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  1. Call for Malaysia university autonomy

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... to ensure the success of the university's transformation plan. The Higher Education Department's director general, Radin Umar Radin Sohadi, spoke of the need to 'empower' ... Liz Gooch Malaysia is facing a crisis in higher education leadership and needs to reconsider the government's power to appoint university vice-chancellors, a conference in Kuala ...

  2. Government aims to attract more overseas students to Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau More private universities and closer collaboration with overseas universities are to be encouraged to develop Hong Kong into an education hub. Undersecretary for education Kenneth Chen Wei-on stressed the importance of attracting top-notch students to realise this ambition. He said the Education Department was seeking land to build hostels to accommodate overseas ...

  3. Courses attract cream of the crop

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 2002 by The Times newspaper and the only education department in Britain to achieve the top grade of '5' in a government research assessment exercise. 'We are committed ... The Graduate School of Education The only education department in Britain to achieve the top grade of five stars in the 2001 RAE Received maximum score in the Teaching Quality Assessment in Britain ...

  4. What's On

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... SALUTE TO CUHK As the first tertiary institute in Hong Kong to offer arts education, the Department of Fine Arts of the Chinese University of Kong (CUHK) is the cradle for many aspiring ... tribute to the achievements of its Department of Fine Arts. New exhibits ranging from paintings to multi-media pieces by more than 20 renowned graduates, including Kwok Ying, Ho Siu-kee, Leung ...

  5. Reform problems not addressed

    Posted Jan 06th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong A Chinese University of Hong Kong academic has criticised the report for dodging the issue of how education reforms have weakened the identity and ideals of teachers. At a forum held at CUHK this week, Dora Choi Po-king, associate professor of the university's educational administration and policy department, urged the government to face the problem of reforms ...

  6. Let education enrich life, not just the market

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... university departments like philosophy and theology with little perceived 'economic' value axed. The danger of corporatising education is the creation of a world littered with technocrats ... Nazry Bahrawi If Singapore is serious about becoming a higher education hub in Asia, there is much its policymakers can learn from the debate that has unfolded over its prized venture, ...

  7. The List

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 5111. Assessing Student Performance by Portfolio- Workshop on Educational Psychology: HKU Department of Psychology. Speaker Professor John Biggs. Room 230, Knowles Building, HKU. Tomorrow, ... SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES ESF Educational Services Open Day: a second language for children aged 3-15.Today, 11.45am-12.30pm, at eight ESF schools. Visit www.edservices.org.hk or tel 2760 3901. ...

  8. Sit-in threat over academic cuts

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... King Yeo-chee gives them a satisfactory explanation for it. The proposal will see four departments and five academic programmes merged or cancelled in coming years due to budget cuts. These include material science and engineering, applied chemistry, management studies, sports science and physical education, internet engineering and innovation and design engineering. Departments ...

  9. Testing time on witness stand

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch, Polly Hui

    ... development. While the colleges were under the control of the former Education Department, the HKIEd was set up as an independent institution. Granted self-accrediting status in 2004, the institute ... Behind wrangling over the institute's freedom are key issues affecting the structure of tertiary education, write Liz Gooch and Polly Hui With talk of institutional 'rape', ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Common law integral part of legal system I am an honorary lecturer with the professional legal education department of the University of Hong Kong and refer to Anna Tse's letter ... is a member of HKU's council. She quoted Mr Chan Chi-wai of HKU's mechanical engineering department to question whether Professor Chan might lack internal support at the university. ...




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