Liberal studies textbooks for senior secondary school students. Photo: Chan Ho-him Liberal studies textbooks for senior secondary school students. Photo: Chan Ho-him
Liberal studies textbooks for senior secondary school students. Photo: Chan Ho-him

Was liberal studies responsible for radicalising Hong Kong youth during protests, and should it be axed?

  • Detractors say subject has turned youngsters against authorities, citing last year’s social unrest, but supporters insist it should be taught to promote critical thinking
  • Subject was a key component of city’s education reform in 2000, under then-chief executive Tung Chee-hwa, now a strong critic of the material

Topic |   Education
Liberal studies textbooks for senior secondary school students. Photo: Chan Ho-him Liberal studies textbooks for senior secondary school students. Photo: Chan Ho-him
Liberal studies textbooks for senior secondary school students. Photo: Chan Ho-him
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