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  1. Education flap in HK goes national

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of China.' The Hong Kong government recently announced all public primary schools must start teaching national education by 2015. ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com The controversy in Hong Kong over national-education materials published by a pro-Beijing group and criticised by some as biased has caught the attention ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    University students add voice to national education protest

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Stuart Lau, Phila Siu

    ... Dennis Chong, Stuart Lau and Phila Siu Student union urges class boycott next week as campaign against national education programme widens and enters second week University students add voice to protest University student leaders are organising a citywide class boycott on Tuesday to push for national education to be scrapped, taking opposition up a notch. The battle over ...

  3. Wang puts positive spin on national education

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung waiyee.fung@scmp.com National education curriculums should foster local students' understanding of how socialism and communist rule came to China, Beijing's head ... it difficult to understand why China chose to follow the way of socialism since 1949... Don't take it negatively when you hear the phrase national education.' Wang, who is on his first ...

  4. Ex-education chief has coalition doubts

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... policies, former education chief Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun says. But she cast doubt on whether such a plan would work if it involved members of political parties that have widely different views. ... in an interview with the South China Morning Post: 'Parties joining the governing coalition should be allowed a key role in the early stages of policy formulation.' Representatives ...

  5. Education pledge not kept, says Rita Fan

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on promoting civic education. 'In his political manifesto for the chief executive election, [Mr Tsang] mentioned he would promote national education. He also said he would promote education in China when he met Election Committee members,' Mrs Fan said. 'Yet after he became chief executive, he did not even devote a word to national education or education in China in his ...

  6. Let national education take its course

    Posted Apr 16th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... country's development and a stronger sense of our national and cultural identity.' To underline the importance of national education, Mr Tsang went to great lengths to repeat the call made by President Hu Jintao during a visit to mark the 10th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese sovereignty. On June 30, Mr Hu said: 'We should put more emphasis on national education ...

  7. Tung told to fix problems of pollution, education

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Fighting pollution and improving education were the key suggestions to emerge from a survey of professionals and managers which was submitted to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa ... Marcellus Wong Yui-keung, the Hong Kong and China president of CPA Australia, a professional association of accountants, which conducted the poll. Of the 238 respondents, an overwhelming 84 per cent ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, South China Morning Post, August 17, 2012

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for implementing the national education subject in our schools. I think it is a reason for not having this course introduced. Hong Kong is part of China, but has separate rights when it comes ... these subjects, there is no need to add a separate national education course. Also, government-funded teaching material, The China Model, has praised the Communist Party and described it as being ...

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    Carrie Lam suffers approval dip over national education row: HKU poll

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... education row, the latest University of Hong Kong poll has found. But Lam is still the most popular minister in Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's administration. The decline came despite Lam displaying a rare emotional side during a televised interview last Friday, in which she made the government's case for the controversial introduction of national education in public schools. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Release submissions for national-education consultation, says NGO

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Education survey must be released, says NGO The full findings of the consultation that led to the launch of national-education classes must be released ... the relevant submission writers in order to publicise the consultation process." Secretary for Education Eddie Ng Hak-kim said on a television talk show on Sunday that the findings ...




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