Music education in special education in Hong Kong

Yan Yan LAW

Research output: ThesisHonours Projects (HP)


Special education has been developing in Hong Kong, and the number of special needs students keeps increasing in tandem. In recent years, special music education has aroused more concern in Hong Kong. However, there are many improvements in special music education in Hong Kong. This study applies the qualitative research method and interviews to collect in-depth insights for the research. The purpose of this study is to explore the present status and difficulties in special music education in special schools in Hong Kong via the opinions of music teachers, including in-service teachers and pre-service teachers. The interview consists of four sections about music curriculum, resources, the teacher professional development of special music teachers, and the pre-service training stage for music training teachers. This study allows special schools, teacher training schools, society, and the government to understand the present circumstance. In addition, this study provides some insights for improving the quality of music education in special schools in Hong Kong.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationBachelor of Arts (Honours) and Bachelor of Education (Honours)
  • HE, Yang 何暘, Supervisor
Publication statusPublished - 2022


  • Honours Project (HP)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture and Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Music) (Five-year Full-time)
  • Programme code: A5B080
  • Course code: MUS4330


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