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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Preschool accused of taking deposits before campus is officially registered

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 04:37am by SHIRLEY ZHAO, Johnny Tam

    ... with the Education Bureau- but denies jumping the gun and breaching regulations. The bureau will look into complaints from parents who say they paid to reserve a place at Zenith International Education ... to those who chose the new site. "We definitely didn't jump the gun," said Chau. Education minister Eddie Ng Hak-kim said the bureau would follow up on the claims. Zenith promised ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents petition government as minister refuses meetings over loss of kindergarten's premises

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 06:36pm by Johnny Tam and Shirley Zhao

    ... control. In a press release issued last night, Ng said: "I have requested our staff to render full support to the affected students and their parents, and take good care of the children's ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Intel donates HK$14m in equipment to Chinese University

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by DANNY LEE

    ... employable," said Professor William Wong Kam-fai, an associate dean of engineering. Intel, the world's largest producer of semiconductors, is donating to the university embedded controller boards, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Baptist University vows to continue fight for Chinese medicine teaching hospital

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:02pm by Johnny Tam, Shirley Zhao and Fanny W. Y. Fung

    ... Johnny Tam, Shirley Zhao and Fanny W. Y. Fung Baptist University vows to keep up fight for land to build its own Chinese medicine facility, saying that competing plans are only 'concepts' University sticks to guns over hospital Baptist University remains non-committal about partnering the government to run a Chinese medicine hospital as it vows to continue with its fight ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong parents say pushing children too hard doesn't work

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and ballet classes the girl took- had been wrong. Ling had kept tight control, and the daughter had rebelled. She skipped school, smoked cannabis, ran away from home and fought with everyone. She had ... by Ling, the mother now considers that to be a success. "Asian parents have absolute control over their children. We believe if our children are not successful enough, we'll lose ...

  6. Comment - Blogs - EDUCATION

    Tiger Mum’s triple formula for success

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 08:01pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Jews and Mormons among others do much better than everyone else. Three components for success They put it down to three things: you need a superiority complex, insecurity and impulse control ... cripple you. And if you lack impulse control or self-discipline, you can’t concentrate on anything. If you have the “triple package, Chua and Rubenfeld argue, you have a puritan mindset long ago ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    System to prevent parents hoarding Hong Kong's kindergarten places 'may flop'

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:48am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Proposed measures to streamline admissions may have no impact, says educator Flaws seen in kindergarten control system A new system intended to streamline kindergarten admissions and prevent parents from "hoarding" places may flop, educators warned the Education Bureau yesterday. Under the proposed system for the 2015/16 school year, parents ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten panic spills over into Yuen Long

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 02:57am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... said the kindergarten distributed application forms online last year, but it led to more administrative work for teachers due to the high number of forms downloaded. "We have no control ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    British education group with new school in Lam Tin eyes US listing

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 10:03pm by Johnny Tam

    ... to comment. The group is controlled by investment firm Baring Private Equity. Education sector lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen said the group, as a private company, had the right to opt for an IPO, ...

  10. News - China - EDUCATION

    From rural China to law school

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 03:56pm by Associated Press in Tiaohuashan village

    ... and his friends recalled. Boys pried the legs off classroom benches to brandish in a scuffle. “The teachers could not control us,” Mu said. Per-student funding in Mu’s province in 1998, when he ...




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