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  1. Study Abroad- united states

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Students wanting to further their education in the United States have two options: they can do so after completing Form Five or wait until they have completed Form Six ... school. These schools tend to have high entrance requirements and tuition runs from US$15,000 to US$30,000 a year- roughly the same as what it would cost to attend university in the United States ...

  2. Russia comes close second to United States in skilled labour

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... are actively at work. Unsurprisingly, the United States is at the top of the league table with 35 million skilled people out of a population of about 300 million. Surprisingly, Russia is close behind, ... Enoch Yiu With the world heading towards a knowledge-based economy, countries are becoming more reliant on their pool of well-educated talent. Pension and human resources consultancy ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Short-sighted US driving out brightest foreign graduates

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by VICTORIA SUNG

    ... universities. This is a real problem that is at last getting the attention of employers and educators. Last year, the presidents of 122 American universities, including my alma mater, signed a petition to President Barack Obama requesting a change in the legislation. The letter calls for the administration to amend the laws that often give students no choice but to return home after their education ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    US, Britain reject claim they incited anti-national-education rallies

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com US and Britain deny allegations of inciting anti-national education rallies to hurt Beijing Westernenvoys reject claims as 'absurd' The US and Britain rejected claims they are manipulating anti-national-education protests in Hong Kong in a bid to "cripple" the city and undermine Beijing's ability to rule. Both the US ...

  5. Citizens of a nation with low level of education can still embrace democracy

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the 1960s to really be complete, the United States has more than 400 years of democratic experience, and during much of this time people were not well educated. Between 1972 and 1975, I was a Peace ... of this point of view. Is there in fact a correlation between education and democracy? When English speakers colonised North America, most of the people were illiterate. Yet from the very beginning, ...

  6. Education is for a wider world

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the one-child policy and the possibilities and aspirations that go with burgeoning wealth. Yet it has evoked worry that education standards will slip and some of the country's best and brightest will leave forever. Such concerns are unfounded. Education has gone global. The world's universities vie for students to increase diversity and cover costs. Mainland parents are no different ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    America losing the public opinion war in Asia

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Lau Nai-Keung

    ... of the Hong Kong mainstream, the United States government, in its 2012 human rights report on the city, named this non-governmental organisation for opposing the legislation. Naming this federation ... to the US Constitution. In addition, it also violated Article 26(3) of the UN declaration, which states: "Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given ...

  8. Educational engineering fails to close skills gap

    Posted Aug 25th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... China standing on a beach, pushing a skinny Uncle Sam around in the sand. 'Is the US a 97-pound weakling?' the Forbes magazine cover story asked. Inside, it argued that it was, stating ... that China's army of engineers is not about to help it elbow its way past the US- at least not just yet. This was made clear last week at a conference on engineering education at the East China ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEGAL EYE

    The ins and outs of getting a US green card

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Reaz Jafri

    ... mainland professionals and entrepreneurs. According to the US State Department, nearly 1.3 million non-immigrant visas and about 40,000 immigrant visas ("green cards") were issued ... alarming pollution levels on the mainland to better education for their children. How easy is it for a family to obtain an F-1 visa for their child? If they secure a place at a reputable university ...




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