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  1. Nature charity walk to benefit WWF education

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mary Agnew Chinachem is holding a charity nature walk in Sai Kung on October 23 to raise money for WWF's Hong Kong education programme. The walk offers the public, young and old, ... of the Earth.' The public can take part in the walk with a donation of at least HK$1. The funds benefit WWF-Hong Kong's primary school education programme at the historic Island House Conservation ...

  2. Education chief to announce drug test details

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung is expected to announce details tomorrow of a voluntary drug-testing scheme, to be introduced in Tai Po secondary schools, after a meeting with school principals. The government has said it would consult concerned parties about the scheme and modifications would be made before introducing drug testing in schools next month. ...

  3. Tough debut for education chief

    Posted Jul 10th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch Education Secretary Michael Suen Ming-yeung faced heated questioning at his first education panel meeting yesterday, as legislators attacked the government's response to the inquiry into allegations of government interference at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Legislators asked why former education minister Arthur Li Kwok-cheung had not been punished for his ...

  4. Education academic finds 'no rational basis for cuts'

    Posted Apr 28th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch There was no rational explanation why the Hong Kong Institute of Education had borne the brunt of cuts in teacher education places, one of its senior academics said this week. Giving evidence at the commission of inquiry on Wednesday, head of strategic and academic planning Lai Kwok-chan said of the four teacher education providers, HKIEd was the only institution ...

  5. Panel to discuss education gag row next week

    Posted Feb 08th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Nora Tong

    ... dissent in the Hong Kong Institute of Education look set to escalate, as a Legco panel has called a meeting for Monday to discuss the matter. Lawmakers from the pan-democratic camp yesterday vowed to press ahead with calls for a formal inquiry into claims of government intervention in the institute's affairs after staff members openly disagreed with the government's education ...

  6. Large class sizes in Hong Kong shock visiting Shanghai educator

    Posted Feb 21st 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Conditions described as making it impossible for teachers to practise innovative methods A Shanghai education official said he was 'shocked' at the large number of students Hong Kong teachers are faced with. Mao Fang, director of Shanghai Municipal Education, Science, Culture and Health Commission, told an international symposium on small-class teaching ...

  7. Career prospects undiminished as education chief gets clean report card

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung Arthur Li Kwok-cheung's career prospects took a positive turn yesterday after he emerged unscathed from the HKIEd inquiry. The education minister, who once was tipped as a candidate for chief executive, was cleared of allegations that he had attempted to pressure the HKIEd into merging with Chinese University. The inquiry's report said that when Professor Li ...

  8. Vice-president tells of fear after threat from education secretary

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch, Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui and Liz Gooch The vice-president of the Hong Kong Institute of Education yesterday told the inquiry of his fear after education chief Arthur Li Kwok-cheung said he would pay ... are our students,' he explained to the education chief. He said Professor Li 'shot back', very angrily and forcefully: 'So you don't want to issue that. Alright, I'll ...

  9. Judge picked as replacement to head education inquiry

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui, Will Clem

    ... at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. The judge will replace Mr Justice Woo Kwok-hing, vice-president of the Court of Appeal, who disqualified himself last Friday after his 'ongoing working relationship' with Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun, head of the Independent Commission Against Corruption and former permanent secretary for education and manpower, prompted concerns over his impartiality. Chief ...

  10. Education inquiry to rule on witnesses

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The inquiry into alleged government intervention in the internal affairs of the Hong Kong Institute of Education will today decide whether to hear evidence from three academics ... Chiu-fun, while still permanent secretary for education and manpower, called for the institute to dismiss four academics who criticised policies. Professor Luk also alleged that Arthur Li ...




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