Month: November 2013

Why Hong Kong has special needs for SEN laws?

Hong Kong has enacted laws and ratified treaties to protect disabled persons and children. But, there are very few laws addressing specifically the provision of educational services for children with special needs. Non-binding instruments largely govern this topic. To its credit, the government has issued and continuously refined education policies since 1997. Students with severe or

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Debating intergenerational issues: A legal perspective

Human longevity and related medical advances will reshape the zeitgeist in a multitude of human endeavours. No, duh! At the cusp of the computer/Internet revolution, we had no idea where the technology will take us (or we the tech). We would delude ourselves if we believe we can currently fathom the socio-economic and political implications

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