A History of the Grant Schools Council: Mission, Vision, and Transformation

A History of the Grant Schools Council: Mission, Vision, and Transformation

By: Patricia P. K. Chiu (author)Paperback

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The Grant Schools Council, representing twenty-two mission and denominational grant schools, was Hong Kong's first schools council founded across denominations to channel concerns and opinion to the government. This book examines the development, struggles, and achievements of the council and the member schools from their colonial beginnings to the postcolonial years of reform.

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Patricia P. K. Chiu is a Hong Kong historian with special interest in the role of women in education, missionary activities, and intercultural relations. She obtained her PhD at the University of Cambridge, and has taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Hong Kong, where she is Honorary Institute Fellow at the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities & Social Sciences.

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  • publication date: 26/03/2014
  • ISBN13: 9789881697325
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9789881697325
  • weight: 448
  • ISBN10: 9881697328

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