1. To enhance and develop students’ interest in studying history;
  2. To help students understand the present in the context of the past;   
  3. To enrich students’ knowledge of their own community and culture, as well as other major cultures of the world;
  4. To develop students’ historical skills and generic skills for further studies and life situations;
  5. To nurture students to become citizens who have global perspectives, knowledge and sense of responsibility.