Changing Schools for Changing Times: New Directions for the School Curriculum in Hong Kong

Changing Schools for Changing Times: New Directions for the School Curriculum in Hong Kong

by Kerry Kennedy

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Overview

This book, a statement of genuine concern on the state of the school curriculum in Hong Kong by a veteran educator, forms a comprehensive account of current curriculum development, implementation and interpretation. Kennedy invites the reader to critically examine how local and global issues influence the way the Hong Kong curriculum has been constructed. Against this theoretical background, he maintains a clear, practical focus on present policies of the educational authority and suggests a new curriculum in various fields.

This book sheds light on recent pressure for curriculum change and reform in Hong Kong, offering fresh insights to those concerned with the state of education in both Hong Kong and cities around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789629962319
Publisher: Chinese University Press, The
Publication date: 01/25/2006
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Kerry J. Kennedy is head of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

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