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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Liberal studies subject moulds new generation of socially aware youth

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

    ... In just five years, the tough liberal studies course has raised a crop of politically and socially aware youngsters, writes Linda Yeung Tommy Cheung Sau-yin had been civic-minded in his ... in issues." linda.yeung@scmp.com Get up, stand up ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Discovery College parents complain to Ombudsman over fee increases

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Discovery College action group contacts Ombudsman over hefty long-term rises of up to 53 per cent at the financially troubled school Parents lodge complaint over fees Discovery College parents have complained to the Ombudsman over hefty fee increases imposed by the financially troubled school. The 150-member Discovery College Concerned Parents ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Discovery College bows to fee push

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Discovery College cuts proposed tuition increase by about 2 percentage points but parents say they are paying for management's mistakes Private school bows to fee push Discovery College has reduced its proposed fee increases following opposition from parents, but pressure remains for the Education Bureau to look into its finances. Annual ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Veteran UK educator Belinda Greer to replace Du Quesnay as ESF chief

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

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Veteran British educator to head ESF A veteran British educator will replace Heather Du Quesnay as chief executive of the English Schools Foundation (ESF). Belinda Greer takes up the position on September 1, when Du Quesnay retires after eight years. Greer, who has more than 30 years of experience in education, arrives at a testing time for the ESF ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Multiple Intelligences Enhancement programme helps the disabled find employment

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com A pilot programme is teaching the disabled the skills they need to gain employment, writes Linda Yeung Solid ground Follow @SCMP_News Pouring some sand ... linda.yeung@scmp.com ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Good marks for Hong Kong in World University Rankings, but history is a fail

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Why history could become a thing of the past Hong Kong institutions fared reasonably well in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject, being represented in the top 200 in almost all 30 subjects. History, and agriculture and forestry, were the two subjects for which no local institutions made it into the top 200. The University of Hong Kong ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    South Asian students thwarted by lack of Chinese-language skills

    Posted May 06th 2013, 10:33am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Schools are failing South Asian students by not teaching them the Chinese-language skills needed for higher education, says Linda Yeung Lost for words Local primary students have no problem reading and writing the Chinese characters for common words such as “mushroom”, “pumpkin” or even “universal suffrage”. Not so for Pakistani girl Igra ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Beauty, value of ethnic cultures

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Ethnic cultures woven in time In the 1980s, when Lee Mei-yin first saw an embroidered apron made by the Miao ethnic minority on the mainland, she was so mesmerised that she began collecting minorities' costumes. She was living in Canada then, not expecting she would return to Hong Kong years later. Neither had she expected to become an educator ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Aviation industry jobs

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Linda.yeung@scmp.com The aviation sector's shortage of skilled support staff is a golden opportunity, writes Linda Yeung On the way up The glamour of being a flight ... much about pay. I would much prefer teaching a group of interested and motivated students than those who go for the cash." linda.yeung@scmp.com ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    All aboard: parents and the school committee

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

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Parents who sit on school committees can be agents for positive change, with commitment, time and the right skills, writes Linda Yeung Improvements across ... the education of your child at any stage is hugely valuable. It is a massive, massive privilege." linda.yeung@scmp.com ...




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