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  1. Child safety relies on partnership between school and home

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nothing is more important than the health and safety of youngsters and, as in many aspects of education, the best practice is a meaningful partnership between school and home. Both can tell ...

  2. The centres that offer a special education

    Posted Dec 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is the only school that has classrooms dedicated to autism but has a waiting list of 22. The Autism Partnership provides one-on-one home programming by sending therapists into the home to work with children. Autism Partnership: Tel 2526 3812; Web: www.autismpartnership.com.hk The Children's Institute of Hong Kong: Tel 2812 2144; Web: www.geocities.com/tcihkltd Matilda Child Development ...

  3. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

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

    ... President Xi Jinping's daughter, who is believed to be studying at Harvard, goes home to visit her parents, of course she will tell them what she saw, felt and understood about the US. Maybe ...

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    Scholarships for overseas study are an investment in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Cynthia Ip

    ... people, advancing our society, and facilitating the international flow of ideas. More importantly, an overseas education offers a number of unique opportunities unavailable at home. Moreover, ... and workforce. For those who detest the idea of money leaving Hong Kong, into the pockets of foreigners, look at the scholarship scheme as an investment- in our economy and governance, but most of all, ...

  5. Born to code? Get with the program

    Posted May 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zuckerberg and Facebook's coming initial public offering. Why don't local parents encourage children to learn how to write software programs? Why don't local schools make computer ... It is no exaggeration that contemporary civilisation runs on computer software and the networks they spawn. So-called apps are in effect lower-level and less complicated programming. Their proliferation, made ...

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    Should we let wunderkinds like Tumblr's David Karp drop out of high school?

    Posted May 21st 2013, 10:22am by AP

    ... at computer programming that schools can’t teach them what they need to know? “That’s what internships are for; that’s what extracurricular activities are for,” says Wadhwa, who has founded two ... City.” Karp’s mother gave him the option of home-schooling when he was 14, after he completed his freshman year at the Bronx High School of Science, an elite New York City public school that only ...

  7. Schools' solution lies close to home

    Posted Feb 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... be forgiven as it is essentially a lobby group, working for its own constituency. From its narrow perspective, its proposal makes sense. But we need to invest in our own schools to retain our students ...

  8. Putting theory into practise

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and programme structure. Introduced by executive training provider China Education Group, the Financial Engineering Programme is run in partnership with Stanford University's management science ... knowledge of arbitrage, hedging, futures and options pricing, portfolio management, trading, and dynamic investment strategies in bond, currency, options and other financial markets. Students ...

  9. Web search program gives pupils instant English-writing lessons

    Posted Jun 18th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Baptist University has developed a computer program that can boost pupils' English-language writing skills and vocabulary. The program takes a pupil's essay ... such as hereditary factors.' Ma was among the 50 senior pupils from the college who took part in the pilot phase of the program from August 2007 to January 2008. The university organised the testing, ...

  10. Microsoft rolls out investment strategy at Hong Kong schools

    Posted Jun 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and cash grants to primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong. The software giant has earmarked an initial investment worth $17.5 million to deliver information and communications technology skills training, tailored curriculum development, research funds and resources to local students and teachers. More investments are expected to be made over the next five years under this enterprise, ...




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