Dr. Wu Ka Yu, Florence 胡嘉如博士

Assistant Professor


3400 3675

Guidance curriculum designs, implementation and effectiveness
Counseling supervision
Positive youth development
Dreams and Aspiration of children and adolescents
General Education
Teacher Education

My URLs:  


Tomorrow's Leaders

Promotion of Children and Adolescent Development

Counseling Practicum

Selected Publications: 

Lau, P.S.Y., Tsui, J.Y.C. & Wu, F.K.Y. (2015). Inspire to Aspire: a demonstration of a career guidance lesson. In M. McMahon & W. Patton, W. (Eds). Ideas for career practitioners: Celebrating excellence in career practice. Brisbane, Australia: Australian Academic Press.

Shek, D.T.L., Yu, L., Wu, F.K.Y. & Chai, W. (2014). General University Requirements at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Evaluation Findings based on Student Focus Groups. Assessment and evaluation in high education. DOI: 10.1080/02602938.2014.960362

Shek, D.T.L. & Wu, F.K.Y. (2014).The role of teachers in youth development: reflections of students. International Journal on Disability and Human Development,13(4), 473-480.

Shek, D.T.L., & Wu, F.K.Y. (in press). The Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: work done and lessons learned in a decade. Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Gynecology.

Shek, D.T.L., Yu, L., Wu, F.K.Y., & Ng, C.S.M. (in press). General education program in a new 4-year university curriculum in Hong Kong: Findings based on multiple evaluation strategies. International Journal on Disability and Human Development.

Shek, D.T.L., Yu, L., Wu, F.K.Y., Ng, C.S.M., & Chai, W.Y. (in press). Qualitative evaluation of General University Requirements in a new 4-year university curriculum: Findings based on experiences of students. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health.

Shek, D.T.L., Wu, F.K.Y., Leung, C.T.L., Fok, H.K. & Li, P.P.K. (in press). “Focus Group Evaluation of a Subject on Leadership and Intrapersonal Development in Hong Kong”. International Journal on Child and Health Development, 9 (2).

 Wu, F.K.Y. (in press). "Know Thyself"--Some personal reflections in teaching a Subject on Leadership and Intrapersonal Development. International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 14(2).

 Wu, F.K.Y. and Shek, D.T.L. (2012). “From Experienced to Novice: A reflective account on the changing role of frontline implementer to program trainer in the Project P.A.T.H.S.”. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 24(3): 195-199.

 Wu, F.K.Y. and Shek, D.T.L. (2012). “A Case Study: Investigate the implementation of P.A.T.H.S. in a single school by analyzing the Role of Policy, Program, People, Process and Place.” International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 24(3): 201-206.


Current Research Projects : 

iDream Project--An Investigation on Hope and Aspirations in Children and Adolescents in Chinese contexts. Bao Bao Bear Care Foundation Limited. HK$200,000. (Principal Investigator)

Longitudinal Evaluation of the General University Requirements (GUR) under the New 4-year curriculum. Teaching Development Grant, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK$ 4 million. (Co-Principal Investigator)

Youth Addiction Prevention Program project in collaboration with Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Integrated Center for Addiction Prevention and Treatment (ICAPT). The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, HK$1 million. (Co-Principal Investigator)

Tin Ka Ping P.A.T.H.S. Project in East China. Tin Ka Ping Foundation, HK$1.2 million. (Co- Principal Investigator)

Professional & Community Service: 

Programme Tutor, Master of Guidance and Counselling, Department of Applied Social Sciences, APSS

Council Member, The Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association

Mentor of Professional Mentorship Programme, The College of International Education (CIE), HKBU