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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROAD TEST AIDS X-PERIENCE

    Experience HIV 'first hand' at Crossroads event

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... Catherine Shaw familypost@scmp.com I knew I had to talk to Alexandra, my 14-year-old daughter, about HIV/Aids, but had been putting it off, not knowing how to explain the issues correctly. Crossroad's Aids X-perience is a simulation of real-life situations that help others "step into the shoes" of those affected by HIV/Aids. Alexandra "walked" through the lives ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    How Chinese words can aid in English learning

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by JOHN AW CALDWELL

    ... New studies show Chinesecan be used to teach English I read with great empathy Linda Yeung's article ("A city of broken English", February 3), which expressed a realistic concern over the state of English here. Yet the situation is by no me ...

  3. Cash in on great study deals

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau One of the effects of the financial crisis is that many professionals have gone back to school to upgrade their knowledge- but when money's tight it's important to know where you can get financial assistance. Even part-time postgraduate ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - LEARNING CURVE

    Apps can be an aid to teachers

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com How a mobile obsession can help students become organised Bryan Tang has just completed his IGCSE examination at an international school. Since joining the secondary section, he has changed his smartphone five times. Star ...

  5. Scholarships on offer for studies in Britain

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nicholas Lo, YP intern The final round of the British Council Hong Kong's 60th Anniversary Scholarship Scheme is underway, with 16 scholarships available for Hong Kong permanent residents who are 16 years or older. The scholarships are provided by pr ...

  6. Sex education raises Aids awareness

    Posted Feb 17th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... wakes up to the threat of a potential Aids crisis. In 2005, Hong Kong charity Children's Medical Foundation extended a successful peer education programme for HIV and Aids to six middle ... Foundation. 'I thought, 'Why don't we cater to the migrant population?'' Adult migrants are considered to be at high risk of Aids, given the number of single men or husbands ...

  7. Learning outside the class aids students to develop

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Kremmer Most Hong Kong students choose to study overseas in countries such as Australia or Canada, in order to gain access to a wide range of high quality courses offered by highly ranked universities, to improve their language skills and to benef ...

  8. Aid for e-book plan

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong The government has finally come up with a plan to break the monopoly in the educational textbooks market. On Monday, Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung said that a HK$50 million subsidy would be set up to help not-for-profit publ ...

  9. Learning to broaden your horizons

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... to countries such as Cambodia, Laos and Burma to document the help the MSF medical team offers to people with Aids. Her mission is to raise Hong Kong's awareness of the problems faced by those ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Government urged to subsidise hearing-impaired students

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... While the Education Bureau provides hearing aids and earmould services for pre-school and schoolchildren, it refuses to subsidise the maintenance of the external devices related to a cochlear ... to be transmitted to the cochlea. People who underwent the surgery were usually suffering very serious impairment and hearing aids alone could not help them, according to senior audiologist Ricky Wong ...




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