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  1. Paying for the cachet of a top university

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... in the project pronounced categorically: 'If you want a Stanford degree, you have to come to Stanford.' So much for jump-starting higher education by hitching one's university ... tailored for specific jobs is not the primary goal. The quest for a higher education that prizes broad knowledge and prepares a graduate for any job may take a more tortuous path, but the voyager ...

  2. Encouraging the creative process

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Form Five school leavers not only have a full range of courses offered by local institutions to choose from, but they can also opt for private colleges that offer an international education. Raffles International College (Hong Kong) is one such course provider, with an emphasis on creative education, an area of study that is attracting a growing number of students, ...

  3. Tap mainland research resources, report says

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... report on the future of higher education released yesterday. It also proposed the establishment of a super-body to oversee all commercial higher education schools. The reports calls ... made towards the objectives of the 2002 higher education review- known as the Sutherland report. It was also charged with identifying new issues facing higher education and discerning world ...

  4. Treating education as a serious business

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Mandy Chan

    ... competition from other parts of Asia, the city now needs to invest more in its education services. Technology and knowledge are becoming increasingly important to the global economy. To succeed ... continue to learn for the rest of their lives. These qualities include creativity and resourcefulness, and the ability to work with others and think critically. But education can also make money ...

  5. More places likely for associate degree holders

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... is part of a review of higher education in Hong Kong. A review group, led by Sir Colin Lucas, warden of Rhodes House at the University of Oxford, will also consider whether to increase the quota ... consultative meetings this month with people involved in higher education about the review, which was launched two years after its scheduled start date. ...

  6. More trips planned to promote diploma

    Posted Mar 08th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... on the diploma in London and Manchester for admissions tutors from at least 50 universities, and give a presentation at an international higher education conference in London. The trip to Australia ... to Canada. The examinations authority and Education Bureau are jointly making the visits to discuss university admission requirements for the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education. The authority ...

  7. Quality control

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo When The New York Times recently ran a major story about China becoming the world's second-greatest producer of science papers after the US, the subtext was not lost on its readers. Besides challenging the United States as the pre-eminent eco ...

  8. 'If he can relax I think he can go higher'

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... around to the barriers. Yiu has since worked hard on educating his youngster and was pleased to see a more relaxed animal heading to the top of the straight before the race. 'Last week he was sweating and agitated before the race again, but I think he was a bit better today and definitely fitter for his first run,' Yiu said. 'If he can relax I think he can go higher ...

  9. Educators back college split plan

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Higher education unions also favour the move proposed by the University Grants Committee in its higher education review published last week, which provides a road map for future development. ... institutions' transparency as well as public awareness of self-financing degree and sub-degree programmes.' Shum Kar-ping, chairman of the Federation of Higher Education Staff Associations, ...

  10. Expensive education

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by George Jones

    ... George Jones Renaissance College Britain is renowned for its higher education institutions. Its universities attract applicants from around the globe. Yet such interest may wane after ... on certain fields of study and research. Students from overseas would have even greater financial burdens to bear. Because of that, international interest in British higher education institution may ...




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