Education authorities in Hong Kong plan to overhaul a subject for junior secondary students to focus on fostering national identity. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Education authorities in Hong Kong plan to overhaul a subject for junior secondary students to focus on fostering national identity. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong to revise subject for junior secondary students over next 2 years to focus on national security, fostering patriotism

  • Life and Society course to be overhauled to focus on strengthening students’ understanding of China and cultivating national identity
  • Schools given one month to give views on how to implement new Citizenship, Economics and Society, with education authorities aiming for full roll-out in 2024

Education authorities in Hong Kong plan to overhaul a subject for junior secondary students to focus on fostering national identity. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Education authorities in Hong Kong plan to overhaul a subject for junior secondary students to focus on fostering national identity. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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