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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Move to change liberal studies discussion points

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 05:11am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... to change liberal studies discussion points Students pursuing liberal studies degrees should not be asked to analyse residents' responses to major social events or discuss why the city's youth participate in community issues, education officials have proposed as part of an ongoing review of secondary education curriculum. But some students and liberal studies teachers have ...

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    Liberal studies helps students to really understand society

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 05:45am by LETTERS

    ... Liberal studies helps students to really understand society I would not be happy if the political content in the liberal studies curriculum was reduced. While I accept that it would lessen ... in liberal studies, they get an opportunity to learn something about China's history. As has been said so many times before, you need to have a firm grasp of history so the mistakes of the past ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Government critics earn top marks in liberal studies

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 06:30am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com But educators stress that candidates' analytical skills were being tested, not their views Government critics earn top marks in liberal studies Some ... Six pupil in one of the top-marked liberal studies papers from April's Diploma of Secondary Education. The candidate also said demonstrations and protests were more useful than taking ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Teach Basic Law in liberal studies in the true spirit of inquiry

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 05:48pm by Kerry Kennedy

    ... Kerry Kennedy Kerry Kennedy says including the Basic Law in liberal studies could help develop enlightened thinkers, as long as the aim is to broaden, rather than narrow, the school curriculum A liberal mind Now, it seems, Occupy Central is to be blamed on liberal studies. There has been too much teaching about politics and this is what has brought students onto the streets. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Teachers' union slams government plan to review liberal studies curriculum

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 06:07am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... Elizabeth Cheung elizabeth.cheung@scmp.com Teachers' union slams plan to review liberal studies A teachers' union has spoken out against a government plan to trim politics-related content in the secondary school liberal studies curriculum. The Professional Teachers' Union yesterday criticised the government for intervening in the subject, suggesting the move ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Students' level of social awareness enhanced by liberal studies

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:45am by LETTERS

    ... Students' social awareness enhanced by liberal studies I wish to offer some thoughts on liberal studies as a core subject in the three-year senior secondary curriculum, in response to calls that liberal studies should be scrapped. As an academic teaching at a local university long enough to see the changes before and after the introduction of liberal studies, I realise ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PERSPECTIVES

    Liberal studies fires up social awareness among students

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:12pm by Perry Bayer

    ... Perry Bayer life@scmp.com Liberal studies fires social awareness It has been claimed in the past that students and young people in Hong Kong generally have little interest in current ... but it is not such a relevant point today. As native English-speaking teachers (NETs), my colleagues and I have been privileged to witness the rise of liberal studies as a subject as part of the new secondary school ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No place in liberal studies for ethnic stereotypes and overgeneralisations

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:57pm by LIZ JACKSON

    ... Liz Jackson Liz Jackson says Hong Kong's approach to liberal studies is falling short of its aim to embrace and understand the full range of perspectives in society, including those ... stereotypes that Filipinos in Hong Kong are all domestic helpers. Racial and ethnic stereotypes also predominate in liberal studies textbooks. Describing ethnic minorities mostly as "grass ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Liberal studies must be elective subject again

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Flawed liberal studies should become an elective subject again I could not agree more with Garick Wong ("Liberal studies too subjective for core topic", March 30) and Lisa Chung Lai-yan ("Liberal studies not suitable as core subject", March 8). Liberal studies, one of the four core subjects of the new senior secondary school curriculum, should ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Education Bureau puts liberal studies under the microscope

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:49am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Linda.yeung@scmp.com Educators are divided over the effectiveness of liberal studies being taught as a mandatory subject in local secondary schools. Linda Yeung found students ... appeared to enjoy the role play in the liberal studies class at De La Salle Secondary School. Nobody would choose [liberal studies] if it were an elective subject Betty Kui, form six student A core ...




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