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Ongoing Renewal of the School Curriculum

 

FAQ (Updated)

 
1.
Q: What is “Learning to Learn 2+”?
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Q: Why is “ongoing renewal of the school curriculum” needed?
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Q: Is “ongoing renewal of the school curriculum” a completely new curriculum?
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Q: What are the major renewed emphases (MRE)?
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Q: How can schools implement the requirements on schools days and lesson hours as stipulated in the SECG?
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Q: Will there be extra workload for schools and teachers after the implementation of the MRE in the SECG?
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Q: Will the workload of students be increased (e.g. homework and assessment) after the implementation of the SECG?
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Q: What are the support measures provided by the EDB to facilitate curriculum planning of schools?
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Q: How can schools integrate the MRE into their own curriculum?
10.
Q: What are the aims of promoting STEM education and IT in Education (ITE) as one of the MRE under the LtL 2+?
11.
Q: What is the latest development in promoting STEM education in Hong Kong?
12.
Q: The status of STEM education becomes more important in this ongoing renewal of the school curriculum. Will the EDB provide more resources and support for schools?
13.
Q: Why does the EDB strengthen Basic Law education?
14.
Q: According to the SECG, schools are required to implement Basic Law education in Chinese History, History, Life and Society and Geography at the junior secondary (JS) level. Is this a new curriculum?
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Q: How can Basic Law education be strengthened in schools that do not offer relevant modules of Life and Society at the junior secondary level?
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Q: How does the EDB support schools in effective planning of Basic Law education?
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Q: If a school does not offer History and Geography at the junior secondary level, can the school be exempted to provide learning elements on the Basic Law which takes up 10 hours and 2 hours in these two subjects respectively?
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Q: How can the EDB reinforce the learning of Chinese history and Chinese culture at the junior secondary level?
19.
Q: The SECG recommends that schools continue to promote reading and implement “Reading across the Curriculum”. In view of this, will the EDB provide any subsidy to schools? (New)
20.
Q: What are the support measures provided by the EDB to sustain the promotion of reading in schools?
21.
Q: Why should "Language across the Curriculum" be promoted? How can schools promote "Language across the Curriculum"?
22.
Q: What is “entrepreneurial spirit”?
23.
Q: Would the EDB review the senior secondary Chinese Language curriculum again to alleviate the pressure of students?
24.
Q: How can schools cultivate students’ “21st century skills”?
25.
Q: Under the ongoing renewal of the school curriculum, how can students with different abilities are catered for?
26.
Q: How does the EDB promote Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET) to secondary school students?
27.
Q: Would the EDB deploy additional human resources to schools to complement the implementation of the SECG?
28.
Q: Is it necessary for ALL schools to implement gifted education? (New)
29.
Q: Why is it the responsibility of ALL teachers to put school-based gifted education into practice? (New)
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Q: How should schools plan and implement school-based gifted education? (New)