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National Security Law and Education

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    National Security Law and Education

    What will be the effects of the National Security Law and education in Hong Kong?

    Compulsory flag raising ceremonies?
    Vetting of exam questions - we are already seeing this with the history question.
    Syllabuses vetted?
    Learning materials revised? Especially the EDB approved ones.
    Internet restrictions? - this is a biggy; if you have a free and open internet, can you restrict education?
    Vetting of teaching staff? Will there be political appointees in schools and universities making sure that everyone is following the party line, or at least not straying too far away from it?

    What do you think the effect will be on primary, secondary and tertiary education?


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    Plenty of non-Catholics teach in Catholic schools. Plenty of fundamental Christians teach Science. History and Geography will be tricky. Liberal Studies doesn't count - kids uniformly loathe it already.


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    How do International Schools, and I'm referring to the top/"independent" schools, navigate these issues in the mainland? Is there a don't ask don't tell sort of policy or do they just modify the curriculum to satisfy the government? Would it even be possible to do the latter and properly prepare students for GCSE/A-Level Arts/Humanities/Social Science subjects?

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    Is there a don't ask don't tell sort of policy or do they just modify the curriculum to satisfy the government?
    There was some heated discussion a few months ago, related to the Cambridge history A-levels module. You should look this one up.. If I recall, it is no longer offered (globally or in China / Asia) due to sensitive content.
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    Quote Original Post:
    There was some heated discussion a few months ago, related to the Cambridge history A-levels module. You should look this one up.. If I recall, it is no longer offered (globally or in China / Asia) due to sensitive content.
    Wow. That's huge that they don't even offer it (and depressing). Will look up the story, thanks.

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    National Security Law and Education

    What will be the effects of the National Security Law and education in Hong Kong?

    Twenty years from now, all students will be popping of the end of the conveyor belt diehard patriots, if their parents' generation prove powerless to prevent this.

    But Hong Kong as we know it will have been destroyed.