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  1. Cab Chat

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan I think the new medium-of-instruction policy will worsen the labelling effect on students. Some parents will still push their children to study at a class using English. So for those who remain at schools teaching in Chinese, things will get muc ...

  2. Scheme set to raise students' interest in art

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Senior secondary students will be helped financially to watch cultural programmes under a government scheme to encourage their long-term interest in the arts. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department says it will launch the programme in the 20 ...

  3. Youths from low-income families perform worse in well-being test

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam Youths living in the New Territories and those whose parents are on Comprehensive Social Security Assistance scored lower on a personal well-being test than their counterparts, a recent survey by the Chinese YMCA showed. The survey, conducted ...

  4. Drop in secondary school entries reflects sharp decline in birth rate

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem The number of students entering Form One in government and aided secondary schools in September is to drop by 7 per cent, figures released yesterday show. The decline of 5,409 is the first steep drop in secondary enrolments that is expected to c ...

  5. Week ahead

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... chairman of the Curriculum Development Council. 9am-5pm, HK$250 for full day attendance, including buffet lunch, room S426-S427, Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai; inquiries to Adam Madar ... such as Tiger Mothers and the stresses of big city life. 8pm, (also Saturday), McAulay Studio, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Wan Chai; Also 3pm, Saturday and Sunday; HK$280 from Urbtix Saturday Early Grass ...

  6. Life lessons prove class act

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh While preparing for public examinations like their counterparts around the world, students at one school in Thailand also study core life values, such as truth, respect and honesty, as part of the curriculum. Roong Aroon School, in Bangkok, is ...

  7. Pupil takes his own life after school marks drop

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Former top student's performance suffered on switch to English medium A Form Seven student said to have been struggling after a switch to learning in English plunged 14 floors to his death yesterday. Yeung Hau-ping, 17, an only child, was ...

  8. school news

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Aplichau Kaifong Primary School A group of Opera Hong Kong performers entertained students at Aplichau Kaifong Primary School with a programme of mini-operas on February 10. The students were very interested in the simple and fun-filled storylines and enj ...

  9. National lessons won't skirt the sensitive issues

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Thomas Chan and Jennifer Cheng National education with no flinching from sensitive subjects- that is what one primary school principal has promised to introduce in his classes this autumn. Leung Kee-cheong, headmaster of the Fresh Fish Traders' Schoo ...

  10. School principals shun incentive programme to reduce classes

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Principals of leading English-medium schools say they will not take part this year in the government's HK$250,000 incentive scheme to counter falling enrolment by cutting classes. Leung Cheung-hing, principal of St Joseph's College in ...




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