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Educational Reform and Research in Hong Kong: A Request for Comprehensive Knowledge

  • Yin Cheong Cheng
  • Mo Ching Magdalena Mok
  • Kwok Tung Tsui
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Abstract

When Hong Kong is moving towards a knowledge society in the new millennium, research is clearly necessary to provide a knowledge base for educational development and reform to meet the challenges of globalization and high technology in the world. This report aims to review the education policy environment in Hong Kong and see whether research can be encouraged to support policy development and practice improvement. Particularly, the report will give a brief introduction to the recent initiatives in Hong Kong school education since the establishment of the Special Administrative Region in 1997 and discusses the potential research agenda to support the ongoing education reforms at the school system.

educational reform educational development educational policy policy development educational research knowledge base education in Hong Kong educational practice educational policy-making policy formulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yin Cheong Cheng
    • 1
  • Mo Ching Magdalena Mok
    • 1
  • Kwok Tung Tsui
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Research and International CollaborationThe Hong Kong Institute of EducationTai PoHong Kong Tel

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