Promoting critical thinking and creativity in Hong Kong students : a cultural perspective

Vivian Miu-Chi LUN, Kwok LEUNG

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Abstract

The easy access to information brought about by technological advancement shifts the focus of education from acquisition of information to its effective utilization, and elevated the importance of critical thinking and creativity as an educational goal around the globe. This shift of educational focus is also evident in the new senior secondary school curriculum in Hong Kong, with an explicit aim “to develop in students a range of skills for life-long learning, including critical thinking skills, creativity, problem-solving skills, communication skills and information technology skills”.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-15
Number of pages5
JournalHouse of Tomorrow
Volume19
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes

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