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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Macau's St Paul's School biggest in region to fully embrace e-learning

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Macau's paperless school is a class act A school in Macau with more than 3,000 pupils is set to become the largest paperless school in the region, outpacing e-learning efforts in Hong Kong. St ... on the project since 2009, with 15 million patacas in government funding this year. While government support for e-learning is strong in Macau, Salcedo believes such a project would have failed in Hong ...

  2. Macau was a place 'I didn't like' at first

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Donna Page Professionals share their experience of relocation For years, Terron Hung begrudgingly travelled between Macau and Hong Kong to complete his university degree. Hong Kong-born Mr Hung said he had no interest in living or working in Macau, and only went there to complete his bachelor of business administration degree at the University of Macau. 'In the beginning ...

  3. Macau private teachers demand more pay

    Posted May 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hundreds of private school teachers marched in Macau yesterday to demand the same wages paid by the city's handful of government schools. They formed just part of Macau's May Day ... of social discontent in the past few years. The 3,000 patacas cash handout announced by Macau Chief Executive Dr Fernando Chui Sai-on last month appeared to have little bearing on their complaints. ...

  4. Macau offers an early taste of university life

    Posted Aug 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Centre for Pre-University Studies at the University of Macau offers Form Five school leavers an alternative route to university. Offering a curriculum similar to Form Six, ... such as an Introduction to Research. 'More than 80 per cent of students finishing the programme are accepted by the University of Macau,' says Lam Teng, director of the Centre for Pre-University ...

  5. Portuguese makes comeback in Macau

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor The Portuguese language, whose use in Macau appeared to be on the decline immediately following the handover, seems to be undergoing a renaissance. Part of this is due ... never been higher. 'More people are studying Portuguese now than 10 years ago,' boasts Manuel Carvalho, consul general of Portugal in Macau and Hong Kong. 'About 1,000 Chinese ...

  6. Heated debate over plan to move Macau's university

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A plan to move the University of Macau out of Macau has stirred up heated discussions this week despite the government's silence. Residents are keeping their eyes open ... Kong and Macau. But the Macau government said it had no information regarding the relocation plan. The government's Tertiary Education Services Office declined to comment, saying ...

  7. Green for go in Macau power play

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A school in Macau has struck a deal with a power company to sell the electricity it produces on campus as part of a scheme to turn itself into an environmentally friendly, self-sufficient community. The International School of Macao signed a partnership agreement with utility company Companhia de Electricidade de Macau (CEM) and a green consultancy to launch the Thinking ...

  8. Macau youngsters reveal open attitude to sex

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Youngsters in Macau get an early start on romance, with some losing their virginity as young as 10 and some Form Three students having as many as 16 sexual partners, a study found. City University assistant professor Lin Siu-fung questioned 2,700 secondary school students in Macau on their thoughts on love, dating and sex. The research, conducted for the Macau ...

  9. Law graduates say Macau Bar has abandoned them

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Law students from a Macau university feel shut out of the enclave's law profession, at a time when demand for legal services is surging on the back of the casino boom. None of about 100 graduates last year from the Macau University of Science and Technology's (MUST) Faculty of Law- one of only two law schools in Macau- were accepted as trainee ...

  10. Macau seeks rights to students' cautionary film about drugs

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A film produced by students of a drug rehabilitation school has won praise from Macau's government, which has offered to buy the copyright. The Governo da Regiao Administrativa Especial de Macau Instituto de Accao Social is in talks with the Christian Zheng Sheng College on Lantau to buy the copyright of the drama, Teacher's Diary. 'We are very happy ...




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