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Chinese Name: 莊耀洸

Variants: Chong, Y. K.

Mr. Chong joined the Institute in 2007. He was graduated at CUHK, major in Government and Public Administration. He studies law at HKU and was admitted as a solicitor since 2000. He obtained a master law degree specialized in human rights. During his legal practice, he dealt with various significant human rights cases, such as defamation: Albert Tse v Paul Tse, right of assembly: HKSAR v Leung Kwok Hung, and family violence: Tin Shui Wai tragedy 2004. Since 2002, Mr. Chong conducted many seminars and workshops on education laws. Since 2004 in CUHK, he taught courses for undergraduates such as “Perspectives on the Basic Law”, “Understanding Human Rights”, “Discrimination and Bias in contemporary society” and “Law and Social Work”. In the Institute, he teaches courses like “Education and Law” and “Rule of Law and HK Legal System”. He was a member of the Centre for Citizenship Education and the Gender Matters Group. He takes part in the Law-related education project and the Basic Law Education project. The latter aimed at providing secondary school teachers with professional support on the teaching of the Basic Law. He was also active in civil society for the advancement of human rights.

Research interests

Human rights, Human rights education, Rule of law, Rule of law education, Education law

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Research Outputs 2009 2019


莊耀洸, Jun 2019, 《通識教育研討會2018文集》. 香港: 香港教育大學, p. 18-19

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


莊耀洸, 2018, 《通識教育研討會2017文集》. 香港: 香港教育專業人員協會, p. 20-21

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hong Kong
human rights
human rights convention

Human rights development in the HKSAR

CHONG, Y. K., May 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

human rights
Basic Law
constitutional state


莊耀洸 & 徐嘉穎, Jul 2017, 《回歸20年:香港精神的變易》. 羅金義 (ed.). 香港: 香港城市大學出版社, p. 229-262

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter