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  1. Academic, IT director battle for ESF chair

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... education committees, including the Advisory Committee on Teacher Education and Qualifications, and was a member of the Education Commission. She is currently chair of the Medical Council and director of the medical education unit at HKU. She is standing on the platform 'to foster trust and promote co-operation in the pursuit of quality education in the ESF'. She said: 'I ...

  2. Radical revamp to scrap old tests

    Posted Oct 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... and one of the architects of the reform, insists that change is necessary if wider education reforms recommended by the Education Commission four years ago are to achieve their aims: 'Without ... echoing arguments put forward by Education Commission member Professor Cheng Kai-ming in a lecture to leading educators this week. Hong Kong's participation rates in senior secondary ...

  3. Delta needs to co-ordinate transport policy

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and qualifications. KEN SOO, Wan Chai Clearer vision needed The Education Commission's proposals for mother-tongue teaching seem to be near-sighted and politically, rather than educationally, motivated. Upholding such a policy at the expense of education is certainly not in Hong Kong's interest as it tries to maintain its status within the global economic community, which increasingly uses ...

  4. Slower EU model hits jam in US fast lane

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... to implement the reforms without running the risk of further fragmenting European higher education. Viviane Reding, a member of the European Commission responsible for education and culture, said ... is looking to the US model to rescue its higher education sector. The effort officially started four years ago when 33 European states signed a declaration in Bologna, Italy, to introduce major ...

  5. Despite disappointment, HKIEd says it still hopes to achieve university status

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Mimi Lau

    ... commissions report which advocates more integration between higher education institutes; study endorsed by government. Then-HKIEd president Paul Morris rejects calls to merge with Chinese University ... Elaine Yau and Mimi Lau The Hong Kong Institute of Education tried to put a positive spin on the University Grants Committee report on its future, saying it was 'a step closer ...

  6. Erasmus goes into linguistics

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Mundus scheme run by the European Commission. 'I applied for it because I'm interested in clinical linguistics but there isn't any course so focused in that area in Hong ... in Italy, the Netherlands and Germany: 'I will be able to experience the differences of tertiary education in different European countries.' ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Futures Commission. It wants investors to educate themselves to be cautious and not to be forced to invest in a fund where others have been herded, only to be slaughtered. They have been forced ... Provisional Minimum Wage Commission should be a willingness to employ the minimum wage in your corporation. Also, the commission must encourage full participation so that the needs of all stakeholders ...

  8. The UN insecurity council

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... to meet the global threats and challenges of the 21st century, including a new peace-building commission and human-rights council, as well as fresh measures to reduce poverty and promote education. He urged that the issue be dealt with before September's summit meeting to mark the world body's 60th anniversary. The most important- and the most contentious- of his proposals ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Commission recognises moral obligation I refer to H. MacSwain's letter ('Casual denial of people's rights', February 27). Your correspondent asked how the Equal Opportunities Commission combated suspected discrimination issues such as wheelchair athletes being excluded from the Hong Kong Marathon, local pilots being paid less than overseas hires and Filipino ...

  10. The deep roots of Uygurs' frustration

    Posted Oct 11th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... to them for a long time,' Yang Jing, minister of the State Ethnic Affairs Commission, said on September 21. Many Uygurs do not agree, saying that the violence reflected long-standing grievances over employment, education and religion that would cause similar protests again. Hailaite Niyazi, one of two moderate Uygur intellectuals who present the case of their people ...




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