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  1. Academic calls for a central agency to boost educational hub concept

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... decreased in Hong Kong since 2007. The gains by Singapore during such a short period are impressive.' Professor Cheng blamed the lack of a centralised agency dedicated to promoting local higher ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who said it?

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Staff and Agencies

    ... You might have the best policy on earth but … make sure you address not just the rational part … but also the emotional part Secretary for Education Eddie Ng Hak-kim   If I had known the whole world was going to see it, I definitely would have thought mor ...

  3. Agency 'hit by Sars' pays up at the last minute

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Gibb

    ... An agency that recruits English teachers for local primary schools reached a last-minute settlement with one of its employees in a dispute over unpaid wages this week, a day before the case was due to be heard at a labour tribunal. The agreement was reached hours after the Education Post telephoned Smart Kids Multiple Intelligences Limited to discuss planned legal action ...

  4. Mailbag

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... improved over the past five and indeed 30 years, and how HEA support has helped improve teaching practices amongst academics. Peter Williams, chief executive of the Quality Assurance Agency ... of flexibility. If the HKSMSA could bring it upon itself to do this and simplify the applications process this would be hugely appreciated by one and all. MARTIN KENNARD, Sai Kung Intelligent design has ...

  5. A foolproof guide to raising intelligent little monsters

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Annie Ho familypost@scmp.com I have been searching for decades for a comprehensive guide that can provide parents with the tools to raise intelligent little beings. I had pretty much given up any hope of finding one that was well-researched and reputable. Then, I came upon the Yale-Harvard Friendly Co-operation Joint Study of High-functioning Progeny, of which more than a dozen ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    How to tell if my child is gifted

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN TOMMIS

    ... The conventional way is to measure a child's intelligence quotient (IQ). A full IQ assessment basically measures one's ability to reason verbally, non-verbally, and spatially. Most psychologists think this approach measures "general intelligence", in which this statistic is a surrogate measure of "potential". So, if the average IQ among students is 100, a child ...

  7. Intelligent assistance for a better future

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... came from Hong Kong, creating a three-decade economic boom. But Guangdong now needs more foreign assistance, and in the form of 'intelligence' rather than 'investment'. ...

  8. Bright idea

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of rural teachers- the central government should just pick up the bill. Her logic is simple: 'If this is your policy, you pay for it.' According to Xinhua, Ms Hu, who is a vice-director of Anhui Education Bureau, said it would be wrong to put the financial burden on county governments, which were simply implementing the policies set by the central government. Quoting 2003 figures, ...

  9. New school bus crash amid call for cash

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com A minivan belonging to a kindergarten in Henan province and acting as a school bus collided with a truck yesterday, as a central government committee called ... of unsafe school buses. 'To offset the funding shortage in some impoverished western regions, the central government should set up a special school bus fund to help them,' Xiong added. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - INSIGHT

    A university chief must be his own man

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by RONALD TENG

    ... they mean at least this. The president-designate of Lingnan, Cheng, said at the event that the central authorities were not his boss - but Bernard Chan, the council chairman, was. If the president ... is compromised. Perhaps he said it half-jokingly. But such a comment could lead people to question his decency and intelligence. And was it an occasion for cracking jokes? As for the students, ...




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