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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... HKUST snags German honour A chemistry professor from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has become the first scholar in the city to be bestowed the honour of Academician by the prestigious German university Leibniz-Sozietät. Profes ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news

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

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Students given deadline University of Hong Kong students have been asked to elect a student representative to the committee that will select the next vice-chancellor, after a student council dispute earlier derailed the process. All HKU students will vote online from May 15-20, says a statement by the university. The committee was formed to find ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Levelling the tutorial playing field for pupils struggling to pay for studies

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Expensive additional tutoring is out of reach for many Hong Kong students, but a group of volunteers is addressing the situation, writes Linda Yeung Chris Fung Hong-way is trying to do his bit to help students also from Hong Kong struggling with their studies. Since late last year, Fung, a second-year student at the University of California, Berkeley, has been running a free ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ACADEMIC EXCHANGE

    The truth about the EU

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Riots against austerity measures, soaring unemployment and a bleak economic outlook: the recent news from Europe has been somewhat gloomy. But Europe still has its strengths, say experts in European studies. Academics from four universities - Baptist Univ ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Happy campus: Learning online no substitute for real thing, says Dr Drew Faust

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Online education is taking off around the world but is still no substitute for face-to-face learning, Harvard president tells Linda Yeung Happy campus ... and the quality of human beings." linda.yeung@scmp.com ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Tin Hau school first to adopt official Montessori education

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Official Montessori education comes to the city after Tin Hau school's teaching methods win recognition from international council New era begins in child learning Montessori kindergartens are common across Hong Kong but there is only one primary school using the internationally adopted teaching approach. The International Montessori School ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION: ANALYSIS

    Hong Kong needs an alternative to national education

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Education Editor linda.yeung@scmp.com It is high time the government stopped wasting effort and came up with a replacement arrangement for the controversial subject NATIONAL EDUCATION PLAN B NEEDED As the campaign against national education outside government headquarters in Admiralty continues to gain momentum, the key issue is what alternatives there are to replace ...

  10. Notes from the dorm

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Gavin Yeung

    ... In an English public school, wealth is omnipresent, if slightly taboo. These institutions are seen as an elite option for education, in a way justifying their high fees to maintain their reputation. Public schools, although largely uniform in their fees, ...




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