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  1. Political firebrand attacks system that turns out sheep, not intellects

    Posted Nov 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and to always ask the teacher why. But in China they can only get one standard answer and are not allowed to question what they are taught. The education system is slaughtering children. What do you ... to raise questions, they are rigid and repressed. That's why more and more students have mental illnesses and commit suicide at school. How can China's education situation be improved? ...

  2. Public Eye

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor took them for fools. She told a tall story, which she expected the people to believe. The facts are not in dispute. Education Secretary Eddie Ng Hak-kim flew secretly to Beijing. He kept us in the dark despite angry opposition to the government imposing national education on schools. Lam blames the unannounced trip on an innocent mix-up. She wants us ...

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    China news round-up: Official apologizes for providing wrong data, Beijing land sales surge

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 06:47am by Patrick Boehler

    ... graduates is "critical", says the Ministry of Education. China Business News* Chinese movie industry relies on second-tier cities.   Civil society Legal Daily* Today, petitioner Tang Hui ... naive." Foreign Policy Shen Dingli on what US Secretary of State John Kerry should tell China during his visit. Cambodia Daily Cambodian tycoon Kith Meng considers buying a Chinese satellite. ...

  4. Schools don't get minimum legal funding, report says

    Posted Jan 01st 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Education investment not keeping pace with economic boom More than a third of provincial governments have failed to spend enough money for the nine years of compulsory education, undermining a national commitment to an expenditure threshold. A report by the ministries of education and finance shows that 12 provinces and autonomous regions, including Tibet and Inner ...

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    Do migrant children deserve better access to education?

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 02:03pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li Beijing residents and migrants debate education policy Beijing residents and migrants to the city from other parts of China are having a heated debate over the capital’s upcoming ... said on Sina Weibo, China’s twitter-like service. “We have even paid migrant children’s primary education. We cannot afford more.” Others said Beijing owed a debt of gratitude to people from ...

  6. Cabbages going cheap

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... they are some of the unhappiest people in China. At the same time that a record 4.1 million graduates are emerging from universities, the demand for them is hitting new lows. Of this year's ... graduates in Guangzhou were fighting for 13 positions as public sanitation workers. Unsurprisingly, many students are worried about their future. A survey by the China Youth Daily at the beginning ...

  7. Beijing migrant worker-rockers seeking HK help

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... said Saich. 'Unless China effectively integrates migrants and their children into public services such as education, the leadership will face a second and third generation of migrants who ... in the capital. Tongxin Shi Yan School, which the New Workers Art Troupe founded in 2005, last month received a letter from the local education bureau asking it to close down. 'We consulted lawyers, ...

  8. Learning difficulties

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan, Shenzhen Education tops the list of the most contentious issues at this year's National People's Congress in Beijing. Most of the delegates I have talked to shake ... In one official survey, 40 to 50 per cent of poor families cited education as their biggest financial burden. Further, they said they were poor precisely because their parents were unable to give ...

  9. Back to the bad old days

    Posted Apr 25th 2006, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... China's public education system certainly offers little to be desired, turning out zombies. So when a private investor tried to build a school in Changping- an outlying county of Beijing near ... Laurence Brahm Writing about the China she grew up in during the first half of the last century, Han Suyin noted: 'The warlords were a curious phenomenon born of the uncertain times, ...

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    Migrant families in Beijing forced to educate their children at unlicensed schools

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... government does not adequately address the educational needs of migrant children such as his son. Wang Lele is an 11-year-old, second-year pupil at the Xiangyang Primary School- a private school ... for enrolment. As a result, Lele is left with little choice but to attend Xiangyang, at a cost of 2,200 yuan (HK$2,700) a year, to receive an education that would otherwise be free if the local ...




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