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  1. National education course should have nothing to do with indoctrination

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On the mainland and in the United States, it is compulsory. Compulsory national education is needed in Hong Kong. For local university graduates or even school leavers, knowing Putonghua and having ... There has been a great deal of debate about implementation of a national education course in our schools. Sceptics have argued that such a subject could become one-sided, with an attempt ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Take a break from your studies- do some sport

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... My friend recently sent me an e-mail telling me about her life as a student in the US. She moved there three years ago. She told me students in the US are relaxed and enjoy school life very much. They take part in different activities and are not under a ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Drunken sailor fined for assaulting Wan Chai waitress

    Posted May 13th 2013, 03:12pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com A United States Navy crewman was fined HK$1,000 in Eastern Court on Monday after pleading guilty to assaulting a waitress after drinking too much in Wan Chai last month. Mathew Forrester, 25, pleaded not guilty to a charge of indecent assault, but pleaded guilty to the prosecution's alternative charge of common assault. Solicitor Niall Giblin, ...

  5. Events

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Legislation in the United States- What It Means for Hong Kong's Manufacturers and Exporters.' Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'An introduction to the lucrative world ...

  6. National education subject to be delayed

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com A committee tasked with mapping out the controversial introduction of compulsory national education in all Hong Kong government schools has suggested it be delayed until as late as 2015. The Education Bureau last year proposed introducing the curriculum into primary schools as early as September this year, and into secondary schools in the 2013-14 ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... oblivious or simply incompetent? Julia Brown, Lantau Child's needs must come first There has been much debate in the media of late regarding education. So, it was with interest that I read Amy Chua's article [in the Wall Street Journal] highlighting the superiority of Chinese mothers over their Western counterparts and the outcry that followed. Each society uses education to develop ...

  8. Prisons unit tries to lock in plans for HQ

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com With redevelopment looming for three landmark government towers in Wan Chai, the Correctional Services Department aims to relocate to new headquarters in Chai Wan within the next decade. 'We are the only one of ...

  9. Other International Through Schools

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

    ... California School Primary and secondary: 3/F, Front Block, Lung Ma Bldg, 550 Nathan Rd, Yau Ma Tei. Tel: 2388 9844. Yuen Long campus (primary): 1/F Arcade, Unit 3, Yuk Lung Mansion, 18 ... WASC accredited. Member of ACAMIS. Authorised by the IBO. Emphasises active, hands-on and inquiry-based learning within the IB PYP and MYP framework. Seeks to educate children conceptually ...

  10. Who offers what and where- International preschools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... pm), HK$220 (pm only); Saturday class HK$1,500; tiny tots, baby buddies class HK$800; Step 2 HK$1,000; bilingual class, Putonghua class HK$800-HK$1,000 DEBORAH EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE 25 ... of students, accreditation, association membership: Declined to provide Year founded: 1994 Curriculum: Bilingual education for local children, English-only preschool for international children Medium, ...




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