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Conference Paper: Comparing perspectives on Religious Education: the treatment of religion in Hong Kong Liberal Studies

TitleComparing perspectives on Religious Education: the treatment of religion in Hong Kong Liberal Studies
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Issue Date2014
PublisherAll Academic, Inc..
Citation
The 59th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES 2014), Toronto, Canada, 10-15 March 2014. How to Cite?
Abstract1. OBJECTIVES OR PURPOSES OF THE PAPER: The primary purpose of this paper is to analyze how religion is portrayed and explored within the Liberal Studies curriculum in Hong Kong schools. Liberal Studies is the main place for social studies and moral and civic education in Hong Kong today, as one of four required subjects (alongside math, English, and Chinese). Liberal Studies aims in part “to help students appreciate and respect diversity in cultures and views in a pluralistic society.” However, it is also a new part of curriculum which teachers can find hard to implement. This paper specifically analyzes how religion is discussed and described in Liberal Studies curriculum materials including major textbooks used, as textbooks are thus far ...
DescriptionConference Theme: Revisioning Education for All
Individual Paper: Session - Citizenship, migrancy, and inclusive education
The Conference abstracts' website is located at http://convention2.allacademic.com/one/cies/cies14/
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/197882

 

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dc.contributor.authorJackson, Len_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-02T15:22:24Z-
dc.date.available2014-06-02T15:22:24Z-
dc.date.issued2014en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 59th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES 2014), Toronto, Canada, 10-15 March 2014.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/197882-
dc.descriptionConference Theme: Revisioning Education for All-
dc.descriptionIndividual Paper: Session - Citizenship, migrancy, and inclusive education-
dc.descriptionThe Conference abstracts' website is located at http://convention2.allacademic.com/one/cies/cies14/-
dc.description.abstract1. OBJECTIVES OR PURPOSES OF THE PAPER: The primary purpose of this paper is to analyze how religion is portrayed and explored within the Liberal Studies curriculum in Hong Kong schools. Liberal Studies is the main place for social studies and moral and civic education in Hong Kong today, as one of four required subjects (alongside math, English, and Chinese). Liberal Studies aims in part “to help students appreciate and respect diversity in cultures and views in a pluralistic society.” However, it is also a new part of curriculum which teachers can find hard to implement. This paper specifically analyzes how religion is discussed and described in Liberal Studies curriculum materials including major textbooks used, as textbooks are thus far ...-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherAll Academic, Inc..-
dc.relation.ispartof59th Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference, CIES 2014en_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleComparing perspectives on Religious Education: the treatment of religion in Hong Kong Liberal Studiesen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailJackson, L: lizjackson@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityJackson, L=rp01633en_US
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.hkuros229073en_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited States-

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