How a history exam question stirred up controversy over China, Japan and Hong Kong’s education system

//How a history exam question stirred up controversy over China, Japan and Hong Kong’s education system

How a history exam question stirred up controversy over China, Japan and Hong Kong’s education system

On Friday, Hong Kong’s Education Bureau took the unusual step of ordering the city’s independent examinations authority to strike out a question from the Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) history paper.The offending question focused on the relationship between Japan and China in the first half of the 20th century, including the World War II years.What set off the storm was the way the question was worded, as well as two accompanying readings. It asked if Japan “did more good than harm to…

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