Hong Kong education chiefs hit back at teachers’ union over criticism liberal studies textbook changes amount to political censorship

//Hong Kong education chiefs hit back at teachers’ union over criticism liberal studies textbook changes amount to political censorship

Hong Kong education chiefs hit back at teachers’ union over criticism liberal studies textbook changes amount to political censorship

Hong Kong education authorities have hit back at a leading teachers’ union after it said changes made to textbooks for the controversial liberal studies subject under a voluntary screening scheme were unprofessional and involved political censorship.The Education Bureau on Wednesday condemned and expressed “deep regret” at allegations by the pro-democracy Professional Teachers’ Union (PTU) and said the vetting of textbooks aimed to “help students develop positive values”.Six publishers, which…

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