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  1. Educational Reforms Encourage Higher Education in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:24am by Diana

    ... Diana In the world class city of Hong Kong, access to resources for higher education are widely and more than readily available. Earmarked as one of the six major areas of economic development, Hong Kong has taken a more forward approach to promoting higher education by introducing reforms on education on a local and international level. Reforms on the local level have affected ...

  2. Higher Education with a Higher Diploma

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 03:12pm by DianaMah

    ... Higher diploma graduates are also eligible for government jobs after completing their schooling. While cost is always an issue for many students wanting to attend post-secondary education, taking ... The Government of Hong Kong also encourages higher education for all its residents with easy access to grants and low interest (1% per annum) public loans. Post-secondary education in Hong Kong doesn’t ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Invest Land Fund to create more higher education places for students

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:47am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Invest Land Fund to create more higher education places According to the budget address, (recurrent) expenditure on education will be HK$67.1 billion. The revised estimate ... estimate in real terms is HK$66.6 billion (HK$63.7 billion x 104.6 per cent). The education expenditure will actually increase by HK$0.5 billion, that is 0.8 per cent. The rate is much lower than ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong follows global trend with women dominating higher education

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 10:34am by Elaine Yau

    ... Boom in Higher Education of Women", found there were more women holding college degrees than men in 67 of 120 countries studied. In the United States, about 36 per cent of women aged from ... Elaine Yau Worldwide, girls are outperforming boys at school and university. In the first of two-part series, Elaine Yau examines how this trend is playing out in Hong Kong Higher calling ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Massive open online courses are shaking up higher education

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 01:06pm by Katherine Forestier

    ... or Moocs, are being heralded as a game-changer in higher education by the likes of Simon Marginson, the Australian higher education guru now based at the Institute of Education in London, ... as well as the export of its best courses overseas, he says. "It is recognised that international online learning will have a significant impact on higher education, and it may transform ...

  6. News - China - EDUCATION

    Will Beijing's higher education reforms bring more fairness and innovation?

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 10:17am by Raymond Li

    ... the gaokao had played a key role in selecting elite students for limited university places until the late 1990s. But since then the country’s higher education system has undergone a huge expansion, ... of the exam regime has ignited heated debate among educators and parents over how far such change should go and how it should be carried out. Vice Minister of Education Liu Limin said his ministry ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKU drops over 20 places in Times Higher Education world league table

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Shirley Zhao and Johnny Tam

    ... to this year's World University Rankings released today by Times Higher Education . The news comes a day after the South China Morning Post published an interview with University of Science ... ends in February, as HKU's new vice chancellor. City University of Hong Kong, ranked 182 last year, fell out of the league table in the Times Higher Education rankings altogether. However, ...

  8. News - China - EDUCATION

    Peking, Tsinghua universities edge up in Times Higher Education rankings

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... in the 2013-2014 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, up one place. Tsinghua University went up two notches to 50 in the list, to be released today. The editor of the rankings, Phil Baty, said ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Autistic children 'held back' by Hong Kong's rigid education system

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:35am by ADA LEE AND LO WEI

    ... and communication. Based on this international measure, some 70,000 Hongkongers are autistic- much higher than the government's estimate of about 3,800- and educators and lawmakers say autistic pupils ... Ada Lee and Lo Wei One per cent of pupils may be affected and they need more help to reach potential, say educators Autistic children 'held back by rigid system' A lack ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How general education can sharpen Hong Kong's edge

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by PO CHUNG

    ... Po Chung Po Chung credits broad-based liberal arts curriculum for his success How general education can help sharpen HK's edge General education, or liberal arts education, is now ... on general education, so it's a good time to reflect on how it may enhance the internationalisation of Hong Kong's workforce. In my youth as an undergraduate in America, general education ...




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