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School-based Implementation of Liberal Studies Curriculum inspired by the Resource Package. Helena Ng Wah Yan College, Kowloon 18.12.2013. 2009-2010. 2010-2011. 2011-2012. 2012-2013. 2013-2014. Change of manpower in Liberal Studies Panel. School year Student Groups Teachers
School-based Implementation of Liberal Studies Curriculum inspired by the Resource Package
WahYan College, Kowloon
School yearStudent GroupsTeachers
2009-2010 8 (F.4 only) 6
2010-2011 16 (F.4, F.5) 9
2011-2012 24 (F.4-6) 10
2012-2013 22 9
2013-2014 20 7
2014-2015 18 ??
Learning & Teaching Focuses
Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package,p.3
Controversial Issue: Use of electric car in Hong Kong – sustainable?
Is the use of electric car in Hong Kong compatible with sustainable development?
Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package,p.5
Quality of Life
Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package,p.5-6
3. Combining Lesson Time for Modular Teaching and IES
integrating the learning and teaching with IES in terms of knowledge and skill acquisition
Starting with everyday events
& personal experience
Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package,p.8
Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package,p.43
M3T1: Impact of reform & opening-up
M3T2: Chinese Culture & Modern Life
Issue Enquiry: Relaxed Population Policy –
the way forward ?
Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package,p.52-58
Any evidence to support your claim?
Figures showing male & female ratio,
They are the grownup under one-child policy launched 30 years ago
Why is there such a social phenomenon in the mainland?
One child policy / Sexual imbalance
What phenomenon is shown in the photo? Individual case ? Social phenomenon?
Is such situation common in Hong Kong? Why / why not?
Difficult to look for a partner
/ men unattractive to women / poor interpersonal relationship
Can you describe about the photo?
A man is trying to find a girl friend
He looks desperate
What are the opportunities and challenges of one-child policy after its launch in China in the past few decades?
Social / economic / cultural / environmental
Pros & cons / short-term & long-term
Can you categorize the problems according to their similarities?
Phenomenon / problems
What is the trend of the change in household size?
What are the implications?
Any benefits? Any problems?
Describe the trends as shown in the bar chart. What are the implications?
concept: aging population / sexual imbalance
(Expected answers: reducing household size / small family / change in family structure – how a family is made up – parents + single child / no siblings / better education / no relatives )
Refer to table 1 and 2.
(Source C population pyramids)
(source D text source)
What are the possible problems / obstacles / risks of the policy?
What are the challenges of launching the policy?
Do the potential benefits outweigh the possible problems?
How would you assess the effectiveness, feasibility and necessity of the policy?
Can the possible problems be minimized through some measures?
How to overcome the obstacles?
Any possibility to minimize the risks?
Why is the relaxed policy launched?
What are the possible benefits of the policy?
Can you categorize these benefits according to their nature?
What are the main features of the policy?
2 children if both parents are single-child or parent of them is single-child,
Relaxed fixed interval between 2 children in Shangdong
Summarizing features: Less stringent, greater flexibility
(economic reason / dwindling workforce / increasing labour wage / increasing production cost / reducing competitiveness among Asian countries )
(concerns related to relaxed poplicy: use of limited resources, environmental degradation, problems related to urbanization worsen, job opportunity
Is “the relaxed population policy in China” the way forward? Is “the relaxed population policy in China” the way forward?
Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package,p.61
Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package,p.39
Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package,p.41
How is people’s understanding of disease & public health affected by different factors?
Exploration using the case study of hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD)
Why are the young people in Hong Kong more motivated in participating in the socio-political affairs in recent years? Explain your answer with reference to the data sources and your own knowledge. (10 marks)
“Altruism is the main factor accounting for building a civil society in Hong Kong.” To what extent do you agree with this view? Explain your answer. (10 marks)
The area school ground was at least 10 times of our school, but covering around 10 thousand students .