Teaching Chinese arts to primary and secondary students: Motivation and implementation

Ka Wai LEE

Research output: ThesisHonours Projects (HP)


This study aims to find out what the motivations that the visual arts teachers implementing the teaching of Chinese arts and culture in Hong Kong primary and secondary schools are, and the teaching strategies and methods they use for their schools. To see the success behind the teaching, using the case studies methodology to analyze the key for the case. Hence, this study was targeted at two outstanding, experienced visual arts teachers in primary and secondary school and this study uses the method of case studies. In this research, the two participants have demonstrated how teaching of Chinese arts and culture can be more effective. Also, the data show that the motivation of teaching has pushed forward the development of teaching Chinese arts in their schools. Although the two participants have different education background and learning experiences, they have the same orientation for promoting Chinese arts to the students. Insufficient teacher training and learning experience are not the reasons for failing to promote Chinese art education in schools. In addition to the motivation of teaching, cooperation from different parties is also important for the teaching of Chinese arts and culture.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationBachelor of Education (Honours)
  • TAM, Cheung On 譚祥安, Supervisor
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Honours Project (HP)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Visual Arts) (Five-year Full-time)
  • Programme code: A5B063
  • Course code: ART4902


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