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Curriculum, schooling and society in Hong Kong

Author: Paul Morris; Bob Adamson
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hong Kong is a fascinating place for the study of curriculum. Its schooling system operates at an interface influenced by the legacies of a Chinese tradition and from British colonialism and was developed at a time when, around the world, the state was taking more responsibility for the education of young people. To this can be added the complexities of Hong Kong as a society-one that has witnessed major political  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morris, Paul, 1951-
Curriculum, schooling and society in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010505289
(OCoLC)489001594
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Morris; Bob Adamson
ISBN: 9789882205451 9882205453 9888180258 9789888180257 9786612750328 6612750324
OCLC Number: 707091263
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 212 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Studying the curriculum --
Curriculum policy and policymaking --
Curriculum development --
Curriculum organization --
Teachers, teaching and the curriculum --
Learners, learning and the curriculum --
Assessing pupils' learning --
Language policy and the medium of instruction --
Evaluating the curriculum --
Changing the curriculum.
Responsibility: Paul Morris and Bob Adamson.

Abstract:

Hong Kong is a fascinating place for the study of curriculum. Its schooling system operates at an interface influenced by the legacies of a Chinese tradition and from British colonialism and was developed at a time when, around the world, the state was taking more responsibility for the education of young people. To this can be added the complexities of Hong Kong as a society-one that has witnessed major political and economic changes over the past 150 years or so, and particularly since the late 1970s. The dynamics produce an intricate interplay of innovation and conservatism, globalization a.

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