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Li, Lin – History of Education, 2017
The University of Hong Kong (HKU), following its establishment in 1911, has assumed the mission of bridging British and Chinese cultures, to prepare European and Chinese elite youth for political and other professional careers, and thus to improve Britain's cultural influence in competition with other western powers with regard to China. Dominated…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Universities, College Curriculum
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Wong, Ting-Hong – History of Education, 2015
This paper compares public-private partnerships (PPPs) in education in post-war Singapore and Hong Kong. After the Second World War the Singapore government shied away from PPPs, while the state in Hong Kong collaborated extensively with the non-state sector in education. Singapore was a small city-state flanked by two Muslim nations, and its…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Social Influences, Public Education
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Chan, Anita Kit-wa – History of Education, 2012
The feminisation of teaching is an important topic in education and gender studies. Discussions have been enriched by comparative and international studies as well as a gendering perspective in which a complicated view of the role of the state has emerged. In colonial Hong Kong, although the government was limited in its support of teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Teaching (Occupation), Females