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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong babies 'being sent to tutors at the age of 15 months'

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Veteran teacher warns of pressure on children as parents ask for lessons for toddlers and older pupils take 12 or more tutorials a week Babies sent to tutors at age of 15 months Hong Kong children are being put under more pressure at younger ages by their parents, with youngsters being forced to take a dozen tutoring classes every week and some ...

  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten drug scandal leads to calls for overhaul of regulations

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by WU NAN

    ... involved in Jilin, said the allegations were similar to the milk contamination scandal in 2008, when some dairies were found to be adding the industrial chemical melamine to bulk up their products. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Avoid schools panic with better tracking of mainland babies: expert

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... for a comprehensive tracking study of babies born in Hong Kong to mainland parents so that schools can prepare to meet their education needs. Paul Yip Siu-fai said a lack of data on how many such children ... 2007 to 2011, the government projected last year that 95 per cent of mainland parents would leave Hong Kong with their babies, but half of the children would return before the age of 21, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    University of Science and Technology parents' event ridiculed for 'babying' students

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Candy Chan, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Candy Chan and Shirley Zhao Mums and dads throng campus as critics take to social media to compare college to kindergarten Parents' event ridiculed for 'babying' university students More than 3,000 people joined the first parents' day at the University of Science and Technology yesterday amid criticism that the students are clingy and their parents overly ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    System to prevent parents hoarding Hong Kong's kindergarten places 'may flop'

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:48am by Johnny Tam

    ... scrambling for a limited number of forms. The system is intended to prevent a rush for preschool places due to a surge in births during the auspicious Year of the Dragon- 2012- when 58,000 babies ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Secondary pupils do poorly in DSE English exam: report

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:29am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... about candidates failing to understand key words or ideas. Some pupils talked about fried noodles and milk tea in a group discussion when the topic was about strange food, while other pupils ...

  7. Business - Economy - EDUCATION

    Radical way to teach economics 101

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 05:09am by BLOOM

    ... in money and credit cause business cycles, how consensual trade can improve both parties, and arbitrage. Joan and Richard Sweeney's account of their baby-sitting co-operative's troubles ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    More mainland Chinese parents want children to travel to school in Hong Kong: forum

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 05:17am by He Huifeng

    ... system. Hong Kong-born mainland babies will have no household registration- meaning they will not qualify for social welfare and education benefits on the mainland. This further makes Hong Kong ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Call to reopen vacant schools to solve shortage problem

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 05:19am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... moving to Shenzhen due to its lower property prices. In addition, the local birth rate has been growing steadily. The number of babies born in Hong Kong rose by almost half since 2006, to some ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Protest mars Eddie Ng's London visit

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... with the influx and worried that the problem will get worse, Ng said "type-two babies"- born in Hong Kong to mainland parents- have created an opportunity for aspiring teachers. "People say the population is shrinking and the teaching industry seems to be dying. But we have these type-two babies," said Ng. "There are 210,000 of them, and they are new blood for our ...




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