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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

    Mainland's first Chinese-Russian university will open its doors by 2015

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 02:42pm by Kathy Gao

    ... 20-hectare campus will be constructed within 10 months, the Russian state news agency RIA reported. The university expects to enrol 5,000 students in its first year, the report said. ”The detailed ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Top DSE students of the class of 2014 voice concerns over future of Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 12:16pm by Staff Reporters

    ... was to be an architect, but I didn't think I could walk around on construction sites, so I opted to be a surveyor," said Wong, who does not need a wheelchair but has difficulty walking.   Rush begins ...

  3. 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

    ... shows a white male in a neat, black suit carrying a black suitcase, while another photo shows a South Asian man on a construction site. In the workbook accompanying the textbook- published ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Xian school will not compromise on academic standards, says provost

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 11:14am by Johnny Tam

    ... and construction of the building is expected to be finished in three to four years. Until then, students will have classes at another campus in Xian.   ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Women push engineering as a job that isn't just for the boys

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:28am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Why engineering isn't just a job for the boys Think of engineering and you may imagine a masculine world of hard hats, construction sites and big machinery. But a local university and an NGO are coming together in a drive to make the subject a more attractive option for women. The University of Science and Technology is working ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Frustrated parents seek government help in school lease talks

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:59pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and parents are angry that the Education Bureau is refusing to get involved in its talks with landlord the Construction Association, despite the fact the association was granted the site ... Yip King-sze, spokeswoman for the parents' concern group, said the school had moved three times in 10 years. The concern group believes the Construction Association plans to develop ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Two-year reprieve for Tin Hau school under threat of closure

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... the school's future secured beyond 2016. Negotiations between the International Montessori School (IMS) and the Hong Kong Construction Association, which owns the site in Tin Hau Temple Road, came ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Montessori school parents to lobby government for help

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:18am by Johnny Tam

    ... into the campus three years ago and took out a lease with the Hong Kong Construction Association that expires in July. A South China Morning Post report in November found the school had started talks ... out," they said. A Construction Association spokesman said it was still talking to the school. An Education Bureau spokeswoman said the school site "is private land owned ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    International Montessori School's future in doubt again over lease

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 04:12am by Johnny Tam

    ... with the site's owner, the Construction Association. They were responding after Ng said the school had been given the vacant school building in Stanley as a permanent campus "with the premise ...

  10. News - China - EDUCATION

    Nanjing politicians claim pupils at risk of gender identity disorder due to excess of female teachers

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:38am by Andrea Chen

    ... opportunity to construct his masculinity, the state-owned news agency reported the proposal as saying. An education expert from Jilin Province shared these sentiments. “Boys are taught to think from ...




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