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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    'Bold' education reforms can make HK a hub for innovation, adviser says

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Kong Institute of Education's department of curriculum and instruction, has expressed worries about pupils being overloaded with school work and activities, leaving them little time ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com 'Bold' education reforms can make HK a hub for innovation, adviser says Hong Kong's "bold and visionary" education reforms ...

  2. We need better local education system rather than more international schools

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... school. More than 27 years ago I sought a definition from the education department. There was no clear-cut answer to the question then. Is it the curriculum? Is it the examinations that students ... Once again you have drawn the attention of the public to the educational needs in Hong Kong with the editorial ('Harrow school deal too generous', June 15). As the Education ...

  3. Centre seeks educator who puts children's interests first

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Carmen Tao

    ... Susie Gyopos, Carmen Tao Non-profit organisation is looking for a teacher with special needs experience to run its school A one-off role is available for a dedicated educator or therapist with special needs experience. A non-profit organisation that envisions a society where every child receives a world-class education requires a director of services. The Child Development Centre ...

  4. Poor children seek 15 years of free education

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Department show that 370,000 children live in poverty, with a family income less than half the median household monthly income. The society called for 15 years of free education- including three ... Patsy Moy More than 100 children from poor families staged a demonstration outside the Central Government Offices yesterday to call for six more years of free education. The group accused ...

  5. Abstract art exhibition designed to 'educate' HK

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... but the event is needed to help 'educate' Hong Kong. Michael Smith, chief executive of HSBC, which is sponsoring 'Artists and their Models- Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou, ... of France' which drew more than 95,000 visitors. University of Hong Kong associate professor Greg Thomas, from the department of fine arts, said people may find it less accessible because ...

  6. Lift spending on education and let parents lead

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The letter headlined 'Let schools take a greater role in deciding courses' (February 15) stressed a truth which our educational reformers too often forget: that parents are the primary educators of their children and that public education's major function is to assist them. The role of the government is not to undercut or usurp the parents' role, as is done ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Educate public on sea rubbish

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But instead of blaming them or Hongkongers, we need to educate tourists and all visitors to the beaches by, for example, putting up posters and stepping up patrols by officers. The government to some ... Chai Wide basis for school aid The logic of Paul Mounsey's argument in his letter is inescapable ('Keep education allowance for civil service families', July 21). All Hong Kong ...

  9. News - China

    Filipinos back Manila's move to confront China over South China Sea

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 11:49pm by Raissa Robles

    ... Department of Foreign Affairs, the nationwide survey of 1,550 respondents was held from December 1 to 16. Releasing the results, the president of the polling company, Mahar Mangahas, said the survey ...

  10. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTES

    US says Chinese fishing rules for South China Sea 'provocative'

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 08:57am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Washington The US says new restrictions by Chinese authorities on other countries’ fishermen in the disputed South China Sea are “provocative and potentially dangerous.” The regulations, which took effect this month, require foreign fishermen to ask China’s permission to operate within most of the vast, strategic waterway. US State Department spokeswoman ...




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