Asia's High Performing Education Systems

Asia's High Performing Education Systems

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Education officials, specialist leaders and teachers have all been involved in different ways to bring about school reform in Hong Kong. This book is a very current and relevant analysis of this reform, highlighting the way in which agencies have cooperated in bringing about change over the last several decades. Through a process of wide-ranging decision-making, collaboration and consensus among key bodies and agencies of change, some important developments have occurred. The reforms collectively have had, and are continuing to have, a major impact upon schooling in Hong Kong. This volume represents a range of authors and specialists involved in a number of different reforms, covering themes such as historical policy contexts, new curriculum approaches, changing pedagogies, school leadership, implementation and change, and assessment and evaluation. This is a very topical book which provides a probing analysis of how an Asian education system has been able to reach and maintain a very high performing level.The Curriculum Development Council (CDC) (2001) announced the curriculum reform document Learning to Learn: Lifelong ... with 2001a€“ 2002 to 2005a€“2006 as the short-term phase, and 2006a€“2007 to 2010a€“ 2011 as the medium-term phase. ... the recommendations of the CDCa#39;s new curriculum guides and school- based curriculum development [SBCD], in matters ... the New Senior Secondary ( NSS) curriculum, comprising four core subjects (Chinese Language, English Language, anbsp;...

Title:Asia's High Performing Education Systems
Author:Colin Marsh, John Chi-Kin Lee
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-07-17


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