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Co-ordinator: Dr WONG, Ping Ho

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Website: http://www.eduhk.hk/ie 

Education is first and foremost about enabling pupils to live a good life. It is becoming increasingly clear that economic prosperity does not necessarily result in a corresponding increase in people’s subjective well-being. In fact, rapid social changes have presented new challenges to the young in their search for a meaningful and fulfilling life, but at the same time eroded the ability of traditional socialization agents such  as  the  family to  help  the  young  to  meet  these  challenges.  In  response  to  this,  educators  are promoting the idea and practice of life education, with a strong emphasis on life’s moral and spiritual dimensions as integral elements of holistic development conducive to a flourishing life. This area of study explores the principles and practices of this rapidly developing field of life and values education.

Specialized courses

  • Research Methods for Life & Values Education
  • Life and Values Education in the Holistic Curriculum
  • The Teacher As Holistic Educator
  • Contemporary Issues in Education from Inter-cultural Perspectives

Any aspect of the course (including, without limitation, the content of the Course and the manner in which the Course is taught) may be subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University. Without limiting the right of the University to amend the course, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements and curriculum changes.

(Every effort has been made to ensure that information contained in this website is correct. Changes to any aspects of the programmes may be made from time to time due to unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control and the University reserves the right to make amendments to any information contained in this website without prior notice. The University accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising from any use or misuse of or reliance on any information contained in this website.)