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  1. Students head for West Point in exchange

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and Dwight Eisenhower- four additional heads of state, 18 astronauts, 2,700 generals and many top corporate executives. Mainland academics are excited about the exchange programme, as West Point ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Peking University will send 10 students in January to the world- renowned United States Military Academy at West Point. The two-week exchange programme, ...

  2. ISF Academy head quits early over replacement

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier The head of one of Hong Kong's most expensive schools has quit and been replaced by a prominent local educator. Felicia Tsang, an academic from the United States ... to help us with curriculum development, because that was her forte.' It now needed a head who had administrative experience in running a large educational institution or secondary school, Ms ...

  3. 'Vast majority' of students support the government, official survey claims

    Posted Jun 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A survey released by the central government on the eve of one of the year's most politically sensitive days claims to show that it has the support of 'the vast majority' of students. The Ministry of Education report into the ...

  4. Staff 'need training to manage reforms'

    Posted Jun 04th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... 'The professional leadership of deputy school heads and middle managers has yet to be strengthened,' the report stated. Of the 22 schools assessed in the two areas in focus inspections, 36 ... May Chan Lack of management skills is hindering school administration and development Lack of training for deputy principals and panel head teachers in schools is hampering education ...

  5. More head abroad for college studies

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a few top universities being given too much state funding at the expense of many regional colleges. 'The fight for a college place has just been replaced by the competition for a place ...

  6. Embattled subsidised Logos school head resigns

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com The head of a direct subsidy school singled out by the government auditor for using HK$10 million to buy three properties for staff quarters has resigned. ... Yau's name and that of the Reverend Luk Hang-chuen, then school supervisor. The pair signed a declaration of trust stating that they held the properties as trustees. Secretary for Education ...

  7. Firebrand exchanges liberalism for 'rights'

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Outspoken Taiwanese legislator Li Ao fires another salvo on mainland tour Taiwanese author-turned-legislator Li Ao said yesterday he had set aside his pursuit of liberalism on the mainland in exchange for the right to speak freely. In a sar ...

  8. Logos Academy head defends use of school funds to buy property

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... in Tseung Kwan O, bought in 2008. The pair signed a declaration of trust stating they held the properties as trustees. Suen told lawmakers on Monday of accounting problems involving Direct Subsidy ...

  9. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... institution on Saturday, Obama said overseas education would allow students from the United States and China to gain a better understanding of the host country and could help convince them ...

  10. HKIS in a state of tension, says interim report

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... Steve Cray Staff member complains about 'fear-based environment', but head says school is in a strong position and that jobs are safe Hong Kong's most expensive international school is in 'a state of tension', according to an interim accreditation report. The report, by a visiting committee of the US body, the Western Association of Schools ...




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