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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Beijing artist Wang Jianwei wins commission for Guggenheim Museum

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 09:06pm by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis life@scmp.com Wang fits the bill for Guggenheim Beijing-based Wang Jianwei will be the first artist commissioned by the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art ... are looking at sculptural installations," says Berghuis. Wang, who was sent to the countryside for re-education in 1975 during the final years of the Cultural Revolution, graduated in oil ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Linda Yeung

    ... of this year. Lui is currently director of Open University Hong Kong's Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education. Lui serves as member and adviser on committees of different organisations, including the Employees Retraining Board, the Federation for Self-Financing Tertiary Education, and the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications. He ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news briefs

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:13am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Portal for the blind Hong Kong Blind Union has launched an e-learning resources portal as part of the Jockey Club e-Learning For All (Elfa) service, a three-year project sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Tru ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong's ethnic minority students lag in Chinese language skills

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... March and July this year and asked them to evaluate their Chinese language level and their experience and perceptions of how Chinese language education affects their opportunities for further studies and career development. "Although the Education Bureau has introduced some measures to help students from ethnic minority groups in recent years, the survey shows that they have ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    Don't lose sight of the goal when it comes to education reform

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:01pm by ROBIN CHEUNG

    ... education reform, was completed recently. There is a long list of achievements to date: the new 334 academic structure, a new exam for secondary graduates, new examinable subjects, a whole array of curriculum guides and syllabuses, overseas recognition of the new Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education examination, a scheme for other learning experience (OLE) for students in school ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Equality in schools has a long way to go in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Katelyn Chan

    ... griped about schools not understanding their culture and needs. Last month, the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) released a set of guidelines in response to inquiries over uniform policies ... to be done to achieve racial equality in Hong Kong mariana law, equal opportunities commission spokeswoman  The guidelines state that uniform rules should respect and take into account students' ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Guggenheim makes commission statement

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by RICHARD HAVIS

    ... With the help of a Hong Kong patron, New York's Guggenheim Museum is going on a commissioning spree to bring modern Chinese art to the West Chinese contemporary art has become ... not reveal the amount, the museum described it as the "largest grant ever given to a US museum" . It will be used to commission new works from Chinese artists: the works will show ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEGAL EYE

    How to educate children in the spirit of giving

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:49am by WITHERS

    ... the importance of reaching out to others in their time of need. We can educate children in the spirit of giving and make charity a habit by letting them experience charitable giving first-hand. ... family members, including teenagers. This family is particularly serious about educating the younger generation as to how they can carry out their philanthropic efforts by giving them a small ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education briefs

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:36am by Linda Yeung

    ... at a British university in June and August. The students are Doris Lam Man-sze from St Margaret's Co-educational English Secondary and Primary School, Queenie Ngan Kwan-yi from St Mark's ... with Arizona State University to make an undergraduate education available with a heavy discount to 135,000 US employees who work at least 20 hours a week, the Associated Press reports. Workers ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Singaporean author on a crusade against Asian education system

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:14am by Clara Chow

    ... is associated with an overzealous and competitive attitude in some Singaporeans. It would help if parents realised that this whole education journey is a marathon, not a sprint Lim has a warning ... to complete all five books in the Danger Dan series commissioned by Epigram, the publisher of Lim's novel. This meant intense, morning-to-night sessions during long weekends and school holidays, ...




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