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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

    Lucky prayers for 'gaokao', the exam of a lifetime for millions of would-be university students

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 02:58am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... and families saw them off and wished them good luck. The line of cars stretched for several kilometres and featured dragon and lion dances, gongs, drums and firecrackers. The Foshan municipal ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Cash-rich universities in Singapore, South Korea eclipsing Hong Kong institutions

    Posted May 12th 2014, 11:36pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... trajectory in recent years," Ben Sowter, head of research at British-based QS University Rankings, said yesterday. "Both have channelled their current economic dynamism into ambitious ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Schools to take on extra pupils to cope with mainland influx

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... birth rate in 2012, the auspicious Year of the Dragon- to peak between 2016 and 2019. It will then taper off due to a ban on mainland mothers giving birth in the city, implemented last year. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents at ousted kindergarten reject offer of places at replacement

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... of business, and warned of more problems next year, when the large number of children born in 2012, the auspicious Year of the Dragon, start preschool. Parents and teachers at Topkids will today ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    'Guanxi' crucial in kindergartens' forays into mainland China

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... be a stepping stone to the mainland. The group had ambitious plans to set up 80 branches in the vast market when it opened its first mainland branch in Haikou, Hainan province, in 2009. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Old boys relive their school days at exhibition

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

    ... of an exhibition of the school's 115-year-old magazine, The Yellow Dragon. Skipping meals and hogging the playing courts at lunchtime, cramming for exams and the camaraderie between classmates- 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    System to prevent parents hoarding Hong Kong's kindergarten places 'may flop'

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:48am by Johnny Tam

    ... scrambling for a limited number of forms. The system is intended to prevent a rush for preschool places due to a surge in births during the auspicious Year of the Dragon- 2012- when 58,000 babies ...

  8. News - World - EDUCATION

    Harvard launches drive to raise US$6.5b in donations

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... ambitious ever undertaken by a university, ahead of one concluded last year by Stanford University in California that raised US$6.2 billion. Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust said the campaign ...

  9. News - China - EDUCATION

    Chinese students targeted for British university growth

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron British government sets sights on Chinese students to reach its target over next five years Chinese students targeted for UK university growth The British government has launched an ambitious drive to expand the number of foreign students going to British universities by 20 per cent in the next five years, with China being one of the targeted growth markets. It aims to attract ...

  10. News - Asia - EDUCATION

    China takes first steps into global higher education with Laos campus

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... and an agreement by a Chinese university to explore a joint campus with a British university in London. "The Chinese government and its universities have been very ambitious in the reform ...




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