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  1. New study affirms the value of HK?s higher education services

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

    ... higher education services. The new study was released on Friday. A spokesman for the Education and Manpower Bureau said it had emphasised the need to?internationalise? Hong Kong?s higher education services. 'We are pleased to see that the report shares our vision of internationalisation. Indeed, the government?s new policy to facilitate the entry of non-local students into Hong ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Academic calls for a central agency to boost educational hub concept

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... and Malaysia, the study was conducted from April 2007 to January this year and reported 74 interviews with representatives of higher education institutions, policy bodies and consulates general. 'There is a great potential for exporting Hong Kong's higher education services to Asian countries other than the mainland,' Professor Cheng said. Comparing the revenue earned from ...

  4. Education boost

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Mainland Higher Education Expo on December 10 and 11. Representatives from the 63 universities will share information about the admission procedure. ... on the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education examination and Hong Kong A-level Examination. Participating universities are located in 11 provinces, including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong. Annual ...

  5. Educate for talent diversity

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai Costly it may be, but higher education holds the key to producing diverse professionals needed in a knowledge-based economy. Given the sector's importance, last week's budget was a disappointment devoid of any new insights into bolstering the city's quality of human resources through higher education, academics say. The government has taken ...

  6. Demand grows for a truly international education

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to develop new objectives and set higher standards for national and international education alike. In the Hong Kong context, we are blessed by our position as a key interface between East and West. ... is only part of the equation; quality is another vital factor. In this regard, it might be useful to ask: 'What are we setting out to achieve? What should an international school education ...

  7. PhD fellowship scheme an investment in education

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... growing demand. It is hoped that this will maximise our existing education resources and broaden our global vision to develop Hong Kong into a higher-education hub for the region and the world. ... a centre of higher education can be a source of global influence and soft power, the essence of which lies in values, which means using culture to attract and co-opt people rather than coercing ...

  8. Thousands of HK students favour British education

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

    ... Thousands of Hong Kong students, pursuing postgraduate study, are enrolling with overseas universities. Figures recently released by Britain's Higher Education Statistical Agency reveal that as many as 5,160 Hong Kong students were studying British postgraduate courses delivered in Hong Kong in 2007-8, while the Education Bureau's Non-Local Courses Registry shows ...

  9. High stakes in Hong Kong's dream to be Asia's education hub

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Gerard Postiglione

    ... quickly. Moreover, mass higher education is becoming the norm. (South Korea has already moved to universal higher education.) Many Asian institutions of higher learning will join the ranks ... Gerard Postiglione Is Hong Kong destined to become Asia's 'world education hub' or only one among many? Despite the exam-oriented rote learning and little innovative ...

  10. Educated investment

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... and creative industries; environmental industries; and, educational services- the centrepiece of his policy address next month. From the point of view of shedding more light on the government's ... educational services has provoked the most discussion. Hong Kong's educational services, from primary to college level, are largely publicly funded. With a price tag of more than HK$60 billion, ...




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