Furore over DSE exam question misses the point of teaching students history squib

Now, in Hong Kong, not only must you have the “right” answer to questions, you must also learn to ask the “right” questions. If you do not, then it seems the government can intervene and strike out your question.This is a possible outcome of the current controversy concerning the Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) history exam in which students were asked about Japan’s contribution to Chinese development in the first half of the 20th century. The question was undoubtedly a complex one: “Japan…
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