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  1. Education hub comes down to more beds, say educators

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung The government has been urged to give more resources to the tertiary sector if it wants to make Hong Kong a regional education hub. Richard Ho Yan-ki, City University's dean of undergraduate education, warned that local students would be 'displaced' if no extra land was provided for dormitories to accommodate an increasing number of students from ...

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    Porn site urges users to fight against national education in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Erotic website urges users to campaign against national education Zip up, stand up, and be counted Online porn surfers aren't easily stunned, but those ... national education. The ThisAV website, which markets itself as "the world leader of Chinese porn" replaced its usual erotic content with a picture of three fully-clothed 18-year-olds ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Critical reflection needed on national education

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... C.K. Yeung says opponents of national education should see past their fear of brainwashing to give Hong Kong's youth a chance to know more about China's history- so they may question and debate it Critical reflection The "brainwashing" tag and the almost sinister overtone that has been attached to national education show just how badly Hong Kong needs ...

  4. National education 'vital to fill gaps', paper says

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com The Communist Party's mouthpiece newspaper has waded in to the debate about national education, with a commentary arguing that the controversial ... leadership in Beijing. Its sister paper, the Global Times, sparked anger last week when its Chinese-language edition accused critics of national education of being 'brainwashed ...

  5. Mainland editorial stokes anger over national education

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong and Thomas Chan A newspaper closely aligned with a Communist Party mouthpiece has forcefully defended the subject of national education in Hong Kong schools as a 'model ... yesterday saying it was meaningless to discuss whether the subject- set to be implemented next month- should exist. The paper said national education lessons would even help Hongkongers adapt ...

  6. Youth apathy to local sport worries educators

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Au michael.au@scmp.com Those wondering why Hong Kong does not perform better in the Olympics might find some answers in a new survey showing that most of the city's young people are indifferent to local sport. The poll of 674 teenagers released yesterday by the Hong Kong Institute of Education and the Roundtable Community found that 58 per cent say they have ...

  7. We need better local education system rather than more international schools

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Once again you have drawn the attention of the public to the educational needs in Hong Kong with the editorial ('Harrow school deal too generous', June 15). As the Education ... school. More than 27 years ago I sought a definition from the education department. There was no clear-cut answer to the question then. Is it the curriculum? Is it the examinations that students ...

  8. Education gets liftfrom new Cepa rules

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Hong Kong's services industry by making it easier for them to operate on the mainland. It is the first time Cepa's scope has been extended to educational services. The original Cepa ... of its intended beneficiaries- professionals and businesses- complain about red tape stifling their endeavours. As well as being allowed to operate schools in Qianhai and Hengqin, the education ...

  9. Hong Kong risks losing the global education race

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... among all possibilities, the vision of turning the city into Asia's tertiary education hub is a win-win aspiration. Drawing respected global institutions here to provide self-financing tertiary education will help to develop Hong Kong's own workforce, to better support its international status. The move will also provide a great opportunity to add to our current degree ...

  10. The taxing cost of an elite education

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... an individual certificate of the same amount. All this does not include room and board. The Harrow family of schools is so rich it is surely capable of self-finance. Still the Education Bureau is so ... There are many well-established local, ESF and private schools offering affordable schooling, but the government still thinks taxpayers should subsidise a rich foreign franchise to educate privileged ...




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