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  1. Renaissance for digital technicians

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... more engaged learners. Located in Ma On Shan and part of the English Schools Foundation (ESF), RCHK uses technology to broaden the learning experience for students. When recruiting information technology (IT) professionals, the school looks for technicians to assist more than 2,000 students, teachers and school support staff. Duties include trouble-shooting and training, hardware setup, ...

  2. Wired for English

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... LEE WING-SZE A local school will use the latest technology to improve its students' English language skills. Under a pilot project financed by the Quality Education Fund (QEF), Yaumati Catholic Primary School will take e-learning a step further by introducing a wireless network, including tablet PCs, during Primary Four English lessons in the new academic year. The move ...

  3. Hi-tech help for learning English

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zuleika Sedgley A Chinese University professor has developed software that takes a tradition that is synonymous with Swiss finishing schools into the 21st century. Professor Helen Meng ... in suits insisting that you pronounce your t's and r's properly. Instead students at the university who are learning English are using 'Enunciate', an online system ...

  4. English week based on Facebook proves to be a success

    Posted Nov 29th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A secondary school staged an unconventional English learning week based on the popular social networking website Facebook. True Light Middle School of Hong Kong held a five-day ... popular with students now. Choosing a theme they were familiar with helped raise their interest in the event,' said Christina Ng Wing-han, an English teacher at the school. 'Transforming ...

  5. Forget the textbooks, it's tablet PCs for English lessons

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Yau Ma Tei Catholic Primary School pupils log on to a pioneering e-book project English learning could soon be a combination of sounds, music and images tailored to students' ... from the Quality Education Fund for the project. After the English e-Book Centre, designed by Fujitsu, opens by the end of the year, the school's 200 Primary Four students will no longer ...

  6. Software boosts English skills

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh schools use different activities to help raise students' interest in learning English. But, according to an expert, teachers should not forget that technology plays a key ... schools. 'Some children are very happy to do the activities, but they don't remember anything at all,' said Mr Sopper. 'Research shows that about 30 per cent of schoolchildren ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Macau's St Paul's School biggest in region to fully embrace e-learning

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... to adapt our school to society and, in fact, we should outpace society because we are educating the ones who are going to lead society." English teacher Sue Tai was one of the first teachers ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Region's first school set to switch almost entirely from 'chalk and talk' to computers; it couldn't happen in Hong Kong, its head laments ...

  8. Texting threatens the correct use of English

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... is that the abbreviated language text fanatics typically use is undermining the bedrock of 21st century English - a lingua franca used everywhere except France where diehards insist on referring to computers as 'ordinateurs'. Rumblings about the destructive effect of texting on literacy swelled into a clamour earlier this year in Britain when a 13-year-old girl at a secondary school in the west of Scotland ...

  9. letters

    Posted Oct 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in schools. Kennly Chak Ting-hin, The Chinese Foundation Secondary School ... warming is worsening- it's time to do something to make it a difference. Simon Ko Chin-hung, Tsuen Wan Government Secondary School Girls must learn to be more confident Many teenage girls ...

  10. Tablets put schools on learning curve

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... platform. Should a school use iPads, tablets running Linux, Android, or wait for upcoming Windows devices? In terms of kitting out a generation of students, that's an expensive decision to get wrong. That hasn't stopped St Francis of Assisi's English Primary School in Sham Shui Po, which has asked all parents to buy an iPad each for their children's Chinese and English ...




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