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Education reform in HK : the ideal versus the reality about competition
Centre for Public Policy Studies : CPPS Working Paper Series
  • Lok Sang HO
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This paper argues that the stumbling block to effective education reform in Hong Kong is a misguided philosophy that wrongly puts the blame on examinations as the source of anxiety and distortion of the education process, when in fact it is “the musical chair game” set-up that pervades the education system from primary school through universities, that is distorting the entire education process.

CPPS Working Paper Series No.135 (2/03)

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Ho, L. S. (2003). Education reform in HK: The ideal versus the reality about competition (CPPS Working Paper Series No.135). Retrieved from Lingnan University website: