A flag-raising ceremony at Gertrude Simon Lutheran College in Yuen Long on National Security Day, April 15. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
A flag-raising ceremony at Gertrude Simon Lutheran College in Yuen Long on National Security Day, April 15. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Older Hong Kong students to learn about national security when studying range of subjects, including accounting, chemistry and even physics

  • Education Bureau issues new guidelines for schools on how lessons in eight subjects can include principles of national security
  • Major church group also reveals plans for textbooks on the topic that include descriptions of 2019 protests as involving terrorism risks

A flag-raising ceremony at Gertrude Simon Lutheran College in Yuen Long on National Security Day, April 15. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
A flag-raising ceremony at Gertrude Simon Lutheran College in Yuen Long on National Security Day, April 15. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Corrected [10:17am, 23 Apr, 2021]

  • [10:17am, 23 Apr, 2021]

    An earlier version of this story erroneously referred to the "Evangelical Lutheran Church" revealing plans to publish its own textbooks on national education and security for secondary schools.
    It is the "Lutheran Church - Hong Kong Synod" which is developing the textbooks.

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