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  1. HK 16th best for higher education

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Hong Kong's higher education system has been ranked 16th best in the world and fourth in Asia in a new global league table. The ranking, prepared by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, compares the quality of higher education in 40 countries and regions using data from the Times Higher Education-QS World University Rankings 2008, which were published this month. The US took first ...

  2. Non-profit school needs chief with higher purpose

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Carmen Tao

    ... Susie Gyopos and Carmen Tao The new principal will lead, manage, plan and motivate projects at Christian education centre Top-quality professionals who have many years of teaching and administrative experience are being sought for a fulfilling position. A non-profit Christian education institution wishes to recruit an experienced principal. The Pui Ching Education Centre (PCEC) ...

  3. College eyes science and finance in new degrees

    Posted Jun 24th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... of Information Technology and Digital Design and the School of Humanities and General Education also offer programmes. About 300 places will be provided for Form Five graduates to study a one-year ...

  4. Spoilt for choice overseas

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... http://ic.daad.de/hongkong, www.study insweden.se, http://finland.cimo.fi SINGAPORE: Singapore is developing higher education as a key sector of its economy. The top local universities are the National University ... students. AUSTRALIA: Australia is in the throws of a nationwide push to boost the quality of research at its universities. Ivy Ngan, director of the Australian Education Centre in Hong Kong, said ...

  5. world view

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not permitted to wear religious symbols at work but higher-education students are allowed to as long as the clothes do not affect their studies. US universities face performance funding ... at America's four-year universities failed to graduate in six years. Among non-whites, more than half failed. Congressman John Boehner, chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, ...

  6. Education hub comes down to more beds, say educators

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... students.' Joseph Lee Heung-wing, an assistant professor at Polytechnic University and an executive committee member of the Federation of Higher Education Staff Associations, also called ... Linda Yeung The government has been urged to give more resources to the tertiary sector if it wants to make Hong Kong a regional education hub. Richard Ho Yan-ki, City University's ...

  7. Higher diploma numbers soaring

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Mary Luk

    ... to higher education. The School of Continuing and Professional Studies aims to provide school leavers with greater career and education opportunities. It has also established ... Students who don't get into university are taking programmes that offer good education and career opportunities, writes Mary Luk Every year, nearly two-thirds of the 35,000 Form Seven ...

  8. Diplomats barred from higher study

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am

    ... the federal government's decision, apparently approved by Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee, to all universities and higher educational institutions. At present, a dozen diplomats from embassies ... S.N.M. Abdi Diplomats posted in India have been barred from studying in educational institutions after two African envoys were recently caught with cocaine on a university campus ...

  9. Great universities don't depend on academic strength alone

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sector in Hong Kong- I have yet to see greater application and higher skills anywhere else in the world. These staff have been immensely important in making universities in Hong Kong ...

  10. UK too reliant on foreign students: report

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Brendan O'Malley

    ... of students in these subjects are from outside Britain, according to the annual trends report, 'Patterns of Higher Education Institutions in the UK'. High levels of enrolment from ... of international students for the financial health of British higher education, but also for the renewal of disciplines. We cannot assume that these trends will continue.' British universities have ...




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