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Baildon, Mark; Alviar-Martin, Theresa – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2020
This paper analyzes global education policy and curricular documents in Singapore and Hong Kong. Using a discursive approach, we characterize curricular aims through various cosmopolitan perspectives. We posit that although touted as Asian global cities, Singapore and Hong Kong are cases where neoliberal and nation-centric educational agendas have…
Descriptors: Civics, Neoliberalism, Urban Areas, Global Approach
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Alviar-Martin, Theresa; Ho, Li-Ching; Sim, Jasmine B. -Y.; Yap, Pui-San – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2012
A growing body of research suggests that traditional assessments of democratic participation overlook students' present realities, and fail to capture the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to resolve public issues in the twenty-first century. Addressing these concerns, we employed an interpretive perspective in examining students'…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education