Content analysis of Cantopop in selected music textbook series for junior secondary schools of Hong Kong

Lai Ying KONG

Research output: Other contributionHonours Project


The purpose of this research is to evaluate the accordance between the Cantopop in music textbooks and the music curriculum guide. As textbook should be the operational curriculum, three sets of most popular junior secondary music textbook series in Hong Kong were selected for the analysis in the research. Content Analysis is the main methodology of this project. The music textbook analysis focuses on analysis three criteria: the suitability of teaching materials, the comprehensiveness of the teaching and learning activities and the correspondence of the curriculum framework between the selected music textbook series and the music curriculum guide. The result is able to carry out that three sets of music textbook achieve different degrees in accordance to the music curriculum guide. It also provides the basis for the conclusion and recommendation of the study.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2015



  • Honours Project (HP)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Music) (Four-year Full-time)
  • Programme code: A4B042
  • Course code: MUS4900