ST. MARY'S CANOSSIAN COLLEGE

A. Objectives

 The objectives are to help students:
  • enhance understnading of society, the country, the human world, the physical environment and related knowledge;
  • develop multiple perspectives on contemporary mature topics in different contexts (e.g. cultural, social, economic, political and technological contexts):
  • become independent thinker; be able to adapt to the ever-changing personal, social, national and global circumstances and construct knowledge; uderstand the complexities of the topics, and the challenges and processes involved in decision-making for making law abiding, rational and affective analysis, and learning how to handle conflicting values;
  • inherit Chinese culture and heritage in pluralistic society, deepen understanding and sense of identity of individuals with Chinese nationality and Chinese citizenship, and at the same time appreciate, respect and embrace diversity in cultures and views;
  • develop skills relevant to life-long learning and strengthen their ability to integrate and apply knowledge and skills, including critical thinking skills, creativity, problem solving skills, communication skills, collaboration skills, data management skills, self-management skills, self-learning skills, and information technology skills;
  • develop positive values and attitudes towards life, so that they can become informed and responsible citizens of society, the country and the world.

 

 

 

Last Updated: 2022-09-14 15:07


 

B. Subject Teachers

Levels

Classes

Subject Teachers

F.4 CS

4A

Ms Judy Tsui

4B

Ms Joanne Lau

4C

Ms Joanne Lau

4D

Ms Joanne Lau

4E

Ms Judy Tsui

4F

Ms Iris To

F.5 CS

5A

Ms Joanne Lau

5B

Ms Judy Tsui

5C

Ms Teresa Law

5D

Ms Joanne Lau

5E

Ms Iris To

5F

Ms Joanne Lau

F.6 LS

6A

Ms Judy Tsui

6B

Ms Judy Tsui

6C

Ms Judy Tsui

6D

Ms Teresa Law

6E

Ms Teresa Law

6F

Ms Judy Tsui

 

Last Updated: 2023-09-02 12:08


 

C. Assessment System

Weighting of Formative and Summative Assessment

 

Formative 

Summative 

F4 

40% 

60% 

F5 

50% (include the Mainland tour assignment)

50% 

F6 

40% 

60% 

 
Components
 

Component 

F4

F5

F6

Term 1

Term 2

Term 1

Term 2

Term 1

Quiz

15% (1)

15% (1)

15% (1)

15% (1)

20% (1)

Assignment 

25% (2)

25% (2)

25% (1)

NIL

20% (2)

Study Tour Project

NIL

NIL

NIL

25% (3)

NIL

Exam 

60%

60%

60%

50%

60%


Examination Structure

 Component 

F4 

F5 

F6

MYE 

FE 

MYE 

FE 

FE 

Paper 

One paper

One paper

One paper

One paper

One Paper

Duration  

1 hour

1.5hours

1.5 hours

2 hours

2 hours

Paper total 

2 questions

(26 marks)

3 questions

(38 marks)

3 questions

(43 marks)

3 questions

(45 marks)

3 questions

(45 marks@)


 

Last Updated: 2024-05-21 15:05


 

D. Assessment Syllabus

 

 

F.4 Citizenship and Social Development Final Examination 2023-24

 

 

Syllabus / Topics

Other Reminders

Format: Data-response Questions

Paper Total : 38 marks

Time Allowed: 1 hours

 

 

 

THEME 1: HONG KONG UNDER “ONE COUNTRY, TWO SYSTEMS”

·         CHAPTER 1: Origin of Hong Kong Questions

o    The origin of the question of Hong Kong 

o    The process of Hong Kong’s return to China 

o    Significance of the Basic Law 

·         CHAPTER 2: Constitutional relationship between the country and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)

o    The Constitutional relationship between the country and the HKSAR 

o    Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy 

·         CHAPTER 3: Safeguarding National Security

o    Understanding the concept of national security 

o    Exploring the different scopes and aspects of national security 

o    Analyzing the significance and importance of national security to the country and to the long-term development of Hong Kong  

o    Understanding the balance between the rule of law and human rights

·          CHAPTER 4: Political structure of the HKSAR

o    The Structure of the HKSAR government  

o    The power and functions of the major organs in the HKSAR, i.e., Chief Executive, Executive Council, Legislative Council and the Judiciary 

o    Characteristics of the political structure of the HKSAR 

o    The concept of patriotism and the principle of “patriots administering Hong Kong”

·         CHAPTER 5: Rule of Law

o    The meaning of the rule of law and its spirit

o    The meaning of law-abidingness, equality before the law, judicial independence, fair and open trial

o    The significance of the rule of law to the development of Hong Kong

·         CHAPTER 6: Rights and Responsibilities of Hong Kong Residents

o    Types of Hong Kong residents

o    Rights and freedom enjoyed by Hong Kong residents

o    Responsibilities of Hong Kong Residents

 

·         CHAPTER 7: Situation of the country and Sense of national identity

o    Understanding the political structure and system of the country

o    Learning the composition of the Chinese nation 

o    Grasping the concept of Chinese nationality and Chinese citizens

o    Developing patriotism and sense of identity

o    Respecting the distinctive culture of ethnic groups in the country 

·         CHAPTER 8: The National Symbols

o    Understanding the national symbols

o    Proper etiquette for national symbols

o    Relevant law and ordinances about the national symbols

o    Building of national identity

·         CHAPTER 9: Achievement of our country

o    Understanding the achievements of our countries in different areas

o    Developing sense of pride as Chinese

·          CHAPTER 10: Hong Kong’s participation in National Affairs

o    Understanding the support from the nations to Hong Kong’s development

o    Analysing the advantage of Hong Kong under “One country, two systems”

o    The benefit brought by Hong Kong’s participation in national development

 

 

Note: Please go to the website of National Security Education Day to revisit the 16 aspects and 4 NEW ASPECTS of national security. Click “Understanding national security/Twenty major fields”.

https://www.nsed.gov.hk/national_security/index.php?l=en&a=national_security_main_focus

 

·       All powerpoints and handouts used in the lessons are included.

·       Assignments and Quiz are good reference for the question format.

·       Any current issues and cross-topic issues relevant to the subject may also be examined

 

 


 

F5 Citizenship and Social Development Final Examination 2023-24

 

 

Syllabus / Topics

Other Reminders

Format: Data-response Questions

Paper Total : 45 marks

Time Allowed: 2 hours

 

 

All F.4 Syllabus: Theme 1 Chapter 1 to Chapter 8

F.5 Syllabus as below:

THEME 1: HONG KONG UNDER “ONE COUNTRY, TWO SYSTEMS”

·         CHAPTER 9: Achievements of the country in different areas in recent years

o   of our countries in different areas in recent years

o   new high-end technologies

o   medical care

o   public health,

o   culture and education

o   infrastructures

o   poverty eradication)

·         CHAPTER 10: Benefits and contributions of the HKSAR’s participation in national affairs:

o   benefits: the country’s policies supporting the development of Hong Kong; enabling Hong Kong to have the advantage of “one country, two systems”

o   contributions: Hong Kong promoting the development of and exchange with the Mainland in different areas; donations for natural disasters and supporting the needs of the developing regions of the Mainland

·         CHAPTER 11: Factors shaping the characteristics of cultural diversity with Chinese culture as the mainstay in the Hong Kong society

o   brief introduction to the development of Hong Kong

o   the impact of Chinese traditional culture integrating with different cultures on the Hong Kong society

·         CHAPTER 12: Positive significance of the characteristics of cultural diversity to the Hong Kong society

o   Promoting inclusion of cultures

o   Facilitating cultural innovations and reflections

o   Promoting harmony among different ethnic groups

o   Nurturing citizenship rooted in Chinese culture with a global perspective

 

THEME 2: OUR COUNTRY SINCE REFORM AND OPENING-UP

·         CHAPTER 1: Brief introduction to the development of China’s reform and opening-up (key stages) and related strategies  

o   the course of development of the reform and opening-up

o   the related strategies of each stage of the reform and opening-up

o   the concept of modernization

·         CHAPTER 2: Change and enhancement of people’s quality of life 

o   the concept Quality of Life

o   the changes and improvement of people’s quality of life after Reform and Opening-Up in different aspects

o   the nation’s development and recognise sense of national identity

·         CHAPTER 3: Enhancement of overall national strength  

o   the concept of Comprehensive National Power

o   the national strength of our country in different aspects

o   our sense of national pride and sense of belonging as well as responsibility for the nation

·         CHAPTER 4: Five-Year Plans  

o   the focuses and policies of the 1th Five-year Plan

o   the connection of these focuses

o   the development of Hong Kong in the 14th Five-Year Plan

·         CSD XIAN STUDY TOUR PORJECT LEARNING GUIDELINES

Note: Please go to the website of National Security Education Day to revisit the 16 aspects and 4 NEW ASPECTS of national security. Click “Understanding national security/Twenty major fields”.

https://www.nsed.gov.hk/national_security/index.php?l=en&a=national_security_main_focus

·       All powerpoints and handouts used in the lessons are included.

·       Assignments and Quizzes are good reference for the question format.

·       Any current issues and cross-topic issues relevant to the subject may also be examined.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 2024-05-21 14:49