Backchat is RTHK Radio 3's current affairs programme with expert panels and listener participation. It airs every weekday from 8.30am-9.30am. Have your say by calling us on 233 88 266, Backchat's Facebook , or send us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org
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On Thursday's Backchat, a new international report suggests Hong Kong's education system is not very geared for the future. The report says younger generations will face a different world in the future working and personal lives, more globalised, more digital, requiring many new skills. According to one expert,The world no longer cares about what students know, but what they can do with what they know. How well do you think we are preparing young people? Do we need better 'Global Awareness', or just stronger science? Call us on 23388266 or email email@example.com. After 9.20, is Henry Tang the best boss for West Kowloon?
21/09/2017 - 8:30-9:20 Hong Kong students' preparedness for the future
Michael Frank, Research Analyst, Economist Intelligence Unit
Kerry Kennedy, Professor and Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Governance and Citizenship, Education University of Hong Kong
Daniel Shek, Chair Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Jeremy Young, Chairperson of Central and Western District Office for Liberal Party; and Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant
21/09/2017 - 9:20-9:30 Henry Tang heading West Kowloon Authority
On Backchat we talk about the legacy of Chairman Mao. The founder of Modern China died forty years ago this month, but the discussion about his place in history, and his ongoing impact on China, continues. Was he 70% right, as Deng suggested? Is Xi just 'Mao, diluted'? Does he have any resonance in Hong Kong now? What would he make of the PRC in 2016? After 9.20, Clinton's pneumonia.(8:30-9:30am, call in on 233 88 266, email firstname.lastname@example.org or text 6393 5925)
13/09/2016 - 8.30-9:20 Mao Zedong’s legacy
David Zweig, Chair Professor, Director of Center on China's Transnational Relations, Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Mark O’Neil, Author and Lecturer in International Politics
Paul French, a British author of books about modern Chinese history and contemporary Chinese society including Midnight in Peking