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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1067357/how-general-education-can-sharpen-hong-kongs-edge
  2. Frustration voiced over poor state of higher education

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Chaotic debates among political advisers and legislators over the state of mainland education underscored heightened public discontent over a system that has been dogged by a shortage of funds, reckless university expansion, an alarming decline in overall quality and inequity in access to quality education. A gathering yesterday afternoon of a group of members ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673096/frustration-voiced-over-poor-state-higher-education
  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    UK university to set up college in Liaoning

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... the innovative venture highlighted the value of international collaboration in higher education. "It will bring many long-term academic, economic and social benefits to both the institutions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1090221/uk-university-set-college-liaoning
  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hall of distinction: The divine trinity

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 03:21pm by Linda Yeung

    ... heard and places they visited that shaped their decisions to apply for those courses. References are important. Principals and teachers know the students far better in terms of their educational ... From my own experience, it is a very happy environment to work in. Our courses are quite distinct in that you have very broad education in the first year, and gradually become very specialised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1053041/hall-distinction-divine-trinity
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Oxford don says education reforms 'won't hurt' Hongkongers' chances

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Pro-vice-chancellor at leading university says 3-3-4 system won't dim enrolment prospects Secondary reforms not a bar to Oxford Secondary-education ... Professor William James. Hong Kong departed from the British four-year senior-secondary curriculum in 2009. Pupils now go through three years of senior-secondary education, and those qualified to go ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1101590/oxford-don-says-education-reforms-wont-hurt-hongkongers-chances
  6. Education reforms must set bar higher for tutors

    Posted Aug 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and learning practices will eventually become a thing of the past under Hong Kong's education reforms, with more emphasis placed on critical-thinking skills. But old habits die hard. Evidence ... in their anxiety to ensure that their children got good grades. It has become an education 'fashion' market, with celebrity tutors who are paid multiples of what the highest paid secondary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691015/education-reforms-must-set-bar-higher-tutors
  7. Academics urge action to lift city's status as higher education hub

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... study has found that despite rising demand in Asia for overseas study, the city's higher education is not well known in the region. 'If Hong Kong is positioning itself to become ... the study included interviews with representatives of 34 higher education institutions, policy bodies, consulates and seven groups of non-local students. The team also prepared three case studies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660639/academics-urge-action-lift-citys-status-higher-education-hub
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657582/hk-16th-best-higher-education
  9. Comment - Letters

    Budget got it wrong on education

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... and they work hard to strive for a better Hong Kong. They, too, deserve more subsidies to alleviate their financial burden caused by inflation. As an educator, I am also concerned about the resources the government devotes to nurturing the next generation. It is pleasing to learn that expenditure on education continues to be the highest in the budget. Unfortunately, I have strong reservations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1174043/budget-got-it-wrong-education
  10. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

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

    ... offers young education on foreign policy US first lady Michelle Obama is absolutely right about the importance of overseas education, and that is exactly what the sons and daughters of many ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1455672/overseas-study-offers-young-education-foreign-policy

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