Building capacity in Latin America: Science, technology and higher education to leverage development

book launch,  21 Nov

By Hugo Horta & Jae Park Chair: Mark Bray This seminar focuses a new book, co-edited by Hugo Horta, about higher education, science and technology in Latin America. It argues for the need to better integrate science technology policy and higher education policy to promote learning trajectories for inclusive development. These require strong public investments […]

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School-based counselling policy, policy research and implications: Findings from Hong Kong and Japan

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By Mantak Yuen & Raymond Chan  Chair: Mark Bray This seminar will provide an overview of the existing policy landscape in Hong Kong and Japan. Key issues in school counselling will be identified in each region, and the rationale underpinning policies for school-based counseling will be discussed. The impact of policy on school practices is […]

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New MEd-CGSED Cohort

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Each year, HKU welcomes a new and dynamic cohort of students for the MEd programme in Comparative and Global Studies in Education and Development (CGSED). The 19 students in the 2016/17 are as dynamic as their predecessors. They come from 11 countries/jurisdictions, namely:   Cambodia Canada China Mainland Hong Kong India Japan Lao PDR Malaysia […]

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Education in Tanzania: Histories, Challenges and Policy Goals

Joyce Kahembe.CERC seminar

By Joyce Kahembe Chair: Mark Bray This presentation focuses on education in Tanzania since Independence in 1961. The contemporary education system has roots in colonial education. Few Tanzanians received education in that system, which was designed to serve the colonial regime. After Independence, the government introduced major reforms to serve Tanzania’s social, economic and political […]

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