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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: why bilingualism is child's play

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:04am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Why bilingualism is child's play A power couple in neuroscience, professors Patricia Kuhl and Andrew Meltzoff were in Hong Kong recently to give a talk ... languages as babies. In theory, a 15-year-old growing up in a bilingual environment such as Hong Kong will learn any new language more readily than one who has only ever been exposed to one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1456247/between-lines-why-bilingualism-childs-play
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    No let-up in demand for international school places in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung International schools expand to meet needs The international school population in Hong Kong will continue to rise, according to a report by ISC Research, which is part of an international consultancy group that delivers independent market intelligence on the world's English-medium international schools. It names Hong Kong International School and the Christian Alliance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1541790/no-let-demand-international-school-places-hong-kong
  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Bilingual students more China-ready

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Kong last year. "The school has given her a lot of exposure and leadership development opportunities. I had always wanted my children to receive a bilingual education; China is the future of the world's economy. Students in Hong Kong are not immersed in a real Putonghua environment," he says. Year 10 is when adolescents are most...adaptable and responsive to positive influence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1150957/bilingual-students-more-china-ready
  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: bilingual education for the IB diploma

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... of instruction for academic subjects. In Hong Kong, there has always been demand for children attending local schools to be fluent in English and Cantonese. International schools have generally required ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com Bilingual education for the IB diploma Parents recently came to me with some interesting questions about bilingual education. Do students have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1156124/learning-curve-bilingual-education-ib-diploma
  5. Lifestyle - Books - AVIATION

    Book review: Hong Kong High, by Cliff Dunnaway

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:49pm by Simon Parry

    ... of the bilingual (English and Chinese) book is devoted largely to dashing Belgian adventurer Charles Van den Born, who in 1911 became Hong Kong's first flier. After some decent, well-researched ... Simon Parry Hong Kong High: An Illustrated History of Aviation in Hong Kong by Cliff Dunnaway Odyssey Publications 2 stars Simon Parry The history of aviation in Hong Kong is jam-packed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1496693/book-review-hong-kong-high-cliff-dunnaway
  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Coding skills crucial for Hong Kong students, say tech pioneers

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:09am by CHRIS LAU

    ... many rely on everyday to communicate, do business and navigate the world, and policy makers in developed countries have been working on ways to ensure that youngsters speak code. In Hong Kong ... coding among children aged from nine to 11 at after-school activities. That is far from adequate if Hong Kong is to realise its dreams of being a tech hub, let alone keep apace with global ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1551146/coding-skills-crucial-hong-kong-students-say-tech
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ART

    The art of preservation: Sketching group records Hong Kong's disappearing heritage

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:57pm by Bernice Chan

    ... says. There is another advantage. Since Hong Kong's urban landscape is constantly changing, Cheung targets neighbourhoods that are forgotten or ignored and worth remembering. So the group ... because these buildings can be found in any big city. Older neighbourhoods, with their tong lau and local shops, are the attraction. "We want to draw places that are very Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1546589/artists-preserve-memory-hong-kong-through-urban-sketching
  8. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong's 'hands off' regulations prompt growth in drone flying by amateurs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by DANNY LEE

    ... increasingly common as cheaper and more innovative technology makes remote-controlled aircraft affordable to the general public. And it's particularly common in Hong Kong, where amateurs ... Kong just over a year ago to take advantage of "hands off" laws. Watch: Team BlackSheep's drone video of Hong Kong "The laws are pretty good because we fly for fun. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548079/hong-kongs-hands-regulations-prompt-growth-drone-flying-amateurs
  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - Reading

    Hong Kong follows Taiwan's lead by teaching life skills alongside academic subjects

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:00pm by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Linda.yeung@scmp.com With so much emphasis on exam results in Hong Kong schools, some educators have followed Taiwan's lead and begun incorporating life skills ... dedication to life education. The trip was organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Education's (HKIEd) Centre for Religious and Spirituality Education, which has been given resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1546568/hong-kong-follows-taiwans-lead-teaching-life-skills
  10. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Cashmere that cleans itself when left in daylight is developed by Hong Kong scientists

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:02am by Christy Choi

    ... is not on the list of materials restricted by the US, according to Tommy Siu Yuk-yinn, senior research and development manager with TAL, a major clothing manufacturer in Hong Kong that supplies the US market. The company has been dealing with researchers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Daoud's former employer, about similar technology for its clothing, but has yet to adopt it. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1547667/hong-kong-city-university-scientists-develop-self-cleaning-cashmere

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