• Thursday
  • October 2, 2014
  • Last updated: 5:18am
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 4479 for education

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Education chief steps down

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Unpopular education minister Zhou Ji has stepped down amid widespread discontent over the mainland school system. The announcement was made as the National People's ... did it say whether he would be transferred to another government post. Deputy education minister Yuan Guiren, 56, a former president of Beijing Normal University, is to take over the top job. ...

  2. Corruption in education a key concern

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei The mainland leadership's decision to remove unpopular education minister Dr Zhou Ji over the weekend may seem abrupt, but it was not unexpected. It's actually a welcome development. As the central government maps out educational reforms for the medium and long term, Zhou's removal may signal a new start. At 63, he was two years short ...

  3. English language education remains a vital investment for Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and enthusiasm of both students and staff. While your editorial posed some valid questions as to the role of the ESF within the education system, these questions should be directed primarily ... and written English, the government has no coherent policy for promoting and sustaining good quality, affordable English-language education. As you point out, in many ESF schools most students ...

  4. Education City website to have payment gateway for e-textbooks

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron A trading platform with a payment gateway for e-learning materials will be set up on the website Education City under the government's drive to switch schools over to e-textbooks. The move is one of seven measures announced yesterday in a paper for legislators prepared by the Education Bureau in response to the report of the working group on development ...

  5. Self-praising education officials ridiculed on Net

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Guangdong education chiefs left themselves open for ridicule after showering themselves with praise in performance self-assessments that were posted on the provincial government's website. This comes at a time when the mainland's education system is beset by myriad problems. The education minister, Zhou Ji, was sacked last month in part because of public ...

  6. education

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with such a hectic schedule? 4 Why are Hong Kong parents keen to give their children an education from such an early age? 5 There is the notion that pressure can lead to improvement. Do you think putting pressure on children can help them? 6 Is it worth pushing children to their limits even if it might lead to emotional problems later in life? Follow-up activities 1 Check out the education ...

  7. Obama calls for educational exchange

    Posted Nov 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fewer than 20,000 Americans are studying on the mainland. Obama said the mainland provided the second-largest number of foreign students to the US, after India. Educational exchange between ... mostly focus on science degrees. US experts believe families on the mainland can afford to send their children to study abroad because of the one-child policy. American educational institutes ...

  8. education matters

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When Robert Ding Chen-long's parents shifted their family base from Taiwan to Melbourne in 1972, the education of their four boys was a priority. The couple chose North Balwyn, close to the private school belt boasting such elite names as Carey Grammar, MLC, Ruyton, Xavier College, Trinity Grammar, Genazzano and Scotch College. The Carey-educated Ding said education rated so highly ...

  9. PhD fellowship scheme an investment in education

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... to supporting the four traditional economic pillars, the government has added six new pillar industries to bolster our economic foundation. The six new areas are education services, medical services, testing and certification services, environmental industries, innovation and technology, and cultural and creative industries. Education is indisputably the most important pillar of our economy. ...

  10. Education system fails those most in need

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng The overall quality of Hong Kong's education, and the system itself, leave a lot to be desired. Genuine reforms could be their saviour. The 3-3-4 education reform, being implemented this academic year, is expected to drastically alter the educational landscape, and we have yet to see what benefits it will bring. However, before we even get a chance to see any ...




SCMP.com Account