The quest for quality early childhood education in Hong Kong

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Abstract

The Hong Kong government is often criticized for borrowing overseas educational ideas without making reference to local situations and socio-cultural contexts. Yet, policy, as a dominant discourse and a form of disciplinary power, has been a significant shaping force of local practice and particular understandings of early development and education. The presentation will provide a critical examination of such policy impact and challenge prevailing notions of quality.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Citation

Yuen, W. K. G. (2007, November). The quest for quality early childhood education in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the Conference on Early Childhood Care and Development: Perspectives from the Majority World, The University of Victoria, BC.

Keywords

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Policy and Management

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