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HK schools begin rolling out national security lessons

A teacher conducts a lesson on national security at G.T. (Ellen Yeung) College in Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong, on Sept 2, 2021. The school is among the first few secondary schools in the city that have begun incorporating national security education into the curriculum. (RAYMOND CHAN / CHINA DAILY)

HONG KONG – The first batch of secondary schools in Hong Kong to introduce national security lessons has begun teaching students about the importance of the rule of law and national security as the new academic year began on Wednesday.

G.T. (Ellen Yeung) College in Tseung Kwan O is among the schools that have started incorporating national education into the existing curriculum setting. 

Schools are required to gradually implement measures related to national security education this school year, and then fully incorporate these lessons starting next year.

Students listen attentively during a lesson on national security at G.T. (Ellen Yeung) College in Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong, on Sept 2, 2021. (RAYMOND CHAN / CHINA DAILY)

A teacher gives a lecture on national security at G.T. (Ellen Yeung) College in Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong, on Sept 2, 2021. (RAYMOND CHAN / CHINA DAILY)

A student participates in an activity during a national security lesson at G.T. (Ellen Yeung) College in Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong, on Sept 2, 2021. (RAYMOND CHAN / CHINA DAILY)

Students take part in an activity during a national security lesson at G.T. (Ellen Yeung) College in Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong, on Sept 2, 2021. (RAYMOND CHAN / CHINA DAILY)