PGDE (Full-time) EL Block

Experiential Learning at Urban Renewal Authority

Background of Co-organiser

The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) is a statutory body established in May 2001 under the Urban Renewal Authority Ordinance to undertake, encourage, promote and facilitate urban renewal of Hong Kong, with a view to addressing the problem of urban decay and improving the living conditions of residents in dilapidated areas. The URA adopts a holistic approach by ways of its two core businesses i.e. redevelopment and rehabilitation, as well as heritage preservation and revitalisation, to create a sustainable and quality urban living in Hong Kong.

Project Details

  • Support the existing education programmes and URA 20th anniversary themed events, e.g. docent services, guided tours in UREC and outreach activities, etc.;
  • Develop a new education kit for URA’s new projects (e.g. Central Market) for the local community to understand URA’s effort in urban renewal; and
  • Review and edit the content on UREC e-portal to fit the new “citizenship and social development” subject which will be replacing ‘liberal studies’ in the secondary education curriculum.


  • September 27 – November 2, 2021
  • Monday to Friday, 8:45am to 6:00pm, and as required by events


  • UREC/URA’s office in Sheung Wan
  • Other locations as required (e.g. URA’s project sites)


PGDE full-time students from all major subjects who are passionate in inspiring young people to explore urban renewal


Application Deadline

August 29, 2021


Shortlisted students may be invited to attend an interview arranged by the URA (details to be confirmed).


Ms. Cindy Yeung, Assistant Manager, External Relations (URA) [Tel: 2588 2157; Email:]