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					Integrated Humanities

  & Liberal Studies
 Integrated Humanities in YWC

1. Development

 S.1 and S.2 (2006-07)
 Junior version of L.S.
 English as the medium of instruction
2.    Nature

    School-based curriculum
    Enquiry approach
    Local and national dimensions
    Emphases: student initiative,
                 generic skills,
                 values education
3. Six Strands in PSHE

1.   Personal and social development
2.   Time, continuity and change
3.   Culture and heritage
4.   Place and environment
5.   Resources and economic activities
6.   Social systems and citizenships
4. S.1 Syllabus


1. History of Ying Wa College
2. Map Skills
3. Urban Development in
   Sham Shui Po
4. Rights and Duties
5. PBL
In 1825
5. S.2 Syllabus

1. Disney culture
2. Energy resources
3. China: Pearl River Delta and HK
4. China: Political development
5. PBL
6.   Assessments

 Tests
 Examinations
 Project-based learning
 Book report
 Mini-project
 Class performance …. etc.
Liberal Studies
1. Development

 Compulsory subject in NSSC
 3rd Consultation (June 06)
 Shift of focus:
    What and Why? ⇒ How to prepare?
 Planning at school level
2. Nature
            Interact with
            other NSS subjects
 Enquiry Approach
 3 Areas of Study (6 Units)
 Independent Enquiry Study
  (IES)
  for investigation &
 integration
     3. Units of study
I.   Self and Personal Development
      Unit 1 Personal Development and
              Interpersonal relationships
II. Society and Culture
      Unit 2 Hong Kong Today
      Unit 3 Modern China
      Unit 4 Globalization
III. Science, Technology and the Environment
      Unit 5 Public Health
      Unit 6 Energy Technology & the Environment
  4. Assessment

 Public Examination
  - compulsory: data-response questions
  - optional: extended-response questions

 SBA (School-based assessment)
 - Independent Enquiry Study (IES)
 - reading, research and personal experiences
 - written and non-written form
Parents’ Role

   Daily life
   Broadened horizon
   Social awareness
   Generic skills
       Reading
       Thinking (e.g. multiple perspectives)
       Discussion
       Decision-making (reasoned judgments)
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