Questions were raised about how school textbooks characterise the handing over of Hong Kong to China from the UK. Photo: David Wong

Changes to history textbooks offer lessons that must be learned

A row over a review of history textbooks led by a government-appointed panel has turned into a political controversy. The scepticism over the rationale behind the suggested changes could have been dispelled had a more transparent approach been taken by officials

Topic |   National education in Hong Kong

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Questions were raised about how school textbooks characterise the handing over of Hong Kong to China from the UK. Photo: David Wong
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