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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Public exams being devalued, principals warn

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Public exams being devalued, principals warn School principals fear Hong Kong universities will take in more pupils who have studied international curriculums at the expense of those who take local public exams. The University of Hong Kong reserves about 20 per cent of its first-year degree places for those taking non-local exams, while the Hong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HK$500,000 to reserve place in Hong Kong's English schools

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Linda.yeung@scmp.com Non-refundable debenture scheme aimed at funding replacement of run-down campuses could put schools out of reach for many Hk$500,000 TO RESERVE PLACE IN ESF SCHOOLS The English Schools Foundation has introduced a new debenture scheme seeking HK$500,000 to reserve a place - a sum almost 10 times the maximum amount specified in its former ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF looks to tap Legco's education sector candidates to bring funding to DSS levels

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Facing uncertain future, English schools group rallies parents and education-sector candidates to press for more support from government ESF's new campaign to clinch funding The English Schools Foundation has asked parents to lobby for support among Legislative Council election candidates for an increase in its government funding to match ...

  4. Educators going back to school to meet fresh challenges

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Despite their heavy workloads, teachers and principals have remained part of a vibrant learning community eager to expand their knowledge - when they can find the time. A growing number of expatriate teachers, such as English teachers in government schools and those teaching in international schools, are also taking Master of Education (MEd) courses amid increased ...

  5. 'Honest broker' role in question

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... ALL SEEMS TRANQUIL as campuses descend into silence for the summer break. But there are rumblings over one lingering issue, the seemingly excessive power wielded by the government through what is supposed to be an advisory body, the University Grants Comm ...

  6. Jupas scores 'don't tell whole story'

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Admission scores for the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology's global business programme are the highest among all university programmes, according to the latest information from the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (Jupas). T ...

  7. Mergers report catches early flak

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... The report on a possible merger between Chinese University and HKUST is under fire before it even gets off the ground. A high-powered Hong Kong University of Science and Technology reference group set up by the university insists the report should not con ...

  8. Academics launch signature drive against policy shifts

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Academics have launched an on-line signature campaign to protest against education policy changes they say reflect a lack of public consultation. The issues include substantial cuts in university funding and Secretary for Education and Manpower Arthur Li ...

  9. VTC staff threaten strike on cuts plan

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... the employment of senior advisers to the council, some of whom earn in excess of $80,000 a month. Paul Yeung Hin-yiu, chairman of IVE's staff association, said: 'More have been hired in recent ...

  10. Open review demanded on mergers

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Imposing policy on amalgamation of universities compared with Article 23 scenario Academics have called for a transparent review over the issue of university mergers following the setting up of a special working group under the University Grants Committee ...




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