(2020/21 School Year)
1 Technology Education Key Learning Area Curriculum is fully implemented at the junior secondary level in the 2016/17 school year. It covers six knowledge contexts, namely "Information and Communication Technology", "Materials and Structures", "Operations and Manufacturing", "Strategies and Management", "Systems and Control", and "Technology and Living". Modular approach is proposed in the implementation of the curriculum.
2 Schools should offer Chinese History as an independent compulsory subject at the junior secondary level from the 2018/19 school year. All secondary schools should allocate 25% of the total lesson time for the PSHE KLA curriculum, or about 5% of the total lesson time for the JS level, or about two lessons per week, to the study of Chinese History under the PSHE KLA at the JS level.
3 Life and Society (2010) has integrated and updated the learning contents of Economic and Public Affairs (EPA) (1997) and Social Studies (1997) as well as those of civic education. It replaces EPA, Social Studies and Civic Education (1998) to provide updated learning contents on Strands 1, 5 and 6 for junior secondary students.
4 The Senior Secondary Curriculum implemented in September 2009 is made up of 3 components, namely, Core Subjects, Elective Subjects (including SS subjects, Applied Learning courses and Other Languages) and Other Learning Experiences (i.e. Moral and Civic Education, Community Service, Aesthetic Development, Physical Development and Career-related Experiences).
5 Liberal Studies should only be offered at the senior secondary level.