Church Schools in Hong Kong
This course explores the history, mission and strategy of church schools in Hong Kong, and their impact on Hong Kong’s system of education. Besides, an in-depth case study of different traditions of church schools (such as, Anglican, Church of Christ in China, Methodist, Catholic, Baptist and others) will be introduced as well as examined. Theories from Pierre BOURDIEU on field of forces, habitus and cultural capital, and Basil Bernstein on knowledge and the secular market curriculum will be drawn into discussion.
Old Course Code (2009-10 and before) : RST5156