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September 2017

Comparing ‘Asian Giants’: Exploring Factors that Account for Singapore and Hong Kong Students’ Academic Achievement

28 September, 2017
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
The HEAD Foundation, 20 Upper Circular Road The Riverwalk #02-21 058416 Singapore + Google Map

Asian students’ success in international assessments is now so well acknowledged that it is no longer regarded as remarkable. Yet understanding the reasons behind that success, especially in comparative perspective, has received less attention. Singapore and Hong Kong are ideal cases for comparison because in some ways they exhibit similarities (histories, cultures, economic development) but in other ways they are different (political structures, diversity and regional integration). Whether these macro…

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