Outstanding Project Award, Quality Education Fund (QEF) of Education Bureau

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Title of work: Project C.A.R.E. (Children and Adolescents at Risk Education) - The QEF Steering Committee named 20 Outstanding Projects from more than 7,000 recipients of their funding. The winning CityU project obtained funding of more than HK$4 million to be distributed over three years. Targeting secondary school students, the project adopted scientific, evidence-based research to examine the behaviour and needs of both the aggressors and victims of bullying. The project will be implemented in 30 secondary schools. In the 20 schools that have adopted the project so far, the results have been impressive. After receiving therapy, the recidivism of bullies was reduced by an estimated 40%. An index measuring victims’ anxiety levels showed a drop of between 20% and 40% for different categories of victim

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Awarded date9 May 2008
Granting OrganisationsQuality Education Fund (QEF) of Education Bureau