Liberal studies was introduced as mandatory for senior secondary students in 2009. Photo: Dickson Lee Liberal studies was introduced as mandatory for senior secondary students in 2009. Photo: Dickson Lee
Liberal studies was introduced as mandatory for senior secondary students in 2009. Photo: Dickson Lee

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What is liberal studies in Hong Kong and why is it controversial?

  • A government-appointed task force is due to deliver its final review of school curriculum, including liberal studies, on Tuesday
  • Here is a quick overview of why the subject has generated such intense debate and what changes could be on the horizon

Topic |   Education
Liberal studies was introduced as mandatory for senior secondary students in 2009. Photo: Dickson Lee Liberal studies was introduced as mandatory for senior secondary students in 2009. Photo: Dickson Lee
Liberal studies was introduced as mandatory for senior secondary students in 2009. Photo: Dickson Lee
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