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  1. Renaissance for digital technicians

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... more engaged learners. Located in Ma On Shan and part of the English Schools Foundation (ESF), RCHK uses technology to broaden the learning experience for students. When recruiting information technology (IT) professionals, the school looks for technicians to assist more than 2,000 students, teachers and school support staff. Duties include trouble-shooting and training, hardware setup, ...

  2. A brave new world

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the English Schools Foundation (ESF). Today's teachers do not teach in the same way it was done 10 or 20 years ago, he adds. Just as the calculator changed the way mathematics was taught during ... to the ever-changing technological landscape,' says White. With many schools introducing one laptop per student programmes, this immersion model is becoming more of a reality. Students with their own ...

  3. Tablet PCs put pupils in touch with their future

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at Renaissance College in Ma On Shan who have been using the iPad after the private independent school bought 28 of the tablet computers as part of its drive to involve students in information technology as early as possible. The school, which is run by the English Schools Foundation's commercial arm, Educational Services Ltd, places a strong emphasis on technology and already provides a mix ...

  4. Learning without pens and paper

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Territories, the newest addition to the English Schools Foundation. Armed with a partnership with Apple, the Ma On Shan school has successfully launched a one-to-one laptop programme that gives every ... She Mang said the latest strategy- the third- which will be ready early next year, aims to build upon the computer network already available in local schools. 'So far we have been focused ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET

    Former USSR internet domain a haven for cyber-criminals

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:51am by AP

    ... them are stalin.su, which eulogises the dictator, and the English-language chronicle.su, an absurdist parody site. But experts say many are fraudulent, and even the organisation behind.su accepts that. "We realise it is a threat for our image," said Sergei Ovcharenko, whose Moscow-based non-profit Foundation for Internet Development took responsibility for.su in 2007. ...

  6. Software grips class as learning takes fun turn

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Local primary school pupils are using a programmable computer device to turn English classes into sessions on how to design mechanical toys. 'A great way for people to learn ... to 14 primary and secondary schools by Chinese University of Hong Kong's Centre for University-School Partnerships. Last week's visit was to review the play-study scheme, which ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    How machines' speech recognition capability has been evolving

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... foreign-language ASR, and translate the speech into English. It aims to create software that can instantly translate two languages into each other with at least 90 per cent accuracy. It is highly unlikely ... consultant. He holds an electrical engineering doctorate and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Macau's St Paul's School biggest in region to fully embrace e-learning

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... to adapt our school to society and, in fact, we should outpace society because we are educating the ones who are going to lead society." English teacher Sue Tai was one of the first teachers ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Region's first school set to switch almost entirely from 'chalk and talk' to computers; it couldn't happen in Hong Kong, its head laments ...

  9. letters

    Posted Oct 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in schools. Kennly Chak Ting-hin, The Chinese Foundation Secondary School ... warming is worsening- it's time to do something to make it a difference. Simon Ko Chin-hung, Tsuen Wan Government Secondary School Girls must learn to be more confident Many teenage girls ...

  10. Business - Companies

    ‘Digital health’ movement in focus at tech show

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:41pm by AFP

    ... companies and school districts seeking to offer weight loss programs that will better engage and excite the staff and, ultimately, more successfully achieve health and overriding fiscal program ... with the Alzheimer’s Association and Breast Cancer Foundation to generate interest in the platform. As of now, the app is not part of any effort to generate revenue but “we are thinking about ways to work ...




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