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  1. Schools short of 400,000 teachers

    Posted Jul 15th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... of Education's department of vocational and adult education, the China Youth Daily reported yesterday that the number of vocational school teachers had remained stable in the past eight years while ... schools to reinvent themselves into degree colleges. But the unfettered expansion of universities in the past decade has led to a growing number of jobless graduates, and the Ministry of Education ...

  2. How rebellious were you in secondary school?

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Interviews by Miranda Yeung Name: Marco Tsui; Age: 18 Top Tunes: Canto-pop I went to high school in Northern Ireland. We were quite naughty and disobedient and we threw snowballs at our teachers. During our last semester at school, we broke into one of the staff rooms and messed up everything, such as books and stationery. Then we stuck strands of sticky tape up all over the room ...

  3. Private high schools face scrutiny

    Posted Jul 13th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Problems with private educational institutions on the mainland are not confined to universities, with a senior Ministry of Education official pledging yesterday the government ... deputy director of the ministry's vocational education department, said 30.8 billion yuan had been set aside for a student aid fund for 18.1 million poor students in vocational high schools ...

  4. Website to cut stress of HKCEE scramble

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... this year [given the rise in exam candidate numbers].' The club specialises in career counselling. This year a record-high 127,000 Form Five students took the Hong Kong Certificate of Education ... enough points to progress to Form Six and want to switch to the second year of the senior secondary curriculum. The Education Bureau said 15,810 places will be set aside by various schools ...

  5. Training for life

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... The Vocational Training Council (VTC) aims to help young people complete their education with a wide range of programmes that could lead to a university education. Alternatively, the Youth Work Experience and Training Scheme, launched by the Labour Department in 2002, offers young people between 15 and 24 years, whose education falls below degree level, employment opportunities through ...

  6. Study dispels myth about some degrees

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... survey of its kind, Chinese University's education professor Chung Yue-ping studied the earning power of holders of what is collectively known as post-secondary subdegrees. Using census data ... advantage in employment and income compared with secondary school leavers. 'Fung shui masters can cheat you for decades, unlike education,' Chung said. 'If a subdegree is bad, ...

  7. Li on tour in Ireland and Switzerland

    Posted Apr 08th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Professor Arthur Li Kwok-cheung is leading a delegation of university leaders on a whistle-stop trip to Ireland and Switzerland. The Secretary for Education and Manpower ... his visit to Ireland, Professor Li was due to meet Irish education ministers and officials from the country's National Qualifications Authority. In Switzerland, he is visiting various ...

  8. Business - Money - IRELAND

    Ireland goes the extra mile for Chinese visitors

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 03:56pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... cooperation in business and education. Ireland is taking China relations seriously. Cultural bonding Ireland is embracing cultural bonding with China so enthusiastically. Our image previously in Asia ... China UnionPay cards. “Very few businesses in Ireland hold these machines,”  the department store’s general manager told Dublin’s evening Herald newspaper. Hong Kong people know this only too ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Deeper Ireland-China relations bring profit to both

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:41am by BRENDAN HOWLIN

    ... to support the development of the sector in China. The education partnership between Ireland and China is rich and varied. There are more than 160 agreements between Irish and Chinese education ... for students seeking a high-quality education. The connections between Ireland and Hong Kong are deep and long-standing. Determined to strengthen this relationship further, the Irish government has ...

  10. One door closes, another opens

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch Extracts from Fanny Law's statement explaining her resignation: 'It is obvious that my decision is related to the recent inquiry... However, I must declare that I have been contemplating resignation for some time. This is not a rash de ...




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