Life and Society II

Form1 to Form3

1. Overall Teaching Objectives & Aims

  1. Train students to look at wealth in an appropriate manner.
  2. Let students understand the principles of wise consumption, the rights enjoyed by consumers and their personal and social responsibilities;
  3. Let students have a preliminary understanding of the government's financial management principles. Understand that citizens have the responsibility to pay taxes and enjoy social services, and can make reasonable comments on the budget;
  4. To enable students to understand the economic situation of Hong Kong from statistical data and charts, and to describe the economic performance of different periods with appropriate data and charts;
  5. Identifying peripheral events in Hong Kong's economic ups and downs and providing justified comments on the government's role in economic affairs;
  6. Let students understand the employment situation in Hong Kong; analyze the work difficulties faced by unemployed and low-income people from different levels, and make a rational analysis and judgment on employment issues and policies.

2. Features of the School-based Curriculum

This subject is one of school-based curriculum in our school. The purpose of its establishment is to give students a preliminary understanding of some of the topics in the NSS Economics and Business, Accounting and  Finance Study.

Topics taught:
S.1 – Managing Your Own Finances, Sensible Consumption and Labour Market of Hong kong
S.2 – Economic Performance of Hong Kong, An Overview of the Chinese Economy and Public Finance in Hong Kong

S.3 – Marketing Management, Demand and Supply and Business Ownership

Form4 to Form6

Overall Teaching Objectives & Aims

  1. develop an interest in exploring human behaviour and social issues through an economic perspective;
  2. understand the world in which they live through mastery of basic economic knowledge;
  3. enhance their general intellectual capacity for life-long learning, through developing their capacities in economic analysis, so that they possess the skills necessary for reasoning about issues and making rational choices; and
  4. participate as informed and responsible citizens in the decision-making processes of a modern democratic society

2. Features of the Curriculum

Compulsory Part

Elective Part

Basic Economic Concepts
Firms and Production
Market and Price
Competition and Market Structure
Efficiency, Equity and the role of Government

Mearsurement of Economic Performance
National Income Determination and Price Level
Money and Banking
Macroeconomic Problems and Policies
International Trade and Finance

Monopoly Pricing
Anti-competitive Behaviours and Competition Policy ;
Extension of Trade Theory、 Economic Growth and Development

3. Extra-curricular Activities

  1. To enable students to have deeply understanding of the responsibilities of employer and employee under MPF and to understand the key points of MPF investment. An assembly organized with the MPFA on MPF education for junior high school students was held.
  2. Cooperate with the Hong Kong University of Education to hold workshops on financial education. The target audiences was S.3 students.
Junior form students learnt the concepts of money management by enjoying the drama of MPFA.
Apart from the performance, students joined the activities as well.
Students listened the introduction and daily operation of the staff of Mad head Limited (The developer of a well-known mobile application, Tower of Saviors).
Students adopted the knowledge from the lesson for the discussion and presentation about how to prepare for entering the mobile gaming industry.
  • Students broadened their horizon by this valuable opportunity and took photos with the staff of Mad Head Limited.

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