Analyses | Education and human resources | 2017-04-08 | Ming Pao

Liberal studies: Encourages critical thinking or rote learning?

Liberal Studies education has been criticised for overemphasising critical thinking to the detriment of grasping facts and making students immune to the opinions of others. Is this really the case? Past examination reports from the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may provide some hints.

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