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  1. A proper telling-off over a vision of national education

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland I learnt a valuable lesson about national and moral education yesterday: empty your e-mail inbox before you criticise the China model. In yesterday's paper I imagined what a suitably patriotic textbook might have to say about China's model of economic development. My imaginary text hailed China's achievement in generating sustained rates of rapid growth over ...

  2. Language exam paper is not the right place for moral education

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I am an American native English-speaking teacher and several students have asked me to give an appraisal of the newly released Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) English exam packet- all ... not the appropriate venue for moral education. In conclusion, however, I am grateful to the DSE for one thing. In my literature classes, the concept of 'irony' has always been difficult to explain. ...

  3. Education ambassador

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The advisory panel charged with helping guide Canada's international education strategy to be integrated into the next phase of the country's economic action plan is set ... engaging about 140 government, educational, and community leaders, and getting about as many submissions. 'The input we received provided a real sense of the strong quality throughout ...

  4. As education chief, Arthur Li, you are fully accountable

    Posted Feb 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arthur Li Kwok-cheung has accepted the role of secretary for education and manpower; perhaps there is some misconception about what it entails. The ministerial system was introduced ... be the main conduit for explaining policy to stakeholders. Professor Li denies interfering in the decision by the council of the Hong Kong Institute of Education not to reappoint Paul Morris ...

  5. Legco wants us to defray the education costs of tax dodgers

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... responsibility for educating the children of people who have moved out of Hong Kong? Yet the only reason that Education Secretary Michael Suen Ming-yeung, a member of the jellied spine set, ruled it out ... them for school taxes and Shenzhen is the obvious place for them to put their kids to school. I can understand why some of them would rather not do so and why they want their kids educated ...

  6. Nation can't afford not to educate all its citizens

    Posted Jul 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If education for the masses is the mantra of emerging nations, mainland China can claim to have set a good example. But that was before economic reform exposed social services to market forces. As a result, soaring prices have made education a heavy burden on the poor. Now it ranks with access to affordable medical care as one of the greatest sources of social discontent. ...

  7. Education underpins growth sector

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Lee Chipongian

    ... and English-language schools registered and operating in Manila alone. Since 2000, these schools have attracted students from countries such as South Korea, China, Taiwan and Pakistan. Ariane Alaman, ... on accent training. Syntax and grammar are secondary courses. This year, the school is eyeing branches in China and Hong Kong. 'We have been invited to put up schools [in Beijing and other ...

  8. Get ready for results

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong YP cadet Emily Ting On Friday, the results of the first Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exam will be released. In anticipation of the big day, the Hong Kong Education ... about qualifications needed for higher education and different careers. Visit http://www.hkedcity.net/pathways for more details. ...

  9. Territorial claims set out in map of South China Sea

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... ministries. 'Propaganda and education on national boundaries... serves the need to promote patriotism,' the statement said. 'It is also needed to safeguard China's dignity ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Mainland authorities will publish a map of the South China Sea this year to strengthen their claim to the disputed region. The map is part of a national ...

  10. Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Sheridan Prasso

    ... Sheridan Prasso Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China by John Pomfret Henry Holt, HK$203 'Each age tries to form its own conception of the past,' historian Frederick Jackson Turner once wrote. That's the task John Pomfret, a former Beijing correspondent for The Washington Post, sets out to achieve for China's modern era. Pomfret ...




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