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  1. Mainland students in HK discover wealth of information on crackdown

    Posted Jun 04th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... months after he set foot in the city. 'When I was in Chengdu, I used internet search engines to look for June 4 information,' the 19-year-old City University freshman said. 'Only ... the June 4 crackdown' were allowed to be displayed publicly. Liu slowly acquired more of the story from conversations with peers, and abundant information available from libraries ...

  2. Freedom needs the education it deserves

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... not surrender to belief in nothing or to the belief in the great One.' Free man and informed citizen. ...

  3. Tsang gives college visit pledge on press freedom

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday promised to put a high value on press freedom. Mr Tsang made the remarks during a visit to Sha Tin Methodist College while taking part in a role-play discussion with students on the topic of press freedom- under the eye of a camera from the Information Services Department. Mr Tsang arrived at the school for his ...

  4. When social networking crosses the line

    Posted Sep 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... student said. 'Someone informed my class teacher and I was lectured by disciplinary staff.' Another student from the group expressed her discontent, claiming that she was being ... of the Basic Law says the 'freedom and privacy of communication of Hong Kong residents shall be protected by law'. In 2008, Katherine Evans, a former student from the US state of Florida, ...

  5. Q&A

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Burnett

    ... in which information and communication technology is now used in teaching and learning. Many schools are proactive in the way this is implemented and often encourage students to actively engage ... there is a down side, especially when it comes to how personal information is made public on the internet. There are many well-known blog and social network sites which are mostly uncensored and provide ...

  6. Time for change

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... they are responding to evolving technologies. 'The ICT [information and communication technologies] revolution is changing the face of education,' McDonald says. 'It is not replacing ...

  7. New information pack on NSS

    Posted Sep 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan The Education Bureau has published an information pack on the New Senior Secondary curriculum. The seven-part book includes information on local and foreign universities ... talks for parents on October 7, 11, 18 and 24. Human resources agencies will be also invited to give advice on job interviews. The information pack is available online ...

  8. Danger within

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Frank Ching Academic freedom has been in the news, largely as a result of the angry response of mainland officials and pro-Beijing newspapers to a survey on the identity of Hongkongers, ... and the pro-vice-chancellor. This year, the government was asked in the Legislative Council if measures were in place to ensure that academic freedom was free from political interference. In response, the secretary ...

  9. Hard lessons in academic freedom

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... by a growing threat to academic freedom. Their fears were spelled out forcefully at a meeting of the Legislative Council's educational panel on March 12, when more than 30 rights activists, ... 137 of the Basic Law, which states that 'educational institutions of all kinds may retain their autonomy and enjoy academic freedom', was at risk following a spate of controversies. ...

  10. Defenders of academic freedom 'deserve a statue'

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com The Hong Kong Institute of Education should erect a permanent reminder of its fight for academic freedom in the form of a stone tablet or statue, speakers ... Professor Bernard Luk Hung-kay in defending the institute's autonomy during a row over academic freedom that led to a high-profile government inquiry in 2007 and a judicial review two years ...




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