Gerard A. Postiglione

Gerard A. Postiglione

Gerard Postiglione is emeritus professor at the Consortium for Research on Higher Education in Asia, University of Hong Kong.

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Opinion | Singapore’s limits show a possible future for Hong Kong academic freedom

Singapore has been an open academic society with considerable academic freedom and independence, but there are also restrictions – many of them unwritten. The Lion City highlights how carefully crafted limitations can coexist with a successful academic system.

17 Sep 2020 - 9:22AM

Singapore has been an open academic society with considerable academic freedom and independence, but there are also restrictions – many of them unwritten. The Lion City highlights how carefully crafted limitations can coexist with a successful academic system.

Singapore’s limits show a possible future for Hong Kong academic freedom
In Hong Kong’s battle over language, ethnic minority children should get to learn Chinese in Mandarin, rather than Cantonese

Hong Kong’s ethnic minority children would have a greater shot at success if they were taught Mandarin at school instead of Cantonese.

23 Feb 2018 - 7:21PM

Hong Kong’s ethnic minority children would have a greater shot at success if they were taught Mandarin at school instead of Cantonese.

In Hong Kong’s battle over language, ethnic minority children should get to learn Chinese in Mandarin, rather than Cantonese
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