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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Happy campus

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 03:12pm by Linda Yeung

    ... at a British boarding school feeling bitterly homesick. Now a final-year chemistry major at University of Bristol, he is settled, has become more independent, and is happy mingling with people from ... are not restricted to top students." Overseas students may also have the chance to top up their coffers. Britain, Australia and the US all allow them to work 40 hours a fortnight, with certain ...

  2. Playing happy families

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... programme involves seven, four-hour classes. In each session, teachers use a variety of activities including power point presentations, group discussions, question-and-answer sessions, role-plays ...

  3. Children give family happiness a 'B'

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung Most children in Hong Kong say they have a happy family life, even though they don't have much time to be with their parents, a survey has found. The Happy Family ... and how happy they were with their home life. It revealed that 80 per cent of children rate their family happiness as B, while 60 per cent said they always talked to their parents. Half ...

  4. Happiness is key when choosing schools

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to spend hours doing homework. 'I heard some schools required the students to write a full page of very complicated Chinese characters at K2 and K3,' she said. 'I find it ridiculous ... by the reception that I got and the reception that she got. I could tell the children were happy there.' While Arabella now attends The Peak School, her second daughter, Lizzie, four, attends the same ...

  5. Happy legal twist in the life of a medical researcher

    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Debra Martin

    ... Debra Martin profile IF YOU HAVE a few free hours at the end of the working day, you can always find something to do: drinks with friends, watching TV, a visit to the gym, more shopping. ... and Continuing Education. The lectures are held after work hours and on weekends, with some classes led by tutors who fly in especially from Britain. Ms Wong has completed the LLB qualification and moved ...

  6. Happiness in spite of challenges

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... with a primitive learning environment. Living in the remote countryside, many children help their parents in the fields every day before a trek to school which often lasts several hours. In spite ...

  7. A happy neighbourhood: students

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... or Tuen Mun, it takes half an hour and almost HK$10 a person. A visit to the Kingswood Ginza [the biggest shopping mall in Tin Shui Wai] costs HK$4 round trip. ' Janet lives with her parents ... for the children. 'It's true that many families [in Tin Shui Wai] are far from affluent. Some of us rely on financial support from the government, but we are happy with what we have,' says ...

  8. Figure-skater finds happiness amid the romance of the rink

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... that I was a nice student, which also made them want to help me. About half of my school day was spent on training. Typically there'd be two training sessions lasting up to 21/2 hours each. I'd ... I was allowed to ice skate and that meant the world to me, I do recognise that there are elements I've missed out on. However I love being a figure-skater. I love the feeling of happiness ...

  9. Flexible outlook the key to a happy, fulfilling retirement

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Wendy Ng

    ... with their organisations - good ideas do not get through, and long hours and pressurised work environments can hurt both family lives and personal health.' To keep up with a changing and demanding ...

  10. Happy learning not the most effective

    Posted Jan 08th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Schools have urged the government to put effectiveness before fun in learning as the education reforms are trying to shape a happy learning culture. They were responding ... Hong Kong students topped the world in maths in the 2003 study and came second in problem-solving and third in science. But they were also found to be the least happy about their schooling ...




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