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  1. Paul Morris, President, Hong Kong Institute of Education

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I arrived in 1976 to start the academic year as a lecturer in education at Hong Kong University. C.K. Lau has always been a journalist I admired and he provided in-depth analyses of education policy matters. My first personal dealings with the Post were through him when I was Dean of the Faculty of Education at HKU (1986-1992) and a member of the Education Commission, from ...

  2. A Hong Kong education for all

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong into a truly international city- does not seem too exorbitant. I cannot help but wonder how many of the civil servants who determine Hong Kong's education policy leave ... be 'encouraged' to educate their children at home- as do most people in Hong Kong- by a government intent on showing the world that it has a world-class education system well equipped to educate all its ...

  3. Hong Kong students outshine their British counterparts in GCSE exams

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Michael Gibb

    ... Results are twice as good as UK state schools, says principal Hong Kong students dramatically outperformed their British counterparts in the General Certificate of Secondary Education ... schools,' said David James, the principal of ESF's Island School. The GCSE is equivalent to the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination and is generally taken by students wishing ...


    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Sally Course

    ... (operated by the College of Estate Management). University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Master of Education (guidance and counselling Hong Kong); Master of Education (special educational needs). ... PROFESSIONALS (Hong Kong) Tel: 2861 2668 E-mail: enquiry@mshp.org.hk Web: www.mshp.org.hk Courses: UK: University of Birmingham, MSc (health and hospital management). MEDIA EDUCATION IINFO-TECH CO Tel: ...

  5. Sequel to Hong Kong success set in Shanghai

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... her financial services career for education, setting up the Discovery Bay kindergarten with partner Cynthia Chow in 1996. With Hong Kong's economic downturn, Ms Koo decided the future ... is obvious: soft matting on the walls of the indoor playroom, non-toxic finger paints imported from Britain, and spotless washrooms. Bo Shen is the first wholly Hong Kong-invested kindergarten ...

  6. Better education for less

    Posted Nov 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from Australia. What is needed in Hong Kong are more liberal channels through which public policy ideas can be channelled to the ministers. We also need more ministers who understand that Hong Kong needs to change before it can step from the top echelon of the Third World into the ranks of the First World. ALAN LUNG KA-LUN, chairman, Hong Kong Democratic Foundation ...

  7. Education secretary admits to games gaffe

    Posted Dec 18th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... was spotted playing games on his PDA during the meeting by Mak Ka-chun, president of University of Hong Kong's student union. When previously questioned by the media, he evaded a direct response, ... Polly Hui Secretary for Education and Manpower Arthur Li Kwok-cheung surprised an audience of school principals yesterday by admitting that he played computer games during a Legislative ...

  8. Hong Kong's pupils achieve more for less

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... A global study reflects well on local education spending Hong Kong students cost far less to educate than those in other high-achieving countries, according to detailed results of a global education study. The Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) report earlier this week ranked Hong Kong first in maths, third in science and sixth in reading literacy among 43 other ...

  9. Pisa 'is a pointer for education reforms'

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... at the top. 'This is perhaps a reflection of the traditionally-skewed emphasis on science and maths in our gifted education,' Mrs Law said. Asked to comment on Hong Kong's relatively ... Chiu-fun said yesterday. Speaking at the Pisa International Conference held at Chinese University, Mrs Law said she took pride in Hong Kong's outstanding performance in the Programme ...

  10. Economy and education top HK concerns

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Hong Kong people have identified education and a healthy economy as the most important factors for the city's continued growth. The findings have emerged in the first ... of 100, will serve as a baseline for future annual studies. The figure was reached after 2,501 people were interviewed for their views on the development of 10 important areas in Hong Kong ...




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