A matrix approach to language policy analysis: The case of Hong Kong

Robert Damian ADAMSON, Wai Him Vincent KAN

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Abstract

We Vincent Kan and Bob Adamson use a theory-informed language policy analysis tool and conjecturing whether it is possible to make reliable policy outcome predictions. They look into the language policies of Hong Kong since its 1997 political handover, in particular the medium of instruction language for secondary schools, and make beforethe-fact predictions on the long-term outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016

Citation

Adamson, B., & Kan, V. (2016, April). A matrix approach to language policy analysis: The case of Hong Kong. Paper presented at the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong (CESHK) Annual Conference 2016: Learning to Live Together & Comparative Education, and Third Across-Strait Four Region Forum on Comparative Education, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, China.

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