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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents at ousted kindergarten reject offer of places at replacement

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... and students affected being told that it wouldn't make any difference if they switched to other majors," Au said on RTHK's City Forum. "Is this the right attitude that a government ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Asia's only spoken and sign language programme faces uncertain future in Kowloon

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:41am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com School waits for funding for one-of-a-kind project teaching spoken and sign language Uncertain future for unique project The only primary school in Asia that teaches in both spoken and sign language is unsure whether it can continue the programme as its funding runs out. A seven-year project at the Kowloon Bay St John The Baptist Catholic Primary ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New international preschool finds pricey space to fill a gap

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... writing, public speaking and communication skills. There is one teacher to every eight children to every teacher. Interestingly, the Hong Kong branch was started after Safari Kid's Asia chief ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF explores cost-cutting, profit-making measures to cope with loss of government subsidy

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:58am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and beyond into Asia. We can encourage people to come to us for continuous professional development." The foundation could share its expertise in health and well-being with other schools ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKUST's world reputation rises as HKU's slides

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 03:01am by Johnny Tam

    ... in China, could prove negative. Regionally, Japan's University of Tokyo remained Asia's most reputable, although it fell from ninth last year to 11th this year, the first time out of the top 10. South Korea's Seoul National University was Asia's biggest climber- rising 15 places to 26th. The top three were all American universities- Harvard, the Massachusetts ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Kindergartens sign up for online application system built by parents

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:22am by Johnny Tam

    ... for interview or admission. The Education Bureau declined to comment on the new service. Law said the website would offer information on kindergartens, and possibly a forum for parents to discuss ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Education Bureau rapped over Cantonese 'not an official language' gaffe

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 06:11pm by Johnny Tam, Stuart Lau

    ... and apologising. People took to various online forums to express their anger. "Another issue after the national education saga?" wrote one user. Horace Chin Wan-kan, assistant Chinese professor ...

  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

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Online forum finds rise in parents who want youngsters to make lengthy school trips to HK More mainlanders 'keen for children to commute' Mainland parents are increasingly keen on their Hong Kong-born children commuting daily to schools in the city, says the founder of an online forum. William Zhou, who runs hkbbclub.com- a forum set up ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Academy for Performing Arts to focus on employability and research

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... arrival last year. Rather than attempting to paint the academy as one of the leading institutions of its kind in Asia, he wants it to strengthen research and graduate employability. "We have ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Oxford's new chapter in 900-year-old story

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 06:37am by CHRIS LAU

    ... "Understanding the emergent diseases in the world and in Asia is important. Think of malaria and think of avian flu. Understanding and managing emergent diseases cannot be solved by one country or one ... but refused to reveal details of his role. The professor also plans to organise a first official gathering of Oxford alumni in Asia, to be held in Hong Kong next spring. "We have many students ...




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