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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - EDUCATION

    United States researcher develops adjustable school textbooks

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:41am by WASHPOST

    ... book," said Richard Baraniuk, founder of OpenStax, which received a US$9 million grant to develop a prototype textbook for biology and physics. "Because I understand things in a different ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1570055/united-states-researcher-develops-adjustable-school-textbooks
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    12 stand out from university 'in' crowd with seven 5** grades

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:52pm by Johnny Tam

    ... languages. Subjects that saw the most serious deterioration in performance were combined sciences and integrated science. Some 8.5 per cent fewer students got a pass in biology plus physics. Tong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553402/one-third-over-79000-students-passed-dse-exam-authority-reveals
  3. News - World - EDUCATION

    British study shows genetics to be key factor in students' GCSE exam results

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 10:42pm by GDN

    ... for on average 58 per cent of the differences in scores that children achieved. Grades in the sciences (such as physics, biology and chemistry) were more heritable than those in humanities subjects (such ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1379278/british-study-shows-genetics-be-key-factor-students-gcse-exam-results
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong ESF students ace exams to outshine peers in global IB diploma

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... of the six ESF pupils who got full marks, plans to study biological sciences at the University of Oxford. She says her battle with a life-threatening skin disorder, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, initially got her interested in biology and health. "My experience compelled me to always try my best, taught me to remain optimistic and made me grateful for the education I've been able ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1278183/locals-ace-exams-outshine-peers-global-diploma
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Top scholars put off by political tensions at Hong Kong University

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by TANNA CHONG AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Yang Dan said. "We don't have many choices … Hong Kong has become so politically involved," said Yang, a chemical biology professor who represented the faculties of engineering, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1326565/top-scholars-put-political-tensions-hong-kong-university
  6. News - Asia - EDUCATION

    South Korean education board probes cram schools after exam leaks

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... test-prep schools. The College Board also cancelled subject tests in biology scheduled for next month. "The moral hazard prevalent among some SAT prep schools has reached a serious level," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1247640/south-korean-education-board-probes-cram-schools-after-exam-leaks
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Bible 'science' claim goes too far for Almitas Academy

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... textbook, Biology 1099, reads: "Are dinosaurs alive today? Scientists are becoming more convinced of their existence. Have you heard of the Loch Ness Monster in Scotland? 'Nessie' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1043328/bible-science-claim-goes-too-far-almitas-academy
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Liberal studies subject moulds new generation of socially aware youth

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... borrows ideas from or consults other colleagues to enrich his perspective. He asks for help from biology teachers, for instance, to understand health issues. Despite the heavy workload, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1271164/liberal-studies-subject-moulds-new-generation-socially
  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Failure can help students succeed

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by TELEGRAPH

    ... that a person's character is roughly half genetic and half nurture, Tough believes that environment matters more than we think. "We tend towards biological explanations because it makes things ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1150944/failure-can-help-students-succeed
  10. News - China - EDUCATION

    NYU Shanghai joint venture eyed as catalyst for education reform

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... (HK$124,000) a year in tuition fees. Overseas students will have to pay 300,000 yuan, the Shanghai Youth Daily reported. NYU Shanghai will offer 11 majors next year, including biological engineering, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1068177/nyu-shanghai-joint-venture-eyed-catalyst-education-reform

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