, clients and etc! In this interactive workshop, you’ll be able to learn the essential elements of business communication and speak to your client in the words they understand. Who should attend Professional individuals who need to work with internal and external parties as part of their daily duties SMEs and start-ups who seek improvement for your working team RSVP Now: https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/academy-for-business-keep-calm-and-communicate-tickets-72058110749

Garage Greens Urban Farming Experience

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Join our Urban Farming Experiences on the first Saturday of each month October - December 2019! Interested in growing your own food but don’t know where to start? Tried growing but you're chronically killing your leafy friends?! Or do you simply want to have a fun afternoon while greening your thumb? Then this family-friendly workshop is for you! Join our experienced organic farmers as they introduce you to the world of urban farming through hands-on activities and basic theory. The introductory level of farming will be suitable for all ages so feel free to bring the kids along. The programme will give you an overview of the climate and different seasons in Hong Kong, as well as when to grow what; it will build your understanding on how plants work; and help you understand the main considerations when growing in a small space like a windowsill, balcony or rooftop. It will also provide you with basic skills to confidently germinate seeds, transplant seedlings, fertilise your plants and much more! #FamilyFriendly #FarmingWeekend Get your ticket now: https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/garage-greens-urban-farming-experience-tickets-68577979583

Garage Greens Urban Farming Experience

Garage Academy Campus

Join our Urban Farming Experiences on the first Saturday of each month October - December 2019! Interested in growing your own food but don’t know where to start? Tried growing but you're chronically killing your leafy friends?! Or do you simply want to have a fun afternoon while greening your thumb? Then this family-friendly workshop is for you! Join our experienced organic farmers as they introduce you to the world of urban farming through hands-on activities and basic theory. The introductory level of farming will be suitable for all ages so feel free to bring the kids along. The programme will give you an overview of the climate and different seasons in Hong Kong, as well as when to grow what; it will build your understanding on how plants work; and help you understand the main considerations when growing in a small space like a windowsill, balcony or rooftop. It will also provide you with basic skills to confidently germinate seeds, transplant seedlings, fertilise your plants and much more! #FamilyFriendly #FarmingWeekend Get your ticket now: https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/garage-greens-urban-farming-experience-tickets-68577979583

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