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  1. News - Hong Kong - CURRICULUM

    77 primary schools give complete no to national education curriculum

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... "strongly stated" they will not introduce national education in the next three years, according to a parent group's survey. The 77 schools include 57 primary schools operated ... Education drew responses from 354 of 500 primary schools. It found that a further 137 would not introduce the contentious programme this year. The results on its website at www.parentsconcern.hk ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Opponents of national education parade democracy statue

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan, LO WEI, Dennis Chong, Jennifer Cheng, Stuart Lau

    ... Thomas Chan, Lo Wei, Dennis Chong, Jennifer Cheng and Stuart Lau Opponents of national education parade replica of statue outside government headquarters Protesters erect Goddess of Democracy A replica of the Goddess of Democracy statue was erected outside the government headquarters in Admiralty last night by protesters fighting against national education. The arrival ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Sha Tin Christian school forsakes Bible studies for national education

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Christian school will cancel two weekly morning assemblies - which include Bible studies - to make way for national education. The move by Baptist Lui Ming Choi Primary School has upset parents who ... educational philosophy and moral teachings?" In a three-hour briefing session for new students on Saturday, the school managers said the national education subject would proceed but did ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong class boycotts over Moral and National Education plan averted

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com School bodies put Moral and National Education curriculum back on the shelf for at least 3 years National-education boycotts averted Schools are unlikely to introduce classes in moral and national education in the next three years, making a threat by teachers to boycott such classes next month moot, a leading opponent of the planned curriculum says. Eva ...

  5. Catholic schools delay national education too

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong, Simpson Cheung and Tanna Chong Catholic schools will shun the government's invitation to introduce national education, a day after two other Christian bodies asked for more time to implement the policy. Antony Ip Sing-piu, an assistant to the episcopal delegate for education, said yesterday that Catholic schools would not introduce the subject 'the way ...

  6. Pot calls kettle black in education row

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com I don't know if it's really a good idea to add national education to our children's heavy workload. As a parent, I think it will be a waste of time. ... in several newspapers urging the government not to introduce national education in September. Among the signatories were the usual suspects, including Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, bishop emeritus ...

  7. National education controversy

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong Two Christian organisations will not introduce the controversial national education subject in their primary schools in September. The opposition to the subject by Sheng Kung ... at remains unclear. We will continue our existing [teaching] practice until things are clarified,' Timothy Ha Wing-ho, Sheng Kung Hui's education adviser, said. The church runs about 150 ...

  8. Christian schools skip national education

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Two Christian organisations will not introduce the controversial national education subject in their primary schools in September. The opposition ... course] is actually aiming at remains unclear. We will continue our existing [teaching] practice until things are clarified,' Timothy Ha Wing-ho, Sheng Kung Hui's education adviser, said ...

  9. Rethinking education

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Direct subsidy scheme (DSS) schools can help ease the burden on international schools- but only if the Education Bureau eases limits on the curriculums they can offer, according to one ... of Secondary Education and British GCE A-level curriculums, but most students have to follow the local curriculum in senior forms. Chen said the school should have the same flexibility in setting its ...

  10. Church must comply with education rules, court hearing is told

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Freedom of religion as guaranteed in the Basic Law does not exempt a church from complying with education policy, the government has told the Court of Appeal. The argument ... to conduct their own affairs unfettered by government interference. It also contended that the Basic Law provided that the education policy should only be developed 'on the basis of the previous ...




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