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  1. Hong Kong Education Gets An Overhaul

    Posted May 27th 2014, 03:45pm by Randee Stever

    ... Randee Stever The Hong Kong education system is known for its competitiveness and debate has been strong regarding what some belief to be outdated teaching methods. In the past, students ... education reforms, the result is a new school guide in Hong Kong that gives every student greater access to quality education. Of all the changes introduced into Hong Kong’s education, one ...

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    Help improve Hong Kong education instead of choosing the exit option

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:07pm by Kelly Yang

    ... Kelly Yang Kelly Yang says the crisis of confidence in Hong Kong education can be overcome as long as we're willing to meet the problems head-on Fight not flight I'm tired of losing my best students to US and British boarding schools. I'm tired of losing good friends to Singapore or other countries. I'm tired of reading headlines warning that Hong Kong ...

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    Hong Kong educators must focus on teaching critical thinking skills

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:58pm by Alan Wong

    ... executive's policy address has made education a key area in Hong Kong and has proposed giving students a lot more financial support. But will it really solve the long-discussed educational problem ... of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams. Again, we see an insignificant change. Indeed, liberal studies trains thinking skills, but an hour of lessons each week is insufficient. What we ...

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    Hong Kong educators doing their best to help children with autism

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:16am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial HK educators doing their best to help children with autism I refer to the article by Toby Mountjoy (" How Hong Kong mainstream schools are failing children with autism ", April 2). As founder of the Autism Recovery Network (established in Hong Kong in 2005), I find it disappointing that Mr Mountjoy has decided to take a pessimistic view of the educational ...

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    Broaden Hong Kong education for more well-rounded students

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 09:04pm by KAI-LUNG HUI

    ... Kai-Lung Hui Kai-Lung Hui says 'too much, too fast' approach can kill curiosity to learn Broaden HK education for more well-rounded students Universities in Hong Kong are reportedly admitting a significant number of local students who do not take the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education examination. These students, who take the International Baccalaureate diploma ...

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    Stamp out the elitism in Hong Kong education

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says Hong Kong's education system has become a modern-day monster, warped by an obsession with talent and privilege Class war We who live in this city certainly ... going, but if someone were to do a ranking of preschoolers, my bet is that we would be in the top five. My mum didn't have to put together an educational portfolio for me when I was young. ...

  7. A Hong Kong education for all

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

    ... Hong Kong into a truly international city- does not seem too exorbitant. I cannot help but wonder how many of the civil servants who determine Hong Kong's education policy leave ... be 'encouraged' to educate their children at home- as do most people in Hong Kong- by a government intent on showing the world that it has a world-class education system well equipped to educate all its ...

  8. Hong Kong educators to be honoured by institute

    Posted Nov 12th 2005, 12:00am by Stephanie Harrington

    ... was no stranger to controversy during his five-year tenure, but he was affable and relaxed describing his expansive career. Mr Li, 67, joked during an interview at the Hong Kong Institute of Education ... . The changes to junior secondary education, made under the guidance of Murray MacLehose, British governor of Hong Kong from 1971 to 1982, were followed in 1981 by streaming post-compulsory education ...

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    Hong Kong's education achievements threatened by rising youth poverty

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Louisa Mitchell

    ... universities today. One of Hong Kong's greatest social achievements of the past few decades has been the turnaround in girls' education. A recent study for Civic Exchange and The Women's Foundation, titled "The Changing Faces of Hong Kong", shows that 70 per cent of women aged 60 or over in 2011 had either no education or had only been to primary school, whereas only two per ...

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    Hong Kong's education fails the language test

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Education fails language test The problems facing Hong Kong pupils are closely tied to the education and social environment in which they have been brought up. For decades, ... is also feared to be eroding, due to the inroads of foreign words and technology-related jargons used in everyday life. A report on the first Hong Kong Diploma for Secondary Education Examination ...




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