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  1. Wan Chai named richest, most educated and oldest district

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Wan Chai is the richest of the 18 districts of Hong Kong and Sham Shui Po is the poorest, according to statistics released by the Census and Statistics Department yesterday. ... lower if the department had not taken into account those better-off residents in Mei Foo Sun Chuen,' said Ms Sze, referring to the affluent estate at Mei Foo MTR station. 'It shows ...

  2. National education course should have nothing to do with indoctrination

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... There has been a great deal of debate about implementation of a national education course in our schools. Sceptics have argued that such a subject could become one-sided, with an attempt made to implant in students knowledge and attitudes that take a perspective that favours the central government. Some teachers have said that national education is not needed as a separate ...

  3. National education subject to be delayed

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com A committee tasked with mapping out the controversial introduction of compulsory national education in all Hong Kong government schools has suggested it be delayed until as late as 2015. The Education Bureau last year proposed introducing the curriculum into primary schools as early as September this year, and into secondary schools in the 2013-14 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Wan Chai site marked out for new convention centre

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Ada Lee

    ... only for conventions and meetings. The plans were outlined in the Planning Department's rezoning proposal submitted to the Town Planning Board for discussion today. The department said ...

  5. Scheme set to raise students' interest in art

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... in the arts, and called for long-term co-operation in arts education between the department, schools and performing groups. Kevin Wong Kin-wang, senior programme manager with the City Contemporary ... and education co-ordinator for the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, wanted a more extensive programme, saying, 'The department should take a step further than just offering discounts for shows. ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... for national education As a student under the new senior secondary curriculum, I am unlikely to have to deal with the national education subject. I fail to see why this new course should be considered ... with the subjects they have now in this exam-oriented education system. I also object to it being introduced in primary schools for another reason. These children do not need a national education course ...

  7. Education does not need giveaways and gimmicks

    Posted Jan 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as enterprise is to be lauded, efforts should not be about enticing children with giveaways, but better educating them. Education is not the natural first thought for teachers whose jobs are on the line. They know that when student numbers in a form drop below 61, the Education Bureau starts taking action. In the past five years, five public secondary schools and 72 primary ones have been ...

  8. Classes may be cut for school revamp

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... body, Lingnan Education Organisation, said last night. If it could not find suitable alternative premises by July next year, the section would shut down, it said. 'Because of an Education ... it said. The relocation issue came up in June last year when the school said the Wan Chai campus had structural problems and must be closed for repairs. Buildings Department officials later said ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - REDEVELOPMENT

    With government's office rental bill HK$750m, why demolish west wing?

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... with 19 departments paying HK$10 million a month on rent in 18 private buildings. These agencies, including the Social Welfare and Labour Departments, have no plans to move because they need to stay close to their headquarters in the same district for operational efficiency, the property agency said. But it was not clear why the Education Bureau, with headquarters now at the new ...

  10. Education on the move

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... educators to work with the computer company to introduce technological innovations for education, Shak Chung Shan is also a pioneer in using PDAs as a teaching tool. The school's PDA learning ... environment of the 21st century via education complemented by information technology. 'Children need critical and analytical skills to face of all kinds of information and people,' says Mr ...




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