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Bhowmik, Miron Kumar; Chan, Aaron Hin-Tat; Halse, Christine Margaret – Multicultural Education Review, 2022
This article examines a new element in the cultural politics of multicultural Hong Kong, namely the emergence of racism towards ethnic and other minorities in on-line discussion forums. To gauge the extent of this problem, we examined 2,918 on-line reader commentaries about the 249 news articles on ethnic minorities published by the South China…
Descriptors: Racism, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Intervention
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Lam, Ho Cheong – Multicultural Education Review, 2022
In Hong Kong, teaching ethnically diverse children (e.g. Indians, Pakistanis, Nepalis) has recently become a pressing issue. As teacher educators, we believe the crux of the issue lies in teachers' understanding of cultural diversity. Specifically, this study adopted the theoretical framework of phenomenography to investigate the question of: What…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Ethnic Groups, Teacher Educators, Teacher Education Programs
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Fang, Gao – Multicultural Education Review, 2019
Despite a rapid growth at compulsory education stage in Hong Kong, ethnic minority students are the least represented in local tertiary institutions. This study critically evaluates the effectiveness of government support policies and practices for boosting the capacity of marginalised members of minority community to accessing university.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Minority Group Students, Access to Education
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Hoang, Andrew Pau; Jordan, Lucy P. – Multicultural Education Review, 2019
Higher education internationalisation (HEI) emphasises the benefits of international research partnerships, knowledge production through education hub development, and global marketisation/exportation of education. The connections between internationalisation and student life are less documented in East Asian universities, particularly regarding…
Descriptors: International Education, Cultural Context, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Jackson, Liz; Nesterova, Yulia – Multicultural Education Review, 2017
Racial and ethnic minorities experience misrecognition, prejudice and discrimination in Hong Kong. In response to these challenges, multicultural education there aims to enable young people to recognize diversity in a more tolerant, open-minded way. Educators have been encouraged to not rely only on textbooks, but to include news and digital media…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Foreign Countries
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Jackson, Liz; Han, Ana Yoon Jin – Multicultural Education Review, 2016
Internationalisation in education facilitates student and teacher mobility. Though Hong Kong has embraced internationalisation in education, international university students can face challenges related to cultural difference. In teacher education, these challenges can be amplified, as student-teachers face expectations to teach schoolchildren…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, International Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
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Chan, Carol Wing Sze; Lam, Beatrice Oi-yeung; Teng, Yue; Lee, Moosung – Multicultural Education Review, 2015
Behind a veneer of cosmopolitanism in Hong Kong, racial-ethnic discrimination is pervasively experienced by ethnic minorities such as South and South East Asians (hereafter referred to as South/South East Asians). It is the aim of this study to examine why Hong Kong Chinese and South/South East Asians express what seem to be divergent perceptions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Racial Discrimination, Ethnic Groups, Social Discrimination