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  1. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... There is a very close correlation between pay and fees because 80 per cent of ESF's budget is spent directly on staff English Schools Foundation chief executive Heather Du Quesnay I pay my respects to the court for showing its common sense and fairness 'Shadow Shogun' Ichiro Ozawa, after his acquittal in Tokyo The world of social media is now forcing ...

  2. Beijing students lost for words at South Island School

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... is the first exchange programme between an English Schools Foundation school and a mainland school. Students lived with local host families and attended regular classes with 'buddies' ... Michael Taylor Attending classes at the South Island School was an eye-opener for a group of elite students from one of Beijing's best schools. 'They are nine of our best ...

  3. English lessons help pave road to Olympics

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was a standard part of the school and university curriculum. During her teenage years, her love and talent for the language landed her the second prize in an Olympics English competition in her home city ... MP3s.' Ms Hao, through teaching English, has a role in Beijing's increasing internationalism and future development. At the same time her commitment represents old school Chinese values ...

  4. English is improving, but in fits and starts

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Samantha Kierath

    ... In the latest in our series on Olympics preparations, Samantha Kierath looks at English readiness Mixed results for city's effort to improve skills The automated voice on the meter said it all: 'Thank you for taking Beijing taxi, and your advice on our service is appreciated.' It was an oasis of comprehensible English in an otherwise Putonghua cab and part ...

  5. Capital idea as Beijing polishes its English

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Coonan

    ... need to speak at least some English. English is now a key part of the mainland school curriculum and is compulsory from primary to university level. The Beijing city government launched ... 'eleven' in English that made me realise how preparations for the Olympics are really taking shape. Alighting from the green taxi with an orange band outside the office, I reached forward to pay ...

  6. News - China

    Migrant families in Beijing forced to educate their children at unlicensed schools

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Beijing's migrant families must pay for their children to attend unlicensed private schools as they can't get approval to attend free public schools Learning class distinction Wang Hui and his wife have lived in Beijing for more than a decade, but they, like many other migrant parents in the capital, remain dismayed that the local ...

  7. School is out

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Migrant workers' children often have no education or are forced to pay inflated prices for schooling. Tom Miller looks at efforts to help them For many of China's 130 million ... under the age of 18, according to a charity run by the All-China Youth Federation. Many of these children will not find a place in school. In Beijing alone, home to nearly 300,000 migrant ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    The US mulls cyber-espionage crackdown and China targets drug traffickers

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 05:45am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Security Financial Times The US seeks a crackdown on cyber-espionage. Beijing Times* China announces a two-month anti-drug campaign in the Mekong region as opium production is booming. Xinhua A Ministry of Defence spokesman tries to quell speculation that a Chinese port project in Tanzania has military ties.   Politics China National Radio* Central Party School President ...

  9. Donations fall 80pc in wake of scandals

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... donation receipts to a solar panel company even though the panels remained in the donor's warehouse instead of being distributed to mainland schools. The China Youth Development Foundation ... Teddy Ng in Beijing and Laura Zhou Donations to charitable foundations on the mainland dropped by more than 80 per cent in the wake of a series of scandals at charity groups in the past ...

  10. Beijing migrant worker-rockers seeking HK help

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com A folk rock band from Beijing has called on the Hong Kong media to support its efforts to save a school for migrant workers' children it set up in the capital. Tongxin Shi Yan School, which the New Workers Art Troupe founded in 2005, last month received a letter from the local education bureau asking it to close down. 'We consulted lawyers, ...




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