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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Top scorers shy away from Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao and Staff Reporters Most either oppose the democracy movement or say they've been too busy to find out about it Top scorers shy away from Occupy Central Most of the nine top performers in this year's secondary education examination oppose or do not know much about the Occupy Central movement. "I won't participate in Occupy Central because ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Outgoing HKU chief Tsui Lap-chee says academic freedom crucial

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:21pm by Oliver Chou

    ... of the university's faculty had recently been questioned. Last year, Benny Tai Yiu-ting, an associate professor of law at the university, helped start Occupy Central, a movement that calls on people to occupy ... inspiring, on how to think independently. "He didn't say, 'Come follow me to Occupy Central'. As a professor, he has to reason with students, who in turn have to be critical ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents stage sit-in to save ousted Tin Shui Wai kindergarten

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 05:12am by Johnny Tam

    ... in the district," she said. About 500 pupils and some 50 employees, including teachers, currently occupy the 20,000 square metre campus that runs morning, afternoon and full-day sessions. Lo, mother ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Tin Shui Wai kindergarten's ousting shows market failure, lobby group says

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... than 500 parents of Topkids pupils yesterday sent a message to tycoon Li Ka-shing, whose Cheung Kong conglomerate has an interest in Fortune. They marched from Chater Garden in Central ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Elite English-medium schools cut more Form One places for next academic year

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by Johnny Tam, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... is expected citywide in the coming school year. A list of available Form One places released yesterday showed that most English-medium schools had cut their number of places offered in the central ... of instruction, such as Central and Western, Wan Chai and Kowloon City, saw places cut by 23, 11 and 23, respectively. "The number of new Form One pupils has been decreasing, so the competition ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKU’s Tsui Lap-chee reflects on his 12 years as vice chancellor

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:45pm by Oliver Chou

    ... known as Occupy Central, which is pushing for full voting rights for adults in the 2017 chief executive election. Tsui says he believes it is important to respect different voices on campus, ... of the campus and used "unreasonable" force when officers confined protesters to a stairwell and pushed a few students. Tsui was accused of pandering to the central government and using ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Old boys relive their school days at exhibition

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 03:51am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... these were some of the fond memories exchanged yesterday at the exhibition opening at the Hong Kong Central Library. The Yellow Dragon, first published in 1899, is the oldest secondary-school ... to the Central Library, of which a dozen significant copies are now on display on the eighth floor together with old photographs and notebooks donated by students Chief librarian Lau Shuk-fan said ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New school to focus on energy and environment

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 10:52am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Joint university venture in Xian hopes to contribute energy and environmental policies to the central government School founder sees bright, green future Hong Kong University of Science and Technology's joint school of sustainable development in Xian will contribute to energy and environmental policies on the mainland, the university's ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - EDUCATION

    Book review: Minority Education in China, by James Leibold and Chen Yangbin

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by Linda Yeung

    ... system is a key battleground in the central government's efforts to promote "harmonious multiculturalism", write James Leibold and Chen Yangbin. Special measures exist to increase ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    International Montessori School's future in doubt again over lease

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 04:12am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Future of International Montessori School in doubt again as education chief says students from Tin Hau campus must move to Stanley Shock as school told its site is 'temporary' The future of an international primary school in Tin Hau was plunged into further doubt yesterday after the education minister said it was occupying the site only ...




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