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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Joining social movements part of education, academic says of Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com College education without involvement in issues like Occupy Central a waste, college chief claims Students right to join in protests, says academic ... disobedience as part of Occupy Central, although he did not rule out disciplinary consequences. He recalled joining protests for better education policies while studying from 1970 to 1974, and later ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Departing couple photographs memories of Hong Kong- through MTR stations

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Memories are made of … MTR stations A departing expat couple has come up with a novel way to keep their memories of Hong Kong on track. Mark O'Leary and Aisling McDonnell, both Irish teachers aged 27, decided to take a light-hearted photographic look at 83 stations in the city's burgeoning MTR network. "There are 83 stations in the HK ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Chinese students in Hong Kong unhappier than South Asian classmates: study

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 06:47pm by Ernest Kao

    ... their personal relationships with the environment, the community and a “divine being”. Dr Celeste Yuen Yuet-mui, an associate professor at the institute’s department of education policy and leadership, ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Survey indicates link between neglect of spiritual health and dissatisfaction with life, says education institute Chinese students in Hong Kong are more ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Youngsters most disillusioned with governance and rule of law

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:41pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... the index. Other areas of dissatisfaction included opportunities for development, public spending on education and the rule of law, each of which was down by about 5 per cent from the first ... in government-funded tertiary education and environmental quality were all up about 6 per cent. Lee said young people were feeling more assertive about their influence in society, which was "definitely ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Inaccurate manpower projections cast doubt on government planning

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:49am by Phila Siu

    ... in 2005. It turned out that figure was underestimated by 38 per cent. The 2007 projections for people with a lower-secondary and upper-secondary education were overestimated by 18 per cent and underestimated by 17 per cent, respectively. Education-sector lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen said that the inaccurate forecasts meant that the government might not offer enough, or might offer too many, courses ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Three in four parents against gay rights, finds poll by conservative Christian group

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... were atheists and 22 per cent Christians; 70 per cent were secondary-school graduates and 23 per cent had received higher education. More than 72 per cent disagreed with a suggestion children ... are normal and beautiful". Chan said that the education systems of Western countries gave homosexual values an equal status to heterosexual values. But Hong Kong's government should make ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hongkongers take new view of old certainty- death

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Attitudes towards death changing as what was once taboo becomes subject of education and conversation, an HKU survey shows Hongkongers take new view of old ... was "encouraging" and that education about death, such as that done by the university, was effective. "Everyone has to face death eventually and education about death should start early, to let people ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Japan: The Paradox of Harmony, by Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... at Japanese education and corporate culture for the past quarter-century. But seldom has the crisis Japan faces been more stark. And seldom has it been put into such worrying perspective ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Care workers condemn time wasted waiting for special education places

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:50am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Care workers condemn special education delays Autistic five-year-old Janny can now express herself through singing, as her family could afford to take her to private therapy before subsidised government help arrived. But other children are not so fortunate. "Children with special educational needs all require help, even if their family backgrounds ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Regina Ip's daughter recalls the pain of the spotlight

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 12:25pm by Tony Cheung

    ... returns to Hong Kong tonight. The incident has raised questions about journalistic ethics. To Yiu-ming, assistant professor at Baptist University's journalism department, argued reports were ...




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