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  1. Q&A session goes terribly wrong

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Huang

    ... Chris Huang Lee Kai-fu, former president of Google China, visited South China University of Technology to speak to students on October 20. Lee, who is extremely popular among mainland youth, drew a huge crowd but the event ended in disarray. Some students displayed bizarre behaviour during the question-and-answer session. Lee shared the ups and downs of his life and gave ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Many parents disappointed at school placings

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Poor planning by government blamed as only 68pc of pupils starting primary classes in September get preferred choices, a 12-year low Some parents angry at school placings There were mixed emotions for parents who filled a Sheung Shui school where the results of the allocation for primary-school places were released yesterday. Only 68 per cent of the 27,000 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Montessori considers secondary school

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Founders say they may expand tuition once their new Stanley campus is up and running Montessori considers secondary school The International Montessori School will consider offering secondary education in a few years, its founders said, as it prepares to expand to a campus in Stanley. The school recently secured the Stanley site through a government ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Government urged to subsidise hearing-impaired students

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Government urged to subsidise maintenance of external ear devices to ensure hearing-impaired pupils are not disadvantaged in their learning The government should subsidise pupils with severe hearing impairments to ensure they receive a proper education, a ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    HK drops in global survey of English proficiency

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com City falls 13 places in English ability poll Hongkongers' English language skills rank only 25th out of 54 non-English-speaking countries, losing to Asian competitors such as Japan and South Korea, in a survey by a language education company. Education First described the result of its survey as "alarming", warning that Hong Kong could lose ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    More diploma students in elite Heep Yunn School opt to study abroad

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... at an elite school have left for overseas studies because some lacked confidence in the new curriculum, the school's headmaster said. Heep Yunn School principal Lee Chun-hung said 26 Form Five ... abroad. But Lee said he expected the trend at Heep Yunn School, in Ma Tau Wai, Kowloon, to continue, noting that the number of pupils taking international examinations at the school was also ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Legco education candidates trade barbs

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 02:08pm by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Legislative candidate for the education sector Ho Hon-kuen has dubbed his rival Ip Kin-yuen as a “chameleon” and accused him of not being a stalwart democracy fighter. Ho was speaking in a debate in which Ip rejected the accusations, maintaining that he was patriotic but that he would criticise the mainland authorities when needed. The two are battling to replace ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    National education curriculum was no time bomb, Rita Fan says

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com National lessons weren't time bomb, Rita Fansays Political heavyweight Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai has dismissed suggestions that the national education curriculum was a time bomb left for Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying by the previous administration. Fan, a member of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, took a veiled swipe ...

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    Leung Chun-ying's visit doesn't impress Scholarism protesters

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Scholarism members say Leung showed little concern for hunger strikers at protest camp C.Y.'s visit doesn't impress student group Pupils protesting ... Lee-lee, Ivan Lam Long-yin, and another who prefers to be known only as Kaiser - who started a 72-hour hunger strike on Thursday. They looked tired and pale yesterday afternoon after 20 hours ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Pupils and parents to protest against national education

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee and Dennis Chong Tens of thousands expected at fresh protest against national education Pupils and parents will surround the government's headquarters on Saturday ... term. The association's principal education officer, William Lee Siu-hok, said that the schools did not have appropriate teaching materials to start the subject. A task force had been set ...




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