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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Teacher warns of misery at school

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... I came to Hong Kong I saw what an affluent city it is but how poverty is so rife," says Avern-Briers at one of the workshops. "One in four children here don't have three meals a day. How can you comprehend this in such a rich city? I can't eradicate poverty by myself but I can at least contribute. "The pressure on the kids is very unhealthy. But here we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560649/teacher-warns-misery-school
  2. News - Asia - EDUCATION

    Nepal's 'bamboo schools' open doors to education thanks to Uttam Sanjel

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:31am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... Bibek Bhandari in Kathmandu Starting with Kathmandu, and harbouring big dreams, educator bridges the poverty gap to give the poor quality education for just US$1 a month Nepal's 'bamboo schools' open doors to education In Nepal, quality education, considered to be within an exclusive domain of private schools, comes with a hefty price tag. But one private institution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560602/nepals-bamboo-schools-open-doors-education-thanks-uttam-sanjel
  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Migrants' children, as young as six, join fight for school places in Beijing

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 06:21pm by AFP

    ... themselves on the wrong end of China's latest development plan. Migrants flowing from the poverty-stricken countryside to the cities have been the engine of China's decades-long economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555624/migrants-children-young-six-join-fight-school-places-beijing
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents seek permanent home for school

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Johnny Tam

    ... "But apparently our school is already a special one for both locals and ethnic minorities [to integrate]." The Audit Commission's 2010 report suggested the bureau takes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536414/parents-seek-permanent-home-school
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Publisher insists controversial textbooks 'promote racial harmony'

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:05am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and workbooks. The chapters are about multiculturalism, poverty, hunger and war. A spokesman for the Pakistani Students Association said the group would ask its members whether their schools had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1524784/publisher-insists-controversial-textbooks-promote-racial-harmony
  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Academic stress starts early, study reveals

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Johnny Tam

    ... be enjoying themselves. The study organiser will release more details from the survey today. It was commissioned ahead of the announcement of place allocations on Saturday, when parents will learn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523993/academic-stress-starts-early-study-reveals
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Outrage over primary school textbook that asks pupils to 'match the races'

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by SHIRLEY ZHAO, Johnny Tam and Christy Choi

    ... what's wrong with it." The Equal Opportunities Commission said educational materials should reflect diversity instead of stereotypes and it hoped the Curriculum Development Institute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1524001/outrage-over-primary-school-textbook-asks-pupils-match-races
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Tax-free status of Hong Kong’s international schools attacked

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 11:37pm by Shirley Zhao and Johnny Tam

    ... released in December last year, the Law Reform Commission stepped back from its recommendation of a centralised charity authority. It said changes could be implemented by amending existing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1524102/tax-free-status-hong-kongs-international-schools-attacked
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Equal Opportunities Commission may probe schooling for ethnic minorities

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com In some schools 90 per cent of pupils are non-Chinese, watchdog chief York Chow says EOC may probe minorities policy The Equal Opportunities Commission ... the education policies pose any impact, positive and negative, on Hong Kong's children." Chow was speaking at the commission's annual forum. He said an internal study would be conducted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1316339/equal-opportunities-commission-may-probe-schooling-ethnic-minorities
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Programme lets students meet poverty face-to-face

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Students meeting poverty face to face When a primary school pupil in a poor family has trouble with his homework, Grace Huang Kwai-fong is ready with her mobile ... the living conditions of others." The programme aims to get participants personally involved- a counter to the Hong Kong tendency to throw money at poverty problems and then forget about them. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1322305/programme-lets-students-meet-poverty-face-face

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