ERIC Number: ED410394
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Professional and Continuing Education in Hong Kong. Issues and Perspectives.
Ngok, Lee; Lam, Agnes
This book, which is based on several first-hand studies, provides an overview of professional and continuing education in Hong Kong and examines selected issues in the field. The following chapters are included: "Preface" (Lee Ngok, Agnes Lam); "Introduction" (Lee Ngok, Agnes Lam); "The Role of Government in Human Resource Development" (Lee Ngok, Agnes Lam); "Tertiary Education Expansion in Hong Kong: Human Resource Considerations" (Lee Ngok, Agnes Lam); "Hong Kong as an Educational Market" (Lee Ngok, Agnes Lam); "The Hong Kong Adult Learner: A Profile" (F.T. Chan, J. Holford); "Staff Development in Commerce and Industry" (Lee Ngok, Agnes Lam); "Access and Educational Consortia: Models and Issues" (J. Holford, J. Ng); and "Conclusion" (Lee Ngok, Agnes Lam). The book contains 106 references and 89 tables/figures. Appended are the following: questionnaire used in the study on preferential allocation of government training funds; reasons for preferential allocation of government training funds; questionnaire for a 1993 pilot study on workers in Hong Kong imported from the People's Republic of China; lists of local institutions and overseas advertising in Hong Kong in 1993; linkages between local and overseas institutions; sample agreement for academic collaboration; questionnaire used in a survey of adult learners; interview form and information about a 1991 company survey; and questionnaire used in a 1992 survey of trainers in commerce. (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Consortia, Educational Cooperation, Educational Demand, Educational Finance, Educational Supply, Educational Trends, Employer Attitudes, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, International Cooperation, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Marketing, Models, National Surveys, Needs Assessment, Pilot Projects, Postsecondary Education, Professional Continuing Education, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), Staff Development, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data), Teacher Attitudes, Trainers, Trend Analysis
Hong Kong University Press, 139 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.
Publication Type: Books; Tests/Questionnaires
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China; Hong Kong