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  1. Fair on further studies in the US

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For those who are thinking about higher education in the United States, the annual IIE US Higher Education Fair will be held on October 16. Organised by the Institute of International Education (IIE), the event gives students and parents the opportunity to talk to representatives from more than 60 colleges and universities across 50 American states. Visitors will receive a fair ...

  2. Public Eye

    Posted May 26th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... protesters? Or that the West exaggerated the whole thing? Public Eye suggests we seek advice from the Texas Board of Education. Its members are wise in the ways of defining history. For example, after last week's revision of the state's curriculum, history books will have a totally different definition of the slave trade. Children will be taught there was no such thing as the slave ...

  3. Gallery beats school to ribbon-cutting

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with applications: about a third from Hong Kong, a third from the United States and the rest from around the world. ...

  4. liberal studies

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... b. many parents have decided not to let their children study in Hong Kong. c. there will not be enough teachers recruited in the coming years. d. the government wants to cut down education ... the government supports the idea. c. schools are willing to adopt it. d. the class size is 25. Think about 1 What does it mean when Albert Cheng King-hon said 'education is an investment in human ...

  5. Give children an education

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... According to the United Nations, nearly 70 million children are not getting an education. That is higher than the number of primary pupils in the United State and Europe. I think this shows the wide gap between the rich and the poor. American academic John Dewey said 'education is not preparation for life. Education is life itself'. Education plays an important role ...

  6. Ervin Laszlo

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... from Yale University [in the United States] to spend a semester at its department of philosophy and do research, even though, at that point, my only degree was in music. Effective immediately, ... to the Latin America Business Forum in Mexico, where the other keynote speaker was Bill Clinton. Clinton talked about the need to invest in the United States. He mentioned that the global financial ...

  7. HK students score well on maths

    Posted Mar 19th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... in both papers, and for youngest outstanding candidate. Mannix, who attends St Margaret's Co-educational English Secondary and Primary School, said he liked numbers and doing calculations ...

  8. Education exchanges are key to fostering close ties with continent

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... doctoral students at any given time. In mid-March, the 10th European Higher Education Fair was held in Hong Kong to rave reviews, with 50 participating institutions from 14 EU member-states ... Ajay Shamdasani Generations of Hongkongers have chosen English-speaking countries in which to further their education- but now students are being asked to consider continental ...

  9. education

    Posted Jan 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions: 1 Which country has recently recognised the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination as qualifications for its university admissions? a. China b. Australia c. Britain d. The United States 2 Students who achieve____________ or higher will be eligible for a____________ programme at the country's universities. a. Level ...

  10. Graduate education goes global

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

    ... for bright graduates planning research careers to go to the United States or Britain for postgraduate study. But today more than 75 per cent of Hong Kong graduates who go on to higher degrees opt ... 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 ...




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