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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

    Chinese scholars wage ‘textbooks battle’ with Japan over Diaoyus facts

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:07pm by Angela Meng

    ... academics say China discovered the disputed Diaoyu Islands and suggest this should be taught in schools, days after Tokyo promised to teach in its education textbooks that the chain is part ... proves to the world that, at least in 1808, the Diaoyu Islands were located in China's territorial sea, about a day's sea voyage to the then-Japanese boundary," Fu Xuancong, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Politics rears head in HKDSE exam

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... included pictures of Hongkongers participating in a candlelight vigil to commemorate the Tiananmen Square tragedy and Hong Kong activists landing on the disputed Diaoyu Islands. Students were asked ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Elite English-medium schools cut more Form One places for next academic year

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by Johnny Tam, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... chairman of the Hong Kong Island School Heads Association, agreed. Most English-medium schools approved of the policy of assigning fewer pupils to each class because the principals and teachers had ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Autistic children 'held back' by Hong Kong's rigid education system

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:35am by ADA LEE AND LO WEI

    ... equipped to help them faced challenges on graduation. At the West Island School, about five per cent of students have special needs, and five specialised teachers work with them. But Tricia ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong parents say pushing children too hard doesn't work

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... university places; five students were competing for each place. Ling and her husband moved from Tuen Mun to Hong Kong Island to enter their daughter into a primary school known for requiring heavy ...

  6. 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

    ... on the other side of Hong Kong Island at Stanley would be regarded as an alternative site for the Tin Hau pupils rather than part of its expansion plans. The new campus by Stanley Plaza is on a site ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Many schools pushing nationalism despite subject being shelved, survey finds

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:21am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Militarism; Stop Buying Japanese Cars" signature-collecting campaign while discussing China's dispute with Japan over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands. "We feel that these schools have ...

  8. News - China - EDUCATION

    Taiwan to review limits on students

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Island to reconsider controversial restrictions on learners from the mainland as talent drain and low birthrate take toll on enrolment ... holidays, slightly more than three years after the island admitted mainlanders to study academic degrees full-time. "We are going to conduct a comprehensive review, along with the education ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    School passes the popularity test

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 04:46am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... with closure, a Buddhist secondary school in a remote corner of Lantau Island is now looking at taking over an abandoned campus to cope with its overflowing classrooms. In 2009, Buddhist Fat Ho Memorial ... said: "The overall population on the outlying islands has been dropping, but the population in our school has been increasing. When we reach our maximum capacity, we might have to stop ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Competition hots up for vacant Lantau school site

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:20am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... up for vacant Lantau school site Two new contenders have emerged in the protracted tussle over a school site in Mui Wo, on Lantau Island, which has lain idle for six years. A rundown drug ... of falling enrolments. The two DSS schools have received strong support from both the council and the committee, said Islands District councillor Wong Fuk-kan, adding they were working on proposals ...




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