Liberal Studies
Curriculum Aims:

The aims of Senior Secondary Liberal Studies are:

  • to enhance students’ understanding of themselves, their society, their nation, the human world and the physical environment;
  • to enable students to develop multiple perspectives on perennial and contemporary
  • issues in different contexts (e.g. cultural, social, economic, political and technological contexts);
  • to help students become independent thinkers so that they can construct knowledge appropriate to changing personal and social circumstances;
  • to develop in students a range of skills for life-long learning, including critical thinking skills, creativity, problem-solving skills, communication skills and information technology skills;
  • to help students appreciate and respect diversity in cultures and views in a pluralistic society and handle conflicting values; and
  • to help students develop positive values and attitude towards life, so that they can become informed and responsible citizens of society, the country and the world.
Subject Description:

The curriculum comprises three Areas of Study, namely “Self and Personal Development”, “Society and Culture” and “Science, Technology and the Environment”, They serve as platforms for the exploration of related issues, so that students can develop a more coherent understanding of the world and come to appreciate the connections among concepts.

Six modules are developed and each of which is organized around a central relevant to the Area of Study, with key theme relevant to students’ live identified. These themes embody issues which are important to the students and society. The six modules, namely “Personal Development and Interpersonal Relationship”, “ Hong Kong Today”, “Modern China”, “Globalization” , “Public Health” and “ Energy Technology and the Environment”.

Students are required to conduct an IES making use of the knowledge and perspectives gained from the three Areas of Study and extending them to new issues or contexts.
Subject in Forms:

S1 - S3: Life and Society

S4 & S5: Citizenship and Social Development

S6: Liberal Studies

Subject Teachers:

Mr. Leung Chun Cheung, Mr. Chow Wing Lun, Mr. Tam Siu Ting, Mr. Li Yuen Cham, Mr. Ngai Cheuk Yin