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Ma, Cecilia M. S.; Shek, Daniel T. L. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Objective: The present study explored the outcomes of a positive youth development (PYD) program entitled "Project P.A.T.H.S." based on a total of 12,281 Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong. Method: To understand the impact of this program, the study assessed the changes in developmental outcomes using a single group pretest and posttest…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Program Descriptions, Asians, Pretests Posttests
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Sim, Timothy; Austin, Michael; Abdullah, Fazlin; Chan, Tak Mau Simon; Chok, Martin; Ke, Cui; Epstein, Irwin; Fisher, Mike; Joubert, Lynette; Julkunen, Ilse; Ow, Rosaleen; Uggerhøj, Lars; Wang, Samuel; Webber, Martin; Wong, Keith; Yliruka, Laura – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
This statement on social work practice research highlights the contributions of scholars, practitioners, and conference participants in the Fourth International Conference on Practice Research (ICPR) in 2017, hosted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in May 2017. It focuses on the contexts and challenges of carrying out practice research in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Caseworkers, Social Work, Research and Development
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Cheung, Peggy – European Physical Education Review, 2019
School-based physical activity (PA), including activity during physical education (PE) lessons and after-school hours, is a possible opportunity for increasing children's daily PA. The purposes of this study were (a) to compare children's school-based PA levels during PE lessons and after-school hours and (b) to examine whether there is a…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Education, Child Health, Health Behavior
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Pun, Jack; Macaro, Ernesto – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
The role of the first language (L1) in second language (L2) learning has been widely discussed and researched in the second Language Acquisition (SLA) literature. Benefits of L1 use have been found for vocabulary acquisition, and in facilitating comprehension thereby alleviating student anxiety. Many teachers appear to consider L1 use as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Language Usage, Vocabulary
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Lo, Yuen Yi; Lin, Angel M. Y. – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
Content-based education programmes, in which a second/foreign language (L2) is used as the medium of instruction when teaching non-language content subjects, aim at both content and L2 learning. With such dual goal in mind, and with the rapid expansion of the programmes to contexts where students might have only basic L2 proficiency, there have…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Fung, Suk-Chun – International Education Studies, 2019
This is the first study to investigate humane attitudes toward animals and empathic tendencies toward humans among Chinese adolescents and young adults. The present study administered two scales, the Animal Attitude Scale (AAS) and Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI), to 471 Hong Kong secondary school and university students who were between the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Altruism, Empathy, Humanistic Education
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Nomura, Kazuyuki; Yuan, Rui – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
To understand long-term motivations for second language (L2) learning/socialisation, this study analyses the biographical narratives of 30 Hong Kong Chinese who are proficient in Japanese by using ethnographic interviews. From a situated learning perspective, our research findings originate in the participants' transformational episodes and centre…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Learning Motivation, Socialization, Chinese
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Zhu, Jie; Li, Hui; Hsieh, Wu-Ying – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Inclusive education has been promoted in primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong since the 1990s, and it has now spread to pre-primary education. Without qualified teachers and sufficient resources, however, it is difficult to implement inclusion in early childhood settings. This case study investigated how inclusive education was practised in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Inclusion, Case Studies
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Kong, Siu Cheung – Educational Technology & Society, 2019
The study looked into how school partnership generates benefit. It aimed to identify the structures of partnership among collaborating schools and to examine elements that can contribute to sustainable e-Learning development. Six cluster project cases were purposefully selected from an e-Learning pilot scheme in Hong Kong to investigate how school…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Sustainable Development, Partnerships in Education, Educational Cooperation
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Sin, I Lin; Leung, Maggi W. H.; Waters, Johanna L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper reveals the complex diversity that underpins ostensibly similar transnational education programmes (TNE), through a comparison of UK TNE in Malaysia and Hong Kong. It draws on data from two different yet cognate studies on the role of UK universities in delivering higher education in Asia. Some fine-grained and informative differences…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged, Comparative Education
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Pang, Elvy; Wong, Michael; Leung, C. H.; Coombes, John – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This article investigates Hong Kong employers' views on graduate competencies that facilitate new graduates' success in the workplace. The methodology involves the use of a questionnaire to elicit responses from business employers on the importance of specific competencies contributing to the success of fresh graduates at work. The findings…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Teamwork, Cooperation, Thinking Skills
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Wong, Mun; Power, Thomas G. – Early Education and Development, 2019
This longitudinal study examined the association between Chinese children's coping strategies and depressive symptoms within the context of the transition from preschool to primary school in Hong Kong. Research Findings: Principal component analyses of children's strategies for coping with stress during the transition to school revealed three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Coping, Student Adjustment, Depression (Psychology)
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Fung, Wing-kai; Chung, Kevin Kien-hoa; Cheng, Rebecca Wing-yi – Early Education and Development, 2019
The present study investigated gender differences in social mastery motivation, vocabulary knowledge, behavioral self-regulation, and socioemotional skills and examined the relationships among this knowledge and these skills by gender. Participants were 134 Chinese children (68 boys, M age = 3.80; 66 girls, M age = 3.89) and their parents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Interpersonal Competence, Social Behavior
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Lau, Eva Yi Hung – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2019
Parental response, physical coercion and warmth and their relationships with childhood aggression were assessed with 277 children (142 boys; M age = 56.5 months, SD = 10.93 months) in Hong Kong. Results indicated that both fathers and mothers reported significantly more intervention strategies in response to hypothetical vignettes of physical…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Aggression, Parent Attitudes
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Martyn, Howard Lorne – International Education Studies, 2019
This paper examines Indonesian migrant domestic workers' contentment with their sojourn in Hong Kong and factors that inhibit contentment. These factors largely consist of inadequate pre-departure training in Indonesia or training that emphasizes subservience rather than assertiveness, as well as oppressive work environments, underpayment and…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Training, Migrant Workers, Housework, Power Structure
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