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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

    Migrants' children, as young as six, join fight for school places in Beijing

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 06:21pm by AFP

    ... referring to the British theoretical physicist. "That's why I want my child to go to school." Many of the demonstrators have built up businesses over 10 years or more, but now find ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - EDUCATION

    Same genes govern skills in maths and reading, scientists discover

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by AFP

    ... from nearly 2,800 British families. The team compared twins and unrelated children to see how they performed in tests for maths and reading comprehension and fluency, and then matched ...

  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Lucky prayers for 'gaokao', the exam of a lifetime for millions of would-be university students

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 02:58am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... and families saw them off and wished them good luck. The line of cars stretched for several kilometres and featured dragon and lion dances, gongs, drums and firecrackers. The Foshan municipal ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Outrage over primary school textbook that asks pupils to 'match the races'

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by SHIRLEY ZHAO, Johnny Tam and Christy Choi

    ... teacher", while the text next to a woman with darker skin reads, "I am [blank]. I am a domestic helper in Hong Kong". Choices for the blanks include British, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, ... pupils to match "the white race", "the black race", "the brown race" and "the yellow race" with figures representing Africans, Japanese, British ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Top marks for Asia in 2014 global education index

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 09:46am by Linda Yeung

    ... is more important than high-stakes testing, and something we can learn from the Asian systems." Michael Barber, a former education adviser to the British government and now Pearson's ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Cash-rich universities in Singapore, South Korea eclipsing Hong Kong institutions

    Posted May 12th 2014, 11:36pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... trajectory in recent years," Ben Sowter, head of research at British-based QS University Rankings, said yesterday. "Both have channelled their current economic dynamism into ambitious ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Elite Malvern College to accept mainly expats

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Malvern College will reserve 90pc of places for foreign passport holders Elite school to accept mainly expats A top British public school is eyeing a Tai Po ... succeeds in winning a site, it will be the second famous British boarding school to have a campus in Hong Kong, after Harrow International School, which opened its doors in Tuen Mun in 2012. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Number of Hong Kong students studying in England soars as parents lose faith in Diploma

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... many parents had lost confidence in the diploma. "Hong Kong parents trust British education," Lin said. "Hong Kong people are emotionally attached to the country." Sophia Chan-Combrink of the British Council said it was simple for Hong Kong residents and holders of HKSAR or British National (Overseas) passports to apply for a student visa to study in England. She said ...

  9. News - World - EDUCATION

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

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

    ... The Guardian in London Study of 11,000 British teenagers finds DNA, not home life or quality of schools and teachersbest explains differences in pupils' test scores Genes the key factor in exam results Differences in children's examination results at secondary school owe more to genetics than teachers, schools or family environment, a British study has found. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    British education group with new school in Lam Tin eyes US listing

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 10:03pm by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com UK group with school in Lam Tin eyes US listing The mother company of Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong is considering an initial public offering in New York, a source familiar with the matter has revealed. The information has sparked criticism about government procedures for approving the application of the British school operator, Nord ...




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