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  1. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Hong Kong national education policy enlivens mainland web forums

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... academic Bloggers abuzz on HK national education row Mainland internet forums have been abuzz with debate over the national education controversy in Hong Kong, despite censors' efforts to curb discussion. Many web users voiced support for the protest action outside the Hong Kong government headquarters, while also airing gripes about the mainland's own education system. Keywords ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    A history of how national education was introduced in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... when President Hu Jintao said at a banquet organised by Hong Kong to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the handover that importance should be placed on national education in the city. Hu said: "I have something special to say about young people in Hong Kong because they represent the future of Hong Kong, indeed, the future of China … We should foster a strong sense ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION: ANALYSIS

    Hong Kong needs an alternative to national education

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... not happen. But why waste time on such efforts when there is no real need for the subject in the first place? Anyone living in a free society like Hong Kong has easy access to information about China, ... Words of caution also come from a leading historian at the University of Hong Kong. Professor Frank Dikötter, chair professor of humanities, is the author of the award-winning book Mao's ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Three Hong Kong schools stress impartiality over national education

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan, Kristie Wong

    ... of knowledge," he said. "Hong Kong has been handed over to China, so it's essential for students to learn more about our history and identity." The other two schools are STFA Lee Kam Primary School and Po Leung Kuk Hong Kong Taoist Association Yuen Yuen Primary School in Tuen Mun. The three are among seven primary schools that have admitted the under-fire subject is part ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Scholarism hunger striker tells Hong Kong to fight national education

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by JENNIFER NGO AND ADA LEE

    ... but has been in the fight from the beginning. Kaiser was one of the first three protesters to go on hunger strike in the battle against the subject in Hong Kong education. But if he was tired from ... With his backpack, paint-splattered khaki pants and flip flops, Kaiser seems like a typical Hong Kong teenager. He loves comics and music, especially the songs of deceased local rocker Wong ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong's new Diploma of Secondary Education gets thumbs up from Oxbridge

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI, MICHAEL AU

    ... are embracing Hong Kong's Diploma of Secondary Education "with open arms". Oxford and Cambridge are among the universities that have already confirmed offers to students who sat the new ... yesterday. "Even Oxbridge has been able to make confirmed offers to DSE students. This marks a huge step in Hong Kong's educational reform." However at the British Council's ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Hong Kong risks losing the global education race

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... tertiary education will help to develop Hong Kong's own workforce, to better support its international status. The move will also provide a great opportunity to add to our current degree ... to premier international universities. Hong Kong could end up screening out the best. The business and education sectors are struggling to find reasons for this lack of action in such an important ...

  9. The last thing Hong Kong needs is more education

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to pay the full whack unless, at a minimum, this education hub is called Harvard or Oxford. They expect to get a cheap deal. It's the only reason they would ever pick a school in Hong Kong for their kids. Thus the game is that we must pour money out of our public purse to educate people who have no connection with Hong Kong other than that they have come here for education and may or may ...

  10. English language education remains a vital investment for Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... December 6), puts into better perspective the relative affordability of ESF schools. Instead of trying to tear down what is left of government subsidised English language education in Hong Kong ... at the government. Despite the fact that English is an official language in the city and that Hong Kong's claims to be an international city are hugely dependent on sustaining good standards of spoken ...




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