General Education : It means that instruction which presents forms of expression, fields of knowledge, and methods of inquiry fundamental to intellectual growth and to a mature understanding of the world and the
human condition, as distinguished
from "specialized education," which prepares individuals for particular occupations or specific professional responsibilities.
The means that the structure is an education-oriented organization and management, to help educators and researchers enhancement of professional practice skills and the depth of research projects. The following three professionals usually encountered in education in the core curriculum.
334--Moving to a new academic structure in 2009 New structure (3+3+4) Current Structure (3+2+2+3) New public examination leading to HK Diploma of Secondary Education 2012 HK ALE HK CEE 3-Year Undergraduate Degree Secondary 7 Secondary 6 Secondary 5 Secondary 4 Secondary 3 Secondary 2 Secondary 1 4-Year Undergraduate Degree Senior Secondary 3 Senior Secondary 2 Senior Secondary 1 Secondary 3 Secondary 2 Secondary 1
Business Education Liberal Education Science Education
General Education— New secondary curriculum 45-55% 20-30% 15-35% 4 Core Subjects : Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies 2-3 Elective Subjects out of 20 subjects or Applied Learning Other Learning Experiences including moral and civic education, community service, aesthetic and physical experiences and work-related experiences (e.g. job attachment)