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  1. Paul Morris, President, Hong Kong Institute of Education

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I arrived in 1976 to start the academic year as a lecturer in education at Hong Kong University. C.K. Lau has always been a journalist I admired and he provided in-depth analyses of education policy matters. My first personal dealings with the Post were through him when I was Dean of the Faculty of Education at HKU (1986-1992) and a member of the Education Commission, from ...

  2. Tsang popularity rating slumps to a record low

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of plus or minus 2 per cent. Tsang is still under investigation by the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Meanwhile, two leaders of Education Convergence walked out in protest against ... 40, a University of Hong Kong poll shows. Some 1,041 people were interviewed from May 30 to June 6, after the release of separate reports by the Audit Commission and an independent review ...

  3. Officers head back to classes

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... years on the international training course offered by HKU Space, the University of Hong Kong's continuing education arm. Most of the 36 students attending this year's course, which ... Kong. The three-week course is led by Tony Kwok Man-wai, former head of the Independent Commission Against Corruption's operations department. An expert from the United Nations Office ...

  4. Educated to the core

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the specially designed courses are meant to be more intellectually challenging than the average general education course. They are the result of vigorous vetting by a 16-member committee. HKU academics ... important to develop local students' critical perspectives, to help them better cope with the changing world. 'Even in the field of education, there are new ideas all the time, new ...

  5. $1m voucher scheme for schooling proposed

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of zero to 100, according to a confidence survey commissioned by the Coalition of Education-concerned Parents. Permanent secretary Mrs Fan scored 49.6. Asked whether they had confidence ... for their children. The suggestion came as 506 parents surveyed on their confidence in the local education system gave it an average mark of 46.5 out of 100. Lam Pun-lee, an associate professor of accounting ...

  6. Broad Appeal

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Teachers are not the only people embarking on an MEd, as parents, administrators and managers seek a deeper insight into education issues and the role of schools. Changes to curriculum and how schools are run has seen members of parent-teacher associations, governing bodies and management having a greater input to the education system. Dr Ng Ho-ming, University of Hong ...

  7. City places greater demands on educators

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Martin Donovan No longer is an apple for the teacher or sweet testimony from former pupils enough to endorse the professional capabilities of those in the frontline of education. Reforms ... to be one step ahead of a fast-developing education system. New demands on teacher training range from international schools wanting Chinese to be taught as a second language, to a need for more ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Good marks for Hong Kong in World University Rankings, but history is a fail

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Why history could become a thing of the past Hong Kong institutions fared reasonably well in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject, being represented in the top 200 in almost all 30 subjects. History, and agri ...

  9. Aiming for a more educated city

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to continuing education programmes of one sort or another. These programmes come in the form of government-funded programmes or self-financed courses run by schools of continuing and professional education or other fee-based institutions. Many of these schools are linked to the city's universities, with some, such as University of Hong Kong's School of Professional and Continuing ...

  10. New vision for future arts leaders

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... is modelled on the Clore Leadership Programme, which was set up in 2002 by the Clore Duffield Foundation after a study commissioned by the grant-giving body called for an overhaul of training ...




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