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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Oxford dreams of teaching China's leader

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Oxford dreams of teaching China's leader After educating a long list of political leaders in many different countries, Oxford University now wants ... that in the future, we will be able to point to an Oxford education as part of the development of a future president or premier or leading political figure in China," said Professor Andrew Hamilton after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592571/oxford-dreams-teaching-chinas-leader
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - EDUCATION

    What’s so special about ‘Yale kids’?

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 10:38am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Since I began my life and studies at Yale University, one question I have frequently been asked by friends in China is:  what’s so special about Yale? It’s ... organisations is The Politic, a Yale undegraduate political science magazine established in the 1940s. Fareed Zakaria, now a leading CNN anchor and reporter on global affairs, was once one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1595271/whats-so-special-about-yale-kids
  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Undercover investigation: Become a native English teacher in China, no questions asked

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:20am by Staff Reporters

    ... and the market is estimated to be worth about 30 billion yuan (HK$38 billion) a year, according to a China News Service report. The insatiable demand for English language tuition had made finding a job ... such venture offering 12,000 yuan a month to teach kindergarten pupils in rural China. "Your photo is enough," said the owner. Other documents were not necessary. A whiteboard in the office ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1594188/become-native-english-teacher-china-no-questions-asked
  4. News - China - EDUCATION

    Shanghai kindergarten punished for playing Japanese war song at graduation

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:23pm by Kathy Gao

    ... cadres and teachers’ political awareness. The Warship March, also known as the Gunkan March, was composed in 1897, and during the second world war was used prior to battle. China and Japan have ... politically sensitive enough”. Xiao added that the kindergarten learned a “profound lesson” from the incident and would make sure similar incidents would not happen again. The Zhabei education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1590843/shanghai-kindergarten-punished-playing-japanese-war-song-graduation
  5. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    'You bunch of bums!' Harbin teacher berates students for failing to buy Teachers' Day gift

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:52pm by James Griffiths

    ... a "bunch of bums" and hurled other insults at them for not getting her a present on the holiday, which occurs in China on September 10.  "How can I face the other teachers?" Feng ... and Feng had been ordered to reimburse them.  The date of Teachers' Day has been a point of contention in China for many years, with many calling for it to be moved to September 28, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1593121/you-bunch-bums-harbin-teacher-berates-students-failing-buy-her
  6. News - China - EDUCATION

    China unveils long-awaited plans to reform rigid national university entrance exam

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 06:23pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Under a trial scheme, tests for some subjects would be held during high school years rather than lumped together as a single huge assessment Plan adds flexibility to national college exam Education authorities have rolled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1585179/highly-anticipated-plans-reform-chinas-rigid-national-university-entrance
  7. News - World - EDUCATION

    Chinese parents clash with striking Canadian teachers as school year fails to start

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:26pm by Ian Young

    ... ways, but that is the sentiment.” Tse said conservative Chinese political activism in BC was informed by “a specific vision of democracy” that focused on majority rule alone, without emphasising ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593861/chinese-parents-clash-striking-canadian-teachers
  8. News - China - EDUCATION

    Tougher mainland scrutiny of foreign teachers after child sex scandal fears

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 01:32pm by Laura Zhou in Beijing laura.zhou@scmp.com

    ... Laura Zhou in Beijing laura.zhou@scmp.com Teachers in China face checks and need five years' experience after one foreign teacher had criminal record for child pornography and another was on the run from child-sex charges Beijing has issued new guidelines calling for stricter scrutiny of foreigners working in the capital – especially teachers from abroad – after child sex scandals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1593018/tougher-mainland-scrutiny-foreign-teachers-after-child-sex-scandal-fears
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Pro-Beijing activist compares organisers of student strikes to 'triad gangs'

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 12:05pm by Peter So

    ... political reform. "It would be unwise for the alliance to employ extreme methods in response to class boycotts. This would only worsen the relationship between students and government and deepen their contradictions." Wong, president of the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers, denied the alliance was creating "white terror"- a term associated with political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588519/pro-beijing-activist-compares-organisers-student-strikes-triad-gangs
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    City's parents keen to send children overseas

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by Danny Mok

    ... per cent) and Turkey (87 per cent). Mainland China was seventh with 85 per cent, Singapore ninth with 82 per cent, while Taiwan came tenth with 68 per cent. About half of parents in two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589751/citys-parents-keen-send-children-overseas

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