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  1. Boundless Learning- Foreign-Educated Students Of Modern China

    Posted Jan 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An exhibition about Chinese students who studied abroad and their contributions to the modernisation of China. The exhibition starts with the story of Yung Wing, who left for America in 1847, and ends with the creation of the People's Republic of China in 1949. The displays also feature the achievements of some Hong Kong celebrities after their return from studying ...

  2. Delta special education zone urged

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... education zone in the delta region. 'The need for education is vast across China. Many young people end up working as masseurs because of the lack of further education opportunities,' he ... Linda Yeung Cepa deal seen setting precedent for sector's inclusion The Pearl River Delta needs a special education zone giving Hong Kong institutions more autonomy in providing ...

  3. Education the next step, says Mao

    Posted Sep 27th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... the teams having loaded all their parts for the next stop in Japan. China's entry in the Grand Prix world was an overwhelming success and Mao could afford to relax... but only for a moment. ... set a new milestone for motorsport in China and has propelled its whole development. Motorsport development is in its infancy and a lot of people are not familiar with the sport.' Mao ...

  4. Educators hit out at 'politicisation'

    Posted Jun 05th 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... by an educator as 'the politicisation' of education. Kwok Ming-wah, director of the Beijing-Hong Kong Academic Exchange Centre, which handles mainland university applications, said students may ... thinking skills, plus some side questions on the general current affairs in China instead,' he said. 'The essence of the requirements for Hong Kong and mainland students is to set ...

  5. The ultimate price of a college education

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the government, worried about the stalling economy, came up with the idea of commercialising education as a 'new growth engine'. Thus, China began experimenting with fee-based university ... the world average of 4.4 per cent. China ranks after the Philippines and even some African nations when it comes to cutting a slice of national wealth for education, despite its claim that the party ...

  6. Province gets low mark for education

    Posted Feb 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhang Minqiang, a director of education studies at South China Normal University in Guangzhou. He said not enough places existed for all the students. 'This problem exists in the poorer ... Alice Yan Guangdong has one of the worst education records on the mainland, with only about a third of students progressing beyond the legally required level of schooling. Only 32 per cent ...

  7. Education seen as the key to tackling drugs problem

    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Education will have the same priority as enforcement in the mainland's war against drugs, especially among young people. The Public Security Ministry's State Narcotics Control Committee, which issued a new guideline in its 2004-2008 anti-drug work programme, singled out better drug education as the key to eliminating the growing problem with illegal substances. ...

  8. Government bears brunt of education costs

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CK Lau Hong Kong provides nine years of free and compulsory education- from Primary One to Secondary Three- for every child. That is why school fees are charged only on students attending ... fiscal health, the government has not raised the fees for some years, even though it has been spending more and more on education. In 1988/89, it spent on average $28,900 a year to educate ...

  9. Tsinghua provides divers with more than simply a rounded education

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Coonan

    ... Clifford Coonan Tsinghua University, one of China's most prestigious academic establishments, takes on some of the country's most promising divers without requiring them to go through the usual tough entrance procedures, in a similar way to the system of sports scholarships in the United States. But former national coach Yu Fen insists the children are also educated ...

  10. Education chief warns the ESF 'to get its house in order fast'

    Posted Feb 18th 2004, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... The secretary for education and manpower was speaking after the South China Morning Post's publication of a letter written by former ESF chief executive Jonathan Harris last year, cataloguing what ... Steve Cray The troubled schools organisation needs an outside audit, says Arthur Li Education chief Arthur Li Kwok-cheung has called for an independent audit of the English Schools ...




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