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(A) Suggested Time: approx. 50 minutes
(B) Area of Study:
Related Modules Themes Key Questions for Discussion
Module 2:
Hong Kong Today
Quality of life How do Hong Kong people view the priorities with respect to various aspects of quality of life?
How can individuals or organisations contribute to the maintenance and improvement of the quality of life in Hong Kong? What are the obstacles to their efforts? Which groups of people are the most affected if these obstacles are not removed?
Module 2:
Hong Kong Today
Rule of law and socio-political participation In what ways does the rule of law protect rights and promote the observance of responsibilities among Hong Kong people?
(C) Course Outline:
Item No. Item Suggested
Time (mins.)
Key Teaching Points
1 Warm-up Activity 5 Conduct a simple opinion survey in class
2 Background Information 10 Distribute background information of the Octopus Incident to students
3 Basic Knowledge 5 Introduce relevant requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
4 Multi-Perspective Analysis 10 Think about the Incident from different perspectives
5 Classroom Activity 20 Debate: “Can organisations use customers’ personal data for monetary gain or direct marketing activities?”
(D) Key Teaching Points:
  • Introduce the right of personal data privacy in Hong Kong to the class.。
  • Analyse the social responsibilities of business corporations with regard to the protection of customers’ personal data.
  • Between social interests and personal data privacy, how to balance the interests of different stakeholders?