Education and schooling in Hong Kong: Under one country and two systems

Ding Yee Ramsey KOO, Chi Keung KAM, Cheong Ben CHOI

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An overview of the massive reorientation and extensive reform of Hong Kong's education system that was instigated to meet the needs and challenges of a changing society after Hong Kong reverted to the jurisdiction of mainland China is provided. Details of the range of new concerns that the existing educational framework must address, how the school curriculum is being reformed, improvements in student assessment mechanisms, how access and equity in schooling will be assessed, improvements in teacher education and professionalism, information technology integration in education, and educational expenditure and resource allocation are provided. Copyright © 2003 Association for Childhood Education International.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-144
JournalChildhood Education
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2003


Koo, R. D., Kam, M. C. K., & Choi, B. C. (2003). Education and schooling in Hong Kong: Under one country, two systems. Childhood Education, 79(3), 137-144.


  • Educational policy/Hong Kong
  • China and Hong Kong


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