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Author Morris, Paul, 1951-

Title Curriculum, schooling and society in Hong Kong / Paul Morris and Bob Adamson
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [2010]
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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
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Curriculum evaluation -- China -- Hong Kong.
Curriculum planning -- China -- Hong Kong.
Education -- Curricula -- China -- Hong Kong.
Form Electronic book
Author Adamson, Bob.
ISBN 9789882205451 (electronic bk.)
9882205453 (electronic bk.)