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  1. Lifestyle - Books - EDUCATION

    Book review: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon?, by Yong Zhao

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by David Wilson

    ... addresses include institutionalised cheating: in June 2013 in Hubei province, Yong recounts, a riot erupted after students were barred from pursuing a cheating scheme their parents had paid for. ...

  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    Chinese students raise a stink after university orders them to take on janitor duties

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:38pm by Kathy Gao

    ... back the cleaners who left the university due to the new policy. In a meeting at the university on September 5, Zhou acknowledged the problems and opposition this initiative encountered ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - EDUCATION

    For students and recent graduates, the money is in maths and engineering

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by Reuters

    ... rose 34 per cent between 2003 and 2013. Pay for operations research analysts was up 32 per cent. Statisticians saw their average earnings rise 34 per cent. There were also better-than-average ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Challenge for youngsters caught in cycle of problems

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by BRIAN YAP

    ... Taiwanese documentary director Kuo Shiao-Yun, Youth New World has invested HK$500,000 in developing the endurance trip- which will be filmed by Kuo. Exhibited at the 2013 Taipei Film Festival, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Number of Hong Kong students studying in England soars as parents lose faith in Diploma

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... at English institutions. More than 4,600 enrolled in undergraduate courses in 2012-2013, up 24 per cent from 2011-2012, and more than 1,000 entered postgraduate programmes, up 4 per cent, according ... from mainland China taking postgraduate courses in England. Such students numbered 8,300 in 2012-2013, up 44 per cent from 2010-2011. That contrasted with a 51 per cent fall in the number ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents in Hong Kong struggling with rising cost of English-language education

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 10:58am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... schools said the same, but many of the remaining 11 that did enrol non-Chinese-speaking pupils said parents should expect their children to encounter difficulties with the subject. A bureau ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Outgoing HKU chief Tsui Lap-chee says academic freedom crucial

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:21pm by Oliver Chou

    ... the city's main financial district in a quest for universal suffrage. Tai said he had not encountered any pressure from the university because of his political views and that the university had ...

  8. News - China - EDUCATION

    Xian kindergartens secretly fed pupils flu pills for 5 years, police say

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 05:09am by DARREN WEE

    ... since 2012 after an outbreak of the H1N1 virus, but it failed to provide any evidence. The drugs were given to the children twice a year before the regular flu season arrived, in spring ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Grand winner of Student of Year honours finds new inspiration

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:33am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Top student takes new inspiration from awards Sing Yin Secondary School student Tam Pok-man was crowned grand winner in the Student of the Year 2013 awards yesterday. Tam, 17, believes he won because of his passion for science. "I think I have a solid future plan and tangible dream. I want to become a scientist researching room-temperature ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKU’s Tsui Lap-chee reflects on his 12 years as vice chancellor

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:45pm by Oliver Chou

    ... More than 6,800 of the 10,795 students who enrolled in the 2012-2013 school year required a visa. "We have an agreement that non-local students can exceed no more than 20 per cent of all ...




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