It is widely recognized that a well organized curriculum is conducive to effective teaching and learning. The language reform of Hong Kong is in progress. Modular approach has been launched since 2002 at secondary school level to replace the teaching of prescribed texts in Chinese Language. In line with the three-year senior secondary academic structure reform, the new senior secondary Chinese Language curriculum will commence in September 2009. The new curriculum consists of a compulsory part and an elective part. The former is a common learning basis for all students while the latter accommodates students’ diverse needs and abilities. Cross-curricular planning is introduced as well. This paper aims to analyze the learning modules organized in curriculum framework through the perspective of curriculum organization. Their strengths and weaknesses are also highlighted. Suggestions are then made to facilitate the successful implementation of the new curriculum.
|Translated title of the contribution||Reflection on curriculum organization of senior secondary Chinese Language in Hong Kong|
|Original language||Chinese (Traditional)|
|Number of pages||28|
|Journal||Curriculum & Instruction Quarterly|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2008|