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  1. Letters

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Small classes cater to needs of today's youth Why is the Education Bureau delaying the implementation of small-class teaching in secondary schools? Bureau officials must have learned ... Po ICAC should be scaled down I read with approval the article by Neville Sarony ('Eyes on the watchmen', December 16). Mr Sarony depicted the Independent Commission Against ...

  2. A proper telling-off over a vision of national education

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland I learnt a valuable lesson about national and moral education yesterday: empty your e-mail inbox before you criticise the China model. In yesterday's paper I imagined what ... the e-mail messages started to pour in. One reader noted that my imaginary lesson bore no relation to the national education classes taught in mainland schools, which tend to involve singing ...

  3. Education ambassador

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The advisory panel charged with helping guide Canada's international education strategy to be integrated into the next phase of the country's economic action plan is set ... engaging about 140 government, educational, and community leaders, and getting about as many submissions. 'The input we received provided a real sense of the strong quality throughout ...

  4. Language exam paper is not the right place for moral education

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I am an American native English-speaking teacher and several students have asked me to give an appraisal of the newly released Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) English exam packet- all ... not the appropriate venue for moral education. In conclusion, however, I am grateful to the DSE for one thing. In my literature classes, the concept of 'irony' has always been difficult to explain. ...

  5. Territorial claims set out in map of South China Sea

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to laying out our [territorial] claim,' the statement said. Tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea have resurfaced since 2009, after a United Nations' commission set ... the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Civil Affairs, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television News and Publication and other ...

  6. Nation can't afford not to educate all its citizens

    Posted Jul 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If education for the masses is the mantra of emerging nations, mainland China can claim to have set a good example. But that was before economic reform exposed social services to market forces. As a result, soaring prices have made education a heavy burden on the poor. Now it ranks with access to affordable medical care as one of the greatest sources of social discontent. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: Curriculum evolves for a brave new world

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... As often happens in education, the tables are turning and there has been a trend recently in some schools towards making these categories more explicit and focusing students on specialist areas. ... the new generation for a world that, in many ways, will be more demanding and faster paced than ours, requiring a good deal more flexibility than the one we, as parents and educators, were ...

  8. Legco wants us to defray the education costs of tax dodgers

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... responsibility for educating the children of people who have moved out of Hong Kong? Yet the only reason that Education Secretary Michael Suen Ming-yeung, a member of the jellied spine set, ruled it out ... them for school taxes and Shenzhen is the obvious place for them to put their kids to school. I can understand why some of them would rather not do so and why they want their kids educated ...

  9. Formal education just a small part of life's much bigger game

    Posted May 04th 2007, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... DAVID PHAIR with ROMESH GUNASEKARA I had a diverse education that started in Sri Lanka in the 1950s, continued in the Philippines and then concluded in Britain. But I wasn't that good ... as they are growing up and that they were children once themselves. The early part of my education in Colombo, Sri Lanka, was memorable for the upheaval in educational reforms that the country was undergoing. ...

  10. Formal education just a small part of life's much bigger game

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... Romesh Gunasekara is the author of The Match and The Sandglass. He was talking with David Phair Romesh Gunasekara I had a diverse education that started in Sri Lanka in the 1950s, ... of the fact that kids are experiencing all kinds of anxieties and changes as they are growing up and that they were children once themselves. The early part of my education in Colombo, Sri Lanka, ...




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