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  1. Education is the key to reducing levels of roadside air pollution

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This campaign will face difficulties unless there is an adequate education drive that targets motorists. The majority of drivers probably still think that electing not to drive one day month ... into account all the potentials involved in such a scheme, could help reduce roadside air pollution. If an education campaign makes motorists fully aware of what a car can do to the environment, ...

  2. Educate public on sea rubbish

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But instead of blaming them or Hongkongers, we need to educate tourists and all visitors to the beaches by, for example, putting up posters and stepping up patrols by officers. The government to some ... Chai Wide basis for school aid The logic of Paul Mounsey's argument in his letter is inescapable ('Keep education allowance for civil service families', July 21). All Hong Kong ...

  3. Lift spending on education and let parents lead

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The letter headlined 'Let schools take a greater role in deciding courses' (February 15) stressed a truth which our educational reformers too often forget: that parents are the primary educators of their children and that public education's major function is to assist them. The role of the government is not to undercut or usurp the parents' role, as is done ...

  4. Specialist research holds key to facing up to globalisation

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Asian education leaders was told. As part of celebrations for its 15th anniversary, Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) invited university heads and scholars to attend a roundtable discussion on the challenges facing Asian education. Entitled 'Universities of Education: Transforming Future Learning in Asian Societies', the conference addressed issues ranging from ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was admitted to Baptist University at age nine], I appreciate that the Academy for Gifted Education has carried out a good job for the past two years but much more can be done. The fundamental problem is that teachers and students regard the academy as outside the school system and optional, thus its courses have never been their priority. To be effective, and to benefit more students, gifted education ...

  6. Lofty goals fuel demand for teachers

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by John Brennan

    ... for second best when it comes to education. Those in search of a top-notch education for their children, and who are willing to pay the sometimes considerable fees, will find a wide range ... and allowances depending on their responsibilities and completion of their contracts. Along with continuing training, the ESF and HKIS provide staff with housing subsidies and educational opportunities ...

  7. Doctors report 30pc rise in sore throats

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... said the school received notification by fax from the Education Bureau in the middle of the afternoon on Monday, which did not leave staff enough time to make emergency arrangements. 'Fax is not a good means of communication. We would appreciate at least a phone call,' he said. Lau Man-fai, principal of NLSI Lui Kwok Pat Fong College, said: 'We tried to contact the Education ...

  8. letters

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Voluntary work brings big benefits Some parents think it is a waste of time for children to take part in voluntary work. They say spending too much time on extra-curricular activities might affect their children's academic results. I am a volunteer. ...

  9. school news

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

    ... librarian at the University of Hong Kong, was the guest-of-honour. In her speech, Chan, a former student of the school, said: 'Secondary education is an important milestone in one's life. ... and a positive learning attitude. In view of this, funding from the Education Bureau had been used to develop school-based English teaching materials and create an English-speaking environment in school. ...

  10. Pioneer scientist is off the planet but down to earth

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... for the US after one semester in pursuit of a more stimulating science environment. Back in the territory for the first time in 38 years, he showed a sense of indebtedness to local education. He had ... for breeding dedicated, gifted scientists may be over, and that the US general school education system was not geared towards producing specialists at a young age. Hong Kong appeared to be moving ...




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