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  1. European exchange scheme extended

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Commission's Erasmus Mundus programme, more funding will be earmarked for non-European students to study in Europe. From 2004 to 2008, the Erasmus Mundus programmes offered more than 6,000 scholarships ... comprises two elements. Robert Wagenaar, a higher education expert for the European Commission and director of studies at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, said the first component ...

  2. European case suggests two-year term can work

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... chairman of the European Central Bank after four, not eight, years in office furnishes an example of a political compromise for a vital position. Widely criticised, it worked out in the end. ... for a second term; but if he wished to carry on beyond the 'scheduled' departure date, he could do so constitutionally, as Wim Duisenberg did at the European Central Bank. Who knows, ...

  3. Europe appeals to foreign students

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron An online portal with information about degrees, scholarships and student life at more than 4,000 universities and colleges across Europe has been launched by the European Commission. The website, targeted at foreign students, is offered in six languages including English and Chinese and includes online application systems. It also has details of degrees ...

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    HK Equal Opportunities Commission chief defends national education

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by KC NG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com EOC chief defends national education Equal Opportunities Commission chairman Lam Woon-kwong has rejected suggestions that ethnic minority children could face ... of racial discrimination. Rather, it is an issue about how an education policy should be implemented." Speaking after yesterday's commission meeting, Lam said: "For a Pakistani pupil ...

  5. Education exchanges are key to fostering close ties with continent

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... Castillo-Fernandez, the European Commission's representative in the city. She says educational exchanges are crucial to promoting 'people-to-people exchanges', and local academics and students ... doctoral students at any given time. In mid-March, the 10th European Higher Education Fair was held in Hong Kong to rave reviews, with 50 participating institutions from 14 EU member-states. ...

  6. Scholarships in Europe on offer at HK education fair

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron New study and scholarship opportunities in Europe were revealed at Hong Kong's fifth European Higher Education Fair. Places for hundreds of students on 36 master's degree programmes involving joint study across at least three European universities are on offer under Erasmus Mundus, a scheme run by the European Commission. The programmes, ranging from ...

  7. Time to resolve the doubts over ESF funding

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been addressing deficiencies exposed by a management crisis last year and reports on the ESF's operations by both the Audit Commission and the Legislative Council's Public Accounts ...

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    The truth about the EU

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... in European studies. Academics from four universities - Baptist University, the University of Hong Kong, Chinese University and Lingnan University - set up the European Union Academic Programme (EUAP) ... more joint research projects involving local and European academics. The members of the EU state form China's major trade partner, ahead of Japan and the US Professor Jean-Pierre Cabestan ...

  9. More students join youth commission

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Four more students were yesterday appointed to the Commission on Youth, the body that advises on government policies. Commission chairman Philemon Choi Yuen-wan said the four ... their needs. Dr Choi broke new ground by appointing two students to the commission when he became chairman in 2001. One of them, Max Wong Mau-chung, is now working as an accountant. He has been ...

  10. Keep backing reform, retiring commission head urges teachers

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

    ... Polly Hui Outgoing Education Commission chairman Rosanna Wong Yick-ming yesterday urged teachers to continue their support for education reform and hoped that they would continue to receive more respect from society. 'Education is a profession about people. It needs to be pushed forward by people. Its effectiveness cannot be quantified. It cannot be rushed, and has ...




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