Reading literacy: an international (IEA) study of levels of achievement in literacy in Chinese and English in Hong Kong and other school systems


Grant Data
Project Title
Reading literacy: an international (IEA) study of levels of achievement in literacy in Chinese and English in Hong Kong and other school systems
Principal Investigator
Professor Johnson, Robert Keith   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Cheung   (Co-principal investigator)
Duration
72
Start Date
1990-01-01
Completion Date
1995-12-31
Amount
900000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
HKU Project Code
HKU 32/91
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
1991/1992
Status
Completed
Objectives
To establish international standards of literacy against which the performance of Hong Kong students can be measured; to provide base line data against which future trends can be measured; to indicate areas of relative strength and weakness in students' performance and guide future policy in relation to the literacy curriculum; to establish the relationship between literacy levels in English and Chinese in Hong Kong in particular in relation to the use of English or Chinese as the medium of instruction.