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Lo, Yan Lam; Leung, Yan Wing; Yuen, Wai Wa – Intercultural Education, 2015
From 2009 to 2011, the authors launched the Basic Law Education Project: Education for Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Hong Kong. This article focuses on a subset of the overarching data-set and discusses the findings that resulted from a comparative analysis of two participating schools. A survey was deployed to assess the extent to which a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Student Rights, Secondary School Students
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Leung, Yan Wing; Lo, Yan Lam – Intercultural Education, 2012
As in most countries, human rights education (HRE) in Hong Kong has never been high on the educational agenda. In 2009, a compulsory subject, Liberal Studies (LS), which could be used as a platform for HRE, was introduced. The Hong Kong Institute of Education launched a research and development project which, as one of its objectives, studied LS…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Childrens Rights
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Leung, Yan Wing; Yuen, Timothy Wai Wa; Chong, Yiu Kwong – Intercultural Education, 2011
In an era of rapid globalization, space and time are seriously compressed. People from different nations, cultures, religions and other backgrounds have become much more interconnected and interdependent. Since people are rapidly intermingling, what values should be considered as standards and norms in regulating this situation, so that people of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Secondary Schools, Civil Rights, Global Approach
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Leung, Yan Wing – Intercultural Education, 2008
In Hong Kong, human rights education (HRE) is considered an aspect of civic education. For decades, HRE has been poorly attended. In 2009, a new compulsory subject, Liberal Studies, where HRE can be infused, will be introduced to senior secondary students (15-18 years old). This article reviews the development of HRE within civic education,…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Civics, Foreign Countries, Secondary Education