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  1. Mailbag

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bureau's new plans for strengthening the NET scheme a timely move The Education Bureau's plan to evaluate relationships between native-English teachers (NETs) and local colleagues, and to commission the Institute of Education to design a Teaching English as a Foreign Language programme for untrained NETs is timely (Education Post, November 29). The scheme has drifted ...

  2. Expo on study in Australia

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... schools will answer questions from parents and students. Two international English testing organisations- the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and Australian Education Assessment Services (AEAS)- will also be there. Seminars on the Australian education system, boarding schools, government and independent schools, how to choose the right school, English-language ...

  3. More university students sit IELTS test

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam About 11,800 final-year university students sat the International English Language Testing System in the last academic year, an increase of 5 per cent on the previous year. Eighty-seven per cent scored between six and 7.5, which is considered 'competent' or 'good'. The average was 6.69 out of nine. Students from the University of Hong Kong topped ...

  4. Education underpins growth sector

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Lee Chipongian

    ... and universities and to instruct them to use English as the principal language. Fortunately, English-language schools in the country are thriving. There are at least 30 'Speak English' and English-language schools registered and operating in Manila alone. Since 2000, these schools have attracted students from countries such as South Korea, China, Taiwan and Pakistan. Ariane Alaman, ...

  5. British allure

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Bradley Winterton

    ... three Taipei English-language newspapers use American spelling. The reasons for this strong US influence are historical, and Taiwan follows the American education pattern, as well as having ... are generally making great strides in Taiwan, especially in the field of education. The market in students from Asia is a lucrative one for academic institutions, especially in the English-speaking ...

  6. whats on

    Posted Aug 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... August 16 'English Language for Exhibition and Trade Shows', organised by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, will teach participants how to improve their English skills. Inquiries: 2823 1280 Speaker: Carly Rogers, instructor in dramatic English August 17 'Service Excellence for Everyone', organised by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, will aid ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Schools Foundation. Having read the comments on the issue from other correspondents, one might be misled into thinking these are publicly funded English-language schools and that they supposedly ... English- language education. Of course, there are alternatives to the ESF, and I appreciate that this is a Chinese city, albeit the only one with an education system built around the Cantonese ...

  8. After Mao, a return to traditional values

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was the 30th anniversary of Mao's death. Other newspapers buried their coverage inside, with the notable exception of a Beijing-backed English-language publication. This paper relegated a small ... in rising crime, unemployment and corruption, an increasing wealth gap and the decline of affordable health care and education. China's academics are divided over the importance ...

  9. Cultural exchange

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... series features Chinese teenagers wearing T-shirts emblazoned with English-language statements such as 'What Makes You So Special?'; Maoist slogans from the Cultural Revolution have ... at that moment.' The photographs are an intersection point for many contradictory ideas: the girls wear T-shirts emblazoned with English-language statements they don't understand ...

  10. Give me shelter

    Posted Jul 24th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... 'messy' divorce in 1991, she set up SoulTalk, an English-language 24-hour support hotline for women, after realising that there was nothing in Hong Kong to help women struggling with personal ... partnerships with government departments and other organisations who deal with families in crisis, to establish cross-referral links. While the service was initially for English-language speakers, Ms ...




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