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Chan, Anita Kit-wa – History of Education, 2012
The feminisation of teaching is an important topic in education and gender studies. Discussions have been enriched by comparative and international studies as well as a gendering perspective in which a complicated view of the role of the state has emerged. In colonial Hong Kong, although the government was limited in its support of teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Teaching (Occupation), Females
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Chiu, Patricia Pok-kwan – History of Education, 2008
Girls' education has been considered a site of struggle where ideals of femininity and domesticity are translated into curricula and practices that seek to shape and regulate. In colonial Hong Kong, British mission societies had a significant share in providing girls' education, which was predominantly in the hands of European missionaries in the…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Sexual Identity, Womens Education