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  1. School's in soon for mainland judges on City University course

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui City University is to offer a masters of law programme, the first of its kind, for mainland judges to provide them with training in common law and other overseas legal systems. The programme, which begins in September, will admit 30 mainland judges recommended by the National Judges College, a judges' training unit set up under the People's Supreme Court. The judges ...

  2. Parents need a lesson in what schools can offer

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are willing to believe money can make a difference. This came to light when a judge this week jailed a former music teacher and head of admissions at Diocesan Preparatory School, Kowloon Tong, ...

  3. Pair punished for fraud to save school

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK$505,000 in government subsidies to keep the school afloat were ordered yesterday to perform community service. District Court Judge Esther Toh Lye-ping ordered Li Shuk-han, the former supervisor ... that both defendants committed the offence out of a sincerity of heart to help the kindergarten,' said the judge in sentencing. 'I have considered all sentencing options, including whether ...

  4. Judge goes easy on students from elite school

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Two underachieving former students at elite school Queen's College who robbed a 60-year-old herbalist were told by a judge yesterday that they must face up to life's difficulties. 'It's not all over. You need courage to admit your wrongdoings,' Deputy District Court Judge Ada Yim Shun-yee told the 16-year-olds as she sentenced Mak Chi-ho ...

  5. Time to judge for themselves

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei In any competition, it always helps to know what the judges think. And the judges were happy to let the contestants know, at a special workshop attended by 140students ... for the participants, the event helped them gain insights into the judging criteria, while getting a taste of what it was like to be a judge themselves. The workshop was hosted by Stan Dyer, the competition ...

  6. School must close class, judge rules

    Posted Sep 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... the judgment, noting the judge's decision affirmed the government policy in rationalising underused aided schools. Northcote College of Education Past Students' Association School asked ... that the decision would not result in any child failing to receive a proper education. The judge also rejected the argument that the policy would have a wide and profound impact on the well-being of Hong ...

  7. Don't judge a university on these rankings alone

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jubilation, criticism and modest crowing must be in the air on university campuses; rankings season is under way. The year's first league tables have been published and several more will be out soon. Each will be hungrily pored over by parents lookin ...

  8. Is institute autonomy so sacred, asks judge

    Posted Jun 06th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch, Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui and Liz Gooch Inquiry head questions tertiary groups' view The judge heading the inquiry into alleged government interference in the affairs of the Hong Kong Institute ... about the articles written by HKIEd academics. The judge said Mrs Law's explanation was a nice way of telling the academics to 'stop the criticism'. The chief executive in council ...

  9. High standard impresses judge

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... given in some categories. Eleanor Morris, one of the judges for the Student Linguist of the Year Awards, was impressed by the high standard of the candidates. 'It was a very tough job this year as the standard of the students was very high,' said Mrs Morris, who has been judging the category for four years. 'We were delighted to see so many talented students.' ...

  10. Visions for greener city impress judges

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... After evaluations by a panel of judges which included environmentalists and architects, 24 teams were selected to enter the final round- 12 in the junior category and 12 in the higher secondary ... Memorial College won the Most Actively Participated School Award as a total of 51 teams from the school took part. Judge Benny Kwan Ping-chung from the Environmental Protection Department said ...




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