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  1. Scientific evidence needed on source of air pollution

    Posted Oct 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by local families desiring that their children learn in English. The real problem is that not enough public schools offer a quality English-language education and an international school education is beyond the means of most families. It is that great distorter of markets, the government, that is responsible for reducing the supply of schools offering quality English-language education ...

  2. Help finance a rail link for bridge to Macau, mainland

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the basics in English-language education. PAULINE BUNCE, Heng Fa Chuen Sticking to the truth In my article headlined 'Blinded by fear and ideology' (May 27), I mentioned I was intrigued ... These localised labels, combined with an appalling lack of knowledge of the alphabet's sound system, leave Hong Kong badly wanting when it comes to the basics of English-language competency. ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the region, an affordable English-language education must be available for children. I believe many senior officials agree with me, and yet they want the subvention freeze to remain in place. ... are not made available for English-language education, serious doubts must be raised about Hong Kong's ability to become an educational hub. The government needs a change of mindset and to do away ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... published supplement as soon as possible. The education community needs an English-language forum for its news. In the absence of the Education Post, we may be forced to turn to alternative forums ... levy', November 29). The plan states that the ESF mission is: 'To provide the people of Hong Kong with a seamless affordable English language education focused on excellence in learning ...

  5. Directory of courses- Local tertiary institutions

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... language education, curriculum development and teaching of liberal studies, early childhood education, English language teaching, parent education, Putonghua education, school guidance ... and English language education, visual arts. International executive master of arts in educational leadership and change: A new programme aimed at developing leaders with the capacity to enhance ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... changing, indeed reducing, the syllabus for Form Four and Form Five students. The levels of the Chinese and English language papers have been adjusted repeatedly. If standards are lowered ... it will reduce their costs. They also have to be made aware of their social responsibilities. Parents also have a role to play. They should educate their children so they grow up with good habits. Emily ...

  7. Funds prime the research pump

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... school was planning to boost the number of taught courses in areas such as thesis writing and subject-specific topics. Advanced English-language courses were already being offered and 'an ... Liz Heron Hong Kong's universities are offering more places for postgraduate students as the government pours extra cash into higher education in its drive to develop a knowledge ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Feb 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the same satellite TV region as Singapore and several more conservative (and easily offended) countries, I am used to being forced to pay for very heavily censored English-language TV programming. ... many questions from pupils because the situation could become quite chaotic. Therefore, they tend to rely more on knowledge-based teaching. The Education Bureau wants to see a more creative ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New curriculum bad news for Chinese schools Primary students have always faced keen competition to get into English-language secondary schools. For example, in Yuen Long it was the case ... children was adversely affected. Once they were enrolled in an English secondary school they faced another trial by fire with the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination. This resulted ...

  10. Government must act on 'safe' air pollution

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an achievement largely based on the diligent and capable workforce trained by local schools, with negligible ESF contribution. ESF's unfair privileges impair efficient allocation of education resources. The ESF must honour its statutory obligation to open its admission to local natives who can benefit from 'a modern liberal education through the medium of the English language ...




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