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  1. Schools in the Mainland & Macau

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pre-kindergarten-Grade 12, with most students coming from East Asia and the US. Current student intake over 160. Part of the International Schools of China association of Christian schools. American-based, college-preparatory curriculum, including Bible and chapel, music, art and athletics. Putonghua taught. New campus with improved facilities. Junior Kindergarten: US5,000 Kindergarten: US$6,500 Grade 1-12: ...

  2. Low pay threat to kindergartens

    Posted Jun 11th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Poor salaries 'undermining pre-school sector' with some teachers receiving as little as $7,000 a month More than a quarter of all kindergarten teachers are paid below ... are undermining what they regard as the crucial foundation years of schooling. Legislator and PTU president, Cheung Man-kwong, said a growing number of kindergartens were de-linking from the pay scale ...

  3. Vet's kitty kindergarten leaves cat owners purring

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Margaret Bradley establish Hong Kong's first cat hospital in Central, she recently set up a kitten kindergarten. 'While puppy parties are common, cats are neglected,' says ... intake for the kindergarten, set up in February, and while the felines were being friendly and frisky with each other, the owners were taught cat care. Like all new ventures, Kitten kindergarten ...

  4. Money lessons

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Estimated cost of building new campus$260m Government grant$100.3m Bank of East Asia loan$80m Funds to be raised by March with donations or other activities$32m Available cash$8m Funds raised from debentures$40m Debentures: first child about $59,000, second $39,500, third $29,500 School fees for 2005-06: Elementary and kindergarten: $38,000 Grades 1-5: $64,000 Grades 6-12: ...

  5. Painful lessons

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Previous cases of school violence on the mainland: April 30, 2004: A man with mental problems hacked 15 primary school children in Dangchang, Gansu province August 4, 2004: Two children and a teacher were killed in a kindergarten attack in Beijing, while 14 were wounded September 11, 2004: 28 kindergarten pupils were slashed by a farmer in Suzhou, Jiangsu September 20, 2004: A bus ...

  6. Finding the right foundation for future progress

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... of what's on offer, but he says the ideal kindergarten will need to meet a range of criteria. Teachers need to be experienced and committed rather than recently qualified ex-backpackers passing through. The school should not be in an area of high pollution and it should welcome parents into the classroom. Parents like Mr Collins remember a time when kindergarten used to be known as play ...

  7. Pre-school system faces $550m overhaul

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Proposals will bring the kindergarten and childcare sectors under one umbrella Whole-day nurseries will be forced to cut hours or increase fees under plans to merge the kindergarten and childcare sectors, educators have warned. The government is bringing a $550 million package of reforms before the Legislative Council next month that aims to introduce a unified ...

  8. Good social skills the best preparation

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... Annabel Walker Many parents select a kindergarten which they think will best prepare their child for the primary school they hope will follow. Most international and forward-thinking local ... independent and socially confident children. 'If a child has a rich kindergarten experience they won't be disadvantaged if they can't read or write when they come to primary ...

  9. Let's talk about sex?

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... are mushrooming. More than 60 per cent of kindergartens nationwide offer English courses. Thousands of young pupils take a year out to study abroad- living with relatives- with the belief that the earlier ...

  10. Picking the best language medium for your children

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Amanda Watson

    ... Learning in two tongues can have many benefits, writes Amanda Watson Choosing which language medium children should be taught in at kindergarten and then primary school comes ... of English in order to succeed and we do not provide ESOL support. 'The majority go through our kindergarten and then move to our primary and secondary schools. It is an advantage for children ...




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