—Education is in the midst of massive reforms in
different parts of the world. Over the last few decades, there is
an increasing call for global citizenship education(GCE) in the
academy. In this paper, the author will first explain why the
concept is a game changer in higher education, and then
explorethe opportunities as well challenges for GCE,
particularly in the Hong Kong academy, from the perspectives
of public policies, curriculum and pedagogy. Finally, the
author wants to explore how the pedagogy of service learning
(SL) can serve as a powerful vehicle to achieve the intended
learning outcomes of GCE while, in the meantime,GCEcan
inform the theory and practice of international SL.
—Citizenship, global citizenship education,
Hong Kong, international service learning.
Jun Xing is with the California State University, USA (e-mail:
Cite: Jun Xing, "Global Citizenship Education in Hong Kong," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 136-139, 2015.