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Aims & Objectives

Aims and objectives:

  1. Discover where they stand in the contemporary world through understanding the origins and development of modern events;
  2. Develop the skills of critical thinking, making sound judgments and effective communication through exploring historical issues;
  3. Approach past and current events in an impartial and empathetic manner, using a variety of perspectives;
  4. Understand the characteristics and values of their own culture, and appreciate the shared humanity and common problems of the world’s many peoples;
  5. Cultivate both national consciousness and the consciousness of being citizens of the global community, and thus become rational and sensible members of the local community, the nation and the world; and
  6. Be prepared to explore in greater depth an issue of personal interest, or one that may be of relevance to their future careers and professional studies.
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Department Members

Panel Head:

  •  Ms. Tsui C.K.(S.3-S.6)

Teachers:

  •    Mr. Law G.Y. (S1)  
  •    Ms. Lee W.H. (S1)
  •    Mr. Ryan Culliton (S2)
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Curriculum

Theme A: Modernization and Transformation in Twentieth-Century Asia
    (1) Modernization and transformation of Hong Kong
    (2) Modernization and transformation of China
    (3) Modernization and transformation of Japan and Southeast Asia

Theme B: Conflicts and Cooperation in the Twentieth-Century World
    (4) Major conflicts and the quest for peace
    (5) The quest for cooperation and prosperity

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Activities
  1. Field Trip to Stanley (S4)
  2. Field Trip to Dr. Sun Yat-sen Historical Trail (S5)
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Useful Links

Internet History Sourcebooks Project
http://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/index.asp
 

The National Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/
 

The Association for Asian Studies
http://www.aasianst.org/
 

The United Nations
http://www.un.org/
 

HKEd City
http://resources.hkedcity.net/
 

HKEAA – Sample paper and Practice paper
http://www.hkeaa.edu.hk/en/hkdse/assessment/sample_practice_paper/

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