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  1. Getting dirty in concrete jungle

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Children who grew up in a concrete jungle such as Hong Kong hardly experience nature in its unpotted or uncaged form. They have little knowledge of soil, plants and animals. Some of them have even developed bio-phobia, or fear of nature. Dr Mette Hjort, chair professor and head of the department of visual studies at Lingnan University, believes that bio-phobia can ...

  2. Concrete help

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh It was once a run-down school hostel. The students and teachers had to stick old newspapers and plastic on the wooden walls to keep out rain and wind. Thanks to a group of students from the City University of Hong Kong (CityU), the school in Guangxi is now a three-storey concrete building with a comfortable interior. It all began three years ago when Nicolas Yeung ...

  3. Get all stakeholders involved in finding ways to improve our education system

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... from different parties- those in the classroom involved in the daily teaching and learning process; scholars with knowledge of studies who can inform the formulation of concrete local policies; ... what concrete recommendations can be put forward for our education system. I wonder if any studies have been done that have identified the limitations of our existing set-up in Hong Kong. Only ...

  4. Industrial day exhibit at CityU

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui Various projects carried out by City University (CityU) researchers will be on exhibit at the Kowloon Tong campus tomorrow. As part of the Faculty Industrial Day, the display will feature projects which the eight departments of the faculty of science and engineering have developed in collaboration with related industries. They include lightweight concrete for construction ...

  5. Financial secretary struggles to answer student in Putonghua

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... of concrete as 'cheap labour' at a building site. But he appeared to struggle in Putonghua when asked by a mainland student about the internship programme he had announced in the budget. ...

  6. CityU victorious in global battle of legal minds

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'When faced with students from Oxford or Cambridge, [our] students' concrete knowledge base matters most.' ...

  7. Montessori school told to leave Tin Hau campus

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to relocate, and would give them a permanent home. A spokeswoman for the Federation of Youth Groups said it had yet to come up with concrete plans for the Tin Hau project as it was still waiting ...

  8. Lending a helping hand can add value to an MBA

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... minorities in Hong Kong. The team spent months working with the organisation's manager in developing sustainability strategies, and came up with concrete proposals after collecting data from ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HK$500,000 to reserve place in Hong Kong's English schools

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... built in 1938. It also needs to rebuild Island School in Mid-Levels. "Island School's concrete structure has been giving concern for a number of years and the design does not meet ...

  10. 2pc of primary school pupils have had sex

    Posted Jul 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sex-education curriculum, one that included more 'concrete' details such as the definition of intercourse and explanations of sexual behaviour. ...




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