Students sit their Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams at Munsang College, in Kowloon City on April 27. Our system is based on reading, writing and arithmetic, extolling test-taking skills over original thinking. Photo: Handout Students sit their Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams at Munsang College, in Kowloon City on April 27. Our system is based on reading, writing and arithmetic, extolling test-taking skills over original thinking. Photo: Handout
Students sit their Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams at Munsang College, in Kowloon City on April 27. Our system is based on reading, writing and arithmetic, extolling test-taking skills over original thinking. Photo: Handout
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Adam Au

How the coronavirus has given Hong Kong a clean slate to reboot education

  • We need to revitalise our education model to inject new energy and innovation as entrepreneurship can only be honed through experimentation
  • To succeed, we must continually refresh our knowledge pool with digital know-how rooted in creativity, collaboration, communication and compassion

Students sit their Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams at Munsang College, in Kowloon City on April 27. Our system is based on reading, writing and arithmetic, extolling test-taking skills over original thinking. Photo: Handout Students sit their Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams at Munsang College, in Kowloon City on April 27. Our system is based on reading, writing and arithmetic, extolling test-taking skills over original thinking. Photo: Handout
Students sit their Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams at Munsang College, in Kowloon City on April 27. Our system is based on reading, writing and arithmetic, extolling test-taking skills over original thinking. Photo: Handout
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Adam Au

Adam Au

Adam Au is the head of legal at a Hong Kong-based health care group. As a certified data privacy expert, he is passionate about data protection, education, the future of work, and the intersection of law, business and technology. He holds an economics degree from Brown, a law degree from Oxford and an MBA from MIT Sloan.