Mathematics education in Hong Kong under colonial rule
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AbstractMathematics education in Hong Kong went through various stages of development under the period of British colonial rule for more than a century. Though modern ideas from the West were influential, they were blended with Chinese tradition and local pragmatism, and a localized mathematics curriculum was then eventually consolidated. This was a result of a careful striking of balance between laissez-faire and direct control. Looking back on such historical developments, one may gain insights into the issues induced by the current trend of managerialism and performativity. © 2012 British Society for the History of Mathematics.
All Author(s) ListWong N.Y., Tang K.C.
Journal nameBSHM Bulletin
Year2012
Month7
Day1
Volume Number27
Issue Number2
PublisherTaylor and Francis Ltd.
Place of PublicationUnited States
Pages119 - 125
ISSN1749-8430
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom

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