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Where can I find information on the Humanities subjects offered by schools?
School Information Service
shows the niche area and subjects offered by our schools. On this webpage, please click on ‘Search School by Criteria’.
Why is Humanities (Social Studies, Elective) compulsory when my child is already taking one other humanities subject?
Social Studies is the compulsory component for the subject Humanities (Social Studies, Elective) because it teaches the knowledge, skills and values required for effective citizenship and also encourages discussions of contemporary societal and world issues students face. The elective component introduces students to at least one humanities subject such as History, Geography or Literature, to ensure students obtain a more holistic education.
Students who have the passion for the humanities can opt to take an additional humanities subject besides Humanities (Social Studies, Elective).
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