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  1. Bilingual school looking for qualified principal

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (LHK) offers high quality bilingual education in Hong Kong. Since its inception, the school had thrived and its total student enrolment had grown from a modest four to about 900 today, said ... Susie Gyopos If you believe in child-centred, quality driven and team-based education and are capable of handling a leading educational role, read on. An expanding premier bilingual ...

  2. Lost in translation

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Only 12 of the 53 geographical constituency Legco candidates have bilingual leaflets. In areas where there are a lot of non-Chinese residents, could some candidates lose crucial votes? Write to us. ...

  3. University faces court action for teaching in English

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Student is granted legal aid to seek judicial review of bilingual policy he says breaches founding ordinance The Chinese University of Hong Kong is facing a possible High Court ... suggesting subjects considered 'highly universal in nature, with little emphasis on cultural specificity' should be taught in English contravened the Chinese University of Hong Kong ...

  4. Hong Kong Anarchitecture Bananas

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by John Batten

    ... John Batten Hong Kong Anarchitecture Bananas Artist Commune Until Apr 17 The recently concluded Architecture Biennial at the Central Police Station presented many displays that were, ... In response to the biennial's pomposity, Hong Kong Anarchitecture Bananas: Artists Who Reclaim Space is a carefully curated group exhibition that tackles ideas about the use of public and private ...

  5. Back to basics

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... and the unpopular move that restricts to 114 the number of English-medium ones. Mr Suen acknowledged that English-language proficiency in Hong Kong had declined substantially, and something needed ... was it recommended that schools be rigidly divided. So, it was a misunderstanding to blame Hong Kong's reunification or former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa for the espousal of the mother-tongue policy. ...

  6. Hong Kong offers diversity to students from overseas

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Business opportunities, close ties with the mainland and bilingual settings in Hong Kong have prompted business executives from around the world to choose the city as a prime MBA ... to initiate business plans and get financial support from those interested in business ventures. 'In Hong Kong, it is easy to find people who are rich and eager to invest,' she said. ...

  7. Not enough teachers who are competent in English

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I agree with Virginia Yue ('Parents must change attitudes', July 30). It cannot be guaranteed that greater exposure to English will improve English language skills in Hong Kong ... the right to learn in their own language. The majority of students will learn to the best of their abilities in their native tongue. Hong Kong should adopt the same system as in overseas countries. ...

  8. Religious centres taking over job of teaching minority languages

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... in local schools, a conference at University of Hong Kong has heard. The situation often reinforced underlying racial prejudices and could cause conflict between communities and the authorities, said Wang Ge, a postgraduate student with HKU's faculty of education who has been researching the situation in rural village schools in the province. 'Bilingual education is not only ...

  9. New college

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Degree programme. Both programmes cover three areas of study: bilingual communication, general education and social sciences. The UFD and Associate Degree have both been accredited by the Hong ... of their future learning opportunities. The YCCC said it hoped to develop 'bilingual language abilities, critical thinking, independent learning, knowledge about the world and international ...

  10. So a duck walks into this bar...

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. Get ready! The folks at the TakeOut Comedy Club are bringing back their Hong Kong International Comedy competition. The second annual festival to discover the next generation of local stand-up comedians will be from October 9 to 18. Last year's competition resulted in the surprise find of bilingual Hong Kong-raised Indian ...




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