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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - EDUCATION

    For students and recent graduates, the money is in maths and engineering

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by Reuters

    ... In high school and university classrooms across the United States, a quiet revolution is under way as students adapt to a difficult job market by choosing more quantitative disciplines. Nearly all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580089/students-and-recent-graduates-money-maths-and-engineering
  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    College revolution is not just academic

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... was resumed on the mainland only in the late 1970s after the decade-long Cultural Revolution threw the nation into turmoil and forced schools to close nationwide. Since then, mainland universities ... he was a teenager during the Cultural Revolution, he had to live alone in Beijing and became a lathe worker in a factory at the age of 15. He stayed there for eight years before being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1217781/college-revolution-not-just-academic
  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    More Chinese high school students heading for US

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by AP

    ... to memorise formulas but they lack 'soft skills' such as people skills and the ability to communicate with global language and culture." Young Chinese with US university degrees usually ... Chinese families are often well versed in English and American culture. Chinese students usually are required to demonstrate English proficiency before attending US high schools. Frequently, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575072/more-chinese-high-school-students-heading-us
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong textbooks contain negative stereotypes on cultures and religions, researcher warns

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:58am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... against. Others say different cultures cannot get along. In the "Political Globalisation" chapter in Longman New Senior Liberal Studies, published by Pearson, two pictures- one ... groups and cultures in all textbooks, Jackson says, adding: "In general, there is a trend that the discussions are oversimplified." The Educational Publishing Company says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538465/textbooks-taking-narrow-view-liberal-studies-hku-researcher-warns
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong, Macau academics seek meeting over firing of Eric Sautede

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... organisation of a conference about a book banned on the mainland, The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution 1945-1957. The writer Frank Dikotter was a speaker. University rector ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561331/hong-kong-macau-academics-seek-meeting-over-firing-eric-sautede
  6. News - China - EDUCATION

    Lucky prayers for 'gaokao', the exam of a lifetime for millions of would-be university students

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 02:58am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... with one child view the exam as a critical event that can change their future. The modern gaokao system was established in 1955, suspended from 1966 to 1976 during the Cultural Revolution ... the greatest educationalist in traditional Chinese culture- to bring luck to their children. If a Confucian temple is not available, a tree will suffice. Parents of students in Liuan, Anhui province ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1527044/lucky-prayers-gaokao-exam-lifetime-millions-would-be-university-students
  7. News - China - EDUCATION

    Thousands of Beijing students to sit gaokao under heavy police guard

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 12:23pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... has been administered since 1955, but was interrupted during the Cultural Revolution. The test was relaunched in its current form in 1977. In Beijing’s Xicheng district, police will station ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1525160/thousands-beijing-students-sit-gaokao-under-heavy-police-guard
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Don't take Hong Kong's graft-free culture for granted, Bernard Chan tells youth

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com 'Don't take graft-free culture for granted' Passing on Hong Kong's largely corruption-free culture to the next generation includes fostering anti-graft awareness at the regional level, says Executive Council member Bernard Chan. As the chairman of a committee that organises youth education campaigns for the Independent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1492052/dont-take-hong-kongs-graft-free-culture-exco-member-bernard-chan
  9. 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

    ... different cultures". St Paul's Secondary School student Alison Kwok Wai-yi battled worsening vision impairment to score level 5 in Chinese and English, level 4 in maths and liberal studies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553921/top-dse-scholars-class-2014-voice-concerns-over-future-hong-kong
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New college head calls on government to focus on nurturing creative talent

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... "The government has never understood what a humanistic society is and what culture is," said Ho, who was appointed in March. "In terms of cultural, technological and creative policies, all it knows is to toss a lot of money into building the West Kowloon Cultural District or set up a committee." Many artists and arts administrators say the arts hub will fail ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542611/new-college-head-calls-government-focus-nurturing-creative-talent

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