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  1. 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 ...

  2. Graduate education goes global

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Education Editor Hong Kong's development as a learning society is advancing rapidly. The government is supporting the process and many people are eager to gain additional qualifications, whether for career advancement or personal interest. Education is one of the six new pillars of the economy announced last year by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen as the focus ...

  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. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Application to drop firm from restraining order

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih Modern Education Group received a letter from the Customs and Excise Department yesterday saying the Department of Justice had made an application on Saturday to the High Court for Modern Education (Hong Kong), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Modern Education Group, to be removed from a restraining order. On Friday, Modern Education (Hong Kong) was served ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Porn site urges users to fight against national education in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Erotic website urges users to campaign against national education Zip up, stand up, and be counted Online porn surfers aren't easily stunned, but those ... national education. The ThisAV website, which markets itself as "the world leader of Chinese porn" replaced its usual erotic content with a picture of three fully-clothed 18-year-olds ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Critical reflection needed on national education

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... C.K. Yeung says opponents of national education should see past their fear of brainwashing to give Hong Kong's youth a chance to know more about China's history- so they may question and debate it Critical reflection The "brainwashing" tag and the almost sinister overtone that has been attached to national education show just how badly Hong Kong needs ...




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