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  1. Calls to make sexual education a part of the school curriculum

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The government has been urged to make sex education a compulsory subject in schools. Shara Ho Pik-yuk, manager of Community Health Organisation for Intervention, a non-profit organisation for prostitutes, said sex education in schools was inadequate compared with many other developed countries. 'Many schools are afraid of being labelled as problematic schools ...

  2. Top educator blazed a trail for women

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Council in 1972. She served for four years. In 1971, she was honoured with an OBE for her work as an educator. In 1978, she was awarded a CBE in recognition of her contribution as a tireless ... doctor who died more than 20 years ago. In 1953 she was named headmistress, a position she filled for 32 years, spanning an era of dramatic change in education. Many of those changes were ...

  3. Top educators back overhaul of reforms

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan A professional research team is needed to end the top-down approach of education reform, according to educators who have renewed their call for a General Teaching Council (GTC). ... and the Education and Manpower Bureau (EMB). The event at the Hong Kong Institute of Education was co-organised by the Subsidised Primary Schools Council and the Subsidised Secondary Schools Council. ...

  4. PolyU lends support to education reform

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in tune with worldwide education trends. The extra university year would also benefit students as institutions would be able to arrange additional summer activities to foster all-rounded ... and work-integrated education. Compulsory language exit tests in English and Putonghua will be conducted. The university has gained worldwide recognition over the past decade in the fields of modern science ...

  5. Students to get more practical Aids education

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Aids education is to be expanded in Shanghai schools using teaching materials developed by a Hong Kong-based charity, amid a rising number of cases in the mainland's economic capital. The Shanghai Education Commission would extend a pilot programme initiated by the Project Hope Hong Kong Foundation to at least one school in each of the city's 18 ...

  6. Minority education

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Is it currently viable for non-Chinese children to be integrated into the mainstream education system in Hong Kong, and, if so, does the government have the will to carry this out? Share your views: write to us. ...

  7. Rift over education bill continues

    Posted May 01st 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Education groups in Hong Kong remain split over whether a controversial bill on school management should go ahead, with a forum on the topic failing to produce a consensus yesterday. The vice-chairman of the Subsidised Primary Schools Council, Tsoi Kai-chun, and Methodist Church School Education Secretary Yuen Tin-yau said the government should not rush through ...

  8. HKUST ranked top for executive education

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... executive education in custom programmes carried out by the Financial Times (FT). The HKUST is one of the three schools from Asia Pacific listed in the rankings and is 27th among the world's best executive education providers- up a notch from last year. A total of 56 schools around the world were eligible to participate in the FT rankings, which require schools to tailor programmes ...

  9. Educators hit out at 'politicisation'

    Posted Jun 05th 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... by an educator as 'the politicisation' of education. Kwok Ming-wah, director of the Beijing-Hong Kong Academic Exchange Centre, which handles mainland university applications, said students may ... of Hok Yau Club, a non-government organisation providing youth study and career counselling services, said it was contradictory for a tertiary education institution to impose political values ...

  10. Education and careers expo

    Posted Feb 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arm yourself with information at the Education & Careers Expo 2004, which takes place from tomorrow until Sunday in Hall 5 of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai. Organised by the Labour Department and Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the exhibition provides the most updated career and education information for young people. It includes careers ...




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