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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:39am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Subsidy set for mainland path Hong Kong students who have been admitted to the first year of undergraduate programmes at mainland higher education ... University's department of visual studies, and four artist-collaborators, has been shown at the Gallery Rostrum in Malmo, Sweden. The postcards were drawn by students in a project titled ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong teachers learn how to give students an international perspective

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:30am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron life@scmp.com Conference shows educators how to help students become creative, global thinkers Start from zero What does Shakespeare's Macbeth have to do with Chinese history? This was one of many brain-teasers tackled by teachers at the first conference held in Hong Kong by leaders of Project Zero, Harvard University's renowned education research group. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LITERATURE

    UK education revamp leaves US authors on the shelf

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:15am by AP

    ... Telegraph. "All we are doing is asking exam boards to broaden- not narrow- the books young people study for GCSE." The education department says the guidelines represent the minimum ... Jill Lawless No foreign authors please- we're British Britain's education minister says he has not killed a mockingbird, but many literature-lovers don't believe him. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education briefs

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 03:48pm by Linda Yeung

    ... to qualify for the certificate. The IBCC is an educational framework tailor-made for students aged between 16 and 19 who wish to engage in career-related learning while providing them with both IB ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Fat school fees no guarantee for top results

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:44pm by Karen Pittar

    ... Karen Pittar life@scmp.com Fat fees for elite schools no guarantee of results Australian lawyer and businessman David Gillespie grew up in Brisbane and was educated at one ... alternatives. It also led Gillespie to examine what it was that made a school, and an education system, effective. The result is Free Schools (Pan Macmillan), a book that challenges many widely held ...

  6. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    StealthGenie 'stalker app' maker arrested over its alleged privacy violation

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:58am by WASHPOST

    ... Pakistan, was arrested in Los Angeles on Saturday, according to the Justice Department. A grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia indicted Akbar in August, and the case involves charges ... is not just reprehensible, it's a crime," assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell, head of the Justice Department's criminal division, said. "Apps like StealthGenie ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHTS

    EOC move to redefine marital status is too drastic a change

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:30am by ROBIN CHEUNG

    ... The consultation paper contains several areas that have great relevance to education regarding the freedom and rights of school sponsoring bodies, school governance, curriculum changes as well as moral education for the young. It proposes to change the present definition of marital status, or marriage, from that of the traditional formally registered union between a man and a woman to one ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Discrimination and intolerance makes having a disability hard in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:46am by Charley Lanyon

    ... palsy. As he sees it, disability discrimination is a large and multifaceted problem in Hong Kong involving weak legal protection and insufficient public education. Social service experts divide ... some small but significant steps, with the issue of a paper on disability discrimination in 2007 followed by a Buildings Department manual in 2008 requiring all new structures to include ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    US music school makes impression on Hong Kong music hopefuls

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:20pm by ALEXIS ALRICH

    ... mini-residencies at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, St Paul's Co-Educational College, the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre, Diocesan Boys' School and Baptist University. The ensemble, ...

  10. Lifestyle

    Pay 20 yuan for a girlfriend for a day

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:35am by Kathy Gao

    ... university educated, aged between 20 and 27, and have yet to find a girlfriend. However, there are one or two female clients, too, such as Zhang Tiantian, 20, who sees the chats as a way to spice up ...




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