Hong Kong is preparing for a new march against the school reform imposed by the communist government, which obliges classes of “national education”. Civil society joins the battle first launched 10 years ago by the Catholic Church and say they are ready to resist this new abuse.
After the Catholic Church, the Christian denominations, parents and even publishers, teachers in Hong Kong are opposing the education reform imposed on the Territory by the Beijing government. The project does not have clear boundaries regarding implementation and content, but requires the introduction of new courses defined by Cardinal Zen as “brainwashing” in favour of a rhetorical patriotism to mainland China.
It all stems from educational reform desired by the Chinese central government in 2002 and launched in 2004. It provides every school – from elementary school onwards – be prepared for non-defined “classes of National Education”, a topic that should…
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