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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing's crackdown on English teachers vital to protect pupils

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 05:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Crackdown vital to protect pupils Demand for foreign English teachers on the mainland is so great that getting a job can be as simple as submitting a résumé. Background checks, proof of qualifications, references and even work visas may not even be asked for by those involved in schools that are more about financial gains than education. The boom has attracted ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Protesters must give up battle to continue democracy war

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... surfaced- schools suspended, shops closed, traffic diverted. As grievances mount, support for the civil disobedience movement is waning. However much we share the democratic aspirations, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Campus tolerance vital for Confucius institutes

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:34am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and traditions. The institutes, operated by Hanban, an organisation close to the Ministry of Education, have expanded rapidly and there are now 1,086 programmes in universities and schools in 123 ... America of the motives behind the state-sponsored institutes. In Canada, the Toronto District School Board on October 1 severed ties, following on the heels of McMaster University ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Government must ensure equal opportunities for all in our schools

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 03:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to join schools under the English Schools Foundation. But such families tended to be rich, well-connected and come mostly from English-speaking and European countries. Those from South Asia, many ... SCMP Editorial Equality for all in our schools The government has taken a crucial step to end its shameful de facto school segregation for students of ethnic minorities. For the first ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time for protesters to clear the barriers and allow access to roads

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... 12.5km. Emergency vehicles were not making targets; 93 per cent of ambulances were arriving on time, with delays of up to nine minutes. Primary schools and kindergartens in affected areas have ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Make full use of Jockey Club experts to solve sport stadiums' turf problems

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... patchwork of grass and sand following bad weather and heavy use. Some games came within minutes of being abandoned and, when a Spurs star was injured after slipping, English media dubbed ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Tighten dentistry school rules

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Tighten rules for dentistry school Teaching hospitals lie at the heart our public health system. They not only train our future doctors and dentists, but they provide ... of Hong Kong and home of the city's only dentistry school. Unfortunately it has been in the news for reasons that do nothing for public confidence. As we reported this week, internal ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Libraries still play a vital role

    Posted May 19th 2014, 02:32am by SCMP Editorial

    ... but for school assignments as they have to fit in with the exam-oriented education system". He may have a point, going by the most borrowed English and Chinese-language adult non-fiction books last ... in democratising information, but a love of reading acquired early in life remains the traditional- and many believe the soundest- foundation for a fulfilling life of literary enjoyment and learning, ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing's new advertising law offers consumer protection

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... schools. There are even male idols promoting sanitary napkins and other female-oriented products. It is tempting to argue that there is nothing wrong with such tactics. As long as the product ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Direct-subsidy schools' fee rises a worrying sign of inequality

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:15am by SCMP Editorial

    ... teach lessons in English rather than Chinese, after the Tung administration imposed mother-tongue teaching on most government-funded schools. But the funding scheme expanded under his successor, ... SCMP Editorial School fee rises a worrying sign The Direct Subsidy Scheme allows more leeway for government-funded schools to run their own affairs and introduce innovations in education. ...




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