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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Larger Primary One classes will affect teaching quality, says teachers' union

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Johnny Tam

    ... more new teachers. "The bureau is just lazy, pushing forward a policy that does not take into account pupils' welfare," Ip said, suggesting the government use vacant classrooms ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Autistic children 'held back' by Hong Kong's rigid education system

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:35am by ADA LEE AND LO WEI

    ... a path to university- especially if they spoke English. Parents seeking help for younger children- such as speech therapy- also face frustration. The Social Welfare Department provides training ... schooling. Both the Education Bureau and the Social Welfare Department rejected its funding applications. An Education Bureau spokesman said the funding request was not rejected because it offered ...

  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten drug scandal leads to calls for overhaul of regulations

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by WU NAN

    ... and legal expert, said the regulations governing kindergartens were largely drafted in 1990 and responsibility for the supervision and welfare of nursery school pupils was split between ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Plan to set up Hong Kong’s first vet school fails to gain funding body's support

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 12:45pm by Johnny Tam and Lo Wei

    ... such as Singapore's, which is 2,500:1. As the growth of demand for vets in animal-related industries had been small, it was unlikely that the 50 undergraduates a year as proposed by CityU would be needed, ... that the small animals clinic would earn money and be self-financing but according to overseas experts, such a clinic won't be able to do so," Chin said. He also said CityU's biomedical ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Survey finds 3/4 oppose national-education lessons

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei Wei.lo@scmp.com Youth association study finds three-quarters of parents and pupils against national education, almost the reverse of government consultation Survey finds most oppose new subject Three-quarters of parents and pupils questioned in a l ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Voyage to put the art into Antarctica

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 05:17am by Candy Chan

    ... students. The students will be collecting environmental and ecological data to turn into creative art forms, like animation, gaming and film. "The Antarctica expedition enables artists, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    More mainland Chinese parents want children to travel to school in Hong Kong: forum

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 05:17am by He Huifeng

    ... system. Hong Kong-born mainland babies will have no household registration- meaning they will not qualify for social welfare and education benefits on the mainland. This further makes Hong Kong ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    No legal support for pushing through national education, lawyers say

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Education Ordinance does not penalise public schools for not following suggested curriculum, but government can use its executive powers 'No legal support' for national lessons Lawyers say the government cannot ...

  9. News - China - EDUCATION

    From rural China to law school

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 03:56pm by Associated Press in Tiaohuashan village

    ... was built above the stable to protect valuable animals from theft. As a boy, Mu cut hay and herded cows. He didn’t start school until age 7, and his 9-year-old brother repeated the first grade ...

  10. News - World - EDUCATION

    Harvard launches drive to raise US$6.5b in donations

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

    ... in general- such essential and irreplaceable contributors to the pursuit of knowledge and the welfare of the world," Faust said in a press release. Harvard unveiled its campaign at an event ...




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