Ong Kongs Curriculum Reform of the 21st Century: Project-Based Learning

Subject:
Philosophical and Socio-cultural Issues in Education: Issues in Education

Assignment Task:
Write an essay (2000 words) addressing an educational issue in the Hong Kong context.

Paper topic I have chosen to be written:
Hong Kongi??s Curriculum Reform of the 21st Century: Project-Based Learning

The essay should:
1. Demonstrate understanding of what constitutes an issue in education in relation to the stakeholders (e.g. education board, teachers, students, parents) differences in perceiving key controversial questions.

2. Demonstrate ability to critically examine how the formation of relevant policies (e.g. global, local level) and factors contribute to the emergence of educational issues.

3. Demonstrate ability to critically evaluate educational issues in relation to a personal philosophy of education and to a variety of essential ideas such as justice, fairness, equity, an educated person, a citizen in relation to the society and cultural tradition to which one belongs.