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  1. Choose subjects you're interested in- you'll do well

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The upcoming second-term exam is very important for Form Three students who have to choose arts or science for the next academic year. Our school organised many talks, where teachers outlined the pros and cons of both streams. I think students should choose subjects they are interested in. Otherwise, they will quickly lose interest in their studies. Also, it is silly to opt ...

  2. Cautionary lesson in human rights

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... That flexibility need not be a bad thing, given the nature of the course, which contains elements of science, the humanities and liberal arts, and its aim- to ensure that students develop an understanding ... them to be mindful of Hong Kong's core values, enshrined in the Basic Law, the Bill of Rights, and two human rights conventions which Hong Kong has long since signed and ratified- one ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How to get kids interested in science

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... the entrepreneurial US biologist who led one of the first ventures to map the human genome? Science education experts say parents have an important role to play in cultivating children's interest ... apart broken toys and make new ones with the components." Promoting interest in science and scientific learning has long been a concern of education officials. But while many schools have ...

  4. Find a common interest and make more friends

    Posted Mar 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are naturally outgoing and seem to have little trouble making friends. But for the shy it can be tough. A good way to meet new people is to find those who are interested in the same thing as you. Try ...

  5. Biotech lab to spark student interest

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... and Primary School by William Mak, former manager of the University of Hong Kong's Genome Research Centre, which is taking part in the International HapMap Project to map the human genome. ... he said. 'In Hong Kong, the breadth, awareness and competency in scientific knowledge and the interest and passion- they are all lacking. So I decided to set up this lab to promote young ...

  6. Private art college attracts strong interest

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... as Chile, and there had been 'very strong interest' in Hong Kong. He declined to reveal the number of applications or the breakdown of admissions by country and region until the process ... such as humanities, business and even science.' Ginger Hansen, the director of recruitment and admissions, said all applicants were considered for scholarships based on academic merit and artistic ...

  7. Rising standards lure overseas interest

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... are the people that discovered the obesity gene and the height gene, and we have a group that are world-leading in diabetes research. The other subject we are interested in is water systems. And we ... institutions of equal research strength but on a more human scale. So the student experience tends to be stronger at these institutions because the students are more involved with the staff. ...

  8. School team boss laments lack of interest

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... by the Hong Kong Human-Powered Vehicle Association and charity group Round Table 10, the race drew 35 teams and more than 1,500 participants this year. The winner of the men's race, which ...

  9. Part-timers pursue personal interests

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... there was a growing trend in part-time study by degree and non-degree holders, many of whom enrolled in short courses for personal interest or other reasons. About a quarter of the 110,000 part-time students ... economy.' The part-time study trend is backed by a survey conducted by HKU Space last year which found 'personal interests' as the key motivation for continuing education. Twenty-nine per ...

  10. The First Grader (Film)

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung According to the United Nations, life expectancy in the East African nation of Kenya is roughly 54 years. That is far below the world average of about 67. So, for a Kenyan, living into his 80s is a cause for celebration. Enter Kimani Maruge. ...




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