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  1. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Teaching China what's special about coffee, one bean at a time

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:29am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Richie Wang didn't know anything about coffee beans. But as a high-school student in the United States, he worked as a part-time waiter at an Italian restaurant, and it was there that he ... schooled in service. The skills he learned there have served him well. Wang, now 30, is a speciality coffee trainer at Beijing Trusty Taste, a coffee workshop in the capital. The balance of his ...

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    Pauline Ngan backs Po Leung Kuk's plans to open schools in China

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:26am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com A modern woman who left village traditions behind says Hong Kong-style schools on the mainland would help keep families together OPENING EDUCATIONAL DOORS ACROSS BORDER Pauline Ngan Po-ling, the former chairwoman of Po Leung Kuk and a mother of two boys, supports the charity's desire to run Hong Kong-style kindergartens and schools ...

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    Confucianist Sze Chi-ching seeks one harmonious China

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the school with a friend who ran an English evening school for new immigrants from Fujian. We found that many Fujian children couldn't integrate into the local community due to their poor English and Cantonese. So we designed a tailor-made course for them, founding a special school, because almost all our teachers were graduates of Fujian's teaching-training colleges. We ...

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    'Chineasy' developer gets backing for innovative learning approach

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALL

    ... and the moment I moved there, I stopped speaking Chinese for three years. I immersed myself in the English environment totally, and while Chinese is still my native language, that was my commitment. ... went to school, we had to learn a set of symbols before we could learn the characters. Knowing this, we just needed to memorise them and how to pronounce each one correctly for between one ...

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    Tycoon's villas turned into house of hope for cerebral palsy victims

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 05:53am by Alice Yan

    ... simple cognitive training. On weekends, we have volunteers who play with the children or teach them English or music. We have 32 children, aged from 18 months to about 14, and 50 teachers. ... a technical school for children suffering from cerebral palsy, so that when they grow up they have the skills to make a living. We are still preparing the project and haven’t filed an application. ...

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    Quest for hermitage spawns educational scheme in Yunnan

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... camps together. Actually our programme has already started: we're currently co-operating with Yingpan Primary School in Xishan village in Dehong, teaching English and reading and writing. ... Li Jing Beijing lawyer went to live like a hermit in Yunnan, but soon found herself helping local youth beat the scourges of drugs and Aids Quest for hermitage spawns a school Growing up ...

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    Zhang Liyong, the migrant worker who studied hard to become a Chinese star

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:42am by JANE CAI

    ... Jane Cai xuejun.cai@scmp.com Life as a migrant worker taught school dropout Zhang Liyong the value of education. Now his fluent English has made him a mainland star Better living through ... learning? I used to work on a construction site. While my workmates were drinking, singing and playing cards, I was reading middle-school textbooks to learn English. It was hard to concentrate while ...

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    Finance student follows her passion into film

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:15am by XU DONGHUAN

    ... engineering or business or biology. My passion was in writing and literature, but English is still my second language. I didn't think it would be an advantage if I chose a major in writing. ... into film. Just the idea of working in film was beyond her imagination. She is an accountant, but she knew I was not happy. I promised her I would apply for a graduate school in the US after a year ...

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    A sustainable business helping the rural community in Cambodia

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... in rural Cambodia. The projects range from renovating schools to building houses and bridges. The students, aged from 14 to 20, get involved in the early stage of each project so they can see ... agency that serves the local rural community, called the China Cambodian Youth Friendship Foundation. It makes use of fees collected through GLA's education programmes but operates ...

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    Artron president Wan Jie makes his mark in print world by filling artistic gap

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by NICHOLAS DENG

    ... printing programme and that was the first year China had a school that taught printing-related courses at a rudimentary level. I actually wasn't interested in printing, per se. Rather, ... over the world- Germans, English, Danes, Japanese, Italian, Swiss- to come work for us. To this day, we still have Japanese and Italian experts here. We have also co-operated with American ...




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