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  1. Happenings

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The official opening of the new annex of Rosaryhill School took place recently. Auxiliary Bishop John Tong officiated at the ceremony, and Father Bonifacio Garcia Solis, Bernard Chan ... Rosaryhill School Last year marked the 25th anniversary of my school, Christian Alliance SC Chan Memorial College. All the teachers in our school took part in preparing for the celebrations. I think ...

  2. A class of their own

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... out to establish a school to meet their personal criteria, as former executive councillor Bernard Chan and his wife Yeo Peck Leng have done. Then again, the couple have an unconventional ... no need' for their boys to attend top schools, says Chan, who heads his family's banking and insurance group, Asia Financial Holdings. 'Graduation from elite schools is no guarantee ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents hit again as ESF raises fees by up to 5.9pc

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 05:39pm by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Increases needed to fund pay rises and improve services, says chief executive Du Quesnay Parents hit again as ESF raises fees by up to 5.9pc The English Schools Foundation will raise its fees by up to 5.9 per cent as negotiations drag on over the size of the subsidy it receives from the government. In a letter to parents yesterday, the ESF's ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Anger over 'disastrous' plan to raise ESF fees

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Anger over 'disastrous' plan to raise ESF fees The English Schools Foundation's fee-rise plan has upset parents and prompted lawmakers to question its cost structure. Native English (NET) teacher Perry Bayer, whose son is studying at West Island School, said the increase of up to 5.9 per cent for most ESF schools ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Sha Tin Baptist school scraps launch of national education amid protests

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Website notice tells parents that instead of launching the controversial new subject it will continue to teach civic and moral education Baptist school scraps national education One of the seven primary schools known to be planning to teach national education announced yesterday that it would halt lessons in the contentious subject, ...

  6. Advisory body begs chairman to stay

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Heritage advisers issued a collective statement yesterday urging their head, Bernard Chan, to stay, insisting that none of them did wrong in the heritage grading ... only to protect the board's credibility. In the statement, the advisers call on Chan to reconsider his decision. 'Mr Bernard Chan has all along been fair, liberal and impartial since ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Winning a primary school place: it's a lottery

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Cynthia Chan and Linda Yeung

    ... Cynthia Chan and Linda Yeung Securing the primary school of choice for your child is akin to winning the lottery, parents tell Cynthia Chan and Linda Yeung Gambling on their future Next month is an important one for parents across the territory: it's when they find out if their children will be able to attend Primary One at their preferred school, under ...

  8. Education chief steps down

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Unpopular education minister Zhou Ji has stepped down amid widespread discontent over the mainland school system. The announcement was made as the National People's Congress Standing Committee wrapped up its meeting yesterday. The Xinhua report did not specify the reason Zhou left his post two years earlier than his expected retirement at the age of 65, nor ...

  9. Student apologises for throwing shoe at Wen

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The Cambridge University student who hurled a shoe at Premier Wen Jiabao during a speech last week has apologised to China for his inappropriate behaviour, the Chinese ambassador in London has said. In a statement on the Chinese embassy's website, ambassador Fu Ying said she had received a written apology addressed to Mr Wen from the student. The letter ...

  10. Outstanding students weigh pros and cons of EAS

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Securing a place at a university could come earlier than expected for students with outstanding results in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE). Under the Early Admission Scheme (EAS), these students may enter university after Form Six, without taking the Advanced-level examinations. Michael Cheung Tsz-kin, a 19-year-old student studying his first ...




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