Textbook and identity: A comparative study of the primary social education curricula in Hong Kong and Singapore

Tin Yau Joe LO

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Abstract

The forces of globalization have exerted considerable impact on the educational landscape across the world. On one hand, nation-states have to embark on educational reforms in order to equip their students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies required for coping with challenges brought about by various aspects of globalization. Copyright © 2016 Sense Publishers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication(Re)constructing memory: Textbooks, identity, nation, and state
EditorsJames H. WILLIAMS, Wendy D. BOKHORST-HENG
Place of PublicationRotterdam
PublisherSense Publishers
Pages263-294
ISBN (Print)9789463005074, 9789463005081, 9789463005098
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2016

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education curriculum
Singapore
textbook
Hong Kong
globalization
educational reform
nation state
coping
student

Citation

Lo, J. T.-Y. (2016). Textbook and identity: A comparative study of the primary social education curricula in Hong Kong and Singapore. In J. H. Williams, & W. D. Bokhorst-Heng (Eds.), (Re)constructing memory: Textbooks, identity, nation, and state (pp. 263-294). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.