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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Children need to grasp basic maths concepts in preschool to be proficient in later life

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 10:30am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Linda.yeung@scmp.com Educators say the way to balance the equation between more mathematically minded Asian students and their less numerate counterparts in the West ... Achievement" at Chinese University, as the distinguished visiting scholar at the university's United College, he explained the findings of his survey of almost 300 children. Its identification ...

  2. Students 'prefer to go Down Under'

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... by an educational consultancy in February found that 34 per cent said they would choose Australia, compared with 23 per cent for Britain, and 18 per cent for the United States. There were more students ... Ngan Kit Fan, director of the Australian Consulate's Education, Science and Training Section, said more students might have chosen to stay in the territory. Last year's figure ...

  3. Rebel on a course to expand our horizons

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... IF RONALD TENG Wen-ching's years in the United States gave him a taste for a completely different kind of education, they also turned him into a critic of the Hong Kong system. So ... of the opportunity for a general education and the chance to develop their talents. 'Arts students here know nothing about the natural world, while science students know little outside their subject ...

  4. Dangers of heavy school bags are still being ignored, says DAB

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Hannah Lee, Linda Yeung

    ... severe,' DAB chairman and Exco member Tsang Yok-sing said. The main problem was the weight of textbooks children had to carry, he said, adding that in countries such as the United States, schools ... Party's eighth survey shows the problem is still 'very severe' Parents, schools and the Education Department seem to be ignoring the problem of children having to carry ...

  5. PBL, being practised in a classroom near you

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... the United States, Singapore and Australia. 'PBL is a perfect vehicle for developing thinking skills,' he said. He has been helping teachers understand the dispositions towards ... William Wu, co-director of the Thinking Qualities Initiative at Baptist University's Centre for Educational Development. 'Some teachers may not be trained in it at all.' About 64 ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Top marks for Asia in 2014 global education index

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 09:46am by Linda Yeung

    ... Skills and Educational Attainment, published in the Learning Curve 2014 report, compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit and published by global learning company Pearson, which compares ... Linda Yeung Top marks for Asian nations in global index A strong culture of accountability among parents, students and other stakeholders in the education system in Asia led to stellar ...

  7. Stanford economist to head Chinese U

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Professor Lau is known for his research on the East Asian and Chinese economies. Chan King-ming, an associate professor, said Professor Lau's long stay in the United States might put him ... to advise the council on the appointment of a new vice-chancellor, following the resignation of Arthur Li Kwok-cheung, who took up the position of Secretary for Education and Manpower last August. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    No let-up in demand for international school places in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Linda Yeung

    ... a state-of-the-art campus in Butterfly Valley, Lai Chi Kok. All preparatory through to grade 11 students registered at any of the CAIS campuses in the year prior to the opening of the Butterfly Valley campus ... enrolment for many years. Demand for places from local Chinese families is high, but existing policy precludes significant growth in student numbers from local Chinese families." The Education ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF hankers for public funding, despite Eddie Ng's comments

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Education chief Eddie Ng Hak-kim has said it is not government policy to provide subsidies to schools that offer a non-local curriculum, as the ESF does. He also ruled out treating the foundation ... were a part of Hong Kong. "We were established by ordinance in 1967 to offer an education in the medium of English to students who can benefit from it. That is ... not just for expatriates ...

  10. CUHK chief slams UGC report

    Posted Sep 20th 2003, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier, Linda Yeung

    ... Ambrose King rejects criticisms as the 'McDonaldisation' of education, but top academic says they are a resignation issue The vice-chancellor of the Chinese University of Hong ... a tough report for CUHK, unusually direct.' The 14-member TLQPR panel reported that while the university had put in policies and procedures to ensure teaching quality (Education Quality Work, ...




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