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  1. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    First national education classes taught at Tai Kok Tsui primary school

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com School tips hat to its first national education class Four different-coloured hats were used to help pupils at a Tai Kok Tsui primary school grasp their first lessons in moral and national education yesterday while opponents of the controversial curriculum continued to demand that it be scrapped. Fresh Fish Traders' School headmaster Leung ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Leung 'caught off guard' by national education row, Wu says

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Minister new to brief, and institutional baggage, threw CY's team, Anna Wu says Leung 'caught off guard' by lessons protest If the education bureau was slow to respond to protests against national education, it's no surprise, says the woman who played a key role in defusing the controversy this month. In a recent postmortem ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Anna Wu chose her words on national education carefully

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com National education panel chairwoman reveals delicate process in announcing climbdown How Anna Wu put patriotism classes on shelf Anna Wu Hung-yuk knows very well that politics is the art of the possible - and every word counts. The panel she chaired - the Committee on the Implementation of Moral and National Education - recommended on October ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Legco motion calling for education minister to quit is vetoed

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Call for Eddie Ng to resign over national education controversy thrown out despite majority vote by directly-elected members Education minister quit motion vetoed The Legislative Council yesterday voted down a motion calling on the education minister to step down in a lengthy meeting that also reignited debate over national education ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Protest against national education to end after government climbdown

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Amy Nip, Adrian Wan

    ... hour u-turn on education Protesters who have besieged government headquarters for 10 days in opposition to the teaching of national education in Hong Kong schools called off their action early ... three-year deadline for schools to begin teaching national education, and said schools would be free to choose independently whether to teach the subject. He pledged not to push for compulsory ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Beijing-friendly Macau sees no need for national education

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho in Macau jolie.ho@scmp.com No national education for pro-Beijing Macau While the Hong Kong government has been keen to promote national education, Macau sees no need for it and has no plans to introduce the subject. What's more, Macau people are content to recognise the central government and do not hanker for a colonial past, lawmakers and educators ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    National Education advice for parents

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 03:23pm by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan For parents seeking primary schools that will not teach national education to their children, help may be at hand in the form of screening tips drawn up by a parents’ concern group. Eva Chan Sik-chee, convenor of the Parents Concern Group on National Education, said: “As the period of primary one applications begins in earnest, the group has compiled a list of tips ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    National education curriculum guide to drop references to 'modern China'

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, LO WEI

    ... Dennis Chong and Lo Wei After chief executive's climbdown on national education, references in 'contemporary' section will be deleted from a new curriculum guide 'Modern China' to be blanked out The Education Bureau is cutting references to contemporary China from its curriculum guide on the national education subject, it said yesterday. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Leung Chun-ying wrong on national education, unionist says

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Dennis Chong

    ... Colleen Lee and Dennis Chong colleen.lee@scmp.com Veteran unionist Chan Yuen-han accuses chief executive of wrongly linking national education curriculum protests to Legco election C.Y. 'misunderstood' lessons row Newly elected Federation of Trade Unions (FTU) legislator Chan Yuen-han yesterday accused Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying of misjudging the row over national education lessons. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Leung to give 'cautious consideration' to scrapping national education

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by DENNISH CHONG, Johnny Tam

    ... Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday "cautious consideration" would be given to suggestions national education should be scrapped. But his remarks were dismissed ... on Sunday. Beijing also weighed into the debate yesterday, with Education Minister Yuan Guiren saying all nationals should receive national education. Echoing the words of other officials in the past ...




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