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  1. Beginner student falls in love with France

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

    ... When Grace Man went to Nice, France, for a four-week study programme last year, she fell in love with the glamorous coastal city and the language. 'It was my first trip abroad on my ... in France. 'Maybe they just don't like to speak English, but this forced me to speak with people in French.' She says another surprise was the meals. 'I was so lucky that my host ...

  2. France: C'est la boom

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem France is experiencing a popularity boom among mainland Chinese students, according to a key Paris language centre. Audrie Marzou, head of student marketing for the Alliance ... France to be the second-most-popular destination for mainland secondary school students. The Alliance Francaise is a government-sponsored organisation which specialises in teaching French, ...

  3. France, Germany offer mix of culture

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Madeleine Fitzpatrick

    ... or postgraduate study in France or Germany are excellent options to consider for students who cannot get into universities in Hong Kong. France and Germany offer interesting architecture, centuries-old ... country's language made once the student has had time to settle in. About 500 students from Hong Kong travel to France or Germany each year to take up medium to long courses. Others enrol in courses ...

  4. 'Choose your road carefully then stick to it'

    Posted May 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... My education in Morocco and France included going to university at the age of 16 and it helped me create my proudest achievement, the wine and spirits event Vinexpo. My father was a French administrator in Morocco, which won independence from France in 1956. We lived in Casablanca, known as the White City for its large number of dazzling white buildings on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. ...

  5. A flair for French

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Jessie Hui Two students have had their linguistic and musical talents rewarded with a free trip to France this summer. Ruby Wong Hiu-chun and Edward Yip Tsz-hin are both in their first ... The lyrics had to include one of 10 French words set by the organisers. The duo, together with the other three winners, will take part in a week-long cultural exchange programme in France, where ...

  6. Small school takes a national stand

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong and Ada Lee An 'alternative' private primary school started last year by a mother for her two children will be incorporating the controversial subject of national education in its curriculum as it welcomes more pupils Yeo Peck Leng, ...

  7. 'Choir Boys' strikes right chord

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Choristes holds no surprises, but this simple yet heartwarming tale won the hearts of the French. It topped the box office in France, beating blockbusters like Harry Potter and the Prisoner ...

  8. School holidays are ending early

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Crystal Chui crystal.chui@scmp.com The summer holidays are over already for many pupils and teachers making an early start on the new Diploma of Secondary Education. Under the academic structure adopted in 2009, pupils will next year for the first time si ...

  9. French university student falls to death

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A French exchange student who had just arrived in the city plunged to his death yesterday from a student hostel at City University. The 21-year-old student, whose name was given as Vincent Godignon, came from the University of Technology at Troyes, in northeastern France. He was enrolled to study at City University's department of manufacturing engineering ...

  10. Principal's US degree 'insufficient'

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Educator quits after accreditation agency says qualifications do not meet standards The principal of a new international kindergarten was forced to resign this week after education officials refused to recognise her United States' teaching ...




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